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 #951: Batman is forced to believe that the League of Shadows does exist as Mayor Hady is murdered and Lady Shiva seems to be leading the team. -Ian 4/5
Batman Beyond #5: Knowing that Bruce Wayne is still alive, Terry goes after Terminal and a janitor to save Bruce. After escaping with Bruce, Terminal finds out that the janitor is really the Joker as he is murdered with a crowbar. -Jim 3/5
Batgirl #8: After going on a date with Ethan Cobblepot and teaching some children how to code, Batgirl faces off against Magpie who is committing crime based off an app developed by Ethan’s company. -Ian 3/5
Secondary TBU Books (miniseries/digital firsts)
Batman’66 Meets Wonder Woman ’77 (digital chapters #3-4): Bruce Wayne as a child is saved by Wonder Woman from Nazi soldiers. A book that Ra’s al Ghul is trying to steal ends up being hidden but found and stolen in the present time. -Gerry 4/5
Main DC Universe Books
Teen Titans #5: As Damian is rescued by the fledging members of the new Teen Titans, information comes to light on the origins of the different members of the Demon’s Fist. Battling against the League of Assassins, the Titans and the Fist unite against their common enemy. -Ryan 3.5/5
Justice League of America #1: After the team establishes itself and and its mission statement, the team find their first threat in Lord Havok and the Extremists. -Paul 4/5
Suicide Squad #12: After Amanda Waller dies, Rustam continues to wreak havoc on Blackgate. At Waller’s funeral, Harcourt decides that it must have been one of the Squad members who killed her and decides to interrogate all of them. -Corbin 3/5
Secondary DC Universe Books (involving TBU cameos and digital firsts)
Action Comics #974: Batman makes a brief cameo with the Justice League.
The Kamandi Challenge #2: Batman has a brief cameo on one page while his batarangs are used and considered an artifact.
TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List
Batman: Night of the Monster Men HC
Batman Beyond Volume 3: Wired for Death TPB
Superman/Batman Volume 5
Injustice: Gods Among Us: Year Five Volume 1 TPB
Injustice: Gods Among Us: Year Five Volume 2 HC
Cosmic Odyssey: The Deluxe Edition HC
Batgirl: An Adult Coloring Book