Robin War, DC’s new event series about the army of teens running around Gotham in the name of Batman’s sidekick, is pretty much all about the identity of Robin, and what it means to take on that mantle—but for one Robin in particular, Dick Grayson, it seems like it’s all about another particular mantle.
It's been nearly two years since Hissoni Johnson's Nightwing-origin webseries made its début, but it's returned at last. However, it's not here to give you more Dick Grayson, actually, but to reveal the story of Jason Todd in a world where Batman works alone.
At NYCC, we spoke with comic scribe Scott Snyder about his forensically inclined run on Detective Comics. Snyder told us his plans to put Dick Grayson through the psychological wringer and what's next for the bloodsuckers of American Vampire.
Urban fantasy novelist Kelly Meding has sold a superhero novel to Pocket Books, and she tells io9 it's inspired by the New Teen Titans and other tales of "legacy" heroes. Could superhero books be the new urban fantasy?
Bruce Wayne is dead (or is he?), but the Batman franchise is back in full swing after three months of the meandering Battle for the Cowl. But with seven different Bat-related titles released in June alone, which are the must-reads?