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TBU Review Roundup 12/20

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 #37: Now that the villains have been thwarted, Bruce Wayne and Selina Kyle find themselves faced with their next great challenge: a double date with Clark Kent and Lois Lane. -Matthew 4.5/5


Nightwing #35: A new villain from Nightwing’s past surfaces when the Judge comes to Bludhaven. -Paul 4/5


Batwoman #10: As Kate defeats Scarecrow, she finally confronts her inner demons and makes peace with them. -Tony 3.5/5


Harley Quinn #33: In the wake of Mason’s death Harley attempts to deal with his loss, in the midst of a time of change for her and her friends. -David 4.5/5


Secondary TBU Books (miniseries/digital firsts)

Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II #2: Batman and Robin travel to the Turtles’ New York City where Bane has seized control of the Foot Clan. -Paul 4.5/5


Main DC Universe Books

Super Sons #11: Bat-Tim continues on a mission to change his future, even if he has to kill to fulfill it. -Jessica 2.5/5


Justice League #35: Business as usual – a killer bug from outer space attacks Earth – but hostility towards the Justice League is rising. -Ian 3.5/5


Trinity #16: The Kobra Cult has kidnapped Deadshot’s daughter Zoe on New Year’s Eve as revenge for killing their leader. The Trinity, at the behest of Batman, work with Deadshot to find Zoe. -Adil 1.5/5


Dark Nights: Metal #4: While the remaining members of the League deal with the Dark Knights, Batman and Superman learn about Barbatos from Dream. -Corbin 5/5


Superman #37: Just as things are settling down following the attack from Mr. Oz, Superman is confronted by a Batman from the future. This Batman, a murderous Tim Drake, has returned to the present to kill Superboy to save his own timeline. -Bill 3.5/5


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

Bombshells United #8 (digital chapters #15-16): The Bombshell versions of Batwoman, Question, Talia al Ghul, Heretic and Maggie Sawyer all appear in the issue.


Teen Titans Go! #25 (digital chapters #49-50): The Teen Titans Go versions of Robin, Batman, James Gordon and Alfred all appear in the issue.


TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List

Batman: Detective Comics Volume 4: Deus Ex Machina TPB

Batman: Arkham-The Joker’s Daughter TPB

Superman/Batman Volume 6 TPB

Batgirl: The Bronze Age Omnibus Volume 1 HC

Justice League vs Suicide Squad TPB

Teen Titans: The Silver Age Volume 1 TPB

The New Teen Titans Volume 8 TPB

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