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
Batman #24: As Gotham Girl’s story gets a resolution, Batman considers his own future, one of which he decides that he would like to have Catwoman in as his wife. -Matthew 3.5/5
Nightwing #22: A new villain is prowling the streets of Bludhaven and may just have a job for Nightwing, as Blockbuster makes his Rebirth debut. -David 4/5
Harley Quinn #21: Harley must deal with the foe from the future before her parents arrive for a visit. In the second story, Joker continues to take advantage of Harley. -David 4/5
Secondary TBU Books (miniseries/digital firsts)
Dark Knight III: The Master Race #9: Superman takes down the Kryptonians and Batman and the newly named Batwoman visit the other heroes. -Paul 4/5
Bane: Conquest #2: Locked up by Damocles, Bane finds an unlikely ally in Bruce Wayne who also happens to be imprisoned. The two work together to escape. -Ian 3/5
Main DC Universe Books
Justice League #22: Jessica Cruz is the unwitting queen of a swarm of space bugs that has infested the Watchtower. The tower is quarantined and the finer character relationships are shown. -Jim 3.5/5
Secondary DC Universe Books (involving TBU cameos and digital firsts)
DC Comics Bombshells #28 (digital chapters #82-84): The Bobmshell versions of Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy, Hugo Strange, Penguin, Reaper and Dr. October appear in the issue.
DC/Looney Tunes 100-page Spectacular #1: Batman, Robin (Tim Drake), James Gordon and Alfred all appear in the issue as well as the Duck-Knight Detective.
The Fall and Rise of Captain Atom #6: Batman appears alongside the Justice League at the end of the issue.
Green Arrow #24: Black Canary continues to be a main character in the series.
Injustice #2 (digital chapters #5-6): The Injustice versions of Batman (Jason Todd), Deadshot, Harley Quinn, Killer Croc, Orca, Man-Bat, Batman (Bruce Wayne), Batgirl (Barbara Gordon), Black Canary, Talia al Ghul, Damian Wayne appear in the issue as well as a new character Athanasia al Ghul, who is Batman’s daughter.
Shade, The Changing Girl #9: Loma Shade continues her trip in Gotham City.
Superman #24: Batman and Damian Wayne’s Robin both appear in the issue.
TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List
Batman: Zero Hour TPB
DC Comics/Dark Horse Comics Batman vs Predator TPB
Trinity Volume 1: Better Together HC
Justice League of America: Road to Rebirth TPB
Suicide Squad Volume 2: Going Sane TPB
Injustice: Gods Among Us Year Five Volume 2 TPB
Injustice: Gods Among Us Year Five Volume 3 HC