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TBU Review Roundup 4/5

  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: Red Hood/Arsenal #13

“Later” opens with the Iron Rule threatening the captive Roy Harper’s life, demanding that the Red Hood show himself. Meanwhile Joker’s Daughter (JD) is holding a gun to Tara’s head as she...

Review: Red Hood/Arsenal #12

“Vote Now and Vote Often” opens with Roy tied to a chair being tortured. He has been captured by the Iron Rule. They are posting Roy on the Internet with a vote for him to die or live. We also...

Review: Red Hood/Arsenal #11

“Dancing with the Devil’s Daughter” opens with Roy. He is alone and later we see that this is a flashback. He is standing over the defeated Iron Rule, as humans, not the super-villains we saw...

Review: Red Hood/Arsenal #10

“May I Have This Dance With The Devil” opens with a firefight. Jason and Roy are fighting an army of armed guys wearing white. In a voice over we learn that the two are on the engineering deck...

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: Red Hood/Arsenal #9

“Harmed and Dangerous Part Two” opens with Red Hood fighting the Iron Rule team we met at the end of last issue. These were the people that were terrorizing the residents of the Nethers. It...

Review: Red Hood/Arsenal #8

“Harmed and Dangerous” opens with a flashback to 1923 in Gotham City. Federal Agent Erwin Woreth and his wife, Gabi are being held captive by a mobster. Woreth reveals what he has learned from...

Review: DC Comics Bombshells #6 (Digital Chapters #16-18)

DC Comics Bombshells #6 collects the next three parts of the digital-first series based on the popular DC Collectibles Bombshells statues.   The sixth issue continues the ‘Combat’ storyline....

Review: Red Hood/Arsenal #7

This tie in issue to the Robin War story takes place during the Robin War #1 issue. I have not read that issue as I wanted to evaluate this story on its own.   “All’s Fair in Love and Robin...

Review: DC Comics Bombshells #5 (Digital Chapters #13-15)

DC Comics Bombshells #5 collects the next three parts of the digital-first series based on the popular DC Collectibles Bombshells statues.   The fifth issue continues the ‘Combat’ storyline....

TBU Solicitations for February 2016

DC Comics has released their solicitations for the month of January 2016.  February will see the continuation all ongoing monthly titles, the weekly Batman and Robin Eternal, and prequel to the...

Review: Red Hood/Arsenal #6

“Punchline” begins with Joker’s Daughter standing over the presumed dead body of Roy Harper. The Hero Manifesto team shows up. After some introductions, Joker’s Daughter tells the team to...

Review: DC Comics Bombshells #3 (Digital Chapters #7-9)

DC Comics Bombshells #3 collects the next three parts of the digital-first series based on the popular DC Collectibles Bombshells statues.   The third issue completes the ‘Enlisted’...

Review: Red Hood/Arsenal #5

“Gotham Born Part 2” is simply a fight issue. What I enjoyed the most about this issue was that it was not “Batman” verses Red Hood and Arsenal, but rather all three against Underbelly. On to...

Review: DC Comics Bombshells #2 (Digital Chapters #4-6)

DC Comics Bombshells #2 collects the second three parts of the digital-first series based on the popular DC Collectibles Bombshells statues.   The second issue continues the ‘Enlisted’...

Review: Detective Comics #44

I hate to be so negative, but I’m just glad this is over. This series got so far away from what it was so very quickly. Everything that made it a really good comic before was kind of dropped,...

Review: Detective Comics #43

Reviews can be a tricky process. There can be many variables that come into play. You can base it on pure enjoyment, or you can take yourself out of it completely and critique every little thing down...

TBU Solicitations for September 2015

DC Comics has released their solicitations for the month of September 2015. These solicitations include all ongoing titles as well as the various miniseries that tie into Batman family characters....

Review: Batman Eternal #50

As this week’s issue opens, we see the wreckage of the crashed fighter jet that Batman was seen ramming towards Robo-Bane at the end of last issue. As Batman emerges from the rubble he hears Bane...

Review: Batman Eternal #48

This week’s “Eternal” opens with a meeting between Commissioner Jason Bard and Mayor Hady. The discuss James Gordon and Bard argues that he has evidence to prove his innocence and that Gotham...

Review: Batman Eternal #47

“Batman Eternal” continues this week as we see Hush watching a sleeping Alfred in the Batcave. As Alfred suddenly awakes screaming his daughter’s name, Hush informs the butler that Julia is out...

Review: Batman Eternal #46

This week’s issue of “Batman Eternal” opens with Poison Ivy busy talking to her plants and transplanting several flowers into another pot. We then cut to Batman who is busy battling a horde of...

Review: Batman Eternal #38

This week in Eternal, we find Batman arriving at the Willowwood Home for Children. Julia reminds us about the destruction of Batman’s caches and about the limited supplies that Batman has to take...

Reviewing Eternal’s Batsgiving: Things We Know and Things We Don’t

It’s been over a year now since we first glimpsed the image above which Scott Snyder released on Twitter and DC issued as a two-page spread which wished us a “Happy Batsgiving.”...

Review: Batman Eternal #30

This issue left me feeling disappointed. Here, we just read Arkham Manor last week, leading us to believe that we were going to see that Bruce was going to loose the family fortune, and his...

Review: Batman Eternal #29

Ray Fawkes is back, and although he tells a good story, there are continuity problems from the previous week, as well as his own story this issue. You’ll see later in the recap, but it’s...

Review: Batman Eternal #17

Lesson #1: Be careful who you choose to follow in your worship. They might be some crazy, evil person trying to kill you.   Lesson #2: Don’t do drugs.   Lesson #3: Never trust a...

Review: Batman Eternal #16

Gosh, I love Dustin Nguyen covers… Anyway, Batman Eternal continues, and it is still building on the momentum it has had the last month or so. After struggling at the start, Eternal has become...

Review: Batman Eternal #15

The last few weeks of Eternal have been the best of the series so far. I will admit, I was nervous about this weeks issue since Tynion wasn't going to be writing it. Instead, we get Ray Fawkes,...