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 #976: In the wreckage of the Gotham Knights experiment, Batman and his allies try to rebuild as the danger in Gotham grows. -Ian 4/5
Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #20: Batgirl’s secret hacking has cost the Birds the life of one of their friends. Dinah and Helena feel betrayed by Barbara, can they ever have a trusting working relationship again? -Gerry 4/5
Red Hood and the Outlaws #20: Bizarro’s true intentions begin to surface to Jason’s shock. Artemis is caught discovering Bizarro’s secret synthetic Kryptonite. -Bill 4.5/5
Ragman #6: Rory’s unit makes the ultimate sacrifice to save the day. -Tony 2.5/5
Secondary TBU Books (non-continuity/digital firsts)
None this week
Main DC Universe Books
Titans #21: As the Brotherhood of Evil plots world domination, the Titans try to deal with the issue they have at hand: their own friendships falling apart. -Jessica 4/5
Justice League of America #26: Dreamslayer and Havok save Angor, and the Main Man flies off into the night. -Tony 3.5/5
Suicide Squad #37: Hack pulls the Suicide Squad into the digital realm to find her killer. -Paul 1.5/5
Trinity #19: We see more of the Trinity’s quest through Skartaris, and their mystery interviewer is revealed. -Tony 4/5
Secondary DC Universe Books (involving TBU appearances and digital firsts)
Eternity Girl #1: Harley Quinn and Joker make a brief cameo on a television in the background.
Gotham City Garage #11 (digital chapters #21-22): The Gotham City Garage version of Catwoman appears in the issue.
New Super-Man and the Justice League of China #21: Bat-Man of China and Robinbot both appear in the issue.
Sideways #2: The story continues to take place in Gotham City.
TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List
All-Star Batman Volume 2: Ends of the Earth TPB
All-Star Batman Volume 3: The First Ally HC
Batgirl: Stephanie Brown Volume 2 TPB
Justice League of America: The Bronze Age Omnibus Volume 2 HC
DC Comics: The Art of Darwyn Cooke TPB