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
Detective Comics #937: Batman takes on the Colony from the inside, as his team regroups. -Ian 4/5
Nightwing #1: Dick joins the Parliament of Owls as a double-agent and is teamed with Raptor, a deadly assassin. After tying up some loose ends in Gotham City, Raptor appears and reveals that he know who Dick Grayson really is. -David 4/5
Batgirl #1: Batgirl (Barbara Gordon) ventures beyond Burnside to travel Asia, starting with Japan, where she meets old friends and even older inspirations. -Ian 3.5/5
Red Hood and the Outlaws: Rebirth #1: Jason recalls his past with Batman and how he came to be a Robin. After shooting the mayor, he meets with Batman to discuss infiltrating Black Mask’s mob. -Bill 4.5/5
Harley Quinn #30: Harley is on a quest to save a tree, an old man’s memories, some retiree’s savings, and subway etiquette. -Gerry 4/5
Secondary TBU Books (miniseries/digital firsts)
None this week
Main DC Universe Books (involving TBU characters and elements)
Titans #1: The Titans probe Wally’s mind for any information he may have about the thief of time. In the process an old nemesis of Wally in the person of Abra Kadabra has been awakened. -Jim 3.5/5
Teen Titans #22: The Titans still looking for Red Robin receive his distress beacon. The Titans break into Belle Reve to free their leader but instead are the subjects of an audition to the Suicide Squad. -Jim 4.5/5
Secondary DC Universe Books (involving TBU cameos and digital firsts)
Deathstroke #20: Reluctantly part of Ra’s al Ghul’s army, Slade teams with his son and daughter to take out a group of villains the series has been focusing on. After defeating them, Ra’s orders that they hold off killing, which Slade does not obey. After that, Ra’s challenges Slade only to have Jericho step to stop the fight. Ra’s in turn releases the three from his service.