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Review: Super Sons #10

Overview: Robin and Superboy get a new headquarters, and the Batman of Tomorrow is revealed.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The issue opens with Bruce, Clark, Damian and Jon gathered for Jon’s...

Last Week in the Batcave

Did anyone bring candles? Do we even have enough candles? Should it be 77 candles, or is it like 20-something, or maybe 30-ish? Or maybe just one, just the same as when one vow was taken and a...

TBU Review Roundup 11/8

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: Batman: The Merciless #1

Overview: Batman gets a new hat and then eats a bomb.   Synopsis: Langley, Virginia. HQ of A.R.G.U.S. – the War Room. Sam Lane, Amanda Waller, Steve Trevor, Father Time, Mr. Bones, a Colonel...

Review: Super Sons #9

Overview: Superboy, Robin, Hard Line, and Big Shot take their final stand against Ygarddis.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Ygarddis has come with his clay army, and Robin and Superboy have to face...

Review: Super Sons #8

Overview: Robin and Superboy are taken to a different dimension, landing on a planet that is being slowly eaten by Ygarddis, a cosmic parasite.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The issue picks up...

Super Sons Face Off Against the Teen Titans this December

This winter is about to become a teenage wasteland when a four-part crossover event see the Teen Titans and Super Sons battle it out over Superboy’s future. According to Comicbook.com, a Batman...

Review: Super Sons #7

Overview: Joined by Superboy, the Teen Titans have to face the Forgotten Villains in order to restore Robin to his natural age.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The Titans are gathered in the...

Review: Super Sons #6

In Brief: Robin and Superboy meet for a night out fighting crime. Their get together is cut short by the arrival of the Teen Titans, who are working on a case in Metropolis.   Summary (spoilers...

Last Week in the Batcave

This week we have a lot of introductions to make, as a ton of announcements has fallen on our heads. Between the seven one-shots spinning out of Metal, all of them evil versions of Batman, and the...

Review: Super Sons #5

In Brief: Grounded, Superboy and Robin are having trouble coping with the restrictions in their lives. As Superboy runs away from home to clear his head, he and Robin solve their unresolved issues as...

Evil Versions of Batman Spawn Out of Metal

DC Comics has announced that beginning this September new versions of Batman will emerge from the Dark Nights: Metal event that will be straight evil. Each ar featured in their own one-shot that will...

Last Week in the Batcave

Batman is gone, long live the Batman. It is time to say farewell to Mr. Adam West, the Batman from the ’66 television series, who left the land of the living this weekend making all of the...

Review: Super Sons #4

  In Brief: Superboy and Robin have their final confrontation with Kid Amazo.   Summary (spoilers ahead): The issue starts with Lois and Alfred finding out that Jon and Damian have snuck...

Last 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...

Last Week in the Batcave

May the Fourth be with you, my Bat-companions. Five days overdue but you know, we are running on Mondays here. This week History Channel aired “Superheroes Decoded”, a documentary that studies...

Review: Super Sons #3

In Brief: Superboy and Robin have to fight their way out of a forest infested with Kid Amazo’s androids, even if what it takes is fighting each other.   Summary (spoilers): This action-packed...

Review: Super Sons #2

In Brief: Robin and Superboy lead Lex Luthor on a merry chase and find clues on who has been breaking into LexCorp.   Summary: Following the same structure of the previous issue, we start off...

Review: Super Sons #1

“So what’s your name?” “It’s Jonathan Kent, you know that.” “No, it’s Superboy, which means it’s time to forget going to bed on time… and...

Review: Batman/Superman #32

Synopsis: Tomasi’s Superman storyline continues to crossover into this month’s issue with Superman now teaming up with both Batman and Wonder Woman in search of the imposter Superman. They all...

Review: Detective Comics #52

Breakdown: Peter J. Tomasi delivers a solid script, this issue… I feel like you guys should start a drinking game for every time I say “solid”. He gives us a basic detective story...

Review: Batman/Superman #31

Synopsis: Green-eyed Superman zooms through the dark Gotham sky, speeding through the lit Bat-signal. In need of a detective, Clark seeks the help of the world’s greatest: Batman.   Superman...

Review: Detective Comics #51

Breakdown: First of all, I usually don’t mention the cover unless it stands out in some way… But that cover by Guillem March is bad… I mean, what is going on with Gordon’s...

Review: Detective Comics #50

Note: Although I will be addressing the additional content in this extra-sized issue, the focus of my review will be on the continuation of the “Martyrs and Madmen” story. You can look...

Review: Detective Comics #49

Breakdown: Peter Tomasi continues off of his last issue, and it’s still just as interesting as it was last month. I feel like he’s gotten back into his groove after that last weird story...

TBU Rumor Mill: Lots of Alleged Details about “Rebirth”

  TBU has already reported to you about how DC has been teasing something called “Rebirth” that is presumably coming sometime in 2016.  There has been speculation that it could be...

Review: Batman: Arkham Knight Genesis #6

With the Batmobile seen speeding along a road to Gotham City, the Arkham Knight is shown entering the Batcave following Bruce’s departure. Making his way past Batman’s various security measures,...

Review: Detective Comics #48

Peter Tomasi is back on Detective Comics this month, and this is his best issue yet… Now, keep in mind that this is only his third issue, but my statement still stands. Tomasi gives us moments...

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.  ...

Review: Batman: Arkham Knight Genesis #5

Opening upon a press conference, Jason Todd looks on as Bruce Wayne is hailed as the man spearheading the “Gotham Reborn” movement and is looking to help the city following the disastrous events...