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So Robin is 75 years old this year, having debuted in Detective Comics #38, dated April 1940



That means it would have been on the shelves in Feb/March. According to current continuity, Dick's birthday is "the first day of Spring", which would be 20th March, but he's had a few other dates cited as his DOB over the years, so this seems close enough... ish.

So let's celebrate!

And how better than with a costume party?! )
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It's been a weird Tuesday so I'm up for a little something pretty, but since I believe in being even handed about these things....

For those who like the ladies...

Adam Hughes Catwoman Convergence Cover )

And for those who like the chaps...

A preview image from Grayson #8 )
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If Dick Grayson's Robin in his New Teen Titans era has a flaw (Well he has a few, not physical of course, but character related) , it would be a certain degree of neurosis about himself and his relationships.

Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose!



From 13th Dimensions's preview for the issue

When there's romance, you know who to call.... SOMEONE ELSE! )
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This post is serving two purposes

For one thing, it includes the absolute romantic and sexy scene that Dick Grayson has had in a long, long time, so it satisfies the Valentines Day criteria.

And the other reason relates to Young Justice too... sorta )
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In light of the Identity Crisis post, I personally feel the need for a bit of a metaphorical palate cleanser, some good old fashioned comics in my "Accentuate the Positive" series...

So here are two pages from Batman #1

Say it with me kids...

Criminals are a superstitious, cowardly lot )
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Now, I think I've been very restrained for the most part of late, with a distinct lack of chronically imperilled acrobatic heroes, more or less.

Time to sort of remedy that with some scans from a book I found yesterday which was an impulse purchase and not a bad one at that, It's a hardback book called "The World According to the Joker" (There's also one called "The World According to Batman" which I didn't pick up)

It's a glimpse into the Jokers head-space as part of a series of psychological examinations by Dr Arkham

It goes as well as you might expect )
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So after Nightwing #0 (The origin of Dick as Robin) and Secret Origins #1 (The origin of Dick as Robin), we now have Secret Origins #8 giving us... the origin of Dick as Robin.... The New 52 seems to have some sort of complex about this....

First up is the recovery of something that seemed to have been lost in the New 52, Dick's ethnicity...



Read more... )
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Now scans_daily welcomes those of all religious persuasions, or no religious persuasion at all, and long may it continue to do so.

And whilst appreciating that there are those for whom this day is not particularly special, or whose religious celebrations occur at other times of the year, I hope no one will be offended if I post a couple of Christmas themed special pieces.

So who is on the Naughty List? )
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Now my past few “Main posts” have tended towards the verbose, but I suspect that I don’t really need to be for this one, as the scans will do most of the work.

If you can’t work out who I would nominate for this, then I think it’s safe to say that either you are new here (in which case “Hi!”) or you haven’t been paying attention! :)

Who else COULD it be, but the owner of the most maximus of gluteus



Mr Grayson's Wild Ride )

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