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
Detective Comics #994: On the anniversary of his parents’ murders, Bruce is called to the scene of a double murder that resembles his parents’ in every conceivable way. -Tony 4/5
Batman Annual #3: As a flu-ridden Batman hunts the skies of Gotham for murderous drones, Alfred takes center stage. -Ian 4/5
The Batman Who Laughs #1: Bruce finds an alternate version of himself, and the Joker makes a surprising and bold move to stop the Batman Who Laughs. -Tony 4.5/5
Secondary TBU Books (non-continuity/digital firsts)
Batman: Damned #2: Batman continues to be haunted by the supernatural as he sets out to prove that the Joker is still alive. -Paul 3.5/5
Main DC Universe Books
Justice League Dark #6: Detective Chimp atones for his failures. -Tony 4/5
Suicide Squad #49: Flag confronts a captive Waller over her involvement in the death of his army unit as a mysterious energy threatens to destroy the world. -Paul 1/5
Secondary DC Universe Books (involving TBU appearances and cameos)
New Talent Showcase 2018 #1: Throughout the collection of stories multiple TBU characters appear. In “Leap of Faith,” Batman, Victor Zsasz, and Alfred appear. In “Pedigree,” Catwoman, Alfred the Cat, Robin, Penguin, Alfred, and Bruce Wayne appear.
Titans #31: Batman appears as the team heads to the Hall of Justice.
TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List
Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus Volume 6 HC
Harley Loves Joker by Paul Dini HC