Bruce Wayne AND Dick Grayson Are BATMAN This Fall
We already knew Bruce Wayne was coming back this fall, and let’s face it, Dick Grayson has been doing a pretty good job as Batman. So what to do, DC? This morning the NY Post has confirmed what fans and observers have guessed all along. There will be 2 Batmans … uh, Batmen in November.
Beginning that month, Detective Comics, Batman and Batman and Robin will feature Dick Grayson as Batman (with the black Bat-symbol on his chest) with Damian Wayne as Robin, while Grant Morrison and Yanick Paquette’s Batman Inc. and David Finch’s Batman: The Dark Knight will both feature Bruce Wayne (with the yellow chest symbol) in their pages.
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Fantastic scifi graphic novels (that will get you hooked for life)
Comic books can be a difficult to get into, what with their years of serial storytelling and convoluted continuity. Luckily, there are plenty of one-and-done graphic novels out there. Here are some of the best four-color gateway drugs.
In picking these books, I tried to avoid picking from the über-obvious (Watchmen) and those books about familiar superheroes (Dark Knight Returns). We love ourselves some capes here at io9, but the medium goes beyond up, up, and away. Also, I wanted to keep the selection affordable, self-contained, and accessible — you should be able to find all of these books at a fair price online. And with these stand-alone stories, all you need is one hit.
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Huh, Interesting move for DC comics, having both Bruce and Dick as Batman. As a Bruce and a Dick fan, I was always of the opinion that Bruce Wayne was Batman, Dick Grayson was Nightwing – and neither Bruce or Dick wanted Dick to take the Bat legacy. We’ll see how this plays out.
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