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Review: Nightwing #34

Overview: Nightwing, Blockbuster, Defacer, and the Run-Offs face off with Raptor and Pigeon for the fate of Bludhaven.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The issues open with Defacer narrating a...

Review: Nightwing #33

Overview: Nightwing teams with Blockbuster to fight off a casino full of blockbusterized monsters as Raptor puts his master plan into motion.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story opens at...

Review: Nightwing #32

Overview: Nightwing and Raptor talk over a game of Blackjack.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story opens with Raptor narrating over a flashback of the death of Dick Grayson’s parents and an...

Review: Nightwing #31

Overview: Raptor continues his plans for revenge by attacking Blockbuster as Nightwing looses another ally.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story opens at the Marcus Casino where a group of...

Review: Nightwing #28

Overview: In the finale of the Spyral story arc, Nightwing and Huntress face off against the evil mastermind behind the Spyral’s arms dealing, Mr. Minos.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story...

Review: Nightwing #27

Overview: After the revelations of last issue, Nightwing and Huntress must confront and combat a Spyral turned bad!    Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Nightwing #27 kicks off with Nightwing and...

Review: Nightwing #26

Overview: Dick Grayson is reunited with Huntress as Spyral is reintroduced into his life!   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Nightwing #26 sees the reappearance of Huntress in the sphere of...

Review: Nightwing #25

(Spoilers ahead) Nightwing #25 is an impressive return to form for a comic run that has set a benchmark of solid issues with the occasional dip. There’s something strangely grounded about Nightwing...

Review: Nightwing #23

(Spoilers ahead) Nightwing #23 picks up in Bludhaven, with Blockbuster’s brother, Roland greeting Nightwing and telling him the story of his life and that of his brother, Mark Desmond, the original...

Review: Nightwing #22

(Spoilers ahead) Nightwing #22 is an exercise in slick, compact storytelling. Picking up in the aftermath of the team-up with Wally West and the “time freezing dude bro” of the previous issue,...

Review: Nightwing #20

(Spoilers ahead) Every good run has its average issues. For this reviewer, Nightwing #20 definitely felt quite lackluster and devoid of much driving action – at odds with the momentum of the...

Review: Nightwing #19

(Spoilers ahead) Nightwing #19 opens with a disguised Nightwing and Shawn trekking across the desert on the trail of the kidnapped Robin, led by a shadowy tour guide, on their way to photograph...

Review: Nightwing #18

Professor Pyg is a dark subject for a dark arc, laced with the most severe trappings of the Morrison-era Batman which Tim Seeley definitely is taking narrative and thematic inspiration from in this...

Review: Nightwing #17

One of my favorite runs in comic books and specifically favorite runs within The Batman Universe is Grant Morrison’s run featuring Dick Grayson as Batman and Damian Wayne as Robin. Nightwing #17...

Review: Nightwing #16

For lovers of the Damian Wayne/Dick Grayson dynamic, Nightwing #16 supplies it in spades. For me as a reader, this was an issue I’ve been waiting for, a further exploration of one of the most...

Is Nightwing heading for fatherhood?

As the headline and teaser image reveals, Nightwing gets a voicemail which may change things forever. In Nightwing #16 (out today), his current girlfriend Shawn Tsang thinks she may be pregnant. If...

Review: Nightwing #15

Nightwing #15 is a great example of how to do a modern romance issue inside a superhero tale. We don’t see enough (or hardly any) of them these days, and Even in a Dream (the issue title) is a nice...

Review: Nightwing #14

Nightwing #14 wraps up the Bludhaven arc, which has dealt with Nightwing’s arrival in the city of Bludhaven, in an effort to find some certainty for his place in the world and realign where the...

Review: Nightwing #13

The action in Nightwing #13 kicks off gritty and grimy on a rainy night in Bludhaven, with Nightwing and the gang of the Run-offs fresh off the battle against Orca. With Forsyth dead, and one of...

Review: Nightwing #12

Picking up from the events of the previous issue, Detective Svobodai is at the graffiti-strewn crime scene of a Bludhaven murder. Nightwing turns up on the scene, and discovers that the victim was a...

Review: Nightwing #11

The Nightwing title has certainly flipped the script, the dark conflicted vibe of the first few issues involving Talon replaced by a more colorful and fun vibe as Nightwing begins his adventures in...

Review: Nightwing #10

Nightwing #10 flips the script for the series and to my mind is the strongest entry up to this point. While the previous issues featured a morally compromised Nightwing operating in conjunction with...