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SDCC: TBU Talks with James Tynion IV

Our next comic creator interview is with James Tynion IV. Tynion has been working in The Batman Universe for over five years starting out on the back-up stories in the pages of Batman, to writing...

SDCC: Young Justice: Outsiders Team Revealed

One of the most welcome and surprising announcements this past year was that the cancelled-too-soon Young Justice would be receiving a third season. Now, thanks to producers Greg Weisman and Brandon...

Episode 162

Gerry and Chris are hear to cover the next installment of Bat-Books for Beginners. This time around Batman: War Crimes is covered which includes Detective Comics #809-810 and Batman #643-644. Be sure...

Review: Detective Comics #957

In Brief: Spoiler (Stephanie Brown) faces a new challenge in her crusade to end all costumed combatants in Gotham – the vicious armored villain Wrath.   Summary (Spoilers): As Harvey...

Review: Detective Comics #947

In Brief: Stephanie Brown, the Spoiler, sets herself against Batman and the team to try to create a better world.   Summary (Spoilers): Batman and Batwoman’s team faces Spoiler after their...

Review: Detective Comics #946

In Brief: As the Victim Syndicate attacks, Batman and Spoiler face their own demons.   Summary (Spoilers): Three months ago (according to the datestamps from the first issue of this arc, that...

Review: Detective Comics #945

In Brief: Batman and Batwoman’s team desperately attempts to regroup between the Syndicate’s attacks, and Spoiler (Stephanie Brown) feels the stress of the mission.   Summary (Spoilers):...

Review: Detective Comics #944

In Brief: The attack of the Victim Syndicate propels Batman and Batwoman into action, with Batwing coming along for the ride.   Summary (Spoilers): Harper, Stephanie (Spoiler), Cassandra...

Review: Detective Comics #943

In Brief: In the aftermath of the Colony and the Monster Men, the Bat-Family Bootcamp attempts to recover, just as the Victim Syndicate strikes!   Summary (Spoilers): Batwoman (Kate Kane) and...

Review: Detective Comics #942

In Brief: Batman and his team face the final confrontation with Hugo Strange and the largest of his Monster Men.   Summary (Spoilers): Batwoman (Kate Kane) leads Nightwing (Dick Grayson),...

Review: Nightwing #6

Night of the Monster Men may well be my least favorite bat-event in the last 10 years – which isn’t to say it doesn’t have some redeeming moments, but they haven’t lifted this event...

Review: Batman #8

The Night of the Monster Men continues.  Team Batman has been steadily losing ground, and members, to Strange’s monsters.  Before focusing on the larger abominations, Batman and Batwoman decide...

Review: Detective Comics #941

In Brief: While Spoiler and Orphan make slight gains against their monstrous foes, Batman, Batwoman, Nightwing, and Gotham Girl’s situations all go from bad to catastrophically worse.  ...

Review: Nightwing #5

To this point, Nightwing has had a strong solid start to rejuvenate the series coming out of Rebirth. Unfortunately after the incredibly boring events of Batman #7 as the start of the Night of the...

Review: Batman #7

“I Am Gotham” is in the books and Tom King is taking a much-deserved step back and allowing a fill-in team of Steve Orlando and Riley Rossmo to handle the core Bat-title’s opening salvo of...

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: 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: Interview with James Tynion IV

Today’s interview takes us to Detective Comics. James Tynion IV has been crafting a superior story in the pages of the title since June, focusing on the Bat-Family element that seemed to be...

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: 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: 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 Exclusive: Chuck Dixon Talks The Batman Universe

Editor’s Note: We were fortunate enough to have a lengthy discussion with Chuck Dixon on his many works within The Batman Universe in late 2015. After formatting the interview for publication,...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #26

In Brief: As the Bat-Family converges on Mother’s Arctic hideout, Harper Row’s story comes to its climax, demonstrating the true meaning of Batman and Robin for all time.   Summary...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #25

In Brief: The Bat-family holds the line against Mother’s technology and army of Orphan assassins.   Summary (Spoilers): As the Bat-family battles desperately against the hordes of Mother’s...

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...

EDITORIAL: Thoughts on Cassandra in Eternal So Far

The second mid-season finale of CW’s “The Flash” ends on a cliffhanger with Joe and Iris West meeting their long lost son/brother Wallace for the first time. It’s a big moment for the show,...

Review: Catwoman #46

First off I’m very excited to review Catwoman #46 and happy to be reviewing this book. I haven’t read the Catwoman New 52 Series, but I’ve always loved Selina Kyle ever since Hush. I was...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #4

In Brief:   Dick, the We Are Robin gang, and Batgirl team up to save Bruce, while Mother’s conspiracy threatens them all in unexpected places.   Summary (Spoilers):   Picking up...