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Review: Detective Comics #962

Overview: In the finale of “Intelligence,” all must come together to fight Jean-Paul Valley’s nemesis Ascalon, but surprises await…   Synopsis (Spoilers ahead): In the violent...

SDCC: TBU Talks with James Tynion IV

Our next comic creator interview is with James Tynion IV. Tynion has been working in The Batman Universe for over five years starting out on the back-up stories in the pages of Batman, to writing...

Review: Detective Comics #961

In Brief: Azrael faces his very real inner demons, while his body fights the rest of the team, and Batman pursues danger against Zatanna’s advice.   Summary (Spoilers): Zatanna opens our...

Review: Detective Comics #960

In Brief: Batman and Zatanna struggle with magical questions, while Jean-Paul’s own internal conflict could spell doom for his teammates.   Summary (Spoilers): Years ago, a young Bruce and...

Episode 226

Solicitations for September have released and how much money will your pocket need come this fall? Find out all about that as well as more of our disdain of Azrael as we cover Detective Comics #959,...

Review: Detective Comics #959

In Brief: As Batman and Zatanna reconnect, Azrael faces Ascalon and comes away shaken.   Summary (Spoilers): Years ago, Zatanna finds Bruce atop a casino roof in Vegas, trying to master her...

Episode 225

Comics are the topic of discussion as we dive into the recent release of Dark Days: The Forge #1. We also review Dark Knight III: The Master Race #9, Detective Comics #958 and Batman #24. What...

Review: Detective Comics #958

In Brief: “Intelligence” kicks off with Jean-Paul Valley, Azrael’s past crashing into his new life.   Summary (Spoilers): A bleeding hairy dwarf in a trench coat staggers towards the...

Review: Detective Comics #956

In Brief: Cassandra Cain and Lady Shiva duel, as the the titanic forces around Gotham rage around them.   Summary (Spoilers): Beneath Gotham, Cassandra faces her mother, Lady Shiva, with her...

Review: Detective Comics #955

In Brief: All hope seems lost – except for one girl who can beat every ninja ever: Cassandra Cain!   Summary (Spoilers): “Then”: a girl reads, “Once upon a time…”  ...

Review: Detective Comics #952

In Brief: Shiva walks into Gotham and brutally takes down the team before revealing the devastating truth of her connection to Orphan.   Summary (Spoilers): Many months ago, in Paris, Ra’s Al...

Review: Detective Comics #950

In Brief: As Batman’s team trains and prepares, Cassandra Cain (Orphan), Jean Paul Valley (Azrael), and Luke Fox (Batwing) face their pasts and futures head on.   Summary (Spoilers):  ...

Review: Detective Comics #947

In Brief: Stephanie Brown, the Spoiler, sets herself against Batman and the team to try to create a better world.   Summary (Spoilers): Batman and Batwoman’s team faces Spoiler after their...

Review: Detective Comics #946

In Brief: As the Victim Syndicate attacks, Batman and Spoiler face their own demons.   Summary (Spoilers): Three months ago (according to the datestamps from the first issue of this arc, that...

Review: Detective Comics #945

In Brief: Batman and Batwoman’s team desperately attempts to regroup between the Syndicate’s attacks, and Spoiler (Stephanie Brown) feels the stress of the mission.   Summary (Spoilers):...

Review: Detective Comics #943

In Brief: In the aftermath of the Colony and the Monster Men, the Bat-Family Bootcamp attempts to recover, just as the Victim Syndicate strikes!   Summary (Spoilers): Batwoman (Kate Kane) and...

Review: Detective Comics #935

In Brief: As Batwoman takes the team through intensive training, Batman’s fight against the Colony reaches a critical point.   Summary (Spoilers): Spoiler (Stephanie Brown), a seemingly...

TBU Exclusive: Chuck Dixon Talks The Batman Universe

Editor’s Note: We were fortunate enough to have a lengthy discussion with Chuck Dixon on his many works within The Batman Universe in late 2015. After formatting the interview for publication,...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #15

In Brief: Red Robin (Tim Drake) and Red Hood (Jason Todd) face the heart of the Order of St. Dumas.   Summary (Spoilers): Azrael (Jean-Paul Valley) sits in Gnosis, the secret city of the Order...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #10

In Brief: Red Robin (Tim Drake) and Red Hood (Jason Todd)’s barely escape from Azrael, while Dick Grayson and Harper Row discover the mysterious Sculptor.   Summary (Spoilers): As Tim,...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #8

In Brief: Dick Grayson, Harper Row and Cassandra Cain’s first direct confrontation with Mother goes poorly.   Summary: In the past, Bruce leaves Dick at the ballet to find Mother, just as...

Episode 28

Knightfall is here! The start of the story and the event that pushes Tim out on his own begins here. Terrence O’Neil is back on the show and we discuss the prelude to Knightfall with Batman...

Review: Convergence: Batman: Shadow of the Bat #2

If the phrase “And now for something completely different” ever came into play perfectly it would be in this back-end issue of “Shadow Of The Bat”. After the reality shift by...

Review: Convergence: Batman: Shadow of the Bat #1

With all warning to you guys I need to preface this review with the fact that if it were not for Knightfall and it’s a 6 year old little boy named Josh Paul may not be standing here as his 21...