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 #2: Batman observes Gotham’s newest heroes in the form of Gotham and Gotham Girl, but there is an impending warning of “the Monster Men” coming. Hugo Strange is revealed to be the big bad behind the scenes, but he seems to be working for Amanda Waller and General Lane. -Matthew 3.5/5
Batman Beyond #14: The story of how Matt discovered that Terry McGinnis was Batman is shown and a possible backstory to Terry becoming Rewire is told. -Jim 4.5/5
Secondary TBU Books (miniseries/digital firsts)
Batman ’66 Meets Steed and Mrs. Peel #1 (digital chapters #1-2): The Caped Crusaders join up with Steed and Mrs. Peel from British Intelligence to track down the jewel thief who has been purloining precious gems around the world. -Gerry 2.5/5
Main DC Universe Books (involving TBU characters and elements)
Justice League: Rebirth #1: The League is battling space lobsters called Reapers where by the end of the fight the new Superman and the new Green Lanterns join the team to won the fight. -Paul 2.5/5
Secondary DC Universe Books (involving TBU cameos)
Green Arrow #2: After being killed in the last issue, Oliver is dead to everyone and the fallout is shown. When Oliver’s body washes ashore and his home is destroyed, the mystery needs to be solved as to who is behind everything and Black Canary is already underway on the investigation.
Injustice: Gods Among Us Year Five #13 (digital chapters #25-26): Following the capture of Victor Zsasz, Batman battles the Justice League alone. Even with the help of a green pill, Batman is taken down but saved by Flash who now begins to see the wrongs of the Regime and even considers time travel to fix the world.