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 #974: The Gotham Knights disintegrate in the aftermath of Batwoman’s choice. -Ian 2.5/5
Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #19: Batgirl has been keeping a secret from the other Birds and her deceit ends up causing tragedy for one of their friends. -Gerry 3.5/5
Red Hood and the Outlaws #19: Despite the pretense of a date, Artemis and Jason begin to secretly discuss their fear of the changed Bizarro. -Bill 2.5/5
Ragman #5: Rory makes a deal with the Demon but it leads to a double cross. -Tony 1/5
Secondary TBU Books (non-continuity/digital firsts)
None this week
Main DC Universe Books
Titans #20: With the team dissolved by the Justice League, the Titans try to continue with their lives away from their friends. Roy, knee-deep in a drug-bust mission, gets the unexpected help of Cheshire to retrieve an original sample. -Jessica 4/5
Justice League of America #24: The introduction of Promethea into the DC Universe is continued as the redemption of Frost is told. -Tony 3/5
Suicide Squad #35: Amanda Waller sees her empire falling apart as Hack returns to exact revenge on the Suicide Squad. -Paul 3/5
Dark Knights Rising: The Wild Hunt #1: As the League faces off against the Dark Knights, the story of Detective Chimp is told, who may have a larger role than anyone in the DC Universe in saving the world. -Corbin 3.5/5
Secondary DC Universe Books (involving TBU appearances and digital firsts)
Deadman #4: Ra’s al Ghul appears in the issue.
Gotham City Garage #9 (digital chapters #17-18): The Gotham City Garage versions of Harley Quinn, Batman, Black Canary and Red Hood all appear in the issue.
New Super-Man and the Justice League of China #20: As part of the new Justice League of China, Bat-Man and Robinbot both appear in the issue.
Sideways #1: The origin of Sideways is told which includes ties to Challenger Mountain appearing in Gotham City during the Dark Nights: Metal event.
The Flash #40: Batman makes a brief cameo alongside the Justice League in the issue.
TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List
Batman: Legacy Volume 2 TPB
Batman: Secrets: Sam Kieth Gallery Edition HC
Batman: The Golden Age Volume 4 TPB
Nightwing Volume 7: Shrike TPB
Batman and the Outsiders Volume 2 HC
Titans Volume 3: A Judas Among Us TPB
DC Meets Looney Tunes TPB