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Episode 223

After a little bit of a delay, the gang is back to bring the comics news and reviews from the past three weeks including the finale to The Button. We cover All-Star Batman #10, Batman #22 and...

Review: Batman ’66 Meets Wonder Woman ’77 #5 (digital chapters #9-10)

Ra’s Al Ghul continues his nefarious work even a decade later as Wonder Woman, Batman, and Disco Nightwing attempt to stop him in Batman ’66 Meets Wonder Woman ’77.   The Plot:...

Episode 159

Gerry and Chris are here for their tenth episode. They discuss and review War Games: Act 1 which includes Batman: The 12 Cent Adventure, Detective Comics #797, Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight...

TBU Review Roundup 5/17

  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: Teen Titans #8

(Spoilers ahead) In the second part of DC’s latest crossover called “The Lazarus Contract,” this issue opens with the speedster known as Kid Flash racing away from Teen Titans Tower. Giving a...

Review: Nightwing #21

(Spoilers ahead) Picking the pace up after a barely average last issue, Nightwing #21 is a welcome return to form and a special treat for fans of the Titans circa the Dick Grayson/Wally West era, as...

This Week in the Batcave

For us Bat-Fans, yesterday was a very significant day. It was the day of Mary, the woman who called her son “little Robin” thus effectively giving birth not only to Dick Grayson, but to the Robin...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #10

In Brief: The Birds team up with Nightwing and Green Arrow to defeat the power-stealing villain Blackbird.   Summary (Spoilers): Rushing to save the undercover Black Canary, Batgirl, Huntress,...

Nightwing Gets His First Elseworlds with The New Order

     The writer of the New 52 Nightwing series Kyle Higgins will be revisiting the hero this August to give him his first Elseworlds story. Titled New Order, the book is set in an...

TBU Review Roundup 5/3

  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...

Episode 222

We are back this time around to discuss solicitations and give full reviews for All-Star Batman #9, Detective Comics #955 and Batman #21, as well as The Flash #21 as we cover the first two parts of...

Review: Nightwing #20

(Spoilers ahead) Every good run has its average issues. For this reviewer, Nightwing #20 definitely felt quite lackluster and devoid of much driving action – at odds with the momentum of the...

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

Dr. Simon Hurt has returned in the pages of Nightwing. Now shaped by the talented creative team of Tim Seeley and Javier Fernandez, the enigmatic super-villain is bringing new unspeakable acts of...

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

    Who knew that Simon Hurt—a creation of Grant Morrison’s spawned from a single unnamed character that appeared in a single comic way back in 1963—would become the...

Review: Batgirl #10

In Brief: Ethan’s plots come to a head while Babs steadfastly pursues the clues to take him down.   Summary (Spoilers): Batgirl and Penguin face off over the table of tennis. Cobblepot...

Titans TV Series Finds New Home

  Tons of news today as Warner Bros. announced a new streaming service themed around DC properties. Besides the third season of Young Justice coming to the service is the long-planned Titans...

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...

This week in the Batcave

This week, I’ll welcome you all with a question. “Did you ever dance with the devil in the pale moonlight?”   This Sunday, Jack Nicholson celebrated his 80th birthday – guy is older...

TBU Review Roundup 4/19

  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...

Episode 221

There is a lot of news to cover with the official announcement of Dark Nights: Metal, the War of Jokes and Riddles and the end of Gotham Academy all being announced in the past two weeks. For...

Review: Nightwing #19

(Spoilers ahead) Nightwing #19 opens with a disguised Nightwing and Shawn trekking across the desert on the trail of the kidnapped Robin, led by a shadowy tour guide, on their way to photograph...

Review: Teen Titans: The Judas Contract

OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS FROM WARNER BROS.: The Titans are on the hunt for the villainous Brother Blood, not realizing that they might have a traitor among them.   Led by Starfire, the Teen...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for July 2017

  July will be pulling some dollars more from our pockets as Dark Days: The Casting – the second installment of the prelude to Dark Nights: Metal – will be released, at the cost of...

Review: Titans #10

The Titans were misled to the borough of Manhattan after Omen gleaned the word from the mind of Abra Kadabra.  While it remains to be seen whether or not Kadabra was referring to Doctor Manhattan of...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #9

In Brief: Black Canary goes undercover and hones her Canary Cry.   Summary (Spoilers): Our mysterious new villain, Blackbird, tells the metahuman fight club runner Roulette that she wants a...

This Week in the Batcave

  Hiya, me guano stinkin’ fellas! Past week had so much news that it got hard to digest, and we are still being overfed with tidbits of news about Dark Nights: Metal. As if we weren’t...

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...

Episode 220

A lot has happened in the three weeks since our last episode and we are here to cover it all. We give in-depth reviews for Dark Knight III: The Master Race #8, All-Star Batman #9, Batman #19 and...

Review: Nightwing #18

Professor Pyg is a dark subject for a dark arc, laced with the most severe trappings of the Morrison-era Batman which Tim Seeley definitely is taking narrative and thematic inspiration from in this...

Review: Titans Annual #1

Synopsis: Somewhere in an underground bunker, Garth yells out for anyone who might be able to hear him. Wally appears and is quickly followed by Barry. They realize that they have no idea how they...