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TBU Review Roundup 8/16

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 #29: Bruce Wayne holds a dinner party for both Joker and Riddler to try and figure out the best way to resolve the war. -Matthew 3/5


Nightwing #27: After the revelations of last issue, Nightwing and Huntress must confront and combat a Spyral turned bad! -David 4/5


Batwoman #6: In a dystopic future, Batwoman and Red Hood take it upon themselves to stop the dictatorship established in Gotham by the new Batman. -Jessica 3/5


Secondary TBU Books (miniseries/digital firsts)

None this week


Main DC Universe Books

Dark Nights: Metal #1: The Justice League find Gotham City destroyed, and the Blackhawks attempt to capture Batman. -Corbin 4.5/5


Justice League #27: The Justice League minus Batman bring the kids from the future to the Watchtower where the League learns who the kids are and what has happened in the future. -Jim 3/5


Super Sons #7: Joined by Superboy, the Teen Titans have to face the Forgotten Villains in order to restore Robin to his natural age. -Jessica 4.5/5


Trinity #12: The Trinity seeks help from a few supernatural allies to free Red Hood and the Outlaws from Circe’s magic. -Bill 2.5/5


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

Aquaman #27: Dick Grayson as Nightwing makes a brief cameo alongside the Titans.


DC Comics Bombshells #33 (digital chapters #98-100): The Bombshell versions of Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy, Hugo Strange, Reaper and Catwoman all appear in the issue.


Green Arrow #29: Black Canary appears briefly as Green Arrow heads to Gotham City to deal with the Court of Owls along with some help from Batman.


Injustice 2 #8 (digital chapters #15-16): The Injustice versions of Batman, Damian Wayne, Athanasia al Ghul, Talia al Ghul, Ra’s al Ghul, Black Canary, Alfred Pennyworth, Batgirl and Harley Quinn all appear in the issue.


Teen Titans Go! #23 (digital chapters #45-46): The Teen Titans Go versions of Robin, Bat-Cow, Riddler, Red Hood, Penguin, Batman and Killer Moth all appear in the issue.


TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List

Batgirl: Stephanie Brown Volume 1 TPB

Batman/Superman Volume 6: Universes’s Finest TPB

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