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TBU Review Roundup 11/2

  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: Robin: Son of Batman #9

As the issue opens, Robin is watching several kids playing on the former giant penny and T-Rex outside the Lucius Fox Center for Gotham Youth…one child ends up falling, but is caught by none...

Review: Robin: Son of Batman #8

Opening upon a scene I never thought I’d view in a “Batman” comic, Alfred is shown attempting to cut Damian’s hair one handed. Sparking up a conversation, Damian begins to tell the story of...

Review: Robin: Son of Batman #6

Our issue opens once again within a flashback during the Year of Blood. In Bialya, Damian is shown battling and killing several gigantic monster were-bats who are protecting a glowing green scepter....

Review: Robin: Son of Batman #5

This month’s issue opens on Day 142 of the Year of Blood and we see a young Damian riding full tilt away from a burning temple in North Asia…carrying a green skull-like helmet of some kind....

Review: Robin: Son of Batman #4

Opening within a flashback, Damian is seen being taught how to paint by Ravi. Returning back to the monastery to collect more paints, Ravi accidentally stumbles upon a room where Ra’s Al Ghul is...

Review: Robin: Son of Batman #3

As this month’s issue begins, Damian is hard at work tinkering with the whistle that will eventually be used to control Goliath (this is a flashback you see). As Damian activates the whistle, the...

Review: Robin: Son of Batman #2

Opening up in flashback, we see Damian and his mother Talia sparring with kendo sticks. As Damian seemingly beats Talia and gloats, she quickly gains the upper hand and reprimands him for not...

Review: Robin: Son of Batman #1

Editor’s Note: Please note that in addition to Issue #1 this reviewer also talks about the 8-Page Preview of “Bat-Mite” seen in the “Convergence” titles during the month of May   The...

TBU Solicitations for August 2015

DC has released their solicitations for all ongoing titles for the month of August 2015.  These solicitations include all ongoing titles as well as the various miniseries that tie into Batman family...

TBU Shipper Spotlight #5

  Change comes to everything, even Shipper Spotlight.  As I have covered each book through issue six, and several books do not have much progression from issue to issue, Shipper Spotlight will...

Review: Batman and Robin #6

Batman and Robin #6 continues with Peter Tomasi and Patrick Gleason doing their best to make me hate them and then love them again in one issue. I've complained from the start about Bruce and...

Review: Batman and Robin #5

Issue 5 continues the run of Peter Tomasi and Patrick Gleason on Batman and Robin. This issue opens on the grounds at Wayne Manor, as Bruce Wayne looks around and notices a piece of paper on the...

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...

Review: Batman and Robin #7

Batman and Robin #7 was written by Peter Tomasi, illustrated by Patrick Gleason, and inked by Mick Gray.   In the stunning conclusion to this story-arc, Batman has been rushing to try to rescue...

Review: Batman and Robin #3

Batman and Robin is written by Peter Tomasi and drawn by Patrick Gleason. The third issue skips ahead to a night in the Batcave, where Alfred and Damian sit playing chess. Damian is complaining...

Tomasi Discusses Batman and Robin

Batman and Robin #4 is out today and Comic Book Resources has posted an interview with Peter Tomasi. Tomasi has a lot of history with the characters inside The Batman Universe and continues to show...

DC Comics March 2012 Solicitations

DC Comics have released the solicitations for the comics that will hit stores and online in March 2012. What will a new month of comics bring The Batman Universe?   As far as creator changes go,...

TBU Shipper Spotlight #1

    Happy Belated Thanksgiving!  Shipper Spotlight is a monthly editorial by your very own Shipper-expert, Stella.  Each month I will take a look at the developing and new...

Review: Batman and Robin #2

After careful consideration, I'm going to try to be a little fairer with this review. Peter Tomasi and Patrick Gleason give us this issue of Batman and Robin, opening with Bruce appraising his...

Batman in The New DCU #7

  Batman in The New DCU is a column series that focuses on what we are learning about Batman's new history and continuity since Flashpoint. The second week of the second month of the New DCU...

NYCC: DC All Access: Batman

  Probably the largest panel in terms of news related to The Batman Universe is DC Comics' panel for Batman, appropriately titled DC All Access: Batman. A number of creators were present...

Review: Batman and Robin #1

Batman and Robin #1 is written by Peter Tomasi and illustrated by Patrick Gleason, both familiar to fans of DC from their work on Brightest Day, Green Lantern, and a story-arc on the previous...

Batman in the New DCU #3

  The latest round of The New 52 brings us Batman and Robin #1, with cameo appearances of the Dark Knight at the end of Batwoman #1 and in a flashback in Suicide Squad #1.  This column will...

December Bat-Books Announced

The comics being released during the month of December have been announced by DC Comics and there are a number of things in store for readers. Stories continue to expand the new universe of Batman...

Tomasi on Batman and Robin with IGN

Batman and Robin #1 hit stores yesterday and while the main idea of the story is pretty evident, other than who will be in the cowl and mask is unknown about what will exactly will be happening in...

Tomasi on Returning to Batman and Robin

Next month, Peter Tomasi will be returning to Batman and Robin for the second time in under a year. The difference this time around is that he is starting the series with an issue one. Comic Book...

October's Bat-Books Announced

The Source has revealed the Bat-Books that will be hitting stores in October. All titles are in the DCnU and as expected will continue where issue one left off. Here are the highlights of the...

DC September Solicitations

DC has released their solicitations for September and although there are few differences from the announcements that were released last week, there are a couple of changes.     Batman #1...