_During Quarantined Comics “summer hiatus” (Ryan in a Korean gulag, Raman changing more diapers), we wanted to make sure you still got your sweet, sweet weekly comics content, so we’re proud to share Raman’s OTHER comic book podcast project “CHARACTER STUDY” -with friend-of-the-pod Paresh Jha. Character Study is a 4-part series that examines the history of DICK GRAYSON (aka Robin, aka Nightwing), the other half of Batman’s dynamic duo.
CHARACTER STUDY: Dick Grayson
CHAPTER 1: “Holy Origin Story!” - Unpacking the many early/origin stories of how Dick Grayson became Robin, the Boy Wonder
“Detective Comics #38” (1940) - by Bill Finger (W), Bob Kane (A)
“Batman: Dark Victory” (1999) - by Jeph Loeb (W), Tim Sale (A)
“Batman Chronicles: The Gauntlet” (1997) - by Bruce Canwell (W), Lee Weeks (A)
“Robin: Year One” (2001) - by Chuck Dixon & Scott Beatty (Ws), Javier Pulido & Marcos Martin
TV: Batman TAS - Robin’s Reckoning (2-parter)
The Untold Legend of the Batman (3 issue mini-series, Ch2 is Dick retelling his origin
Teen Titans - should there be 1-2 issues of the original series?