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Review: Teen Titans #5

As the first story arc draws to a close, we return to find Starfire, Raven, Beast Boy and Kid Flash standing over Robin. As Starfire releases him from his chains, Raven helps to heal the Boy Wonder...

TBU Review Roundup 2/15

  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: 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...

Teen Titans: The Judas Contract Trailer and Release Date Announced

Warner Bros. has announced the first details for Teen Titans: The Judas Contract. The film was originally rumored to be released to fall in line with the original Teen Titans 2003 series, but the...

Review: Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures #4

The issue opens with Batman walking through a cloud of fear gas and a panicking crowd in the East Village as he chases the Scarecrow down an alley.  Batman then discovers his gas mask has been...

Episode 50

Welcome to our 50th episode! We have double the content for you this month. Rob, Terence and Ryan take us back to the 90s comics to wrap up Knightfall: The Crusade with help from the BBC radio drama....

Editorial: Light shines brighter when there is darkness – how Nightwing’s foes should be developed

A superhero is only as good as their rogues gallery. This is not an absolute truth, but it is a recurring tendency in the comics industry. And what is a rogues gallery without an arch nemesis, right?...

Review: Titans #8

“Made in Manhattan Part One: To Bee Or Not To Bee” opens with a scene flashback of the original Teen Titans consisting of Kid Flash, Speedy, Wonder Girl, Aqualad and Robin in action. We have a...

LEGO Announces Ultimate Batmobile from LEGO Batman Movie

If you were one of the few fans who happen to see The LEGO Batman Movie last night, you may have noticed a special Batmobile that appears in the climax of the film. This Ultimate Batmobile breaks...

LEGO Announces BrickHeadz

LEGO has announced a new line of sets called BrickHeadz. Technically they were revealed at Comic Con International last year, along with the release of some exclusive sets, but February will see the...

Four New LEGO Batman Sets Revealed

Just when you thought there was already a ton of LEGO Batman Movie sets on shelves with the current number over ten, The Hollywood Reporter has revealed four new sets which will be showcased at New...

Review: Teen Titans #4

Picking up from the end of last issue, Damian is kneeling before his grandfather Ra’s Al Ghul as he pleads for the Demon’s Head to call off the Demon’s Fist from their attacks upon the Teen...

Review: Batman ’66 Meets Wonder Woman ’77 #1 (digital chapters #1-2)

When a mysterious book is stolen Batman recalls the drama surrounding the tome from when he was a boy. That drama, of course, included Wonder Woman.   Glorious spoilers below…  ...

Review: Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures #3

The Turtles, Batman, Robin and Batgirl take down Poison Ivy and Snakeweed.  Meanwhile the Joker makes quick work of the Shredder with a face full of Joker venom and the Joker appears to have taken...

Episode 49

Happy New Year! For the first show of the new year we officially welcome Ryan Hoss to the show as a full co-host. Rob, Terence and Ryan discuss what we are looking forward to for 2017, the first six...

Latest Injustice 2 Trailer Released and Pits Batman Against Robin

Injustice 2 is coming and nothing can stop it.   Picking up where 2013’s Injustice: Gods Among Us left off, the storyline finds Batman at odds with Superman over who should be in charge. And...

LEGO Batman Happy Meal Toys Revealed

  Get ready for more fun associated with the upcoming The LEGO Batman Movie. McDonald’s has announced that beginning around the second week of February, their Happy Meal’s will...

Episode 44: A Lonely Place of Dying Review and Retrospect

Join your terrific trio Joe, Jimi, and Daniel this week as they discuss the seminal Tim Drake tale “A Lonely Place of Dying”. Stay tuned til the end for another argument filled...

Review: Teen Titans #3

As the third issue opens in the past, Damian can be seen sword fighting against cousin Mara. Training under the tutelage of Ra’s Al Ghul in the Black Citadel on Infinity Island, the two young Al...

Review: Nightwing #11

The Nightwing title has certainly flipped the script, the dark conflicted vibe of the first few issues involving Talon replaced by a more colorful and fun vibe as Nightwing begins his adventures in...

Episode 48

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from all of us at the Drake house! Episode 48 is our 3rd Annual Christmas Show. We have an extra-sized show to get you through the holidays. We have a full house...

LEGO Batman Movie Character Posters Released

If The LEGO Movie was any indication, The LEGO Batman Movie will have TBU regulars “building” to a fervor of anticipation. That’s a little bit of master-builder humor for you there, and we can...

Review: DC Rebirth Holiday Special #1

“A Very Harley Holiday” opens with Harley dressed in a brown sweater, black pants boots and green snow cap entering stage right of an auditorium stage. She asks for lights and starts talking...

Review: Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures #2

The story opens with a flashback of Harley breaking the Joker out of Arkham Asylum and escaping through two portals that suddenly appear.  Meanwhile, in the present day, the Joker meets with the...

Review: Nightwing #10

Nightwing #10 flips the script for the series and to my mind is the strongest entry up to this point. While the previous issues featured a morally compromised Nightwing operating in conjunction with...

Review: Batman ’66 Meets Steed and Mrs. Peel #6 (digital chapters #11-12)

The Caped Crusaders and Steed and Mrs. Peel’s Cybernaut adventure draws to a close as the mystery of Michaela Gough’s motives are revealed in Batman 66 Meets Steed and Mrs. Peel #6....

Episode 47

The latest episode brings us to the last regular episode for the year. But don’t worry…there is still one more to come. Rob and Ryan discuss three issues this round with Showcase...

TBU Review Roundup 11/30

  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: Teen Titans #2

As this month’s issue opens, we see Robin dropping down onto a Gotham rooftop as his monologue talks about the evolution of the bat. The only mammal to attain flight, Damian notes that sometime in...

Review: Nightwing #9

The first impression Nightwing #9 is that it definitely aims for the title “delightful filler.” On this idea, the issue moves at a nice, relaxed pace and gives readers a break from what has been...