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TBU Review Roundup 5/10


 

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 #956: Cassandra and Lady Shiva face off against each other one last time as the Bat-Team triumphs and prepares for their next conflict. -Ian 4/5

 

All-Star Batman #10: As we are introduced to a story dealing with Alfred’s past, in the present Batman and Alfred take down Hush only to find a warning of a new threat. -Corbin 4.5/5

 

Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #10: With the help of Green Arrow and Nightwing, the Birds take down Blackbird with the power of love. Looming is the threat of how Gus fits into everything going forward. -Ian 3.5/5

 

Red Hood and the Outlaws #10: Jason must face the memory of dying as a Robin, while Bizarro leads refugees back to his friends or help. Meanwhile, Artemis has been convinced to help Akila, but she doesn’t realize that her plan is to rule the world. -Bill 4.5/5

 

Gotham Academy: Second Semester #9: Amity Arkham has control over Olive and vows revenge of the descendants of Gotham, which leads he to Harvey Dent. Meanwhile, the Detective Club come in contact with a new version of the Terrible Trio. -Gerry 4/5

 

Secondary TBU Books (miniseries/digital firsts)

Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures #6: Back in Gotham City, the Kraang attack and the Turtles, Batman, Robin and Batgirl must come together with some help from Scarecrow to finish off the Kraang. -Paul 3/5

 

Main DC Universe Books

Titans #11: The Lazarus Contract begins with dishonesty and a disappearance. Flash is given a deal from Deathstroke that he turns down and learns that there is a second Wally West who is now Kid Flash. -Jim 3.5/5

 

Justice League of America #6: The JLA take down Aegeus and the team shares some brief character moments with each other hinting at what is to come in the series. -Paul 2/5

 

Suicide Squad #17: General Zod is unleashed on the Annihilation Brigade as Waller lays a trap for Harcourt. -Corbin 3/5

 

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

Bug! The Adventures of Forager #1: Batman makes a brief appearance in the issue punching Orion.

 

Injustice: Ground Zero #11 (digital chapters #21-22): The Injustice versions of Harley Quinn, Batman, Bane, Catwoman, Poison Ivy and Joker all appear in the issue.

 

New-Superman #11: The Bat-Man of China appears as well as Harley Quinn driving Amanda Waller to meet Lex Luthor.

 

Shade, The Changing Girl #8: Shade heads to Gotham City to take in the sights.

 

Supergirl #9: Barbara Gordon heads to National City for a Clean Energy Expo and gets caught up in assisting Supergirl in taking down Magog as Batgirl only to find herself trapped in the Phantom Zone with Supergirl.

 

Wonder Woman #22: Wonder Woman is auctioning a night on the town with herself for charity which has Bruce Wayne bidding against Lex Luthor.

 

TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List

Batman: Arkham-Mr. Freeze TPB

Detective Comics Volume 2: The Victim Syndicate TPB

Teen Titans Go!: Ready for Action TPB

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