A Brief History of Robin

As bleak as Gotham City can seem, it’s always had at least one ray of light—Robin. The Boy Wonder has long kept Batman from becoming TOO dark of a Dark Knight with his optimism, energy and youthful exuberance. He’s the epitome of the young comic book sidekick—the one by which all others are measured.

Robin 101: One Name, Many Heroes

In the just released WE ARE ROBIN #1, Gotham City teenagers band together to fight crime on the streets in the name of Batman’s iconic sidekick, Robin. Intuitive, smart and resourceful, but largely untrained and completely unsanctioned by Batman, these would-be heroes succeed due to street smarts and simple strength in numbers. Rather than one Robin, there are now hundreds of them, each with his or her own unique set of skills and traits, as well as their own particular chip on their shoulder.

DC You - Are You Ready for the Future?

Whether it's within the urban sprawl of one of comics' most infamous cities or in the lawless outer depths of space, the future is coming and we have just one question for you... Are you ready?

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Robin vs. Red Robin! J.T. Krul breaks down Damian Wayne and Tim Drake

They both carry the Robin namesake, but Damian Wayne and Tim Drake have very different ways of doing things. So different, that when they cross paths in the upcoming RED ROBIN / TEEN TITANS crossover, things are sure to get interesting. Here’s the first page of TEEN TITANS #92, on sale now, where we get to see how the two Robins think of each other a la Batman and Superman.

Tim Drake enters the Unternet in RED ROBIN #19

Tim Drake's fought a lot of nightmarish villains - but the true enemy in RED ROBIN #19 may actually be a nightmare. The strange, backwards world Tim's woken up in may actually all be in his head... or is it? RED ROBIN #19 co-stars Tamara Fox as an angry, talking baby and hits stores next Wednesday. ... I had you at angry talking baby, right? [gallery link="file" columns="2"]

Startling revelations in RED ROBIN #12

Writer Chris Yost closes out his run on the series with an issue that serves as the culmination of a year's worth of mystery, intrigue and Red Robin heroics. Who will win in a battle between Tim Drake and Ra's al Ghul? Who has Ra's been talking to all this time in the shadows? Why was Lucius Fox desperate to find Tim? And what made Tim so sure Bruce Wayne was alive way back in Red Robin #1? Find out here. RED ROBIN #12 hits 5/5. [gallery link="file"]


Tim Drake's had a rough year, to say the least. Struggling with a new identity, searching for the mentor only he believes is actually alive and tangled up with Ra's Al Ghul and his deadly League of Assassins -- not exactly a recipe for long-term health, y'know? Well, things aren't going to get any easier. Starting with June's RED ROBIN #13, writer Fabian Nicieza will step in as the new regular writer, joining series artist Marcus To for what will certainly prove to be an extension of the wild ride Red Robin's been on so far.


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