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Review: Batman #36

Overview: If you’ve ever gotten married, you’re aware of the hassles that come along with the engagement.  Who do you call first?  Who warrants a call and who warrants a text?  Who is going...

Review: Nightwing: The New Order #4

Overview: Nightwing finds surprising allies from his past as he tries to free his son from his own New Order.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Jake’s narration over a closeup of his blood...

DCU Spotlight: Review: Doomsday Clock #1

Overview: The world is on the brink of nuclear war and its only hope is to bring back God. Their God, Dr. Manhattan.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story starts on the cover, which shows a mob...

Review: The Batman Who Laughs #1

Overview: Batman breaks his one rule… and then breaks all the rules!   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The Batman Who Laughs is laying down cards, talking about how to play the game. How to be...

Group Spotlight: The Birds of Prey Roster (Part 1)

Welcome to TBU’s spotlight on the Birds of Prey roster! Inspired by the recent “Manslaughter” arc in the current Batgirl and the Birds of Prey title, in which our main Birds; Batgirl, Black...

Review: Batman: The Devastator #1

Overview: Superman’s family faces one of their worst nightmares: an evil Batman combined with Doomsday.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The Devastator, an evil, bone-covered Batman, narrates...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #15

Overview: Why have all the men in Gotham City suddenly come down with the flu? Who could be behind such a dastardly deed?   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Barbara Gordon is tending to her Father,...

DCU Spotlight: Review: Dark Nights: Metal #3

Overview: Superman goes to a place where everybody knows his name, and then he turns into a battery.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): In Smallville, Damian and Jon are putting on a rock show for...

Latest Justice League Trailer Released and Brings Action and Emotion

It’s finally here! The new trailer for Justice League hit this morning and it promises wall to wall action. Take a gander below and then we’ll break down the highlights.   With talk...

Review: Justice League #29

Overview: Curry from the future begins his attack on the Justice League. The kids from the future attack Wonder Woman but the infection from Midway City attacks and envelops her.   Synopsis...

8 Other Times Batman Has Been Engaged

Now that Batman has proposed to Catwoman, I thought it would be fun to look at some times where Bruce has tried to take a trip down the aisle. For the purpose of this article, I’m only listing...

Review: Justice League #28

Overview: The Justice League settle in with their newfound children from the future. Wonder Woman in the Watchtower starts to believe that she is the cause of the dystopian future the children came...

Review: Super Sons #6

In Brief: Robin and Superboy meet for a night out fighting crime. Their get together is cut short by the arrival of the Teen Titans, who are working on a case in Metropolis.   Summary (spoilers...

Review: Justice League #22

(Spoilers ahead) “A Thousand Little Things” opens in space. Simon Baz and Jessica Cruz are out to stop an asteroid. Jessica comments on the looks and attitudes she feels the other League members...

Review: Super Sons #4

  In Brief: Superboy and Robin have their final confrontation with Kid Amazo.   Summary (spoilers ahead): The issue starts with Lois and Alfred finding out that Jon and Damian have snuck...

Review: Justice League #19

(Spoilers Ahead) “Timeless Part Five” opens with Vincent and Alexis in the Infinity Building. Earth has stopped being pulled out of space-time. They now detect a massive new energy source by the...

Review: Justice League #18

The Justice League makes progress against The Timeless as they fight to save the Earth across time and space. But just as it appears they have gained the upper hand a new threat emerges in Justice...

Review: Justice League #15

“Timeless Part 1” starts in the present in Gotham City. Batman is responding to a note asking for a meeting. He knows who sent the note and he is expecting something dramatic. In Metropolis, Lois...

Review: Trinity #6

Synopsis: The White Mercy begins the issue with explaining how she learned something from taking down each of the Trinity’s emotional barriers. Through this learning experience, she allowed...

Review: Super Sons #1

“So what’s your name?” “It’s Jonathan Kent, you know that.” “No, it’s Superboy, which means it’s time to forget going to bed on time… and...

Review: Trinity #5

Synopsis: The issue begins with a flashback showing how Poison Ivy became connected to the dream world of the Black Mercy. Due to her connection to the elemental force known as “The Green”, she...

Review: Trinity #4

Synopsis: As their boat nears the shoreline, Wonder Woman has to continually remind herself that none of this is real. The Trinity is still trapped in this dream world and after helping Clark and...

Review: Justice League #6

State of Fear Part 1” opens with the Justice League terrified and running away. The civilians in the area are also running panicked. We see tubes coming from the sky and it appears that there are...

Review: Trinity #1

Synopsis: Opening with Superman’s son, Jon Kent, coming home and spreading “magic beans”, Lois Lane’s monologue discusses the challenges of being a new parent and how you naturally build up...

Review: Justice League #5

“The Extinction Machine” story line concludes with this issue. The issue opens with Aquaman on a mission to stop the world from being destroyed. He has a bag of magic crystals that are singing to...

Review: Justice League #4

The book opens with the Green Lanterns above an alien planet. Jessica holds off the missiles being launched at Earth while Simon goes down to the planet to investigate the source of the missiles. ...

Review: Justice League #3

The issue opens with Wonder Woman’s voice over recapping the events of the last few issues: earthquakes leads to possessed people leads to people fusing together into giant creatures who call...

Review: Justice League: Rebirth #1

The story opens with a giant space lobster looming over New York City, with smaller space lobsters attacking people in the street and taking over their bodies. In the middle of it all is the Justice...

Review: DC Universe: Rebirth #1

In Brief: Wally West travels throughout the DC Universe, searching for someone who remembers him so he can deliver a dire warning.   Summary (Spoilers): Chapter 1: Lost- Wally opens the story...

Review: Batman/Superman #32

Synopsis: Tomasi’s Superman storyline continues to crossover into this month’s issue with Superman now teaming up with both Batman and Wonder Woman in search of the imposter Superman. They all...