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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: All-Star Batman #7

Synopsis: In Nevada, Pamela Isley is making her way to Death Valley… if it wasn’t for the chatterbox in the convenient store that won’t ring her up. He talks about his kid, and how...

Review: All-Star Batman #5

Synopsis: We pick up where we left off last issue with Batman, Duke, and Two-Face trying to escape from Penguin, Black Mask, and Great White — all the while in the crossfire of the angry mob of...

Review: Batman Annual #1

The annual has been a time honored tradition throughout the years.  It’s a versatile issue that can be used in a number of different manners.  Batman Annual #1, for example, provides a number of...

Review: All-Star Batman #4

Synopsis: The story opens overlooking a house out in the country. We go inside to see the place is a wreck. Down in the basement, someone is crying out for help, saying that they’ve been down...

Review: All-Star Batman #3

Synopsis: We start off years ago… Bruce’s parents haven’t been dead long, and Bruce has picked up a habit of practicing with guns and making plans. Alfred, not knowing what to do,...

Review: All-Star Batman #2

Note: Thanks to Ed on the Comics Podcast for the shout-out! It’s pretty awesome to hear your name mentioned on a podcast you’ve been listening to since you started listening to podcasts....

Review: All-Star Batman #1

Synopsis: (For the sake of lessening the confusion, this synopsis will be in chronological order) Two weeks ago: Harvey Dent sends Bruce an encrypted message on a coin, telling him that Two-Face is...

Episode 122: SDCC 2016 Wrap-up

It’s time for another SDCC greatest hits show! Along with some surprise song choices and audio clips, you will hear about my time at SDCC and the interviews that I conducted. Interviews include...

SDCC 2016: Interview with Scott Snyder

In our final comic creator interview, we talked with Scott Snyder. If you are reading the article on this site, you probably don’t need an introduction, but let’s briefly touch on his...

Episode 192

Despite a rather large event taking place in San Diego in the past two weeks, news is light and Comic Con is in the rearview mirror as we speed into another great set of reviews for both Batman and...

DC All Access: First Look at All-Star Batman

DC All Access talks with Scott Snyder and John Romita Jr. about All-Star Batman.  

Review: Batman: Rebirth #1

Synopsis:  Last week DC Universe: Rebirth crashed onto the scene, coinciding with the finales of both the Darkseid War and Last Days of Superman.  The trinity of stories effectively brought about...

Episode 108

In this episode, Dane and Tim pay tribute to Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo’s Batman run with a look back at their favorite arcs, issues, covers and what their run meant to them as Bat-fans....

Review: Batman #51

Breakdown: Scott Snyder set the tone for this issue, that being a love letter to Batman. The magic of it all being that it’s so simple in it’s presentation, that we get some time to...

Review: Batman #50

Breakdown: Scott Snyder delivered us with an amazing script. The pacing in it was solid, and kept you engaged throughout the book. Technically, the comic is sound in almost every way. The only bump I...

DC All Access: Batman #50 and Batman v Superman

On the latest episode of DC All Access focuses on a number of things related to TBU including an interview with Scott Snyder talking about Batman #50 and an interview with Zack Snyder about this...

Episode 182

Two weeks has gone by and we still don’t know what Rebirth is? Or do we? Rumors surrounding the reveal have it being announced soon after we recorded this episode. But despite this, we are here...

Episode 102

In this episode Dane and Tim give their reaction on the 4th and final trailer for “Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice” and how the movie just needs to come out now! They also talk about...

UPDATE: Snyder Confirms He’s Leaving Batman

Writer Scott Snyder has made it official: The last issue in his nearly five-year-long run on DC Comics’ flagship “Batman” series will be issue #51, scheduled for release in April....

Review: Batman #49

Breakdown: Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV work together this issue to deliver a complex story that works as a one-shot, honors what Snyder has built, and launches Superheavy into act three all at...

Episode 181

The gang of Harleys is here, and we aren’t talking about the newly announced mini-series! Over the past two weeks, a lot of has happened. Snyder and Capullo could have left Batman, DC is...

Episode 101

In the latest episode of the Bat-Fans Podcast, Dane and Tim give their reaction to the new “Suicide Squad” trailer and “Wonder Woman” footage shown in the DC TV special...

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...

TBU Rumor Mill: Snyder and Capullo Moving to Detective Comics

This past month has seen several different rumors floating around the internet about the future of Batman creative team Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo.  TBU has been reporting for a while now that...

Review: Batman #48

Okay, so this issue was amazing. It does something that most fans love to see — a chat between the protagonist and the antagonist. In fact, it does it twice. Although one isn’t very...

Episode 178

A new year is upon us and between Dustin being congested and Stella being goofier than normal, the TBU Comic Cast is here to cover the past three weeks worth of news and reviews. In depth reviews...

Episode 176

  The latest Comic Cast is here and after covering the news we talk about a new rumor that DC is looking to replace Scott Snyder? Could it be true? Probably not, but we discuss why the rumor is...

Rumor: DC Seeking New “Batman” Creative Team

According to a rumor first published by Bleeding Cool, DC is shopping for a new creative team for Batman to replace Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo.  The unconfirmed report states DC is...

Review: Batman #46

This issue feels like it more happened in it than usual… Maybe I’m imagining that, but that’s how it felt. Bruce takes a huge step in his life, Gordon takes a stand for himself and...