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 #970: The joy of Red Robin’s return turns dark as everything starts falling apart. -Ian 3.5/5
Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #17: The vast majority of the female heroes of the DC Universe band together with a few villains to stop Patient Zero’s plan of killing all the men in Gotham. -Gerry 4/5
Red Hood and the Outlaws #17: With the help of the Suicide Squad, the Outlaws disable a futuristic generator of the Colony that almost destroys the world. Despite the victory, Jason and Artemis are still unsure about the new personality of Bizarro. -Bill 2.5/5
Secondary TBU Books (miniseries/digital firsts)
Ragman #3: As more of Rory’s back story is told, Ragman must battle against new demons which leads to some assistance from Etrigan. -Corbin 2/5
Main DC Universe Books
Titans #18: The Titans, spearheaded by Donna Troy, defeat Troia and her avatars. -Tony 3/5
Justice League of America #18: Still without the help of Batman, the team takes down the threat of both Afterthought and Prometheus. -Matthew 2.5/5
Suicide Squad #31: The Red Wave monster moves closer to earth as the Suicide Squad are reunited with an old teammate. -Paul 1/5
Secondary DC Universe Books (involving TBU appearances and digital firsts)
Gotham City Garage #5 (digital chapters #9-10): The Gotham City Garage versions of Batman, Barbara Gordon, Catwoman, Harley Quinn and Joker all appear in the issue.
New-Superman #18: Batman, Bat-Man of China and Robinbot all appear in the issue.
TBU Trade and Hardcover Release List
Batman Unwrapped: Death of the Family HC
Batman Volume 4: The War of Jokes and Riddles TPB
Trinity Volume 1: Better Together TPB
Trinity Volume 2: Dead Space HC
Suicide Squad Volume 4: Earthlings on Fire TPB
DC Universe by John Byrne HC