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TBU Review Roundup 2/7


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 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 #40: Batman and Wonder Woman continue to spend years fighting off the hordes while being faced with temptation. -Corbin 4/5

 

Nightwing #38: Nightwing breaks into a casino to come face to face with the Judge. -Paul 4/5

 

Harley Quinn #37: Harley is pimping her enforcement services as Harley for Hire, a hero helper around NYC, as the Penguin expands his operations to the city! -David 4.5/5

 

Bane: Conquest #9: Bane hires a variety of specialists to pull a job, while Bird lines up some extra-heavy ordnance from Steppenwolf! -David 4.5/5

 

Mother Panic/Batman Special #1: Mother Panic comes across what appears to be Batman as a local pastor recruiting children as future sidekicks as part of the Milk Wars event. -Bob 3.5/5

 

Secondary TBU Books (non-continuity/digital firsts)

Batman: White Knight #5: Neo Joker and Mad Hatter are hot on the trail of the Wayne-Fries connection and Batman finally pushes Gordon over the edge. -Adil 4/5

 

The Shadow/Batman #5: Robin faces off against Ra’s Al Ghul, the Shadow is tortured by Shiwan Khan, and Batman searches for them both. -Paul 3/5

 

Harley and Ivy Meet Betty and Veronica #5: Harley and Ivy’s body-swap with Betty and Veronica finally ends but now the ladies have to deal with the fallout from the freaky event. -Gerry 2.5/5

 

Main DC Universe Books

Justice League #38: The Flash to the rescue as the League regroups. -Ian 2.5/5

 

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

Bombshells United #11 (digital chapters #21-22): The Bombshell versions of Batwoman, Question, Talia al Ghul, Jason Todd, and Heretic appear in the issue.

 

Green Arrow #37: Black Canary, Kate Spencer, Batman, and Robin all appear in the issue.

 

Injustice 2 #19 (digital chapters #37-38): The Injustice versions of Batman, Batgirl, Catwoman, Harley Quinn and Red Robin all appear in the issue.

 

Swamp Thing Winter Special #1: Batman, James Gordon, and Solomon Grundy all appear in the issue.

 

Young Monsters in Love #1: Batman, Man-Bat, Francine Langstrom and Solomon Grundy all appear in the issue.

 

TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List

Teen Titans by Geoff Johns Book Two TPB

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