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Review: Nightwing #28

Overview: In the finale of the Spyral story arc, Nightwing and Huntress face off against the evil mastermind behind the Spyral’s arms dealing, Mr. Minos.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story...

Review: Nightwing #27

Overview: After the revelations of last issue, Nightwing and Huntress must confront and combat a Spyral turned bad!    Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Nightwing #27 kicks off with Nightwing and...

Review: Nightwing #26

Overview: Dick Grayson is reunited with Huntress as Spyral is reintroduced into his life!   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Nightwing #26 sees the reappearance of Huntress in the sphere of...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for August 2017

August will see the beginning of two special events. Dark Nights: Metal, the return of the Snyder-Capullo duo, will be hitting shelves together with Nightwing: The New Order, the Elseworlds series...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #10

In Brief: The Birds team up with Nightwing and Green Arrow to defeat the power-stealing villain Blackbird.   Summary (Spoilers): Rushing to save the undercover Black Canary, Batgirl, Huntress,...

Review: Nightwing #7

Rebounding out of the Night of the Monster Men event, Nightwing #7 quickly finds it’s feet and this issue is among my favorite in the series to this point.   The issues begins in Sydney,...

Review: Nightwing #4

Nightwing #4 kicks with Nightwing and Raptor (who it’s becoming increasingly obvious has a kind of funky mask) in conversation with Dr. Leviticus, now free of the cage they located her in last...

Review: Grayson #20

Breakdown: Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly do a great job of closing out the series. There were a few things that felt a little rushed and unbelievable. But it worked well enough, that it...

Review: Grayson #19

Breakdown: Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly have done a great job picking up where King and Seeley left off. It’s surprised me how they’ve been able to maintain the characterization and...

Review: Grayson #18

Breakdown: Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly do a solid job maintaining the tone and style left from the previous creative team. Even though this creative team ended up jumping on a month earlier than...

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 #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: Grayson #17

Note – This is my 150th review for TBU!   Breakdown: Tim Seeley and Tom King did a great job pacing this issue out. It almost felt like there were about three issues crammed into this...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #20

In Brief: Orphan (David Cain) and Poppy score a major victory for Mother in the battle at Spyral against Dick Grayson, Helena Bertinelli, and their allies.   Summary (Spoilers): The “Not so...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #19

In Brief: The Robins and Spyral leadership struggle against Mother’s Ichthys mind control signal at Spyral Headquarters.   Summary (Spoilers): Just outside St. Hadrian’s, a school bus full...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #18

In Brief: The inevitable result of bringing an enemy into your secret base occurs. Oops.   Summary (Spoilers): At Spyral headquarters (St. Hadrian’s), Tim Drake presents what he and Jason Todd...

Review: Grayson #16

Breakdown: Tom King and Tim Seeley deliver a script that is the most fun I’ve had reading a comic in a while. It’s pretty clear these guys had fun writing this issue. And that’s...

Review: Robin War #1

The war has finally begun. I have been looking forward to this event for some time and just could not wait to see all the Robins meet up with a new Batman and a threat like the Court of Owls. We Are...

Review: Grayson #14

This was just a solid issue of Grayson. Tim Seeley does the script this issue, and has one of his tighter storylines as of yet. But, of course, he finds a moment to let some of that crude humor come...

Review: Grayson #13

First of all, I want to thank Bill for covering last month’s issue for me. It was an amazing issue, and he did an amazing review on short notice, and I 100% agree – that issue deserved a...

Review: Grayson #9

This book is just plain fun. Really, it has everything you could want in a comic. I’ve never heard someone who has actually read this book, and didn’t like it. Everyone I hear who hates...

C2E2 2015: TBU Comic Round-up

  C2E2 took place this weekend. TBU was in attendance and here is the round-up of everything that occurred related to comics in The Batman Universe.   Even though DC is moving across the...

TBU Solicitations for July 2015

DC has released their solicitations for all ongoing titles for the month of July 2015.   July finds the All-New Batman (whose identity has now been leaked early) hitting the streets in the pages of...

Review: Grayson #8

Our issue opens this month with two meetings being intercut with each other – at Spyral, Minos meets with Helena Bertinelli and discuss the identities of the various superheroes that they have...

Review: Grayson #6

Our issue opens on the island of Gageo-Do where we see that Dick and Helena are combing their way through the terrain in search of the remains of a prison. The two are suddenly attacked by a mutant...

Review: Secret Origins #8-Grayson

This story from Secret Origins, entitled “The Candidate,” opens at St. Hadrian’s Finishing School where we see Matron Helena Bertinelli reprimanding a student for talking back to her. As she...

Review: Grayson Annual #1

Our issue opens in Dublin, Ireland where we see two men walking down the street as one tells the other a story. The two men become identified as Rock and Paddy…we also discover that Rock is...

Review: Grayson #5

This issue opens in mid action sequence. A plane is falling from the sky and inside we find Agent 37 (Dick Grayson) and Midnighter helping an unknown, pregnant woman give birth…while Helena is...

Review: Grayson #4

This issue opens with a seemingly bored Dick Grayson (Agent 37) listening to a briefing by the Spyral leader Mr. Minos…while annoyingly sucking on a sucker. Eventually Helena, who is also...

Review: Grayson: Futures End #1

I’m gonna be honest. I really didn’t like this issue. And I’m not saying that because I’m against Dick being a spy, or using guns, or even killing people, because I’m...