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Superhero Socialism: A History of Anarky (Part One)

One of Batman’s secondary, but widely-studied and highly-controversial rogues is back in the pages of Detective Comics. The enigmatic Anarky made a surprise return in the final page of Detective...

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...

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...

Last Week in the Batcave

The intruder alarm has been going crazy this week here in the Batcave. Our security has been breached by people from all over DC, people from Star City, Central City, Metropolis and even Manhattan. A...

Review: Teen Titans #24

“Red Robin Remembrance” takes place after the events of Detective Comics #940, the believed death of Tim Drake. It may also be connected to the disappearance of Tim Drake at the end of Batman...

Review: Detective Comics #940

In Brief: Families break apart as the Colony’s attack hits Gotham, and Batman, Batwoman, and their trainees face the ultimate price.   Summary (Spoilers): As Jacob Kane and Ulysses Armstrong...

Review: Batman Unlimited: Mechs vs Mutants

Batman and Robin save Gotham from Mr. Freeze and Penguin’s supersized army of Arkham residents in Batman Unlimited: Mechs vs. Mutants.   Full metal spoilers below…   A frozen Gotham...

Review: Teen Titans #23

“Teen Night in the Crescent City” opens with the team enjoying a night on the town in New Orleans. Tim is even willing to lighten up. Tim gets an phone call, it is Batman. Batman heard about the...

Review: Detective Comics #939

In Brief: In the aftermath of their escape from the Colony, Batman (Bruce Wayne), Batwoman (Kate Kane), and their team go into overdrive to thwart Jacob Kane’s plans.   Summary (Spoilers):...

Review: Detective Comics #938

In Brief: Batwoman (Kate Kane) leads her team in daring surprise attack on the Colony to rescue Batman from her father.   Summary (Spoilers): Many years ago, Colonel Jacob Kane was assigned to a...

SDCC 2016: Batman Unlimited: Mechs vs Mutants

Batman Unlimited: Mech vs Mutants is an upcoming direct-to-video animated film and the third entry in the Batman Unlimited series. It premiered on July 24, 2016, at San Diego Comic-Con International,...

Review: Teen Titans #22

“The Audition” opens with the Titans searching for their missing leader. The team split up over the area of the zoo looking for Tim with no luck. Raven, who is searching below ground sees a...

Review: Detective Comics #937

In Brief: Batman takes on the Colony from the inside, as his team regroups.   Summary (Spoilers): Batman wakes up in a special cell after being captured by the Colony. He sees two masked agents...

Review: Detective Comics #936

In Brief: Batwoman (Kate Kate) faces hard choices in the aftermath of Batman’s defeat by the Colony.   Summary (Spoilers): Using foam panel separation gutters in a beer glass, Kate recounts...

Review: Teen Titans Annual #2

“Last Dance, Last Chance… For Death” opens in a night club. We see Miguel and Cassie dancing with Tanya and Tim looking on. Tim does not look comfortable and Tanya makes him dance with her....

Review: Teen Titans #21

“Midtown in the Garden of Good and Evil” opens with a quick reintroduction of the characters in the last scene of the previous issue and what is currently happening and sometimes why. Metatroll93...

Review: Detective Comics #935

In Brief: As Batwoman takes the team through intensive training, Batman’s fight against the Colony reaches a critical point.   Summary (Spoilers): Spoiler (Stephanie Brown), a seemingly...

Review: Detective Comics #934

In Brief: In the face of a shadowy threat to all of Gotham’s vigilantes, Batman and Batwoman (Kate Kane) invite Red Robin (Tim Drake), Spoiler (Stephanie Brown), Orphan (Cassandra Cain), and...

TBU Rebirth Concept Art and New DC Logo

  TBU has compiled a variety of different redesigns and concept art for several characters’ new looks in the DC Rebirth relaunch.  Take a look at the gallery above and let us know in the...

Review: Teen Titans #20

“Metatroll 93” does not open with the Titans but instead with a poorly drawn Lex Luthor. He is looking at a website that belittles super villains like himself. He sees memes of himself, Joker,...

Review: DC Universe: Rebirth #1

In Brief: Wally West travels throughout the DC Universe, searching for someone who remembers him so he can deliver a dire warning.   Summary (Spoilers): Chapter 1: Lost- Wally opens the story...

TBU Weekly Merchandise Collection

So we didn’t do a post last week, because surprisingly there just was not that much info on new merch. That, of course, all changed this week with an abundance of news related to merchandise...

Review: Batman Beyond #12

“Wired for Death Part 1 of 4” opens in the Batcave. It is earlier in the history of Batman Beyond, before Brother Eye. Barbara Gordon is commissioner of the Gotham City Police Department and she...

Review: Teen Titans #19

“Who is Wonder Girl Part 3” opens where the previous issue ended with Cassie discovering that she is the niece of Wonder Woman. Cassandra steps in to say that now that they are all family she can...

Review: Teen Titans #18

“Who is Wonder Girl? Part 2” opens with a less angry Wonder Woman with Red Robin. Diana is questioning Tim about what happened at her apartment and she is using her magic lasso for help. Tim is...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #24

In Brief: Dick Grayson and his allies continue the desperate battle against Mother around the world.   Summary (Spoilers): We open pretty much squarely in the eight page preview with Dick...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #23

In Brief: During the first hour of Mother’s worldwide attack, the Robins use Midnighter’s teleportation gates to recruit help.   Summary (Spoilers): As we see children in cities across the...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #22

In Brief: The Robins regroup as the captured Harper Row and Cassandra Cain witness the start of Mother’s worldwide attack.   Summary (Spoilers): In the Arctic, Mother oversees the start of her...

Review: Teen Titans #17

“But Who is Wonder Girl” opens in the Adirondacks. We see Cassie standing over a cliff. She appears to be hearing or perhaps feeling a voice. The voice is saying that Cassie has a lot of...