.
.

Your source for all things related to the Dark Knight

.

Tag Archive: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

TBU Review Roundup 2/15

  Below you will find brief descriptions of this week’s comics along with the ratings. Below the main TBU titles will be the DC Universe specific titles that feature characters from The Batman...

Review: Nightwing #15

Nightwing #15 is a great example of how to do a modern romance issue inside a superhero tale. We don’t see enough (or hardly any) of them these days, and Even in a Dream (the issue title) is a nice...

Review: Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures #4

The issue opens with Batman walking through a cloud of fear gas and a panicking crowd in the East Village as he chases the Scarecrow down an alley.  Batman then discovers his gas mask has been...

Review: Batman #17

I’m going to give in to my fanboy nature and tell it to you like it is.  I want to love “I Am Bane.”   I want it to be required Batman reading.  Ten years from now, I want to look back...

Editorial: Light shines brighter when there is darkness – how Nightwing’s foes should be developed

A superhero is only as good as their rogues gallery. This is not an absolute truth, but it is a recurring tendency in the comics industry. And what is a rogues gallery without an arch nemesis, right?...

Review: Titans #8

“Made in Manhattan Part One: To Bee Or Not To Bee” opens with a scene flashback of the original Teen Titans consisting of Kid Flash, Speedy, Wonder Girl, Aqualad and Robin in action. We have a...

Review: Nightwing #14

Nightwing #14 wraps up the Bludhaven arc, which has dealt with Nightwing’s arrival in the city of Bludhaven, in an effort to find some certainty for his place in the world and realign where the...

Review: Batman #16

When I sat down with Batman #16, I had a lot of expectations.   Tom King is a great writer.   While a great deal of his Batman run so far has been lackluster,  he’s coming off the...

Review: Batgirl #7

In Brief: Babs makes a triumphant return to her home turf, finding a new purpose and investigation waiting for her.   Summary (Spoilers): Batgirl, having returned to Burnside, resumes her...

Review: Batman ’66 Meets Wonder Woman ’77 #1 (digital chapters #1-2)

When a mysterious book is stolen Batman recalls the drama surrounding the tome from when he was a boy. That drama, of course, included Wonder Woman.   Glorious spoilers below…  ...

Review: Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures #3

The Turtles, Batman, Robin and Batgirl take down Poison Ivy and Snakeweed.  Meanwhile the Joker makes quick work of the Shredder with a face full of Joker venom and the Joker appears to have taken...

Review: Nightwing #13

The action in Nightwing #13 kicks off gritty and grimy on a rainy night in Bludhaven, with Nightwing and the gang of the Run-offs fresh off the battle against Orca. With Forsyth dead, and one of...

TBU Review Roundup 1/11

  Below you will find brief descriptions of this week’s comics along with the ratings. Below the main TBU titles will be the DC Universe specific titles that feature characters from The Batman...

Review: Titans #7

“Home Sweet Home” opens in Manhattan six weeks later. Flash, Arsenal, and Donna Troy are fighting a super sized Meta. In the fight Donna is smacked off and flies towards a building only to be...

Review: Nightwing #12

Picking up from the events of the previous issue, Detective Svobodai is at the graffiti-strewn crime scene of a Bludhaven murder. Nightwing turns up on the scene, and discovers that the victim was a...

Review: Nightwing #11

The Nightwing title has certainly flipped the script, the dark conflicted vibe of the first few issues involving Talon replaced by a more colorful and fun vibe as Nightwing begins his adventures in...

Review: DC Rebirth Holiday Special #1

“A Very Harley Holiday” opens with Harley dressed in a brown sweater, black pants boots and green snow cap entering stage right of an auditorium stage. She asks for lights and starts talking...

Review: Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures #2

The story opens with a flashback of Harley breaking the Joker out of Arkham Asylum and escaping through two portals that suddenly appear.  Meanwhile, in the present day, the Joker meets with the...

Review: Nightwing #10

Nightwing #10 flips the script for the series and to my mind is the strongest entry up to this point. While the previous issues featured a morally compromised Nightwing operating in conjunction with...

Review: Batman ’66 Meets Steed and Mrs. Peel #6 (digital chapters #11-12)

The Caped Crusaders and Steed and Mrs. Peel’s Cybernaut adventure draws to a close as the mystery of Michaela Gough’s motives are revealed in Batman 66 Meets Steed and Mrs. Peel #6....

Review: Titans #5

“The Return of Wally West Part Five: Run For Their Lives” begins where the previous issue ended. Wally is preparing to run thousands of miles as fast as he can to save the lives of both his...

Review: Nightwing #9

The first impression Nightwing #9 is that it definitely aims for the title “delightful filler.” On this idea, the issue moves at a nice, relaxed pace and gives readers a break from what has been...

Review: Nightwing #8

Nightwing #8 kicks off with us following the threads of the Raptor storyline, who has apparently been stalking Nightwing his whole life – which extends back to the days of the circus. This is...

Review: Batman ’66 Meets Steed and Mrs. Peel #5 (Digital Chapters #9-10)

Batman and Robin join Steed and Mrs. Peel to fight the criminal mastermind behind the robotic Cybernaut army in Batman ’66 Meets Steed and Mrs. Peel #5.   Cyber spoilers ahead…...

Review: Titans #4

“The Return of Wally West Part Four: Now You See Her…” opens where the previous issue left off, Abra Kadabra has whisked Linda Park away in front of Wally West. Wally is frantic, he tries to...

Review: Nightwing #7

Rebounding out of the Night of the Monster Men event, Nightwing #7 quickly finds it’s feet and this issue is among my favorite in the series to this point.   The issues begins in Sydney,...

Review: Detective Comics #942

In Brief: Batman and his team face the final confrontation with Hugo Strange and the largest of his Monster Men.   Summary (Spoilers): Batwoman (Kate Kane) leads Nightwing (Dick Grayson),...

Review: Nightwing #6

Night of the Monster Men may well be my least favorite bat-event in the last 10 years – which isn’t to say it doesn’t have some redeeming moments, but they haven’t lifted this event...

Review: Batman ’66 Meets Steed and Mrs. Peel #4 (digital chapters #7-8)

The Caped Crusaders, Steed and Mrs. Peel hunt down the treacherous jewel thieves who are attempting to rob the White Star Diamond. But, is it really they who are being hunted? Find out in Batman...

Review: Batman #8

The Night of the Monster Men continues.  Team Batman has been steadily losing ground, and members, to Strange’s monsters.  Before focusing on the larger abominations, Batman and Batwoman decide...