Major Batman Event Confirmed
In ‘Batman Incorporated’ #8
Published: 02/25/2013 05:46pm
DC Comics has confirmed that Damien Wayne, better known as Batman’s sidekick Robin, will die a hero’s death in Batman Incorporated #8, releasing Wednesday. Damien, now 10 years old, is the son of Bruce Wayne and Talia al Ghul, and thus the grandson of the immortal super-villain, Ra's al Ghul.
Batman Incorporated #8 is written by Grant Morrison (Action Comics, New X-Men), who is in the process of wrapping up a six-year run chronicling the adventures of the Dark Knight Detective. According to DC, the story will "bring together everything Morrison has been building towards since the beginning of the series." The issue is illustrated by Chris Burnham (Officer Downe, Nixon's Pals).
As longtime fans know, this won’t be the first time Batman’s partner in crime fighting has died. During "Batman: A Death in the Family," which took place in Batman #s 426-429 (1988-1989), DC killed off Jason Todd, the second Robin, by way of fan votes via a 900 telephone number.
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