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TBU Review Roundup 3/8

  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: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #8

In Brief: Nightwing joins the Birds of Prey as the heroes stumble onto a new villain’s plans.   Summary (Spoilers): A motorcycle-riding Nightwing receives instruction from the new Oracle, but...

Episode 133

“One is the loneliest number…” Going solo for this episode, I cover the 1997 Birds of Prey: Revolutions and Birds of Prey: Wolves. After some listener feedback and a long...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #7

In Brief: Killing two birds (pun intended) with one stone, Babs, Dinah, and Helena search for a place for Helena while investigating Babs’s shady realtors.   Summary (Spoilers): At the Gotham...

Episode 131

Welcome Darrin and Ruth Sutherland to the show! After talking about their comic-origin and love for Green Arrow and the writer Mike Grell, we review the 1996 story “Iron Death” which...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #6

In Brief: Huntress (Helena Bertinelli) confronts her mother in the finale of “Who Is Oracle?”   Summary (Spoilers): Picking up exactly (to the panel) where we left off last month, Helena...

Episode 213

The Comic Cast is back with coverage of Batman #12 and Detective Comics #946. We also talk about the recent DC Rebirth Holiday Special #1 and find out which of the short stories were the favorites....

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #5

In Brief: The imposter Oracle comes “Into the Light” for an issue full of big reveals.   Summary (Spoilers): In Oracle’s Lair, the Birds are confused by what appears to be evidence of a...

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Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #4

In Brief: The Birds close in on the new Oracle as the Huntress reveals her backstory.   Summary (Spoilers): Over a hundred years ago, recounts the Huntress (Helena Bertinelli), her family...

Episode 147

Join Dylan and John as they cover Birds of Prey: Catwoman/Oracle. This covers both issues of the 2003 Birds of Prey series. How does a story focusing on Barbara Gordon as Batgirl in one issue and...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #3

In Brief: The Birds of Prey face increased threat to themselves and their allies in the present, as Dinah deals with her pain in the past.   Summary (Spoilers): Nine-year-old Dinah Laurel Lance,...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #2

In Brief: Batgirl, Black Canary, Huntress, and their allies face mobsters, bombs, and trolling as they race together for justice.   Summary (Spoilers): On the streets of Gotham, Batgirl (Barbara...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #1

In Brief: Batgirl (Barbara Gordon), Black Canary (Dinah Lance), and the Huntress (Helena Bertinelli) form a reluctant partnership in their hunt for the new Oracle.   Summary (Spoilers): Black...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey: Rebirth #1

In Brief: The hunt for Oracle begins as Batgirl (Barbara Gordon), Black Canary (Dinah Lance), and Huntress (Helena Bertinelli) collide!   Summary (Spoilers): Batgirl opens the issue using...

Episode 112

The first Black Canary-Huntress-Oracle team-up? Kinda sorta! Here to tackle Black Canary #10 and Showcase ’94 #12 with me is Ryan Daly. After some listener emails, I review Batgirl #46, and...

Review: Batman: Arkham Knight #12 (Digital Chapters #36-39)

Editor’s Note: This is the final issue of the series. There is a one-shot planned for next month focusing on back-stories for some of the characters, but the series ends with this issue.  ...

Episode 111: 6th Anniversary Special

Could it get any bigger than this? BTO’s sixth anniversary is a meeting of the minds, as I am joined by Michael Bailey, Josh Bertone, Donovan Morgan Grant, and Tom Panarese to discuss three...

Review: Batman: Arkham Knight #11 (Digital Chapters #33-35)

Following the rescue of the kidnapped baby from Calendar Man, the Arkham Knight can be seen monitoring communications between Oracle and Robin. The two discuss how Calendar Man’s plan seemed to...

Episode 109: Interview with John Ostrander

It is a pleasure and honor to welcome John Ostrander to the show, where he talks about his time on Suicide Squad. He describes his entrance into comics, writing different members of the Suicide...

Review: Batman: Arkham Knight #10 (Digital Chapters #29-32)

(Writer’s Note – Unknown originally, the two-part story “The Apprentice” featured in digital chapters #27-28 has not been collected in the printed version of this title. Therefore, this...

Review: Batman: Arkham Knight

Editor’s Note: Batman: Arkham Knight has now been out for all to enjoy for just over a month. At this point if you haven’t played the game, you probably already have read what occurs in...

Episode 101

HE’S BACK?! That’s right, the Irredeemable Shag returns to help me with some reviews! I answer some listener e-mails before Shag and I review Hawk & Dove #22-24. A special...

DC All Access: Arkham Knight Characters Revealed So Far

DC All Access has posted a new video showcasing all of the characters that have been revealed to appear in Batman: Arkham Knight. Watch the video and see if there were any that you missed so far....

Episode 100

Join me for this momentous occasion, and help me celebrate the 100th episode of Batgirl to Oracle!  Joining me on this extra special episode are Bryan Q. Miller – who helps me review Suicide...

Convergence: Nightwing and Oracle #2 Review

Where we left off: Dick Grayson and Barbara Gordon are in a changed (but not really changed) Gotham under the Dome. By night, they continue their work as Nightwing and Oracle, and by day they are...

New Trailer for Arkham Knight Features Bat-Family

Rocksteady has released a new trailer for Batman: Arkham Knight showcasing a new feature called “Dual Play” which allows players to switch between characters including Nightwing, Robin...

Review: Convergence: Suicide Squad #1

Amanda Waller lies dying. She has failed her mission and bemoans the end of her world. Alan Scott, Kingdom Come’s Green Lantern, stands over her apologizing for the result of their battle. An...

Convergence: Nightwing and Oracle #1 Review

The Story: On El Inferno, Hawkman and Hawkwoman are wiping out heroes from this world, including versions of the Martian Manhunter, Blue Beetle, Flash, and Green Lantern. They are following the...

DC All Access: DC Characters Returning for Convergence

The latest video from DC All Access features a top ten list of returning characters for the Convergence event. Specific characters mentioned from the Batman Universe include, Renee Montoya as the...