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 #41: Bruce and Selina deal with a new threat from Poison Ivy. -Corbin 3/5
Nightwing #39: A captured Nightwing remembers the second time he faced off against the Judge while he was in college. -Paul 3.5/5
Batwoman #12: The story of Kate’s last year on Coryana is told. -Tony 3.5/5
Batman and the Signal #2: The Signal and Detective Aisi appear to have solved the mystery of the metas but the person behind it all presents a new challenge. -Adil 2.5/5
Harley Quinn #38: Batman’s Rogue’s Gallery invades New York City in the absence of Harley while Killer Croc reclaims what was his. -David 4.5/5
Secondary TBU Books (non-continuity/digital firsts)
The Brave and the Bold: Batman and Wonder Woman #1: Diana’s and Steve’s vacation is interrupted by an unknown guest as Bruce investigates a situation in the Irish Quarter of Gotham City. -Tony 5/5
Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II #4: Batman, Robin, and the Turtles regroup after their defeat as Donatello makes a desperate move to defeat Bane. -Paul 4/5
Batman: Sins of the Father #1 (digital chapters #1-2): Based on the Batman: The Telltale Series video game, Batman is winning the trust of Gotham’s police force, while Bruce’s attempts to make amends for his father’s crimes are derailed when a mysterious assassin strikes. -Dan 4/5
Main DC Universe Books
Super Sons #13: Just as Jon and Damian start to get accustomed to school, Talia al Ghul shows up demanding Damian join her. After he refuses, Talia goes after someone close to the family. -Bill 3.5/5
Justice League #39: The League’s public image takes hit after hit as they deal with continuing crises. -Ian 2.5/5
Trinity #18: The heroes continue their interviews about their latest adventure through Skartaris. -Tony 3.5/5
Secondary DC Universe Books (involving TBU appearances and digital firsts)
Bombshells United #12 (digital chapters 23-24): The Bombshell versions of Batwoman, Question, Talia al Ghul, Jason Todd, and Heretic appear in the issue.
Damage #2: An appearance from the Suicide Squad includes Deadshot and Harley Quinn.
Injustice 2 #20 (digital chapters #39-40): The Injustice versions of Batman, Batgirl, Harley Quinn, Ra’s al Ghul, and Joker all appear in the issue.
Teen Titans Go! #26 (digital chapters 51-52): The Teen Titans Go versions of Robin and Killer Moth appear in the issue.
TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List
Robin: Year One Deluxe Edition HC
Mother Panic Volume 2: Under Her Skin TPB
The Joker: An Adult Coloring Book
The New Teen Titans Omnibus Volume 2 New Edition HC
Young Justice Book 2 TPB
Flashpoint Unwrapped HC
The DC Universe by Nei Gaiman TPB