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 #942: Batman and his team face the final confrontation with Hugo Strange and the largest of his Monster Men. -Ian 3.5/5
All-Star Batman #3: As Batman and Two-Face evade KGBeast with the help of Duke, they link up with Harold Allnut who helps them with the next leg of their trip. -Corbin 4.5/5
Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #3: The Birds of Prey face increased threat to themselves and their allies in the present, as Dinah deals with her pain in the past. -Ian 4/5
Red Hood and the Outlaws #3: Black Mask introduces Red hood to the Superman clone and explains why he needs to have it. While Jason tries to connect with Bizarro, Artemis is imprisoned by Black Mask. -Bill 4.5/5
Gotham Academy: Second Semester #2: Gotham Academy students are going missing when a mysterious woman begins recruiting for the newly formed Witch Club. -Gerry 4.5/5
Secondary TBU Books (miniseries/digital firsts)
Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy #5: The Lumberjanes and Gotham Academy crews protect Olive and Kyle from the attack of the Skull Monsters as mayhem breaks out in Greenwood Lodge. -Gerry 4/5
Main DC Universe Books (involving TBU characters and elements)
Suicide Squad #4: With the team stuck between the Annihilation Brigade and General Zod, they do their best do get out alive. The back-up features Flag and Harley Quinn. -Corbin 3/5
Secondary DC Universe Books (involving TBU cameos and digital firsts)
Deathstroke #4: Besides Nightwing making a brief appearance, Batman is hunted by Deathstroke while Damian as Robin deals with Ravager.
New Super-Man #4: The Bat-Man of China appears alongside the new Justice League of China.
Teen Titans Go! #18: Dick Grayson’s Robin appears in the series.
TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List
Batman by Ed Brubaker TPB
Catwoman Volume 8: Run Like Hell TPB
The DC Universe by Neil Gaiman HC
Red Hood/Arsenal Volume 2: Dancing with the Devil’s Daughter TPB
We Are Robin Volume 2: Joker TPB
Justice League United Volume 2: The Infinitus Saga TPB