I have to admit it was not so long ago that I was at the nadir of my ability to enjoy superhero comics. Between COVID-19 and the stresses of graduate school, it was tough to enjoy things. That only got worse after seeing my favorite character who epitomized my love of superhero comics, one Damian Wayne, Robin the Boy Wonder, walking away from the role. Damian is a character who’s meant a lot to me ever since I started reading comics as a kid in 2007. But he became my favorite after he became the Robin to Dick Grayson’s Batman in Batman and Robin. [Read more…] about The Boy Wonder Returns: The Power & Importance of Damian Wayne
The Best Tim Drake (Robin) Comics!
Tim Drake is a complicated character. Not much in terms of continuity, not usually (side eyeing the New 52), but in terms of legacy. While Tim was very much the heir apparent to the Robin mantle after Jason Todd died, he reinvented it and made that name his own. Once Damian Wayne took over the role, Tim has been in a limbo ever since. Coincidentally a number of the best Tim Drake stories interrogate his identity and legacy within the Batman mythos in interesting ways. This list of stories paints a picture of Timothy Jackson Drake and who he is to the Bat-family. [Read more…] about The Best Tim Drake (Robin) Comics!
Complete Robin (Batman) Reading Order
Few characters this side of Aquaman are the but (butt?) of as many snide jokes as Robin, the Boy Wonder.
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Tim Drake (3rd Robin, Red Robin) Reading Order
Tim Drake is the preferred Robin of many modern Batman readers, and although he’s taken more of a backseat through DC’s New 52 and Rebirth, Tim was Robin from the 1990’s through the 2000’s. [Read more…] about Tim Drake (3rd Robin, Red Robin) Reading Order
Damian Wayne (Robin, Son of Batman) Reading Order
Damian Wayne is the Robin I loved to hate, hated to love, and by the time Grant Morrison’s creation and time with the character was over, simply thought was the best. [Read more…] about Damian Wayne (Robin, Son of Batman) Reading Order