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TBU Review Roundup 6/14


 

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 #958: Azrael receives a visit from someone from his past while Zatanna crashes a poker game that Bruce Wayne is attending. -Ian 4/5

 

Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #11: As the Birds questions Oracle, he reveals that he was working for the Calculator, who himself requests assistance from the team. -Ian 4/5

 

Red Hood and the Outlaws #11: The battle for the Bow of Ra reaches its climax as Artemis finally gains control of the bow as its worthy wielder. Though the day is ultimately won and all seems well, Bizarro collapses from the battle. -Bill 4/5

 

Gotham Academy: Second Semester #10: Kyle helps Olive get away from the fight between Two-Face and Penguin, while Maps is freed from the Terrible Trio by Colton and Pomeline. -Gerry 3.5/5

 

Secondary TBU Books (miniseries/digital firsts)

None this week

 

Main DC Universe Books

Titans #12: Lilith visits Psimon to find the location of Karen Duncan’s memory engram, all while the beginnings of the dissolution of the Titans team are happening. -Jim 3/5

 

Justice League of America #8: The JLA save Makson, a half man, half monster from the jungle, causing a rift between the team as they try to figure out his hidden motives. -Paul 3/5

 

Suicide Squad #19: Rick Flag sacrifices himself to take down the Black Sphere causing General Zod to align himself with Eradicator and Cyborg Superman. -Corbin 2/5

 

Dark Days: The Forge #1: As Batman moves closer to seeing what is in the Dark, Green Lantern and Duke Thomas come across a secret Batman is hiding in the Batcave, the Joker. -Corbin 3/5

 

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

New Super-Man #12: The Bat-Man of China continues to appear in the series.

 

Supergirl #10: Barbara Gordon assists Supergirl in escaping the Phantom Zone as Batgirl.

 

TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List

Batman: Detective Comics Volume 9: Gordon at War TPB

Nightwing Volume 2: Back to Bludhaven TPB

Batwoman by Greg Rucka and J.H. Willaims III TPB

Mother Panic Volume 1: A Work in Progress TPB

Teen Titans Volume 1: Damian Knows Best TPB

Teen Titans: The Bronze Age Omnibus HC

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