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TBU Review Roundup 1/10

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: Ragman #4

Overview: Etrigan recalls the origin of rags, and tells it in a rhyme. Frank’s son becomes an Anchor, so the demons continue to have a time.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Ragman and Etrigan are...

Episode 237

Just in time for the holidays, the Comic Cast is here as your excuse to get away from the relatives. Sit back as we discuss the past two weeks worth of news, review Batman #36 and Detective Comics...

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...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for March 2018

DC Comics has released the solicitations for March and as always there is a ton happening in The Batman Universe. There are new story arcs and ones wrapping up as usual. A relatively slow month as...

TBU Review Roundup 12/13

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: Ragman #3

Overview: “I don’t need your help”, Says the Ragged Man “You do too, welp”, Responds Etrigan.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): We open in Gotham Mercy Hospital with Rory watching over his...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for February 2018

DC Comics has released the solicitations for February and as in almost every month, there is a ton happening in The Batman Universe. There are new story arcs and ones wrapping up, including one of...

Episode 235

With very little news to discuss, the team takes time to discuss the comics more in depth than usual when covering Batman #34 and Detective Comics #968. Listener comments continue to be about Tom...

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...

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: Ragman #2

Overview: Overcoming severe PTSD, Rory battles his demons (literally) and saves his father… and possibly all of Gotham City.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): We open with Rory hallucinating....

Episode 233

So Catwoman has given her answer. Do we agree with the result or are we wishing it was something else? All-Star Batman comes to an end and over in Detective Comics, Tim is fighting an evil future...

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 Review Roundup 10/11

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: Ragman #1

Overview: Rory Regan’s origin story gets retconned and updated here in this first issue of an all new exciting miniseries about Gotham’s new Tatterdemalion of Justice, Ragman.   Synopsis...

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...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for November 2017

The mysterious involvement of Dr. Manhattan in Rebirth will finally come to light in November as Doomsday Clock #1 hits shelves. Written by Geoff Johns with art by Gary Frank and Brad Anderson, the...

Episode 227

Stella and Dustin are here to bring you all of the pre-Comic Con announcements from DC including the long awaited project from Sean Gordon Murphy, Batman: The White Knight, a two new Harley series...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for October 2017

October will be bringing us the first issues of two special Batman series: White Knight and Dark Prince Charming. Written and illustrated by Sean Gordon Murphy, Batman: White Knight #1 will be...

Last Week in the Batcave

  Gather ’round, my dear darkness dwellers, for we are about to start our annual pumpkin carving session. This year the theme will be Alfred’s mustache. The best pumpkin artist will...

Ragman Brings His Suit of Souls to Gotham City in New Miniseries

File this one under unexpected announcements. Fresh off his appearances in the most recent season of Arrow, CBR is reporting that Ragman is getting his own six-issue mini-series from writer Ray...

TBU Review Roundup 1/18

  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...

DCTV: Ragman Comes to Arrow Season 5

  While the CW continues to expand the DC Universe on television with the addition to Supergirl this season to the network, many of the existing DC TV shows will introduce new characters....

Review: Batwoman Annual #2

Batwoman Annual #2 starts where issue #35 back in October left off with Batwoman, Ragman, Clayface and Red Alice falling back to earth encased in Clayface’s body. They land in a body of water....

Review: Batwoman #40

Batwoman #40, titled Nocturne in Red, opens up with Batwoman coordinating a search of Morgaine Le Fay by Etrigan, Ragman and Clayface with Red Alice at her side. Coincidentally Batwoman and Red Alice...

Review: Batwoman #39

Batwoman #39 begins right where #38 left off with Kate being face to face with her sister Beth. Kate is overjoyed to see her sister and gives her a hug. Beth sees a bottle on the table and...

Review: Batwoman #37

This issue opens with Batwoman interrupting Etrigan holding a naked Jason Blood in his apartment. We quickly flashback to 15 minutes before as we see Batwoman enter an unknown woman’s apartment and...

Review: Injustice: Gods Among Us: Year Three Chapter #9

When a book has a cast as large as Injustice it can easily fall into a trap of continually pitting them against each other while ignoring dialogue. Although this can work at times, when over utilized...

Review: Injustice: Gods Among Us: Year Three Chapter #8

Injustice: Gods Among Us does a lot of things right. Specifically, Tom Taylor is able to utilize small characters to have a very large impact. Furthermore, the character realizations by Mike Miller...