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TBU Review Roundup 6/21


 

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 #25: Riddler goes to meet Joker to try and figure out how to stop Batman as Bruce tells a story from his past to Selina. -Matthew 4/5

 

All-Star Batman #11: As Bruce Wayne escapes with the help of Alfred, we see the disdain that Alfred held for his father as well as his recruitment into MI-5. -Corbin 4/5

 

Nightwing #23: Nightwing deals with Ladytron while being promised by Roland Desmond that he should be trusted. Of course, he shouldn’t have been trusted as he has some help capturing Nightwing and prepares to allow a group of super villains test out some weapons on him. -David 3.5/5

 

Batwoman #4: Kate saves the island of Coryanna, but the twins escape and report to their Queen. -Jessica 4/5

 

Harley Quinn #22: Harley parents visit while she also receives a unexpected visit from Harley Sinn with a proposal. Meanwhile, in the second story, Harley links up with March Harriet and the Carpenter to go over some plans for a new hideout. -David 4/5

 

Secondary TBU Books (miniseries/digital firsts)

None this week

 

Main DC Universe Books

Super Sons #5: As Damian and Jon are grounded, Jon heads to the Batcave where a new fight between the two occurs. -Jessica 3.5/5

 

Justice League #23: The League is combating terrorists and their weapons of mass destruction, but Green Lantern Jessica Cruz saves the day again. -Jim 3.5/5

 

Trinity #10: The Trinity fights to regain control over the Watchtower from seemingly parasitic aliens. As Wonder Woman and Superman interrogate the former jailer of these creatures, questions are raised as to whom they really should be trusting. -Bill -3/5

 

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

DC Comics Bombshells #29 (digital chapters #85-87): The Bombshell versions of Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy, Dr. October, Hugo Strange and Reaper in the issue.

 

Green Arrow #25: Black Canary, Kate Spencer, Batman (Bruce Wayne) and the upcoming Gotham Resistance team of Harley Quinn, Robin (Damian Wayne), Nightwing (Dick Grayson) and Batgirl (Barbara Gordon) all appear in the issue.

 

Injustice 2 #4 (digital chapters #7-8): The Injustice versions of Deadshot, Harley Quinn, Jason Todd, Ra’s al Ghul, Talia al Ghul, Damian Wayne, Athanasia al Ghul, Poison Ivy, Lucy Quinzel (Harley’s daughter), Bruce Wayne and Alfred Pennyworth all appear in the issue.

 

Superman #25: Batman (Bruce Wayne) and Robin (Damian Wayne) both appear in the issue.

 

Teen Titans Go! #22 (digital chapters #43-44): The Teen Titans Go versions of Dick Grayson appears in the issue.

 

TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List

Harley Quinn Volume 2: Joker Lovers Harley TPB

Justice League vs Suicide Squad HC

DC Comics Bombshells Volume 4: Queens TPB

DC Super Hero Girls Volume 3: Summer Olympus TPB

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