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Review: Nightwing #27

Overview: After the revelations of last issue, Nightwing and Huntress must confront and combat a Spyral turned bad!    Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Nightwing #27 kicks off with Nightwing and...

SDCC: TBU Talks with Julie and Shawna Benson

Our final comic creator interview is with the newest creators of the bunch, the Benson sisters, Julie and Shawna. The Benson’s came on board last year with the relaunch of Birds of Prey in...

Review: Nightwing #26

Overview: Dick Grayson is reunited with Huntress as Spyral is reintroduced into his life!   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Nightwing #26 sees the reappearance of Huntress in the sphere of...

DC All Access: Tim Seeley Talks Nightwing

DC All Access has posted a new video showcasing an interview with Tim Seeley about what we can expect from the series in the coming issues.  

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #12

In Brief: Batgirl must seek out Catwoman while the rest of the Birds infiltrate the enemy’s lair, only to find a surprise waiting.   Summary (Spoilers): The Birds plan their assault on...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #11

In Brief: Gus, the new Oracle, finds himself in hot water with the Birds when his past comes to light in “Source Code”.   Summary (Spoilers): At the clock tower following the conclusion of...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #10

In Brief: The Birds team up with Nightwing and Green Arrow to defeat the power-stealing villain Blackbird.   Summary (Spoilers): Rushing to save the undercover Black Canary, Batgirl, Huntress,...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #9

In Brief: Black Canary goes undercover and hones her Canary Cry.   Summary (Spoilers): Our mysterious new villain, Blackbird, tells the metahuman fight club runner Roulette that she wants a...

Editorial: Is it time for a Batgirl/Starfire team up?

  Editor’s Note: Click on the bold text links for some images from DC past!   While reading the latest issue of Batgirl and the Birds of Prey, a thought occurred to me; it’s time...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #8

In Brief: Nightwing joins the Birds of Prey as the heroes stumble onto a new villain’s plans.   Summary (Spoilers): A motorcycle-riding Nightwing receives instruction from the new Oracle, but...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #7

In Brief: Killing two birds (pun intended) with one stone, Babs, Dinah, and Helena search for a place for Helena while investigating Babs’s shady realtors.   Summary (Spoilers): At the Gotham...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #6

In Brief: Huntress (Helena Bertinelli) confronts her mother in the finale of “Who Is Oracle?”   Summary (Spoilers): Picking up exactly (to the panel) where we left off last month, Helena...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #5

In Brief: The imposter Oracle comes “Into the Light” for an issue full of big reveals.   Summary (Spoilers): In Oracle’s Lair, the Birds are confused by what appears to be evidence of a...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #4

In Brief: The Birds close in on the new Oracle as the Huntress reveals her backstory.   Summary (Spoilers): Over a hundred years ago, recounts the Huntress (Helena Bertinelli), her family...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #3

In Brief: The Birds of Prey face increased threat to themselves and their allies in the present, as Dinah deals with her pain in the past.   Summary (Spoilers): Nine-year-old Dinah Laurel Lance,...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #1

In Brief: Batgirl (Barbara Gordon), Black Canary (Dinah Lance), and the Huntress (Helena Bertinelli) form a reluctant partnership in their hunt for the new Oracle.   Summary (Spoilers): Black...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey: Rebirth #1

In Brief: The hunt for Oracle begins as Batgirl (Barbara Gordon), Black Canary (Dinah Lance), and Huntress (Helena Bertinelli) collide!   Summary (Spoilers): Batgirl opens the issue using...

Review: Nightwing: Rebirth #1

Nightwing Rebirth #1 kicks off with a bang showing Dick Grayson fighting a battle against a bizarre group called The Madmen – Dick tells the reader via narration that the challenges of the...

Review: Grayson Annual #3

Breakdown: Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly have fun this issue. It kinda reminded me of the BTAS episode “Almost Got Him”. Here, we have a group of DC characters meeting together under...

Review: Grayson #20

Breakdown: Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly do a great job of closing out the series. There were a few things that felt a little rushed and unbelievable. But it worked well enough, that it...

Review: Grayson #19

Breakdown: Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly have done a great job picking up where King and Seeley left off. It’s surprised me how they’ve been able to maintain the characterization and...

Review: Grayson #18

Breakdown: Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly do a solid job maintaining the tone and style left from the previous creative team. Even though this creative team ended up jumping on a month earlier than...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #24

In Brief: Dick Grayson and his allies continue the desperate battle against Mother around the world.   Summary (Spoilers): We open pretty much squarely in the eight page preview with Dick...

Review: DC Comics Bombshells #10 (Digital Chapters #28-30)

Editor’s Note: This review unfortunately marks the last review for this series by Stella. If you currently read the series and are interested in reviewing the print issues as they release,...

Review: Grayson #17

Note – This is my 150th review for TBU!   Breakdown: Tim Seeley and Tom King did a great job pacing this issue out. It almost felt like there were about three issues crammed into this...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #20

In Brief: Orphan (David Cain) and Poppy score a major victory for Mother in the battle at Spyral against Dick Grayson, Helena Bertinelli, and their allies.   Summary (Spoilers): The “Not so...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #19

In Brief: The Robins and Spyral leadership struggle against Mother’s Ichthys mind control signal at Spyral Headquarters.   Summary (Spoilers): Just outside St. Hadrian’s, a school bus full...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #18

In Brief: The inevitable result of bringing an enemy into your secret base occurs. Oops.   Summary (Spoilers): At Spyral headquarters (St. Hadrian’s), Tim Drake presents what he and Jason Todd...

Review: Grayson #16

Breakdown: Tom King and Tim Seeley deliver a script that is the most fun I’ve had reading a comic in a while. It’s pretty clear these guys had fun writing this issue. And that’s...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #17

In Brief: At Spyral headquarters, Dick Grayson, Helena Bertinelli, and Harper Row seek answers from the Orphan, David Cain.   Summary (Spoilers): At St. Hadrian’s School for Girls, the Spyral...