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Episode 241

After an additional week in between episodes, the gang is back to review Batman #39, Detective Comics #973 and Detective Comics Annual #1 (or is it #16?). If you have been wanting some talk about...

Last Week in the Batcave

Greetings, most dear guests, and welcome to our latest gathering to discuss the affairs of Gotham. An enormous amount of novelties have appeared in the course of the week, have they not? In this...

TBU Review Roundup 1/24

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: Nightwing: The New Order #6

Overview: Nightwing: The New Order hits its finale hard – and how will the world look in the aftermath?   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): In the Metropolis lab of the resistance against...

Last Week in the Batcave

Welcome to our weekly coverage on the world of comics, and I would be blind as the proverbial bat to try to make this about Gotham. This round goes to the Metropolis team, because the red...

Episode 239

With the holiday hangover still upon all publicity outlets, news is short and the episode ends up being a rare short one. Batman #38 and Detective Comics #972 are covered in depth and the past four...

TBU by the Numbers-December 2017

Welcome to our December sales breakdown. Before we dive into the numbers, a quick disclaimer. The figures here are provided by Comichron and they cover sales by Diamond Comics Distributor to the...

Last Week in the Batcave

Happy New Year, my most adored flying mammals! I know it is already the 8th of January, but better late than never. And there’s no better way to welcome a new cycle than with some Harley Quinn...

TBU Review Roundup 12/27

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: Nightwing: The New Order #5

Overview: The Titans steal Jake out from the Crusader’s base and take him to Metropolis, to weaponize his powers and reverse Nightwing’s decision from ten years ago.   Synopsis (spoilers...

TBU By the Numbers – November 2017

November was a very good month for DC Comics, who snatched eight books out of the Top Ten comics for the month. As reported by Comichron, this was the only month of 2017 to outperform its...

Episode 236

Three weeks has brought some really good releases. Sales numbers for October are covered along with solicitations for February. We review Batman #35, Batman Annual #2 and Detective Comics #969. After...

TBU Review Roundup 11/22

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: 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...

TBU By the Numbers – October 2017

With Comichron releasing their full market analysis for the month of October, we are now able to check how well The Batman Universe did in this prolific month. The influx of one-shots that Metal is...

Episode 234

Two more weeks brings everyone out to want to discuss the pro’s and con’s of War of Jokes and Riddles as well as Tom King’s run in general. We review Batman #33 and Detective Comics...

TBU Review Roundup 10/25

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: Nightwing: The New Order #3

Overview: Dick Grayson goes on the lam to save his son from the society he set up himself.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): In DC, Kate Kane learns of Dick and his son Jake’s arrest as well as...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for January 2018

The turn of a new calendar year brings us an advance solicit for another title spinning out of Dark Nights: Metal, as well as multiple stories wrapping up including SUPERFRIENDS in Batman, the FALL...

TBU By the Numbers – September 2017

For the month of September we are doing a little tweaking with our sales analysis. Firstly, we are adding the variation in number of copies to the issue-by-issue sales analysis. While the percentage...

Episode 232

Two weeks can certainly bring a range of emotions for some titles. With the return of Tim Drake in Detective Comics #965, we spend a good amount of time discussing the return as well as focusing on...

Last Week in the Batcave

Doesn’t matter who your favorite Robin is, or if you are on the “Batman works better alone” team, the undisputed biggest news in Gotham last week was the beginning of “Lonely...

TBU Review Roundup 9/27

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: Nightwing: The New Order #2

Overview: Dick Grayson’s past collides with his present as his son manifests superpowers.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Jake Grayson recounts the history of the powerless world – the...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for December 2017

Santa will be bringing us Batman fans a gift this December wrapped in the pages of DC’s Holiday Special. After a while away from comics, Denny O’Neil will be returning to write a Batman...

Last Week in the Batcave

Last week we went through a date that marked not only the history of the United States but also of the world. I remember watching my morning cartoons and having them interrupted by a special news...

TBU By the Numbers – August 2017

After a month where all titles ranked higher on the overall market positions, August saw them all falling again, with the exception of Batman. Nonetheless, DC ruled the top 3 positions according to...

Episode 230

The gang is here to cover the past two weeks of news and reviews including All-Star Batman #13, #Batman #29 and Detective Comics #963. After covering Greater Gotham, we dive into a listener question...

Last Week in the Batcave

This is a week filled with joy, Bat-visitors, for this is a week filled with Bat-boys. From Nightwing being cast for the Titans series, to the boys appearing in Batman, Tim being a nerd in Detective...

Last Week in the Batcave

So there I was, stepping into the Batcave to do this wrap up of last week, and what do I find? The remains of a large gathering, batarangs scattered across the floor, teacups and coffee mugs left all...