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TBU Review Roundup 12/14


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 #946: As the Victim Syndicate attacks, Batman and Spoiler face their own demons. -Ian 4/5


Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #5: The identity of who is behind the Oracle moniker is finally revealed as who Fenice really is is also revealed. -Ian 3.5/5


Red Hood and the Outlaws #5: As Black Mask controls Bizarro, Artemis and Red Hood try to fight off Bizarro while trying yo take down Black Mask. -Bill 4/5


Gotham Academy: Second Semester #4: The Detective Club heads to a haunted carnival and deals with a demon and an old friend of Headmaster Hammer. -Gerry 4/5


Secondary TBU Books (miniseries/digital firsts)

Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures #2: As the Joker and Harley double cross Shredder, the turtles meet Batman, Robin and Batgirl and realize they are all on the same side before having to face Poison Ivy and Snakeweed. -Paul 3./5


Main DC Universe Books

Suicide Squad #8: As Harley tries to save everyone who is under the control of the Black Vault, Zod emerges from custody as a threat to the team. In the backup, Killer Frost is flown to Belle Reve as the newest member of the Suicide Squad. -Corbin 4/5


DC Rebirth Holiday Special #1: The Holiday special offers various mini stories with various holiday themes featuring a variety of characters including Batman, Robin, Nightwing, Batgirl, Batwoman and many more. All the stories are framed by Harley Quinn story. -Jim 2/5


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

Earth 2: Society #19: Dick Grayson’s Batman along with Helena Wayne’s Huntress and Dick’s son John investigate how to take down Central Control.


New Super-Man #6: New Super-Man saves the Bat-Man of China from the control of Starro.


TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List

Batman and Robin Adventures Volume 1 TPB

Batman Volume 10: Epilogue HC

Batman Volume 9: Bloom TPB

The Dark Knight Returns: The Last Crusade Deluxe Edition HC

Justice League of America: The Silver Age Volume 2 TPB

Deathstroke Volume 4: Family Business TPB

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