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TBU Review Roundup 5/3

  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...

This Week in the Batcave

Five years ago, our cave was invaded by Owls as the first arc of the New 52 hit shelves. And now, it is being invaded by teenagers, as the third season of Young Justice and a live-action series of...

Review: Batman #19

“All hope abandon, ye who enter here!”  Dante’s Inferno.  Canto III.   As Bane forces his way into Arkham Asyulm, he is greeted by self-proclaimed deity Maxie Zeus, reciting the words...

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....

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...

Review: Catwoman #50

Selina encounters serious trouble in prison as the mystery of the Frost Diamond becomes more dangerous. Can she survive the trouble bearing down on her? Find out in Catwoman #50.   Spilling...

Review: Batman: Arkham Knight Genesis #3

As the Arkham Knight races towards his destination, he recalls the events that led to his creation. Arriving at the abandoned Arkham Asylum, Jason enters the building and begins wondering its halls...

DC TV Update: TBU Links #7

  Happy holidays to all of you Bat-people. Alright, enough chit-chat. We have a lot to cover. Our networks have been busy the last few weeks, this one especially. Without further ado, let us...

Review: Arkham Manor #2

I can easily see Arkham Manor being frustrating for a lot of Batman readers. The premise itself is so heavily rooted in the aftermath of recent events in Batman Eternal that if you aren’t following...

DC TV Update: TBU Links #1

  With all of the new DCU shows running amok on network television, and supposedly more on the way, we here at the Batman Universe thought we would shed some light on just what applies to Batman...

Episode 7: Penguin’s Umbrella

Many questions were raised in this week’s episode of “Gotham” and Don, Stella and Josh are here to ponder them. Just how much does Falcone own? What would of happened if Jim had...

Review: Gotham: Penguin’s Umbrella

“Penguin’s Umbrella” picks up right where last week’s episode left off. Jim Gordon is under arrest for the murder of Oswald Cobblepot, but as they are dragging Gordon away, Cobblepot enters...

Tommy Elliot Coming to Gotham

  Today was the Gotham panel at New York Comic Con and IGN had a chance to talk with Donal Logue, Sean Pertwee and Danny Cannon. They presented them with an open-ended question about any new...

New Gotham Video Reveals Zsasz

Fox has released a new video focusing on what is to come this season on Gotham. It appears that most of it focuses on what has been filmed up to this point which is around episode eight. The video...

Rumor Mill: More Villains in Batman v Superman

UPDATE 7/8: It appears that the information below was a hoax. A fan-written script made its rounds around the internet and these characters were all mentioned in it. Lation Review has removed their...

Review: Nightwing #29

This is absolutely the best issue of Nightwing that I have read so far within the New 52. I say that without reservations and regrets, as it is something I realised while I was reading it, after...

Review: Nightwing #28

Nightwing keeps getting better and better. Please oh please don't kill him off DC… I don't care how you do it; a different superhero title, a Dr. Strange-esque magical way of...

Review: Forever Evil #1

First off, I’d like to apologise for the lateness of this review; I haven’t done one in a while but now that I’m back in the swing of things I promise the next one will be on time!...

Review: Batman: The Dark Knight #2

Batman: The Dark Knight #2 was written by Paul Jenkins and drawn by David Finch. As usual, they co-plotted the issue.   The issue opens with Two-Face, who I commented looked like he was on...

Batman: Arkham City is Now Available

So today is the day that Batman: Arkham City hits North America, and although fans around the world will also soon have their copies of the game, there may be some people still on the fence about...

Batman: Arkham City Adds More Villains

There have already been a number of villains that have been announced for Batman: Arkham City, Rocksteady insisted not that long ago that they would not be revealing any more characters before the...

Batman in the New DCU #4

  The penultimate week of The New 52's premiere month has brought us a lot of goodness and much controversy.  But regardless of how different people may feel, these are the stories...

Anne Hathaway’s Catwoman Suit – In Defense

  In recent weeks we have finally been shown images of Anne Hathaway riding the Bat-pod. We have even been given glimpses of her stunt double in action riding the streets of Pittsburgh, as well....

Review: Batman and Robin #22

Batman and Robin #22 brings to an end the short-lived Tomasi/Gleason run we were all so hyped up about. For the past two issues, we've been learning about the criminological leanings of the White...

Review: Batman: Streets of Gotham #21

This month, Batman: Streets of Gotham and its storyline “House of Hush” reach their conclusions, and if I had to choose any issue to leave on it would be this. The action is visceral, the...

Review: Batman and Robin #21

This is the second issue in the long-awaited, long-advertised story arc from Peter Tomasi and Patrick Gleason. The first issue was less than promising, though an in improvement from the issues given...

Review: Batman Begins-The Video Game

I stand here at the till with two Batman games clutched in my hand. Just behind me, my girlfriend rolls her eyes mutters something about it being a waste of money and looks at games for the Wii. It...

TDKR: Hathaway and Hardy’s Roles Revealed

Warner Bros. has announced that Anne Hathaway has been cast for the role of Selina Kyle, while Tom Hardy's role was revealed to be the Batman villain, Bane. And while we expect to see Hathaway...