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Episode 241

After an additional week in between episodes, the gang is back to review Batman #39, Detective Comics #973 and Detective Comics Annual #1 (or is it #16?). If you have been wanting some talk about...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for April 2018

April doesn’t have a ton of news in terms of creative changes and such, but a few mini-series are concluding, and of course, there is the usual full slate of activity within the books in...

TBU Review Roundup 1/17

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 #12

Overview: The Teen Titans have to deal with the aftermath of Tim Drake’s suicidal mission.   Editor’s Note: This is the fifth and final part of the Super Sons of Tomorrow crossover that...

Episode 239

With the holiday hangover still upon all publicity outlets, news is short and the episode ends up being a rare short one. Batman #38 and Detective Comics #972 are covered in depth and the past four...

TBU by the Numbers-December 2017

Welcome to our December sales breakdown. Before we dive into the numbers, a quick disclaimer. The figures here are provided by Comichron and they cover sales by Diamond Comics Distributor to the...

The Devil in the Details: A History of Batman-666 (Part 2)

Welcome to part two—continued from part one—of our look at the history of the Batman of the 666 Future (aka “Batman-666” aka “The Batman of Bethlehem”), an edgy adult...

TBU Review Roundup 12/20

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...

TBU By the Numbers – November 2017

November was a very good month for DC Comics, who snatched eight books out of the Top Ten comics for the month. As reported by Comichron, this was the only month of 2017 to outperform its...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for March 2018

DC Comics has released the solicitations for March and as always there is a ton happening in The Batman Universe. There are new story arcs and ones wrapping up as usual. A relatively slow month as...

Episode 236

Three weeks has brought some really good releases. Sales numbers for October are covered along with solicitations for February. We review Batman #35, Batman Annual #2 and Detective Comics #969. After...

TBU Review Roundup 11/29

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 Annual #1

Overview: The Super-Pets reunite to investigate the mysterious disappearance of dogs in Gotham.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The reports of dogs disappearing are rising on Gotham, but the Super...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for February 2018

DC Comics has released the solicitations for February and as in almost every month, there is a ton happening in The Batman Universe. There are new story arcs and ones wrapping up, including one of...

TBU Review Roundup 11/15

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 #10

Overview: Robin and Superboy get a new headquarters, and the Batman of Tomorrow is revealed.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The issue opens with Bruce, Clark, Damian and Jon gathered for Jon’s...

TBU By the Numbers – October 2017

With Comichron releasing their full market analysis for the month of October, we are now able to check how well The Batman Universe did in this prolific month. The influx of one-shots that Metal is...

Episode 234

Two more weeks brings everyone out to want to discuss the pro’s and con’s of War of Jokes and Riddles as well as Tom King’s run in general. We review Batman #33 and Detective Comics...

Last Week in the Batcave

Here I am, trying to figure out a way to properly open the Batcave for Halloween, when I realize there is no need to go beyond our usual themes to get there. People dressed up in costumes, hanging...

TBU Review Roundup 10/18

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 #9

Overview: Superboy, Robin, Hard Line, and Big Shot take their final stand against Ygarddis.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Ygarddis has come with his clay army, and Robin and Superboy have to face...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for January 2018

The turn of a new calendar year brings us an advance solicit for another title spinning out of Dark Nights: Metal, as well as multiple stories wrapping up including SUPERFRIENDS in Batman, the FALL...

TBU Review Roundup 10/11

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...

TBU By the Numbers – September 2017

For the month of September we are doing a little tweaking with our sales analysis. Firstly, we are adding the variation in number of copies to the issue-by-issue sales analysis. While the percentage...

Episode 232

Two weeks can certainly bring a range of emotions for some titles. With the return of Tim Drake in Detective Comics #965, we spend a good amount of time discussing the return as well as focusing on...

TBU Review Roundup 9/20

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 #8

Overview: Robin and Superboy are taken to a different dimension, landing on a planet that is being slowly eaten by Ygarddis, a cosmic parasite.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The issue picks up...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for December 2017

Santa will be bringing us Batman fans a gift this December wrapped in the pages of DC’s Holiday Special. After a while away from comics, Denny O’Neil will be returning to write a Batman...

Super Sons Face Off Against the Teen Titans this December

This winter is about to become a teenage wasteland when a four-part crossover event see the Teen Titans and Super Sons battle it out over Superboy’s future. According to Comicbook.com, a Batman...

TBU By the Numbers – August 2017

After a month where all titles ranked higher on the overall market positions, August saw them all falling again, with the exception of Batman. Nonetheless, DC ruled the top 3 positions according to...