Nightwing (1996 - 2009)
3 Volumes, 153 Issues
Dennis O'Neil introduces Dick Grayson's brand new costume and career in Nightwing's first solo series! Nightwing flies solo as Dick Grayson uncovers new facts about the murder of his parents--evidence suggesting there was far more to their deaths than he ever suspected. But shadowy forces have strong reasons for keeping the truth buried and send assassins to silence him forever. Collecting NIGHTWING #1-4, NIGHTWING #1-8.
In the fallen city of BlŸdhaven, crime and corruption have replaced civil society almost entirely. From the mayor on down to the lowliest dogcatcher, everyone on the public payroll has been bought and paid for by the gangsters who run the show. But this town's brutal status quo is about to be disrupted by the last thing anyone expects: a hero. Actually, make that two heroes. As Nightwing, Dick Grayson has already given the local thugs a first taste of his two-fisted brand of justice. When his old mentor Batman unexpectedly joins him on patrol, however, both the underworld and its formidable leader, Blockbuster, sit up and take notice. The acclaimed creative team of Chuck Dixon, Scott McDaniel and Karl Story is joined by guest talents Devin Grayson, Greg Land and Bob McLeod for NIGHTWING VOL. 2: ROUGH JUSTICE, collects issues #9-18 of the original series together with NIGHTWING ANNUAL #1.
Acclaimed creative team of Chuck Dixon, Scott McDaniel and Karl Story is joined by guest talents Devin Grayson, Greg Land and Bill Sienkiewicz! Dick Grayson has left Gotham City and made Nightwing a name to be feared. But in the wake of a devastating earthquake, Nightwing must come to terms with his decision to start a new life in BlŸdhaven instead of remaining in Gotham. Meanwhile, Nightwing teams up with the Huntress to take down one of the biggest crime families in the country. The two lonely heroes begin to realize that their partnership may be more than just professional. At the same time, Dick still has to deal with the imposter Nite-Wing. When super-villains and corrupt cops come after this phony hero, Dick Grayson is all that stands between them and their target. After all this mayhem, it would be a great time for a visit from his brother-in-crime-fighting Tim Drake-a.k.a. Robin! Collects NIGHTWING #19-25, NIGHTWING #1/2 and NIGHTWING/HUNTRESS #1-4.
Nightwing takes matters into his own hands in a new city that is in desperate need of a hero. But Dick Grayson's efforts to shatter Bludhaven's corruption and organized crime are obstructed at every turn by vicious killers, angry cops and the mysterious mastermind behind it all!
Nightwing decides he needs to improve his arsenal in the battle to protect Bludhaven, so he sets up a secret lair in a rundown auto shop and creates a car equipped with weapons that make the vehicle much more powerful than it might appear from the outside. Prepare for the Night-Mobile!
Cataclysm part 2, continued from BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT #73. When news of the massive earthquake and decimation of Gotham City reaches Nightwing, Dick Grayson races off to help as many people as he can. But with Batman and Oracle unresponsive, how much can one hero accomplish? Continued in BATMAN #553.
Cataclysm part 11, continued from BATMAN CHRONICLES #12. Nightwing and Robin, with Oracle's help, race to the ruins of Wayne Manor to try to determine the fate of Batman and Alfred. Meanwhile, Commissioner Gordon and Detective Hawke come face-to-face with the tremendous devastation in Gotham at the site of the huge Davenport Center! Continued in BATMAN #554.
Everything changed in a Flash! Barry Allen wakes up in a very different world than he's used to—with a murderous Batman, no Superman and no Fastest Man Alive! Barry must unravel this mystery and find a way to return the world to normal before the new world destroys itself and everyone in it!
“BETTER THAN BATMAN” Chapter One Batman taught Nightwing everything he knows—but what if everything he taught him is wrong? When Dick is stuck with a new mentor who challenges everything Batman taught him, Nightwing has to shatter his concept of justice in order to fight for what he knows is right. Writer Tim Seeley (GRAYSON, BATMAN & ROBIN ETERNAL) launches Nightwing onto a new quest alongside rising talent Javier Fernandez (RED HOOD/ARSENAL).
Dick Grayson flies high once more as Nightwing in his own ongoing series! And as he embraces his destiny, Haley's Circus (the big top where Dick once performed) returns to Gotham City—bringing with it murder, mystery and superhuman evil!