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TBU Review Roundup 11/16


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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 #11: As the team split up to capture Psycho Pirate, Catwoman seemingly takes out half the team and reveals Batman’s plan to Bane. -Matthew 2.5/5

 

Nightwing #9: Nightwing discusses destinies with Superman and then has some nightmares which show Doctor Destiny which leads him to seek out Bludhaven. -David 3.5/5

 

Secondary TBU Books (miniseries/digital firsts)

None This Week

 

Main DC Universe Books

Justice League #9: The league is able to get control back of the situation by taking out Cyborg and Simon Baz’s ring. This leads them to a hacker who survived the Kindred from the last story arc. -Paul 2/5

 

Trinity #3: Still stuck in a strange reality, the Trinity travels through Gotham and tries to help Batman forgive himself for his parent’s deaths. In the real world, Lois breaks into the barn to discover that Poison Ivy is holding the heroes hostage. -Bill 4.5/5

 

Suicide Squad #6: In the main story, half of the team is taken over by some sort of hallucinations which is causing them to want to kill. Harley seems to be the only one immune from what is happening. In the back-up, an early story from Killer Croc’s history is shown. -Corbin 3/5

 

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

Green Arrow #11: Black Canary assists Green Arrow in taking out an assassin on a trans-Pacific train.

 

Green Lanterns #11: Batman makes a brief appearance and gives some advice to Simon Baz in dealing with some hard questions posed from the press.

 

Suicide Squad Most Wanted: El Diablo and Boomerang #4: In the El Diablo story, a villain by the name Sin-Tzu, who may be the same character from the 2002 Batman video game, has created a gang of villains called the Children of Gotham, who represent different versions of Gotham villains including Joker, Bane, Man-Bat and Scarecrow. In the Killer Croc story, Croc takes on a group of mutated animals and eventually he becomes more mutated by the end of the issue.

 

Superman #11: Damian Wayne and Jon Kent are forced to work together to face tests created by their fathers. They eventually work together only when their fathers and Alfred are in danger.

 

TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List

Batman #1: Director’s Cut

Justice League: Darkseid War: Power of the Gods TPB

New Suicide Squad Volume 4: Kill Anything TPB

The Multiversity TPB

Flash Volume 9: Full Stop HC

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