17 November 2013

A Plethora of Alternative Robins

There’s no Robin in the official DC Comics continuity right now, and the company is trying to raise questions about the fate of Dick Grayson as Nightwing in the “Forever Evil” crossover (accompanied by a shift in the Nightwing comic book’s writer).

But the company is offering a plethora of Robins in alternative universes. These include:
None of these alternatives is, of course, adequate for fans of one Robin or another—though none of those specific Robins might satisfy everyone. Together they do demonstrate the continued storytelling viability of Robin as a symbolic figure.

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