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 #955: As Team Bat is tied up in the custody of the League of Shadows with a nuclear device expected to destroy Gotham, Cassandra singe-handedly takes the League down and comes face to face with her mother. -Ian 4.5/5
Batman Beyond #7: While trying to be normal for a bit, Terry ignores countless calls for help due to the League of Assassins attack on police headquarters. After heading to the fight and going a bit too far, it is revealed that Ra’s al Ghul may still be alive. -Jim 4.5/5
Batgirl #10: After facing off against Penguin, Barbara deals with some home drama with Frankie and Alysia before investigating her ex, Ethan, further as he becomes the villain Blacksun. -Ian 3.5/5
Mother Panic #6: Pretty comes after Violet and despite Mother Panic attempting to save the day, it is her mother’s rat tenants who save the day. -Gerry 4.5/5
Secondary TBU Books (miniseries/digital firsts)
Batman ’66 Meets Wonder Woman ’77 #4 (digital chapters #7-8): Batman, Robin, Wonder Woman and Catwoman take on Ra’s and Talia on Paradise Island, and while Ra’s escapes Talia is left behind because she can’t bring herself to take down Batman. -Gerry 4/5
Batman/The Shadow #1: While speaking to Henri Ducard, Batman recounts an investigation into the murder of Lamont Cranston while uncovering another person going by the same name and acting as a ruthless vigilante known as the Shadow. -Paul 4.5/5
Main DC Universe Books
Teen Titans #7: As the team struggles to take down King Shark due to Damian’s lack of leadership skills, Jackson Hyde emerges as a new member of the team. -Joshua 4/5
Justice League of America #5: After the JLA hold a press conference declaring their transparency to the public, they head to Penn City to deal with a cartel that is controlling the city. -Paul 2/5
Suicide Squad #16: Waller sends the Squad to break into Lex Luthor’s vault to steal Kryptonite in order to control General Zod. Despite the task at hand, Lex offers the Kryptonite to Waller despite the mess the Squad caused. -Corbin 3/5
The Flash #21: As The Button story arc continues, Flash and Batman take a ride o the cosmic treadmill that puts them back into the Flashpoint Universe and in front of Thomas Wayne. -Matthew 4/5
Secondary DC Universe Books (involving TBU cameos and digital firsts)
Action Comics #978: Batman makes a brief cameo guarding the Fortress of Solitude.
Teen Titans Go! #21 (digital chapters #41-42): Dick Grayson’s Robin appears as a member of the team.
TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List
Batman/Two-Face: Face The Face Deluxe Editon HC
Red Hood and the Outlaws Volume 1: Dark Trinity TPB
Justice League Volume 2: Outbreak TPB
Justice League Unwrapped by Jim Lee HC