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 #944: The attack of the Victim Syndicate propels Batman and Batwoman into action, with Batwing coming along for the ride. -Ian 3.5/5
All-Star Batman #4: As Bruce deals with acid in his face, Duke assists in a getaway on a biplane. KGBeast intercepts them and brings all three of them to face the gang lords of Gotham. In the backup, Duke finishes his training with the color wheel. -Corbin 4/5
Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #4: The Birds close in on the new Oracle as the Huntress reveals her backstory. -Ian 4/5
Red Hood and the Outlaws #4: As Jason calms Bizarro down, Black Mask reveals that he plans to use Bizarro to take over Gotham City and that he knows that Jason has been trying to infiltrate his gang the whole time. -Bill 3.5/5
Mother Panic #1: Violet Paige dons a costume and fights Gotham City’s seedy underbelly as the superhero Mother Panic. -Gerry 3.5/5
Gotham Academy: Second Semester #3: The Detective Club leaps into action to save one of their own while another member faces an uncertain future. Also, Olive has an interesting encounter by the bonfire. -Gerry 4/5
Secondary TBU Books (miniseries/digital firsts)
Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures #1: A portal between Gotham City and New York City is opened, and the Joker and Harley Quinn want to meet Shredder. -Paul 4/5
Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy #6: The Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy crews finally get to the bottom of the mystery of Greenwood Lodge as they battle the Skull Monsters in the final issue. -Gerry 3.5/5
Main DC Universe Books
None this Week
Secondary DC Universe Books (involving TBU cameos and digital firsts)
Action Comics #967: Batman appears alongside the Justice League in a war-torn post-apocalyptic Earth.
Deathstroke #6: Batman makes a brief appearance showing that Rose Wilson is still in his custody.
Earth 2: Society #18: As the heroes from Earth 2 fight creatures that appear to be a mix of Sandman and Batman, Huntress, Batman and Jon Grayson make there way through the ghost world to a vibrant version of Metropolis.
The Flash #10: Damian Wayne appears alongside the Teen Titans in a scene stating that Wally West has been spending time away from Central City.
New-Super-Man #5: AS Super-Man joins the Freedom Fighters, the Bat-Man of China tries to stop them only to come under the control of Starro.
TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List
DC/Dark Horse: Justice League Volume 1 TPB