If it’s hard being a super hero, what is it like as a sidekick? The heroes get the glory, while you clean up the mess. You don’t make the decisions and you don’t give orders. So, what do you do if you’re the Boy Wonder to one of the most recognizable super heroes in the universe and you’re looking to break out on your own?
Simple. You become Nightwing.
When his circus acrobat family was brutally murdered, Dick Grayson was taken in by billionaire and bat-friendly super hero Bruce Wayne. Bruce shared his secret life as Batman with the young boy and eventually molded him into Robin—the Dark Knight’s partner in Gotham. But as Dick grew older, playing second fiddle to the sternest hero in the Justice League began to wear on him, and eventually he struck out on his own, staying true to what he learned as Robin while coming into his own as a respected member of the super hero pantheon. His code, like his mentor’s, is simple—if you’re breaking the law on his turf, watch out. Anyone who doesn’t can expect a short and most assuredly painful trip to Arkham.
Yet, while he may share methods and motivation with Batman, Dick knows what being Batman can do. He doesn’t want to become as dark, controlling and lonely as Bruce. But for all the good he’s accomplished while avoiding it, one question is unavoidable—without going as far as Batman, can Nightwing be as effective as he ultimately wants to be?
Richard "Dick" Grayson
“SPYRAL” finale! Mr. Minos has returned to hijack Nightwing’s brain and steal all his superhero secrets!
A DARK NIGHTS: METAL tie-in! “GOTHAM RESISTANCE” part two! One vanquished foe gives way to another, even worse threat as this crucial tie-in to DC’s METAL continues!
“Double Agent”! The hunt for the team’s traitor takes an impossible turn when Nightwing is revealed as an agent of H.I.V.E.!
TEEN TITANS #12
“KILL YOUR DARLINGS” finale! Inspired by Amanda Waller’s twisted vision of control, international Suicide Squads descend upon metahuman populations around the world.
“Summer of Lies” part two! Just as Batgirl and Nightwing discover which villain from their past has returned, they realize something worse…it was all a trap!
NIGHTWING: NEW ORDER #2
Dick Grayson’s commitment to the Crusaders is put to the test after he learns a shocking secret about a member of his own family.
Batman and Harley Quinn - Trailer
Two legends return to the world of the Dark Knight in Batman and Harley Quinn, the newest entry in Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment's series of DC Universe Original Movies. Spawned from an original story by animation icon Bruce Timm and featuring the voice of Kevin Conroy as...