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TBU Review Roundup 3/9

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.


TBU Books:


Batman and Robin Eternal #23: During the first hour of Mother’s worldwide attack, the Robins use Midnighter’s teleportation gates to recruit help. 4/5


Detective Comics #50: Peter Tomasi’s current story arc wraps up in the oversized #50 issue, which finds Gordon solving not only who is killing people but why they are doing in it in the over the top fashion. 3.5/5


Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #4: The turtles are getting used to working with Batman while Casey Jones arrives and unfortunately informs the turtles that Shredder and Ra’s al Ghul are headed to Arkham with mutagen. 4.5/5


Batman/Superman #30: Batman has a bounty out on him and he must die. Green Lantern makes an appearance to help Superman and Batman bring justice in space. 4/5


Red Hood/Arsenal #10: This issue finds the duo battling H.I.V.E. while Duela talks with a counselor about her life to determine if she is insane or not and if she will join the team. 3.5/5


Catwoman #50: Selina encounters serious trouble in prison as the mystery of the Frost Diamond becomes more dangerous. Can she survive the trouble bearing down on her? 3.5/5


Gotham Academy #16: The Yearbook arc continues with Maps telling a story about the Bat-signal, Damian making an appearance and a story dealing with a time capsule. 3.5/5


New Suicide Squad #18: As the Suicide Squad revels in the fact that they are not dead and dealing with the prospect of escaping Task Force X, they find that they may have found an even worse villain in Adam Reed and his Fist of Cain. While the team deals with their new turn of events, Waller handles the fallout of the failed mission only to discover from an unknown source that her team is not as dead as she had thought. 4/5


DC Universe Books:


Earth 2: Society #10: While the rest of the Wonders debate solutions to the energy crisis and Val-Zod quits being Superman, Batman begins his war against Nimbus Solutions with the help of Red Arrow and Ted “Wildcat” Grant. During his confrontation with the company’s founder Kyle Nimbus, Batman discovers he might not be able to take out Nimbus’ private Wonder, Hourman, alone.

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