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Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Batman Inc kills off Robin

Batman Inc kills off RobinPlease note: Spoilers ahead. The Dynamic Duo is now a somewhat less Dynamic Uno after DC Comics's latest Batman comic made the controversial move of killing off the Caped Crusader's long-running sidekick, Robin. Out today, the eighth issue of the more
The Guardian ( 2/27/2013 4:40:46 AM -08:00 )

Batman to lose son Robin
Batman to lose son RobinBatman may be able to save the world, but he'll lose his sidekick Robin -- who in his current incarnation is his son -- in the upcoming Batman Incorporated comic book series. DC Comics said the caped crusader's acrobatic young assistant, Batman alter ego more
Times of Oman ( 2/27/2013 4:02:00 AM -08:00 )

Batman's Robin to be killed off
BatmanHoly dearly departed, Batman! The Caped Crusader's infamous sidekick Robin is slated to meet his end in the upcoming issue of DC Comic's "Batman Incorporated" series. Original Batmobile auctions for $4.2m. Several different characters have stepped into more
CBS News ( 2/26/2013 5:36:50 PM -08:00 )

Batman's sidekick Robin to die battling a brutal enemy
BatmanNEW YORK: In a shocking development for comic book lovers, Batman's young sidekick Robin will die battling a brutal enemy in the latest edition of the enterprise. Robin the Boy Wonder, Batman's aide, will be killed in a comic book published on Wednesday, more
Times of India ( 2/26/2013 4:34:39 PM -08:00 )

DC Comics killing off Robin
DC Comics killing off RobinRobin the Boy Wonder will die — though not for the first time — on Wednesday following a pitched battle with a supervillain, according to the publishers of DC Comics. The surprise death will appear in the latest issue of Batman Incorporated, one of DC's more
CBC.ca ( 2/26/2013 3:37:07 PM -08:00 )

Holy bummer, Batman! Robin is going to die
After fighting baddies with Batman, sidekick Robin is going to get the ax, the New York Post reported Monday. “He dies an absolute hero,” Grant Morrison, author of comic “Batman Incorporated,” told the paper. The series portrays Robin as Damian Wayne, the more
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog) ( 2/26/2013 12:44:10 PM -08:00 )

DC is killing off a major character this week (SPOILER ALERT)
The death of a major comic book character is one of those pop culture events that gives you a moment to sit back and really consider the big questions. Questions like: “So, is this a shameless marketing ploy, or is it an actual good story that will nevertheless be more
Entertainment Weekly ( 2/26/2013 9:42:43 AM -08:00 )

Robin Faces Death in Next 'Batman' Comic
Robin Faces Death in Next Humongous spoiler alert: Batman's beloved longtime sidekick Robin will be killed off in the next issue of the offshoot title Batman Incorporated, writer Grant Morrison told the New York Post. "He saves the world. He does his job as Robin," said Morrison. more
RollingStone.com ( 2/26/2013 9:25:13 AM -08:00 )

Batman's sidekick Robin to die
DC Comics announced on Monday that Damian Wayne, Batman's current sidekick, will die in Wednesday's Batman, Incorporated #8. Having taken on the role of Robin since 2006 (and at the age of ten), Damian is not just the latest character to go by that altar more
CNN (blog) ( 2/26/2013 7:37:38 AM -08:00 )

DC Comics to kill off Batman's latest Robin
Batman's sidekick, Robin the Boy Wonder, will die battling a brutal enemy in a comic to be published on Wednesday. The shocking death of the Dark Knight's aide-de-camp will first appear in issue No. 8 of the offshoot title ' Batman Incorporated,' but the more
Hindustan Times ( 2/25/2013 11:54:27 PM -08:00 )

Batman's sidekick Robin, the Boy Wonder, to die in upcoming comic book
BatmanBatman's young partner Robin will die saving the world in a comic book published Wednesday, DC Comics has announced. Both the Boy Wonder and Batman's son, the Damian Wayne character will meet his end in the eighth issue of the comic Batman more
Daily Mail ( 2/25/2013 10:31:11 PM -08:00 )

Sad day for Gotham city: Robin kapowed!
Sad day for Gotham city: Robin kapowed!Holy cow! Batman's protégé Robin, the Boy Wonder, is set to be killed off in the latest comic book featuring the long-running Gotham City superhero which is set to be published tomorrow. The green-masked Robin, aka Damian, the 10-year-old son of Bruce more
The Times (subscription) ( 2/25/2013 5:59:04 PM -08:00 )

Robin the Boy Wonder killed? Grant Morrison speaks out »
Robin the Boy Wonder killed? Grant Morrison speaks out »An earlier "Batman Incorporated" cover depicts Batman and his son, Damian, the current Robin. (DC Comics). http://herocomplex.latimes.com/comics/robin-the-boy-wonder-killed/attachment/batman_incorporated_vol_2-1_cover-2/. 1. Link. Robin the Boy more
Los Angeles Times ( 2/25/2013 5:32:07 PM -08:00 )

Batman sobbin' for Robin
Batman sobbinBATMAN'S devoted sidekick Robin is to be killed off in a major comic book shock. The Boy Wonder will die battling a cloned assassin in the next edition of Batman Incorporated — out tomorrow. Writer Grant Morrison said Robin meets his end after “saving the more
The Sun ( 2/25/2013 4:20:30 PM -08:00 )

Sad Day for Gotham City: Robin Will Die
Maybe it's time for Batman to consider going solo again. On Wednesday DC Comics will publish issue No. 8 of “Batman Incorporated.” The comic, written by Grant Morrison, will feature the death of Damian Wayne, the son of Bruce Wayne and the current more
New York Times (blog) ( 2/25/2013 1:51:42 PM -08:00 )

Spoiler alert! Batman's partner (and son) Robin is getting killed
Spoiler alert! BatmanThe current incarnation of Robin the Boy Wonder will be killed in action in "Batman Incorporated" No. 8. By Rick Schindler, TODAY. Robin will fly no more after this Wednesday — the current incarnation of Robin the Boy Wonder is biting the dust. In case you're more
Today.com (blog) ( 2/25/2013 1:02:42 PM -08:00 )

Boy Wonder no more? Writer ends career of current Robin
Batman's son Damian Wayne, 10, has his last adventure in new issue of 'Batman, Incorporated.' Robin RIP. The current Robin has his final adventure in the new issue of Grant Morrison's "Batman, Incorporated." (Photo: DC Comics) more
USA TODAY ( 2/25/2013 11:39:42 AM -08:00 )

Batman Comics To Lose Major Character
Comic book writer Grant Morrison has confirmed to the New York Post (and DC Comics has also now confirmed) that in the upcoming issue of monthly DC Comic title Batman Incorporated, Damian Wayne — Batman's son and currently serving as sidekick more
Forbes ( 2/25/2013 9:06:30 AM -08:00 )

Robin The Boy Wonder Will Die, Says Major Newspaper
Robin The Boy Wonder Will Die, Says Major NewspaperIn this case, Batman's 10-year-old son Damian -- the latest young person to put on the Robin colors -- "eats it" (as it says on the Post's URL for the story). He dies "battling a brutal enemy," according the article, with writer Grant Morrison adding, "He saves the more
MTV.com (blog) ( 2/25/2013 8:53:36 AM -08:00 )

'Batman' star Burt Ward said killing off Robin is a big mistake
According to Burt Ward, an actor who once played Robin in the '60s Batman TV series, DC Comics is making the biggest mistake by killing Robin in the next issue of the Batman Incorporated comic. Ward said that the future Batman franchise depends on the more
TheCelebrityCafe.com ( 2/27/2013 5:45:58 AM -08:00 )