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TBU Review Roundup 10/25


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 #967: Red Robin Tim reunites with the team, but Batman Tim from the future has dark plans afoot. -Ian 4/5

 

Batgirl #16: Batgirl and Nightwing finally uncover the identity of the Red Queen and her relation to Ainsley Wells. -Adil 2.5/5

 

Batman Beyond #13: Set in the days following Brother’s Eye’s defeat, Terry acclimates to the new status quo in Neo Gotham. Faced with a city wide threat, he teams up with some unlikely allies. -Bill 3/5

 

Mother Panic #12: Violet is the prisoner of the evil blood artist Gala. Can she escape Gala’s clutches and further her quest for vengeance against those who would hurt the innocent. -Gerry 3.5/5

 

Secondary TBU Books (miniseries/digital firsts)

Batman: The Merciless #1: On a Dark Multiverse planet, Batman watches his love, Wonder Woman, die and fuses with Ares to become the Merciless. -Corbin 4.5/5

 

Nightwing: The New Order #3: Dick Grayson goes on the lam to save his son from the society he set up himself. -Ian 3.5/5

 

Main DC Universe Books

Justice League of America #17: Ray Palmer’s adventures in the Microverse have drawn to a close and the team is poised to save the day. -Matthew 2.5/5

 

Teen Titans #13: After having lost the leadership of the Teen Titans, Robin goes out to recruit a new member for the team. Meanwhile, the team tries to encourage Kid Flash to return to the team. -Bill 4/5

 

Suicide Squad #28: The Suicide Squad’s mission in space continues as they meet Rick Flag Sr. and embark on a mission to the moon. -Paul 2.5/5

 

DC House of Horror #1: A collection of horror themed stories showcase a variety of TBU characters in time for Halloween. -Matthew 1.5/5

 

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

The Flash #33: Part of the “Bats Out of Hell” crossover from Dark Nights: Metal, Flash along with most of the Justice League try to take back their world from the Dark Knights, but end up being outmatched.

 

Gotham City Garage #2 (digital chapters #3-4): The Gotham City Garage version of Jason Todd appears in the issue.

 

The Hellblazer #15: Batman appears alongside the Justice League in the issue.

 

Wonder Woman #33: Batman appears alongside the Justice League as the events of Darkseid War are revisited.

 

TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List

Batman: Night of the Monster Men TPB

Nightwing: The Rebirth Deluxe Edition Book One HC

Justice League of America: A Midsummer’s Nightmare Deluxe Edition HC

Injustice 2 Volume 1 HC

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