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TBU Review Roundup 8/16

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 Batman Beyond #10

(Spoilers ahead) The issue opens with Bruce’s memories of his son, Damian. He remembers his first meeting with the boy, His affair with Talia, Damian’s mother, and his upbringing under his...

DCU Spotlight Review: Dark Days: The Casting #1

The Short Story: Batman goes to a dark place as the DC Universe looks to having a potential Crisis.   Synopsis (spoilers): We continue to read from the journal entries of Carter Hall, aka...

Review: Batman ’66 Meets Wonder Woman ’77 #6 (digital chapters #11-12)

An aging Bruce Wayne is called back into action against his old foe Ra’s al Ghul in 1977 Gotham City. Can they keep Ra’s from using the Arkham Asylum Lazarus Pit? Find out in the final...

TBU Review Roundup 6/21

  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 Review Roundup 6/7

  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...

The Hole in Things: A History of Simon Hurt (Part Three)

Dr. Simon Hurt has returned in the pages of Nightwing. Now shaped by the talented creative team of Tim Seeley and Javier Fernandez, the enigmatic super-villain is bringing new unspeakable acts of...

The Hole in Things: A History of Simon Hurt (Part Two)

    Who knew that Simon Hurt—a creation of Grant Morrison’s spawned from a single unnamed character that appeared in a single comic way back in 1963—would become the...

Review: Batman ‘66 Meets Wonder Woman ‘77 # 4 (digital chapters #7-8)

Ra’s al Ghul has arisen from the Lazarus Pit and wants revenge on his enemies: the Dynamic Duo, Wonder Woman and Catwoman. Can our heroes survive the wrath of the Demon’s Head? Find out in Batman...

Review: Batman ’66 Meets Wonder Woman ’77 #3 (digital chapters #5-6)

The Dynamic Duo head to Paradise Island to warn Wonder Woman that the secret location of her home might be compromised. When strangers assault an Amazon our heroes spring into action in Batman...

Review: Batman ’66 Meets Wonder Woman ’77 #2 (digital chapters #3-4)

The mystery of the books “The Lost World of the Ancients” and the danger its theft has resulted in is revealed. The Caped Crusaders will need to save the day in Batman 66 Meets Wonder Woman 77...

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: 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: Robin: Son of Batman #12

As our issue opens, a pack of dinosaurs (which look like velociraptor), Maya can be seen jumping onto Suren Darga and attacking him. Maya is suddenly shot with an arrow and falls onto the...

TBU Weekly Merchandise Collection

So we didn’t do a post last week, because surprisingly there just was not that much info on new merch. That, of course, all changed this week with an abundance of news related to merchandise...

Episode 30: Remembering Prince / Batman: Prey Retrospective

Join Jimi, Daniel and Joe this week as we wax nostalgic about Prince’s Batman soundtrack, voice our apprehensions on the upcoming Killing Joke animated feature, and review another story from...

Review: Robin: Son of Batman #11

An alert opens this issue as The Flash monitors Gorilla City and notifies Batman of an incoming attack. Identified as a “mammalian megafauna,” Batman realizes that this isn’t a problem for the...

Review: Robin: Son of Batman #10

Opening up three weeks prior to present events, a skeletal corpse can be seen as an unknown voice whispers “im…impossible.” As a young hand rests upon the horned mask of the speaking man,...

Review: Secret Hero Society #1: Study Hall of Justice

Editor’s Note: This book was previously announced in September and this is the first volume. This is currently available at fine retailers including Amazon.   In Brief: What if Bruce...

Review: Batman: Bad Blood

Editor’s Note: Batman: Bad Blood released digitally two weeks ago and is now available at all fine retailers including Amazon.   During a fight against the mysterious Heretic, where Batman...

Review: Robin: Son of Batman #6

Our issue opens once again within a flashback during the Year of Blood. In Bialya, Damian is shown battling and killing several gigantic monster were-bats who are protecting a glowing green scepter....

Review: Robin: Son of Batman #5

This month’s issue opens on Day 142 of the Year of Blood and we see a young Damian riding full tilt away from a burning temple in North Asia…carrying a green skull-like helmet of some kind....

Review: Robin: Son of Batman #4

Opening within a flashback, Damian is seen being taught how to paint by Ravi. Returning back to the monastery to collect more paints, Ravi accidentally stumbles upon a room where Ra’s Al Ghul is...

Review: Robin: Son of Batman #3

As this month’s issue begins, Damian is hard at work tinkering with the whistle that will eventually be used to control Goliath (this is a flashback you see). As Damian activates the whistle, the...

Review: Robin: Son of Batman #2

Opening up in flashback, we see Damian and his mother Talia sparring with kendo sticks. As Damian seemingly beats Talia and gloats, she quickly gains the upper hand and reprimands him for not...

Review: Robin: Son of Batman #1

Editor’s Note: Please note that in addition to Issue #1 this reviewer also talks about the 8-Page Preview of “Bat-Mite” seen in the “Convergence” titles during the month of May   The...

Review: Batman and Robin #38

The issue opens with Robin perched on the headboard of a sleeping Bruce Wayne. Damian reaches down, opens up Bruce’s eye and asks if he is awake. With a grumbled reply, Robin springs into action...

Review: Robin Rises: Alpha #1

This issue opens with a bit of a recap from Batman & Robin #37. In the Hellbat suit, Bruce holds Damian’s body as they prepare to come through the boom tube and return to Earth. In the Batcave,...

Review: Batman and Robin #36

This review might be shorter than most. And I say that because really, not much happened. We get some awesome looking art, some great splash pages. But the pacing was off, this whole issue could have...

Review: Batman and Robin #32

Alright guys, I'm gonna beef up my coverage on a lot of these Bat books, so I hope you aren't sick of me yet.   With this comic, I think it may have been more appropriate to put v....