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SDCC: Sean Pertwee Hopes Julia Pennyworth Comes to Gotham

The staff of TBU attended the Gotham press junket at San Diego Comic-Con on July 22, 2017. We were able to speak with Sean Pertwee about what’s in store for Alfred and Bruce during the fourth...

SDCC: TBU Talks with Marguerite Bennett

Our next comic creator interview from Comic Con is with someone who is fairly new to the Batman Universe. Like James Tynion IV, Marguerite Bennett is also a former student of Scott Snyder who made...

Review: Batwoman #4

In Brief: The final issue of The Many Arms of Death. Kate and faces Tahani and together with the Warlords try to avoid the destruction of Coryanna.   Summary (spoilers): The twins flee the...

Review: Batwoman #3

  In Brief: Batwoman investigates the Kali Corporation and finds out what they have planned for Coryana.   Summary (spoilers ahead): The issue starts with a brief sequence showing us how...

Review: Batwoman #2

In Brief: In the island of Coryana, Batwoman faces the assassin from the Bazaar, the Knife, whom might be the connection between her past and The Many Arms of Death.   Summary (spoilers): We are...

Review: Batwoman #1

In Brief: While tracking the Monster Venom, Batwoman’s only remaining lead brings back her past.   Summary: The issue opens with a question: If you want to cause pain, how do you pick your...

SDCC 2016: Interview with Tom King

Our third interview from Comic Con, took place with with writer Tom King. King is no stranger to The Batman Universe as he previously worked on Grayson with Tim Seeley. After wrapping up their run on...

Review: Detective Comics #52

Breakdown: Peter J. Tomasi delivers a solid script, this issue… I feel like you guys should start a drinking game for every time I say “solid”. He gives us a basic detective story...

Review: Batman #50

Breakdown: Scott Snyder delivered us with an amazing script. The pacing in it was solid, and kept you engaged throughout the book. Technically, the comic is sound in almost every way. The only bump I...

Review: Detective Comics #50

Note: Although I will be addressing the additional content in this extra-sized issue, the focus of my review will be on the continuation of the “Martyrs and Madmen” story. You can look...

Review: Detective Comics #48

Peter Tomasi is back on Detective Comics this month, and this is his best issue yet… Now, keep in mind that this is only his third issue, but my statement still stands. Tomasi gives us moments...

Review: Batman #47

DC decided to pile almost all of my books in one week, so hopefully you guys don’t get sick of me… This issue of Batman threw me for a loop. It made me question what I thought I knew, and...

Review: Batman #46

This issue feels like it more happened in it than usual… Maybe I’m imagining that, but that’s how it felt. Bruce takes a huge step in his life, Gordon takes a stand for himself and...

Review: Batman #45

If you ask me, this issue of Superheavy was super-awesome. I know we are kinda in the middle of the story arc, but everything just seemed to come together in a beautiful way. Snyder really shows us...

Review: Batman #43

I’m not sure if you read my review for Detective Comics last week, but I talked a bit about what separates the good comic runs to the great ones. The good comics are something you are enjoying...

Review: Batman #42

This issue has me sold on Snyder’s new direction. Before I read any of this arc, I was being an optimist. Trying to not let the Internet of today force me into a rage on anything that might be...

Review: Batman #41

Hey guys! After six months off, I’m back doing reviews to the Batman Universe. The last year has been very difficult for me and my family, but hopefully things will settle down here…...

Review: Batman #40

As the final issue of “Batman: Endgame” comes to a conclusion, Batman seems to be recalling the events of how the Joker was created – falling into a vat of chemicals dressed as the villainous...

Review: Batman Eternal #51

This week’s issue opens upon the roof of Beacon Tower where we see Batman strapped to the batsignal. As Cluemaster walks forward and cuts the symbol from his chest, he notes that he is a man just...

Review: Batman Eternal #49

This week’s “Eternal” opens with Bullock, Jason Bard and Maggie Sawyer racing in a squad car towards Blackgate Penitentiary as Bullock comments that his contacts haven’t seen or heard from...

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 #39

As an upside down batsignal lights up the Gotham skyline, “Endgame” opens with a monologue from Batman describing how he knows about a pact regarding each of his villains. In it, they agreed that...

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 #45

As the ghostly spectres of his parents reach towards him, this week’s issue of “Batman Eternal” takes a more ghoulish path. A haunting figure that identifies himself as Martin Ware seems to be...

Review: Batman Eternal #44

Our issue this week opens at Gotham Central Precinct where we can see several police detectives interviewing a few of the Arkham inmates including the Ten Eyed Man, Maxie Zeus and Magpie. The...

Review: Batman #38

“Endgame” continues this month, as we open this issue with Batman gliding across the streets of Gotham carrying a distraught Duke Thomas. Batman’s monologue explains how James Gordon chose this...

Review: Batman Eternal #39

This week, our issue opens with Batman and Julia Pennyworth in the Batcave discussing the loss of all of Batman’s equipment. Batman then communicates with Red Robin who has deciphered the riddle...

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.”...