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An average week in the life of Robin

MONDAY Robin (v4) #21 TUESDAY The Joker: Devil’s Advocate WEDNESDAY Robin (v4) #15 THURSDAY Catwoman (v2) #25 FRIDAY Robin Annual #1 SATURDAY Batman vs Predator III #4 SUNDAY Detective Comics #685   NEXT: Science fiction.

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On Carrie Kelley, Robin

Of all the bare-legged kids who have given Batman a helping hand over the years, Carrie Kelley is probably my favorite. She’s this spunky teen who just goes ahead and dresses in that silly suit and totally owns it, kicking … Continue reading

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5 kickass Jason Todd moments

The world of superheroes can sometimes be seriously dark and sick (as anyone who watched the first season of Jessica Jones can attest). A couple of months ago, I mentioned how the version of Jason Todd, the second Robin, introduced … Continue reading

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On Jason Todd, Robin

One way to look at the second Robin, Jason Todd, is that he started out as a well-executed bad idea and ended up as a poorly executed great idea. Another way to look at the character is that DC at … Continue reading

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On Dick Grayson, the Teen Wonder

If Dick Grayson’s childhood was pretty unusual, his adolescence was totally out there. While Detective Comics didn’t promote him from Boy Wonder to Teen Wonder until 1970, in the mid-60s Robin became a founding member of the Teen Titans:           … Continue reading

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On Dick Grayson, the Boy Wonder

Although the idea of Batman running around with an unarmed kid dressed in bright colors whom he takes to gun fights with psychopathic terrorists may strike some as, at the very least, child neglect, it’s an idea that has stuck … Continue reading

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