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TBU Review Roundup 1/3


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 Universe. Rather than giving in depth reviews for those titles, we will be describing what happens in the book involving TBU characters and how it possibly impacts the story.

 

Main TBU Books

Batman #38: A detective story by design intertwines Bruce’s own origin with a boy whose parents are murdered. -Matthew 4/5

 

Nightwing #36: A wounded Nightwing tears through the Bludhaven underworld while the Judge stays one step ahead of him. -Paul 5/5

 

Batman and the Signal #1: The Signal officially arrives as Duke uses his burgeoning metahuman powers and Batman’s training to start solving a mystery affecting kids in the Narrows. -Adil 3/5

 

Secondary TBU Books (non-continuity/digital firsts)

Batman: White Knight #4: The battle for the hearts of Gotham escalates as Jack, Harley and Duke are hard on the campaign trail. Meanwhile, the GCPD appears fractured and Batman seems increasingly irrational. -Adil 5/5

 

The Shadow/Batman #4: Robin continues to investigate the Secret Seven on his own while Batman finds himself under the control of Shiwan Kahn. -Paul 4/5

 

Harley and Ivy Meet Betty and Veronica #4: Harley and Ivy’s body swap with Betty and Veronica continues to cause havoc in both Gotham and Riverdale. -Gerry 3/5

 

Main DC Universe Books

Superman #38: The Super Sons decide to head to the Fortress of Solitude for more assistance. Despite another solar flare blast from Superboy while there, Future Tim decides to sacrifice himself after seeing the current and future Teen Titans working together. -Bill 4/5

 

Justice League #36: As the Justice League continues their daily job of defending Earth, hidden forces manipulate the forces lined up against the world’s finest heroes. -Ian 3.5/5

 

Secondary DC Universe Books (involving TBU appearances and digital firsts)

Bombshells United #9 (digital chapters #17-18): The Bombshell versions of Batwoman, Question, Talia al Ghul and Jason Todd all appear in the issue.

 

Green Arrow #36: Black Canary and Kate Spencer appear in the issue.

 

Injustice 2 #17 (digital chapters 33-34): The Injustice versions of Batman, Harley Quinn, Alfred, Batgirl, Catwoman, Lucy Quinzel, the League of Assassins, Athanasia al Ghul, Poison Ivy, Ra’s al Ghul and Delia Quinzel all appear in the issue.

 

TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List

None this week

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