POSTED BY Tom Panarese ON May 10, 2013 1 Comment
Hey, you! Yeah, you! Drop that zero and get with a hero! Yes, I just quoted Cool as Ice. Anyway, zeroes are all over the place this time around as I take a look at Robin #10, which was a Zero Hour crossover that guest starred Dick Grayson (but not the Dick Grayson you're used to seeing); and Robin #0, which is the lead-in issue to Prodigal.
Tags: batman: prodigal, dick grayson, robin, the batman universe taking flight, tim drake, zero hour
POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON May 4, 2013 Add Comments
Batman (1940-2011) ($1.99 each)
The first 25 issues of Batman's titular book in all their Golden Age glory from March of 1940 through September of 1944 (title was a quarterly back in those days).
#159, #210, #251, #252, #255, #256, #291, #324, #392
Various Silver and Bronze Age issues released digitally as part of a Joker 101 sale, including the iconic “Joker's Five Way Revenge” from 1973 that helped reinvent the Clown Prince of Crime for the time, Catwoman 101 sale and as supporting issues based around a Retro release of…
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POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON April 14, 2012 Add Comments
In 1994, in the hopes of “fixing” continuity problems that needed to be fixed following Crisis On Infinite Earths, DC produced the Zero Hour event. Here are the Bat-related issues, and for a podcast take on several of the Batman related tie-ins, check out Bat-Books For Beginner’s Episode #73 for Nick’s take on the issues.
Zero Hour #4-0
The 5 issue event itself, written by Dan Jurgens with art by Jerry Ordway.
Showcase ’94 #9-10
Issue 9 featured an origin story of The Ventriloquist and Scarface,…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON January 20, 2012 Add Comments
BBFB: Zero Month
0:01:44 Comic News
0:37:48 Batwing #5
0:48:40 The Huntress #4
0:59:39 Penguin: Pain and Prejudice #4
1:11:20 Batwoman #5
1:24:25 Batgirl #5
1:39:37 Batman and Robin #5
1:50:27 Detective Comics #5
2:13:44 DCU Spotlight
2:18:19 Next Time…
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POSTED BY Nick Wheatley ON January 20, 2012 Add Comments
Story: Zero Hour
Books Covered: Batman #511, Catwoman #14, Robin #10, Batman: Shadow of the Bat #31, Detective Comics #678
Tags: batman, batman: shadow of the bat, catwoman, detective comics, robin, tbu bat-books for beginners, zero hour
POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON October 15, 2011 Add Comments
Batgirl (2009-2011) #15-24 ($1.99 each)
The rest of Brian Q. Miller’s run with Stephanie Brown’s Batgirl. Includes the Lesson story arc and features many guest appearances from Damian to Supergirl to Squire.
Batgirl (2011-) #2 ($2.99)
Second issue of the new status quo, and Barbara meets The Mirror, and finds out his agenda.
Batman and Robin (2011-) #2 ($2.99)
“Nobody” pays Gotham and Bruce a visit, and Bruce buys a dog.
Batman: Arkham City Digital Exclusive Chapter #7…
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POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON August 13, 2011 Add Comments
Batman #707 ($1.99)
Finishes the Eye of The Beholder story.
Batman: Gotham Knights #12-15 ($1.99 each)
An Oracle one shot in #12, #13 is part of early 2001’s Officer Down story and the Devin Grayson written one shot adventures pick up again in #14 and #15.
Batman: Shadow of the Bat #7-12 ($1.99 each)
Issues #7-9 comprise The Misfits story, #10 is a one shot called The Thane of Gotham, and #11-12 comprise…
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POSTED BY Joe Jinks ON June 1, 2011 Add Comments
Editor's Note: We have a wide range of emotions coming from everyone here at TheBatmanUniverse.net. Take a look at some thoughts and tune in tomorrow for Dustin's thoughts on this entire situation. We posed the same questions to a number of the staff to see what they thought about DC's announcement.
How does this news of DC rebooting the entire line make you feel?
Words cannot describe the white hot rage that is boiling within me as I write this, my laptop is melting beneath my fingers as I stab at the keys with venom, relishing every…
Tags: batgirl, blackest night, dc comics, dc universe, hawkman, identity crisis, infinite crisis, james robinson, scott snyder, wonder woman, zero hour