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 #968: “A Lonely Place of Living” concludes as Tim confronts his future alongside his family. -Ian 3/5
Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #16: The Birds along with a bunch of other female allies aim to save Gotham from the virus affecting the male population. -Gerry 3.5/5
Red Hood and the Outlaws #16: After being captured by Amanda Waller, the Outlaws must work with the Suicide Squad on a mission to save the world from the villain Harvest and his colony. -Bill 3/5
Harley Quinn #31: With the life of Mason at stake, Harley and Harley Sinn travel to the Mayor’s hideout in an attempt to rescue Mason. -David 4.5/5
Secondary TBU Books (miniseries/digital firsts)
Batman: Lost #1: Trapped in the Dark Multiverse, an elderly Bruce Wayne finds a mystery lurking in his own history. -Jessica 4.5/5
Ragman #2: Overcoming severe PTSD, Rory battles his demons (literally) and saves his father… and possibly all of Gotham City. -Corbin 1.5/5
Main DC Universe Books
Justice League of America #18: With Batman MIA, the team is picked apart by a new threat that was right in front of them the whole time. -Matthew 2.5/5
Titans #17: With the real traitor revealed as Donna Troy from the future, the Titans try to figure out how to defeat her while Kid Flash appears and says he might have a way of bringing Wally West back from the dead. -Matthew 4.5/5
Suicide Squad #29: The Squad continues their mission to the moon to stop the monster, but the real monster might have been with them since they left Earth’s atmosphere. -Paul 2.5/5
Secondary DC Universe Books (involving TBU appearances and digital firsts)
Gotham City Garage #3 (digital chapters #5-6): The Gotham City Garage versions of Batman, Barbara Gordon, Harley Quinn and Joker all appear in the issue.
Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #32: The evil Dark Knights including Dawnbreaker, Murder Machine, Red Death, Drowned, Merciless and Batman who Laughs all appear in this issue which is the third part of the Bats Out of Hell crossover.
New Super-Man #17: Batman along with the Justice League, the Bat-Man of China and Robinbot all appear in the issue.
TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List
Batman: Knightfall Volume 2: Knightquest Omnibus HC
Batman: Hush 15th Anniversary Deluxe Edition HC
Batman and Robin by Peter Tomasi and Patrick Gleason Omnibus HC
Batgirl Volume 2: Son of Penguin TPB
Justice League of America Volume 2: Curse of the Kingbutcher TPB
Titans: The Lazarus Contract HC