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
Batman #36: The relationship between Batman and Superman is explored as they each try to figure out whether they should discuss the engagement. -Matthew 4.5/5
Nightwing #34: The fate of Bludhaven is down to Nightwing, Blockbuster and the Run-Offs as Raptor and Pigeon make their final moves. -Paul 1/5
Secondary TBU Books (miniseries/digital firsts)
Batman: White Knight #3: The Bat-Family must cope with a tragic loss in the family as Joker continues to execute his plan to hold Batman accountable, all while the former Harley Quinn changes her identity. -Adil 4.5/5
Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II #1: Batman and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles deal with power struggles within the Foot Clan and League Of Assassins. -Paul 4/5
The Shadow/Batman #3: The Shadow and Batman strike back at the Secret Seven from their civilian identities as a shocking truth is revealed. -Paul 4.5/5
Bane: Conquest #8: Bane continues to lose control of his undergraound network and his hold on Kobra and seeks out a new member for his team. -David 4/5
Harley and Ivy Meet Batty and Veronica #3: After both teams experiance a body switch with the other, both groups use their new situations to their advantage. -Gerry 3.5/5
Main DC Universe Books
Justice League #34: The League faces three threats at the same time which puts Batman in a rare situation in having an error in judgement. -Ian 3.5/5
DC Holiday Special 2017 #1: A collection of twelve holiday stories featuring a variety of characters including many from The Batman Universe. -Ian 4.5/5
Secondary DC Universe Books (involving TBU appearances and digital firsts)
Bombshells United #7 (digital chapters #13-14): The Bombshell versions of Bruce Wayne, Martha Wayne, Thomas Wayne, Batwoman, Catwoman, Renee Montoya, Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy, Harper Row, Joker’s Daughter, Cullen Row, Alysia Yeoh, Kathleen Duquesne and Jason Todd all appear in the issue.
Green Arrow #35: Black Canary and Kate Spencer appear in the issue.
Injustice 2 #15 (digital chapters #26-30): The Injustice version of Nightwing (Damian Wayne) appears in the issue.
TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List
Batman and Robin Adventures Volume 2 TPB
Batman Noir: The Court of Owls HC
Justice League/Power Rangers HC
Justice League of America: The Detroit Era Omnibus HC
Suicide Squad Volume 7: The Dragon’s Hoard TPB
Teen Titans Go! Volume 4: Smells Like Teen Titans Spirit TPB