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TBU Review Roundup 8/23

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 #963: Spoiler struggles with her mission as her partner, Anarky, reveals his larger plan to her. -Ian 3.5/5


Batgirl #14: Lured into a potential trap by a mysteriously familiar pair of girls, Batgirl and Nightwing must confront events in their past that might have ties to a case they’re working on in the present. -Adil 3.5/5


Batman Beyond #11: Thrown into a murderous rage of the apparent death of Goliath, Damian pushes Terry and his suit to the max. After seeing Bruce in danger, Damian resolves his differences with Terry and the team is able to stop a payload of nuclear missiles from striking Gotham. -Bill 3.5/5


Harley Quinn #26: Harley’s birthday has been ruined and she’s not happy! The story flashes back to how Harley, Catwoman and Ivy escaped her apartment being attacked by the Unconquerable 25. -David 4.5/5


Mother Panic #10: Violet continues her quest for revenge against those that were behind the horrors at Gather House. and she uncovers someone that she believed was long dead. -Gerry 3/5


Secondary TBU Books (miniseries/digital firsts)

Batman/The Shadow #5: It’s a race against time as a mortally wounded Batman and the Shadow try to prevent the Stag and the Joker from reaching Shamba-La. -Paul 4/5


Nightwing: The New Order #1: Dick Grayson enforces a no-superpowers regime far in the future. -Ian 2.5/5


Main DC Universe Books

Teen Titans #11: Jackson learns how to finally harness his powers and help the Teen Titans take down his father, Black Manta. -Bill 3/5


Suicide Squad #24: Batman mounts a rescue of Killer Frost at Belle Reve Prison while Amanda Waller and the Annihilation Brigade put their plan into motion. -Paul 3/5


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

Blue Beetle #12: Batman appears in the issue as he checks in on Jaime Reyes. Tina Sung, direct descendant from Bruce Wayne from the Justice League 3001 series, also appears.


TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List

New Teen Titans Volume 7 TPB

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