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 of 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 #48: The Joker’s rage in reaction to Batman’s upcoming wedding breaks out in a vicious, murderous attack. -Ian 4/5
Batman: Prelude to the Wedding: Nightwing vs Hush #1: Batman’s bachelor party is interrupted by Hush who faces off with Nightwing. -Paul 1.5/5
Nightwing #45: Nightwing wakes to find himself in bed with Barbara Gordon with no memory of the previous night, as the new technological threat to Bludhaven grows. -Paul 3/5
Harley Quinn #43: Harley is having a “dark turn” as her emotions spiral out of control, as she meets a fellow mentally troubled person which leads to the sinister machinations of Professor Pyg. -David 4/5
Secondary TBU Books (non-continuity/digital firsts)
None this week
Main DC Universe Books
Justice League #1: As the new team forms, threats sprout out that the League must deal with. -Corbin 3.5/5
Deathstroke #32: Deathstroke and Batman clash in Spain as their plots become increasingly tangled. -Ian 4.5/5
Secondary DC Universe Books (involving TBU appearances and cameos)
Bombshells United #19 (digital chapters #37-38): The Bombshell versions of Batwoman, Joker’s Daughter, Harper Row, Tim Drake, Bette Kane, Kathy Duquesne, Alysia Yeoh, Nell Little, Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy, Batgirl, Talia al Ghul, Black Bat, Batman, and Catwoman all appear in the issue.
The Man of Steel #2: Joker and Vicki Vale appear briefly in the issue.
The Unexpected #1: Killer Croc appears in the issue.
TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List
Batman: The Rebirth Deluxe Edition Book Two HC
Dark Nights: Metal Deluxe Edition HC
Gotham City Garage Volume 1 TPB