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 #934: In the face of a shadowy threat to all of Gotham’s vigilantes, Batman and Batwoman (Kate Kane) invite Red Robin (Tim Drake), Spoiler (Stephanie Brown), Orphan (Cassandra Cain), and Clayface to Bat Boot Camp. -Ian 4.5/5
Red Hood/Arsenal #13: The story involving the Iron Rule and Joker’s Daughter is resolved. We also see the first meeting of Roy Speedy Harper and Jason Robin Todd. -Jim 1.5/5
Secondary TBU Books (miniseries/Digital Firsts)
Harley Quinn and Her Gang of Harleys #3: Harley’s Gang comes under fire from Harley Sinn’s henchmen as they try to rescue their kooky leader. Can they survive the conflagration? Will they meet their fiery doom? -Gerry 3.5/5
Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy #1: The Gotham Academy kids head to the woods to rescue Professor MacPherson where they team up with the Lumberjanes who are looking for one of their own. -Gerry 4.5/5
Main DC Universe Books (involving TBU characters and elements)
Black Canary #12: After being stabbed in the last issue, we see the future of how Dinah’s life would play out, only to be a possible future as she regains conscious, removes the sword and is healed by Ditto. Full battle ensues between the Black Canary band and Ravedeath, with a predictable yet satisfying ending.
Secondary DC Universe Books (involving TBU cameos)
Earth 2: Society #13: Dick Grayson’s Batman and Helena Wayne’s Huntress make an appearance in the issue that brings the heores of Earth 2 together to decide how to restore the planet to its full potential.