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 #969: Spoiler discovers Red Robin has returned, but behind the scenes of the joyful reunion, dark forces are afoot. -Ian 4/5
Batgirl #17: The end of the “Summer of Lies” story arc features Batgirl and Nightwing confronting the Red Queen while more of Ainsley Wells’ story is revealed. -Adil 2/5
Batman Beyond #14: After returning from their adventures outside the country, Terry adjusts to life back in Neo Gotham. His triumphant return as both Terry and Batman comes to a halt when the Royal Flush Gang seemingly break his back. -Bill 3/5
Harley Quinn #32: A somber issue of Harley Quinn dealing with Harley’s revenge after what the Mayor and Madison have done to her boyfriend, Mason. -David 4.5/5
Secondary TBU Books (miniseries/digital firsts)
Nightwing: The New Order #4: Nightwing finds surprising allies from his past as he tries to free his son from his own New Order. -Ian 3/5
Main DC Universe Books
Teen Titans #14: The arc ends with the return of Kid Flash as Robin learns to accept help and the team bands together to save the city from Onomatopoeia and a catastrophic tidal wave. -Bill 3.5/5
Justice League of America #19: After Prometheus and Afterthought catch the team off guard in their own headquarters, the team must come together to turn the fight in their direction. -Matthew 2/5
Suicide Squad #30: The Suicide Squad faces off on the Moon with the Red Wave monster. -Paul 3/5
Doomsday Clock #1: The world is on the brink of nuclear war and its only hope is to bring back God. Their God, Dr. Manhattan. -Jessica 5/5
Secondary DC Universe Books (involving TBU appearances and digital firsts)
Action Comics #992: Batman appears in the issue.
Gotham City Garage #4 (digital chapters #7-8): The Gotham City Garage versions of Catwoman and Nightwing appear in the issue.
Wonder Woman #35: Batman makes a brief cameo in the issue.
TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List
Batman/The Shadow: The Murder Geniuses HC
Batman: Year Two 30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition HC