Red Robin to Penny-One…I need you to get me on the next flight from New York to Gotham. I just heard the news…
“I think we may be able to skip the gardener this month.”
His name is Timothy Drake. Robin. You all right?
Dick Grayson’s fate post- “Forever Evil” has been revealed — and while “Nightwing” is no more, “Grayson” is set to explore new territory as a secret agent….”Nightwing” #30, the final issue of that series, is slated for release on May 28. “Grayson” #1 scheduled to follow on July 2… along with another as-yet unrevealed new release titled “Robin Rises: Omega #1.
So now, Bruce…tell yourself he’s just a man. Like you. Tell yourself he has flesh which can be ripped, bones that can be shattered. That he needs to breathe, to sleep, to eat. Prove it to yourself. Stare back at him, into those damn eyes. Stare into them until he flinches. Until you see them work like human eyes. Until you see the pupils change.
It happens all of a sudden, just a tiny shift, but there it is. You stare back and you see it. The smallest flicker in the pupils, but still. And you say to yourself, see? Beneath it all he’s just what you thought he was. A man.
And ignore the fact that what you saw those tiny pupils do was expand. Expand for you after you stared back long enough. Ignore the fact that what you saw those black points expand with…
…let’s try to have some fun, okay?
Batman: Black & White #1
It still freaks me out when he does that.