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TBU Review Roundup 7/12


 

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 #960: As Bruce and Zatanna ponder magical questions, Azrael must face his own inner demons and how they may affect his teammates. -Ian 3.5/5

 

Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #12: The Birds team with Catwoman to infiltrate an enemy’s lair where Poison Ivy is undercover. -Ian 2.5/5

 

Red Hood and the Outlaws #12: The team must face off against Solomon Grundy which causes Bizarro to deteriorate faster causing his ultimate death. -Bill 4.5/5

 

Gotham Academy: Second Semester #11: The Detective Club head to Wanye Manor to seek out a way to free Olive from Amity Arkham. Along the way they come in contact with Two-Face, Damian Wayne and Robin. -Gerry 4/5

 

Secondary TBU Books (miniseries/digital firsts)

None this week

 

Main DC Universe Books

Titans #13: The Titans attack a lab hoping to find the key to Bumblebee’s memory problem. Instead they discover that there is a traitor among them. -Jim 4/5

 

Justice League of America #10: After heading to the place where the Ray grew up, the team encounters Kingbutcher, the slayer of dreams. -Paul 2.5/5

 

Suicide Squad #21: The Squad, led by Harley Quinn, try to track down the leader of the Annihilation Brigade. Meanwhile, Amanda Waller must testify before Congress. -Joshua 5/5

 

Dark Days: The Casting #1: As Batman continues to prepare for an upcoming War, evil lurks on the horizon. -Corbin 3/5

 

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

New Super-Man #13: The Bat-Man of China and Robinbot as well as a Chinese version of Bane, called Anathma, appear in the issue.

 

Supergirl #11: Barbara Gordon as Batgirl and Supergirl are finally able to make it out of the Phantom Zone.

 

TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List

Batman Noir: Dark Victory HC

Tales of the Batman: Gerry Conway HC

Nightwing Volume 6: To Serve and Protect TPB

Justice League: The Rebirth Collection Deluxe Edition Book 1 HC

Justice League Volume 3: Timeless TPB

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