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 #952: As Shiva’s forces attack Team Bat, Cassandra investigates the true intentions of Lady Shiva. -Ian 4.5/5
Red Hood and the Outlaws #8: After taking down Cornelius Stirk, Red Hood learns more about the past of Artemis and how it may affect the team. -Bill 3.5/5
Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #8: Nightwing meets up with the Birds to track down a villain, which will lead them to a showdown with a new villain called Blackbird. -Ian 3.5/5
Mother Panic #4: Violet tracks down someone who is making someone from her past pay. We are introduced to Pretty and hints to the future point towards Ratcatcher. -Gerry 3.5/5
Gotham Academy: Second Semester #7: Who Amy is and how she affects Olive is revealed which pushes Olive over the edge. -Gerry 4.5/5
Secondary TBU Books (miniseries/digital firsts)
None this week
Main DC Universe Books
Justice League of America #2: Lord Havok’s past is revealed as JLA arrive in a country torn apart by war and help the refugees. -Paul 3.5/5
Titans #9: As the Titans investigate the Fearsome Five’s involvement with Meta Solutions, the team have yet to realize that one of their own may be part of the villainous plan. -Matthew 4/5
Suicide Squad #13: As Flag and Katana are given an ultimatum by Rustam to join him in fighting corruption, the rest of the team is told by Deadshot that he killed Waller. In the second part of the story, Hack is trying to figure out who is the spy on the team, when Captain Boomerang reveals himself to be the spy and kills her. -Corbin 2.5/5
Secondary DC Universe Books (involving TBU cameos and digital firsts)
Action Comics #975: Bat-Mite makes a brief cameo in the second story of the issue dealing with Mr. Mxyzptlk.
Earth 2: Society #22: After the apparent death of Dick Grayson in the last issue, he assumes the role of Oracle. Helena Wayne takes the mantle of Batman alongside Dick’s son, John, who becomes Robin. The three of them together successfully take out the Scarecrow gang.
Justice League/Power Rangers #3: While the Justice League, including Batman, try to stop the attack on Earth, reinforcements are called in which include Batgirl and Black Canary.
New Super-Man #3: Lex Luthor visits the Justice League of China which includes the Bat-Man of China and his Robinbot.
TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List
None this week