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TBU Review Roundup 10/4


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 #32: The resolution of both the War of Jokes and Riddles and Selina’s answer to Bruce’s proposal occur as the story arc comes to a close. -Matthew 4/5

 

All-Star Batman #14: Alfred comes face-to-face with Nemesis and saves Batman in the conclusion of the series. -Corbin 3.5/5

 

Nightwing #30: Nightwing deals with a new romance with Huntress and looks for allies as Raptor returns to Bludhaven. -Paul 3/5

 

Harley Quinn #29: The Scarecrow comes to town as Harley expands her campaign to become mayor of New York City and joins the mayoral debate! -David 4.5/5

 

Secondary TBU Books (miniseries/digital firsts)

Batman: White Knight #1: The opening issue of this Elseworlds tale explores the relationship between Batman and the Joker and sets the stage for Joker’s journey to become Gotham’s “White Knight”. -Adil 5/5

 

The Shadow/Batman #1: Batman, Robin and The Shadow each begin to investigate a new threat, the Silent Seven. -Paul 5/5

 

Batman: The Dawnbreaker #1: Presented with a Power Ring at the moment of his parents’ death, young Bruce Wayne gets corrupted by its power and uses it to hunt down criminals in Gotham. -Jessica 3/5

 

Bane: Conquest #6: Bane goes after the head of the international crime cult Kobra, a playboy known as the Naja-Naja. -David 4.5/5

 

Harley and Ivy Meet Betty and Veronica #1: Harley Quinn helps Poison Ivy try to save Riverdale’s Sweetwater Swamp from the destruction of Hiram Lodge’s construction project. -Gerry 2/5

 

Main DC Universe Books

Justice League #30: Mera, Aquaman from the future and Serenity join the others in their fight with the darkness as Wonder Woman tries to hold it back as the identity of the Sovereign is revealed. -Jim 2.5/5

 

Green Arrow #32: The Gotham Resistance crossover comes to a close as the team must face the Batman Who Laughs. -Deron 3.5/5

 

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

Injustice 2 #11 (digital chapters #21-22): The Injustice versions of Batman (Jason Todd), Batgirl (Barbara Gordon), Black Canary, Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy, Batman (Bruce Wayne), Orca, Killer Croc, Athanasia al Ghul, Damian Wayne and Alfred Pennyworth all appear in the issue.

 

TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List

Batman: Detective Comics Volume 3: League of Shadows TPB

Red Hood and the Outlaws Volume 2: Who is Artemis? TPB

Justice League by Geoff Johns Box Set Volume 1

Justice League: Their Greatest Triumphs TPB

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