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TBU Review Roundup 3/22


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 #953: After Cassandra decides she must face Shiva, Batman tries to convince her not to, only to be taken down by Cassandra. After facing Shiva, Cassandra gets taken out and Batman realizes that all of the members of the team are incapacitated leading to a confrontation with Ra’s al Ghul. -Ian 4/5


Batman Beyond #6: AS Bruce is reunited with the rest of the Bat-Family, Barbara encounters Curare, who is trying to get away from the League of Assassins. -Matthew 3.5/5


Batgirl #9: Barbara continues to investigate Ethan and his company’s motives, even if that means making out with him and running into his father, Penguin. -Ian 2.5/5


Mother Panic #5: Violet decides that the revenge that Pretty wants is too extreme an stops it while her mother deals a guest in their basement, Ratcatcher. -Gerry 4/5


Secondary TBU Books (miniseries/digital firsts)

Batman ’66 Meets Wonder Woman ’77 #3 (digital chapters #5-6): Batman and Robin, along with Catwoman, head to Paradise Island to warn Wonder Woman that Ra’s and Talia are on their way. -Gerry 4/5


Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures #5: As the Turtles, Batman, Robin and Batgirl take down Mad Hatter, Scarecrow is looming in the background. -Paul 4/5


Main DC Universe Books

Teen Titans #6: As the Teen Titans investigate a series of attacks and abductions throughout the San Francisco bay, a new Titan appears on the scene as the rise of Aqualad begins. -Ryan 3.5/5


Suicide Squad #14: While Rustam continues to convince Flag and Katana to join his team, they head to London to wreak havoc. Meanwhile, Boomerang hears a transmission from Harley that leads him to decide to take revenge on Harcourt who ordered him to kill Hack. -Corbin 4/5


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

The Flash #19: Eobard Thawne returns and remembers that the Flashpoint Batman, Thomas Wayne, killed him, leading him to state he will take out Bruce as payback , which all leads to “The Button” storyline.


TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List

Batman by Brian K. Vaughn TPB

Batgirl Volume 1: Beyond Burnside TPB

Justice League of America: The Bronze Age Omnibus Volume 1 HC

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