Contact Us

WHAT: Nightwing Turns Secret Agent In DC’s New ‘Grayson’ Series

Grayson
DC Comics

Nightwing is no more.

In the series Grayson debuting July 2, Dick Grayson is hanging up his domino mask and taking on a new life as an undercover spy. The series will be written by Tim Seeley (Revival, Batman Eternal) and Tom King, a former CIA counterterrorism officer who wrote the superhero book The Once Crowded Sky.

It’s an interesting approach, and one has to wonder how it’ll jump off from the current story in Forever Evil, where the former Robin has been outed to the world and apparently killed. It seems like that would make it hard for him to go undercover, since seemingly everyone in the world has seen his face, but Seeley and King explained that Grayson faking his death plays a role in that.

Grayson will be wearing a costume designed by series artist Mikel Janin that has a very Tom Cruise-in-Mission Impossible feel. It’s also got a big G on his chest, which seems like an odd thing for a spy to wear, but maybe that will be explained.

In the book, Grayson will go to work for the agency Spyral, which was first introduced in Batman Incorporated. King said the series will explore the current intelligence climate, in which agents engage in some questionable morality to take down bad guys. It appears Batman won’t be too happy about that move, and there’ll be some conflict there.

Also of note: Seeley said that Grayson is on of only a handful of heroes “considered a sex symbol by ladies.” He added, “We’re leaning into that.”

 

Grayson big
DC Comics

 

Perception Vs. Reality: ‘Long Writer Runs’ At Marvel & DC

 

[Via USA Today]

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://comicsalliance.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Comics Alliance quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Register on Comics Alliance quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!