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TBU Review Roundup 12/27


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 #971: The Victim Syndicate’s plan divides the Gotham Knights team so that their ultimate weapon can do the most devastating damage. -Ian 3.5/5

 

Batgirl #18: Barbara Gordon and her friends are having a night out to enjoy Christmas when their night gets derailed by Harley Quinn trying to a teach an unethical CEO a lesson. -Adil 2.5/5

 

Batman Beyond #15: After defeating the Royal Flush Gang, Terry tries to have a quiet night with Dana when another villain from his past, Stalker, returns at the request of a mysterious figure to defeat Batman. -Bill 2/5

 

Secondary TBU Books (miniseries/digital firsts)

Batman: Creature of the Night #2: Now as a young man, Bruce Wainwright has everything he could ever hope for, but the Batman still lurks in the dark corners of his mind. -Jessica 4/5

 

Nightwing: The New Order #5: The Titans steal Jake out from the Crusader’s base and take him to Metropolis, to weaponize his powers and reverse Nightwing’s decision from ten years ago. -Ian 3/5

 

Main DC Universe Books

Teen Titans #15: As the third part of the Super sons of Tomorrow crossover, the team contemplates joining Future Tim in stopping Superboy, while Damian secretly takes Jon away from the team to locate their fathers and find a solution to Jon’s uncontrollable solar flare ability. -Bill 4.5/5

 

Justice League of America #21: Ray is back in his hometown and finds a new hero is keeping the town safe. -Matthew 3.5/5

 

Suicide Squad #32: The Suicide Squad races to escape the moon and the kill the Red Wave monster. -Paul 2/5

 

Doomsday Clock #2: Rorschach, Ozymandias, the Mime and the Marionette manage to follow an electron trail left by Dr. Manhattan to the world he has escaped to. -Jessica 5/5

 

Hawkman: Found #1: As the latest tie-in to the events of Dark Nights: Metal, the story of where Hawkman has been as well as what he is dealing with is told. -Corbin 3/5

 

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

Gotham City Garage #6 (digital chapters #11-12): The Gotham City Garage versions of Barbara Gordon, Harley Quinn, Selina Kyle and Bruce Wayne all appear in the issue.

 

The Kamandi Challenge #12: Batman Beyond makes a brief cameo in the issue.

 

Wonder Woman #37: Batman appears alongside the Justice League in the issue.

 

TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List

Batman in The Brave and the Bold: The Bronze Age Volume 1 TPB

Robin Volume 5: War of the Dragons TPB

Injustice: Ground Zero Volume 1 TPB

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