Damian Wayne is hanging out on his personal. DC Comics has announced Robin, a brand new ongoing collection for the character from the artistic workforce of author Joshua Williamson and artist Gleb Melnikov (unclear if Melnikov can be coloring his personal work, and no letterer for the collection has been named). The collection, which spins out of Williamson & Melnikov’s two-part “Demon or Detective” backup story in March’s problems with Batman and Detective Comics, will characteristic Damian donning a newly-redesigned Robin costume and hanging out to discover a place for himself within the DC Universe now that he’s left each Batman and the Teen Titans behind.
Right here’s how DC describes the upcoming Robin collection:
After studying of the lethal League of Lazarus event, Damian Wayne has a brand new mission: to win the event and show he’s the best fighter within the DC Universe! However first he should discover the key island the place the event is being held!
In a press release accompanying the announcement, Williamson expressed his enthusiasm about attending to workforce with rising star Melnikov on the collection:
“Being an enormous fan of Damian Wayne, I’m actually enthusiastic about getting him again on a hero’s journey.” stated Williamson. “Gleb is the right artist to inform this story as we present readers Damian’s progress, in a brand new journey that navigates his legacy, his connections to Batman, Talia Al Ghul and kicks off an vital story within the DC Universe.”
Created by Grant Morrison and Andy Kubert in 2006, Damian Wayne is the son of Bruce Wayne and Talia Al Ghul. The character has beforehand headlined his personal ongoing collection, Robin: Son of Batman, which kicked off in 2015 and ran for 13 points earlier than concluding shortly after DC’s Rebirth initiative kicked off. The character additionally starred alongside Jon “Superboy” Kent within the common Tremendous Sons collection, which ran for sixteen points in 2017-2018 and has since returned for a collection of miniseries and younger reader graphic novels. An grownup model of Damian has additionally starred in a solo collection, Damian: Son of Batman, a four-issue miniseries by Kubert that was launched in 2013.
Melnikov’s design for Damian’s new go well with seems sharp, and is a pleasant departure from the boy surprise’s conventional red-and-green costume. The look can even assist visually differentiate Damian from the opposite, superior Robin, Tim Drake. Take a look at the wraparound variant cowl by Kubert and a 1:25 variant by Riccardo Federici for Robin #1 beneath. Search for the difficulty to reach in shops and digitally on Tuesday, April 27th, 2021.