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TBU Review Roundup 1/10

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...

TBU Review Roundup 12/6

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: Batman: The Dawnbreaker #1

Overview: Presented with a Power Ring at the moment of his parents’ death, young Bruce Wayne gets corrupted by its power and uses it to hunt down criminals in Gotham.   Synopsis (spoilers...

SDCC: TBU Talks with Tom King

At Comic Con International, TBU was fortunate enough to speak with a number of the creators on various projects. This week, we will be bringing you all of those interviews each day.   We start...

The Watchmen Watch: A Button and a Clock

For this final installment of our Watchmen Watch specials, we are finally analyzing The Button and its implications, namely the upcoming Doomsday Clock. In true Dr. Manhattan style, we will be doing...

The Hole in Things: A History of Simon Hurt (Part One)

In the latest issues of Nightwing, a ghoul has returned to haunt Dick: the diabolical Dr. Simon Hurt. Throughout most of Grant Morrison’s epic Batman run, Hurt was the Big Bad, a foe the likes...

Review: Batman #20

The final showdown is one of the greatest staples of the comic book experience.  It’s a testament to how well writers and artists can work together to tell a cohesive story.  Here, we get one...

Review: Batman ’66 Meets Wonder Woman ’77 #2 (digital chapters #3-4)

The mystery of the books “The Lost World of the Ancients” and the danger its theft has resulted in is revealed. The Caped Crusaders will need to save the day in Batman 66 Meets Wonder Woman 77...

TBU Elseworlds Focus: Batman: Gotham by Gaslight

Years before he would unleash Hellboy onto the world, artist Mike Mignola would lend his dark moody pencils and aesthetic to the Brian Augustyn written Gotham by Gaslight. Together with P. Craig...

Review: Gotham: Pilot

Our first look at FOX’s Gotham features Selina Kyle (Camren Bicondova) running along the rooftops of Gotham City. She drops down into Chinatown, where she begins to cause trouble. Whipping out a...

DCU Spotlight: Review: Earth 2 Annual #2

This comic… So good. I will get into SPOILERS. So if you don't want to be spoiled, just skip to the very last paragraph, and rating.   The book is set 20 years from today, back in the...

DCU Spotlight: Review: Justice League #25

This issue of Justice League is very Bat-family focused. The first few pages focus on Earth 3 Gotham City 30 years ago. The night that the Wayne family walks down crime alley. Thomas Wayne is not a...

Review: Batman #25

Opening in a style featuring large panels of artworks which fade in from obscurity is becoming a signature motif of the duo of Snyder and Capullo, and this repeated technique lets the reader know...

Review: Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox

Having not read the comic, it is with great interest and dread that I sat down to watch DC’s latest attempt at an animated adaptation of a popular storyline. “The Flashpoint...

Review: Batman and Robin #4

Batman and Robin #4 continues with the creative team of Peter J. Tomasi and Patrick Gleason, joined by Mick Gray on inks.   Picking up with the events of the last issue, Batman and Robin are...

Batman in Flashpoint!

  Examining Dr. Wayne Part 3 The Final Diagnosis     When I first started to compile a psychological profile of the Thomas Wayne Batman I had him pegged as a stone cold killer. A man...

Review: Batman Live

Big thank you to Dustin, and everyone at TheBatmanUniverse.net for two tickets to see Batman: Live at my chosen venue, The Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) in Glasgow on August the...

Review: Flashpoint: Batman: Knight of Vengeance #3

  After the big reveal at the end of Knight of Vengeance #2, I wasn't sure how Brian Azzarello was going to top that issue. In my less than humble opinion, he managed to tie it all up in the...

Review: Batman: The Brave and the Bold Season 2-Part 1 DVD

Three years ago when we first heard about the Batman: The Brave and the Bold series, a lot of us were very skeptical. I am not sure if any of us will ever forget the first time we heard Batman speak;...

Batman in Flashpoint!

Examining Dr. Wayne Part 2   When I first started to examine the personality of the Thomas Wayne Batman I was convinced he was a broken man with a murderous bent.  As evidence, I pointed...

DCU Spotlight: Review: Flashpoint #3

  When we last saw our hero, Barry Allen, he was one crispy critter. After trying to replicate the lab accident that turned him into the Flash, Barry was laying on the ground, sizzling, while...

Review: Batman: Streets of Gotham #21

This month, Batman: Streets of Gotham and its storyline “House of Hush” reach their conclusions, and if I had to choose any issue to leave on it would be this. The action is visceral, the...

BTAS Review: Nothing to Fear

  Once again faithful patrons of the Batcave, we return to the small screen for a look at the third episode of Batman: The Animated Series; "Nothing to Fear".   Gotham University...

Review: Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne #5

Every good detective story starts with a dame. Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne #5, the penultimate issue of this timelost mini-series, is no different. After being shot and run over by a car at the...

Review: Batman: Streets of Gotham #14

I think we can all agree with a singular statement: Batman: Streets of Gotham is, at best a sub-par, if not brief and forgettable chronicle of Batman’s trials and tribulations. Nothing within...

Bat-Bulletin

A Batman Bulletin from The Blackest Night   Now that Geoff Johns’ Blackest Night has wrapped up and his latest effort “Brightest Day” has begun we are left with a few...