Dick Grayson, Boy Wonder
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Dick Grayson, Boy Wonder scholars and creators on 75 years of Robin, Nightwing and Batman by Kristen L. Geaman

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Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-348) and index.

Statementedited by Kristen L. Geaman
LC ClassificationsPN6728.R576 D53 2015
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 354 pages
Number of Pages354
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27201120M
ISBN 100786497882
ISBN 109780786497881
LC Control Number2015021885

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  Part III Nightwing and Beyond: Dick Grayson Grows Up. Boy Wonder to Man Wonder: Dick Grayson's Transition to Nightwing and the Bildungsroman Kristen L. Geaman Building Character: The Writers Who Shaped Dick Grayson's Personality Christopher McKittrick The Heart and Soul: Dick Grayson as the Center of the DC Universe Mollie Herlocker Brand: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers. Part I. Robin the Boy Wonder Success in Stasis: Dick Grayson’s Thirty Years as a Boy Wonder (J.L. Bell) 8 Outlining the Future Robin: The Seventies in the Batman Family (Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns and César Alfonso Marino) 28 Fashioning Himself a Hero: Robin’s Costume and Its Role in Shaping His Identity (Joshua R. Pangborn) The name "Robin the Boy Wonder" and the medieval look of the original costume were inspired by the legendary hero Robin Hood, as well as the famous red-breasted Robin, which continued the "flying animal" motif of Batman. Young Dick Grayson was born on the first day of spring. His mother nicknamed him "little Robin.". Dick Grayson: The Boy Wonder The Flying Graysons! Born to a family of acrobats, Dick Grayson began his life with an exciting childhood growing up in the circus.

And just like that, Robin the Boy Wonder made the kid sidekick an icon. Acrobat Dick Grayson was the youngest member of his parents’ death-defying circus act. But after their cold-blooded murder, Dick vowed revenge. Seeing a genuine piece of himself in the boy, Batman took him in—and gave him a better outlet for his anger.   He is the Original Boy Wonder. The most important Dick Grayson facts comes from his origins. Dick Grayson himself is a part of comic book history as he is the poster boy for sidekicks and perhaps the true original in this sense. Debuting is , Dick Grayson took up the role of Robin in order to aide the Dark Knight. Grayson is a spy comic book ongoing series published by DC Comics about the character Dick Grayson leaving behind his superhero life to become an agent of the fictional spy agency Spyral. The series was initially written by Tim Seeley and Tom King, with art by Mikel Janín and Stephen Mooney. The creative team departed the series after issue #16, with Seeley working on Nightwing and.   Meet Cute: Dick met Marjory in school, where the Boy Wonder would lovingly stare at her during their classes. In ’s Batman #23 Marjory became Dick Grayson’s very first girlfriend, and he got ready for his first date by drenching himself in cologne. Apparently that wasn’t covered by Bruce in his crime-fighting training.

  The boy was leaning against the trunk reading a book. His physique was all that remained of the Boy Wonder, a world famous acrobat who had been preforming since he was a toddler- training to carry the family legacy on his shoulders. Bruce entered the process with the strict intentions of fostering Dick Grayson. The boy needed protection.   Fans of Batman will be familiar with the The Bat’s first adopted son, Dick Grayson and how he came to be in the hero’s care before he became the first Boy Wonder. He was that little kid in the flaming green speedo and pixie boots -- the original superhero sidekick -- Robin, the Boy Wonder. However, what’s so great about Dick Grayson is that he’s one of.   As we celebrate Dick Grayson’s 80th year in comics -- Robin the Boy Wonder was first introduced in Detective Comics #38, which bears a cover date of April -- .