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Review: Secret Six #10

The Six continue their quest to save Black Alice as they risk a Lovecraftian apocalypse in Secret Six #10.   Cosmic horror spoilers below…   The issue opens with a profile of the baddest...

Review: Secret Six #9

Our heroes travel from the bottom of the sea to a creepy rural New England town to save one of their own, but in so doing risk bringing gruesome disaster onto the earth in Secret Six #9.  ...

Review: Secret Six #8

The Secret Six try to save one of their own, Black Alice, as they visit sunken Atlantis and have a run in with the master of the seven seas.   Let there be spoilers…   Our story opens...

DC All Access: Robin: Son of Batman and Gotham

The latest episode of DC All Access features a number of things related to The Batman Universe. After talking about the upcoming issues of Robin: Son of Batman and Secret Six, the two new LEGO sets...

Review: Secret Six #4

“Friends in Low Places” opens two days ago and centers on how the team ended up in Big Shot’s home. We start with Blake and Shot buying hot dogs and discussing where they are going to go. After...

Convergence: Nightwing and Oracle #2 Review

Where we left off: Dick Grayson and Barbara Gordon are in a changed (but not really changed) Gotham under the Dome. By night, they continue their work as Nightwing and Oracle, and by day they are...

Convergence: Nightwing and Oracle #1 Review

The Story: On El Inferno, Hawkman and Hawkwoman are wiping out heroes from this world, including versions of the Martian Manhunter, Blue Beetle, Flash, and Green Lantern. They are following the...

Review: Batgirl #38

Batgirl’s Burnside’s newest sensation, and Barbara’s gonna make sure it stays that way! But at what cost? Oh, and Black Canary’s in a band.   MY THOUGHTS: I’ve read this issue three...

LOST AND FOUND: What to expect from the return of the Post-Crisis DC Universe

  Today it’s been confirmed that the 2015 DC Comics event story Convergence will directly involve fan favorite characters that either draw specifically from their pre-New 52 incarnations are...

Review: Batgirl: Futures End #1

Gail Simone’s Batgirl run ends with a look into the future! Will her era on Babs Gordon end on a high note, or will we be blocking out her memory in years to come?   THE PLOT: Two years from...

Review: Batgirl #33

As I write this review, I'm so happy to say that Batgirl will be among the current struggling bat-books that will be getting a new creative team starting in October. What the new team has planned...

Review: Batgirl #32

Alright, guys. I gave Batgirl a try, because I'm at home, sick, and have nothing else to do. This is the first time I've read Simone's Batgirl, so these are all fresh takes from a new...

Episode 79

  Crisis on Infinite Earths??? OH NO! I'd better call Michael Bailey to help me out on this one!  Michael and I discuss the new Grayson series, as well as a Gail Simone interview, then...

TBU Exclusive: Devin Grayson on Her Batman Universe Work

Devin Grayson is a writer known to most Bat-Fans of the late ’90s and early ’00s. The originator of the Gotham Knights title (as well as writer on Catwoman, Batman and Arsenal Plus, and...

Episode 136

  Join Dustin, Ed and Stella as they discuss news from the past three weeks including some exclusive interviews with the Batman: Eternal creative team, Peter Tomasi and Gail Simone. On top of...

EXCLUSIVE: C2E2 2014: TBU Talks with Gail Simone

C2E2 is officially underway. And while DC may not have a booth for the second year in a row, they do have creators galore for a number of scheduled panels. While we have coverage coming from the...

Batgirl, Teen Titans and Batwoman Get Annuals This April

Comicosity received exclusive solicitations regarding the annuals scheduled for April 2014. Among the number of titles getting annuals, Batwoman gets her first annual, Batgirl gets her second...

Review: The Joker: Death of the Family

Collects: Batman #13-14, #17; Detective Comics #15-17; Catwoman #13-14; Suicide Squad #14-15; Batgirl #13-16; Red Hood and the Outlaws #13-16; Teen Titans #14-16; Nightwing #14-16; Batman and Robin...

It’s Not You…It’s Me! Leadership, or Lack Thereof, in ‘Birds of Prey’

  In AP Latin, students read and translate Caesar’s De Bello Gallico and Vergil’s Aeneid.  Both texts have a major character that, whether by choice or by fate, is a leader of a...

CCI 2013: DC Entertainment All Access

  The first panel of the convention was DC discussing various prjects happening all around the DC Universe. In attendance from The Batman Universe was current Batgirl writer, Gail Simone,...

Snyder Talks More Zero Year

Scott Snyder recently sat down with Comics Alliance to talk about his upcoming Zero Year story, why he's doing it, and his love for Year One. He also talks about how he pitched it to the DC...

Episode 53

  Back to normal with the podcast…for a time! I talk a little bit about the return of Gail Simone, Young Justice, and…Lent? I then review Detective Comics #488 and #489, Batgirl #15,...

Joker Says #1

  Editor’s Note: The following article is a new segment for The Batman Universe. It is meant to be a take on how the Joker would react to the real world outside of the DC Universe and...

Episode 20

  In this episode Tim, Dane, and special guest Gary talk about the top Batman moments of 2012, Gary talks about Smallville and tells us what he would do if Man of Steel was the worst movie ever...

Episode 51

  Happy Third Anniversary to BTO! Don't let yourself get trapped in the closet and miss this special anniversary episode! Josh and Donovan join me to celebrate in part one of this two-part...

Episode 19

  In this episode Tim, Dane and Terence talk about Gail Simone and Batgirl, the Batman solicitations for March, the guest artist for Batman #18, The Dark Knight Rises Blu-ray, the rumor that...

Higgins on Death of the Family

Death of the Family is the current talk for The Batman Universe. Nightwing has been hinted on Twitter by writer Kyle Higgins to possibly have the most dire outcome of all of the Bat-family. Newsarama...

CCI 2012: DC Comics-The New 52

  The latest DC panel brought a lot of the same news from the previous panels. Representing the Bat-Books was Scott Snyder, Gail Simone, Scott Lobdell and David Finch. Here are the highlights....

CCI 2012: DC Comics: Batman: Beyond the Night of Owls

  DC Comics held their Batman panel today and TBU was there ti cover all of the happenings in The Batman Universe. Bob Wayne moderated the panel that included Batman Group Editor Mike Marts,...

Simone on Joker in Batgirl

The Joker has played a huge part in Barbara Gordon's life when referring to the important pieces of history. After all, it was the Joker who shot Babs and left her paralyzed. While much of...