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 #979: Batman and Red Robin desperately fight the General’s allies, OMAC and Brother Eye. -Ian 3/5
Batgirl #22: Batgirl revisits some of the people and issues from her recent past in what turns out to be a surprisingly present danger. -Gerry 3.5/5
Batman and the Signal #3: Duke discovers a startling truth about Gnomon and himself as he fights to save the Narrows from chaos. -Adil 2.5/5
Batman Beyond #19: Terry receives help from Matt to end the fight with Payback, but that doesn’t mean he is thrilled with Bruce’s decision. -Adil 2.5/5
Mother Panic: Gotham AD #2: Violet goes out into the wilds of New Gotham to find her Mother. She follows Joker’s lead to Arkham but she must suit up in her Mother Panic gear to get inside. -Gerry 4.5/5
Secondary TBU Books (non-continuity/digital firsts)
None this week
Main DC Universe Books
Teen Titans #19: By working together, the Teen Titans are able to bring down Joran and rescue Gar from the Neverland mind control tech. -Bill 4/5
Titans Annual #2: The Titans, in order to overcome a world-threatening enemy with only one thought on its mind, will have to put aside their differences and unite as a team. -Bob 2.5/5
Justice League of America #29: The team defeats Chronos, saves Ahl and reveals the future of Mount Justice. -Tony 3.5/5
Suicide Squad #40: Amanda Waller faces off against the Wall as both Task Force X and her family hang in the balance. -Paul 1/5
Trinity #22: Diana, Bruce, and Clark defeat Deimos with his own magic. -Tony 3.5/5
Secondary DC Universe Books (involving TBU appearances and cameos)
The Flash #45: Dick Grayson appears in a flashback as Robin, while Damian Wayne appears as part of the current Teen Titans roster in the issue.
The Hellblazer #21: Huntress appears as a main part of the story in this issue.
The Silencer #4: Talia al Ghul appears as part of Leviathan in the issue.
TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List
Batman Volume 5: The Rules of Engagement TPB
Nightwing Volume 5: Raptor’s Revenge TPB
Injustice 2 Volume 1 TPB
Injustice 2 Volume 2 HC