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 #999: Bruce learns that the monster he has faced is a sick birthday present to himself. -Tony 4/5
Batgirl #32: Cormorant tries to kill a mayoral candidate who has Jason Bard as her security chief. -Gerry 3.5/5
Secondary TBU Books (non-continuity/digital firsts)
Batman Beyond #29: After kidnapping Robin, Joker sets the stage for a showdown with Bruce in the Batcave. Even in his old age, Bruce is able to hold his own until Joker has an apparent heart attack. -Bill 3/5
Old Lady Harley #5: Harley and the gang come face to face with the Joker – only to discover that this reincarnated Joker is not the original Mistah J. -David 4/5
Main DC Universe Books
The Flash #65: The crossover with Batman concludes as the confrontation between Gotham Girl, Flash, and Batman comes to an end with dark promises for the future. -Ian 2.5/5
Heroes in Crisis #6: An examination of the psyche of some of the patients at Sanctuary as well as more information about the tragic deaths is told. -Adil 4.5/5
Secondary DC Universe Books (involving TBU appearances and cameos)
Action Comics #1008: Leviathan continues to be a focus in the series.
Justice League Odyssey #6: Jean-Paul Valley as Azrael appears as part of the team in the series.
The Silencer #14: Talia al Ghul and the Leviathan organization continues to be focused on.
The Terrifics #13: Bizarro Batman (Earth-29), Batman (Earth-12), and Bat Man (Earth-19) all make brief cameos in the issue.
TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List
Batman: Shadow of the Bat Volume 4 TPB
Bombshells: United Volume 3-Taps TPB