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One for Nightwing, or rather some vague misfortune that they apparently have something unpleasant planned for Dick Grayson. I say that it's the crispy remains of Tarantula coming back for revenge or something.
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And the Green Lantern one, which is apparently meant to possibly be Jessica Cruz, a Green Lantern who gets her ring in a contraversial way.
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Date: 2013-07-16 08:19 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] icon_uk
On the plus side (from my subjective POV at least) it's most likely Tarantula has been removed from the board with the new 52 and the events she was involved in now never happened either.

Kyle Higgins has mentioned he's still writing Nightwing after the "Forever Evil" thing so Dick should be safe (and given how good his title has been lately, it would be a complete and total pain in the ass if they killed him off for the sake of an event) though he might A) be lying or B) have someone else in the Nightwing suit... Hmm... Babs isn't Batgirl at the moment, is she?

Date: 2013-07-16 11:11 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] chrisdv
If Dick dies, Bruce should just quit being Batman & Tim should start living in a cave.

Because two dead Robins out of four is bad enough, but three of them dying? That's just incompetence.

Date: 2013-07-17 10:44 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] icon_uk
That's the OLD Dick, the new Dick is 21 (since he was 16 when he first became Robin 5 years ago)

And Bruce would absolutely blame himself for anything happening to Dick EVER, regardless of his age, since Dick is his son in all but biology, and since he would be the one who had started him on his life of heroing.

Date: 2013-07-16 08:56 pm (UTC)
damar148: (Default)
From: [personal profile] damar148
Controversial way?

Date: 2013-07-16 09:03 pm (UTC)
shadowpsykie: (ask the questions)
From: [personal profile] shadowpsykie
sex?
death of John Stewart?
stealing it?

Date: 2013-07-16 09:33 pm (UTC)
icon_uk: (Default)
From: [personal profile] icon_uk
Finds it in a box of crackerjacks?

Discovers she's Sinestro's chosen successor?

Letter of recommendation for the Guardians when they were in full-on "Biggest bag of dicks in the Universe" phase?
Edited Date: 2013-07-16 09:33 pm (UTC)

Date: 2013-07-16 10:07 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] darkknightjrk
She was hinted to appear during Geoff Johns' last Green Lantern issue, and she's pretty closely linked to Simon Baz.

EDIT: Wait a tic, I think I just came up with a theory.

Since his introduction, Baz has been characterized as the Lantern who could do things with the ring and the power of will that people previously thought impossible--and this was a little after we found out that Sinestro was able to create a copy of his ring that he gave to Hal.

What if at some point, Simon does something similar...but instead of giving her a ring, he bathes her in green energy to the point where she can create constructs and pilot will without a ring? Notice that on the teaser for her, we don't see a ring at all.

The more I think about it, I think this girl is going to be a drastic reworking of Jade.
Edited Date: 2013-07-16 10:22 pm (UTC)

Date: 2013-07-17 12:24 am (UTC)
captainbellman: It Was A Boojum... (Default)
From: [personal profile] captainbellman
Obtains it through the sheer force of will that it takes to hold the "boobs 'n' butt" pose without several vertebrae popping out and hitting someone in the eye?

Date: 2013-07-16 10:26 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] darkknightjrk
With the Nightwing teaser, the graphic is interesting. We have the Nightwing symbol that he's been wearing since the start of the New 52, but it's bleeding down, but behind it we have a symbol that has been used for Nightwing in the past, namely the animated series.

Whatever happens to Dick in Forever Evil, I think this is telling us that Nightwing will still be around, but (s)he will have a new costume.

Date: 2013-07-16 11:13 pm (UTC)
chrisdv: (Bored Nightwing)
From: [personal profile] chrisdv
Whatever happens to Dick in Forever Evil, I think this is telling us that Nightwing will still be around, but (s)he will have a new costume.

So just another Wednesday in the New 52, then.

Date: 2013-07-16 10:26 pm (UTC)
dcbanacek: (Default)
From: [personal profile] dcbanacek
Maybe they're bringing back the Disco-Wing outfit?

Date: 2013-07-16 10:41 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] darkknightjrk
It is sort-of in continuity. We see him in a variant of it in a flashback early on in Red Hood & The Outlaws.

Date: 2013-07-17 11:55 am (UTC)
kurenai_tenka: (Default)
From: [personal profile] kurenai_tenka
'A fate worse than death', yeah, I can see it.

Date: 2013-07-17 01:42 am (UTC)
obsidianwolf: 3 of 3 Icons I never change (Default)
From: [personal profile] obsidianwolf
I can't see them killing off Dick so I wonder if the unthinkable is Nightwing crossing DC's moral line and killing someone.

Then we can find out if Nu52 Batman is as forgiving for Dick killing as he seems to be for Jason killing.

Date: 2013-07-17 02:15 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] kuronotenshi
I can see it now.

Bruce: "Dick, how -dare- you kill someone. You were the chosen one. The only one who hadn't killed anyone....(Sorta). How could you kill ."

Dick: "It was an accident! We were fighting, and I punched him, and he fell and hit his head on a giant rock. Then he fell forward and my escrima stick went right through his eye." (It is nu52. We must be competing with Ultimates for Gore you know.)

Bruce: "I see. Well. Don't do it again."

Jason: "What the f----"

Bruce: *Slams Jason's head into a window* "SHUT UP WILL! ... I mean Jason. YOU'LL GET NOTHING AND LIKE IT!"

Date: 2013-07-17 06:05 am (UTC)
applemagpie: (manny)
From: [personal profile] applemagpie
Maybe Dick will angst about it mightily and seclude himself off. It will be brilliant storytelling of the likes we've never seen before

Date: 2013-07-17 10:46 am (UTC)
icon_uk: (Default)
From: [personal profile] icon_uk
Bleeding Cool have weighed in on the topic

Nightwing will live.

Although, given what I’m told does happen, at the hands of the Crime Syndicate of America, death may be a small mercy…


Sigh.....

Date: 2013-07-17 10:21 pm (UTC)
dcbanacek: (Default)
From: [personal profile] dcbanacek
It IS the Disco-Wing outfit.... poor guy.

Date: 2013-07-17 11:01 pm (UTC)
icon_uk: (Default)
From: [personal profile] icon_uk
Now you know me, I'm a mild mannered sort usually... don't like to throw my weight around, friend to all and all that, but check out my icon...

Thou shalt NOT speak ill of the Discowing costume in my presence!!!

;)



Date: 2013-07-17 12:00 pm (UTC)
zapbiffpow: (Default)
From: [personal profile] zapbiffpow
I think Gotham Spoilers said it best: NIGHTWING GONNA GET IT.

Still, given that it looks like the Justice Leagues are gonna get killed during this arc, maybe Nightwing'll die, but gets resurrected and be up and smack-talking after all this. I hope.

Ooh, unless they're tapping Harper Row to wear the blue bird-head version Nightwing outfit?

Date: 2013-07-17 12:27 pm (UTC)
zapbiffpow: (Default)
From: [personal profile] zapbiffpow
I know, right? Her purple hair might clash terribly with the blue, though.

I'm wicked.

Date: 2013-07-17 10:34 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] silverhammerman
Harper Row becoming Nightwing would feel weird to me, I mean she hasn't really appeared much (I dropped Batman after Death of the Family, but prior to that she was in what, two issues where she actually spoke? And maybe one after that?)

It'd feel unearned and annoying to me if this character who I barely know and don't really care about suddenly became the new Nightwing. Especially because the Nightwing identity was originally the result of a lot of character growth and development.

Date: 2013-07-17 06:40 pm (UTC)
star_of_airdrie: (robinbatcave)
From: [personal profile] star_of_airdrie
This looks anything but promising. Perhaps more Back to the 90's and a great storyline ala the Team Titans's eeevvillll Deathwing.

Date: 2013-07-17 10:31 pm (UTC)
icon_uk: Sad Nightwing (Sad Nightwing)
From: [personal profile] icon_uk
Shudder...

Date: 2013-07-18 02:35 am (UTC)
star_of_airdrie: (SMIII)
From: [personal profile] star_of_airdrie
complete with nipple ring and mullet...

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