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Robin, the boy wonder


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Robin, the boy wonder

  1. 1. The Five Boy (and girl) Wonders<br />Neelie Goewey<br />
  2. 2. Quick History on the Creation of <br />Robin, the Boy Wonder<br /><ul><li> A teenaged sidekick
  3. 3. The name Robin</li></ul>First appearance of Robin <br />in Detective Comics #38<br />
  4. 4. The Robin Timeline<br />1940<br />1983<br />1989<br />2004<br />2006<br />Today<br />Dick Grayson<br />Damian Wayne<br />Stephanie Brown<br />Tim Drake<br />Jason Todd<br />
  5. 5. Robin I<br />Dick Grayson<br />[Richard John Grayson]<br /><ul><li> “You can take the boy out of the circus, but not the circus out of the boy.” (D.G.)
  6. 6. Acrobat, leader and a people person.</li></ul>Dick Grayson from<br />All Star: Batman and Robin, the Boy Wonder<br />1940<br />
  7. 7. The <br />Dynamic <br />Duo<br />Bruce and Dick <br />from<br />Infinite Crisis<br /><ul><li>Robin leaves the nest.
  8. 8. From sidekick to superhero.
  9. 9. The bond of a father and son.</li></ul>Dick is fired by Bruce<br />Dick as Nightwing<br />1940<br />
  10. 10. Robin II<br />Jason stealing the Batmobile tires<br />Jason Todd<br />[Jason Peter Todd]<br /><ul><li>A poor boy from the wrong side of the tracks.
  11. 11. “The Robin nobody liked.”
  12. 12. A Death in the Family</li></ul>The death of Jason<br />Dick Grayson and Jason Todd<br />1983<br />
  13. 13. Robin III<br />Tim watching Robin (Dick) on TV<br />Tim Drake<br />[Timothy Jackson Drake]<br /><ul><li> The boy who caught what the world missed.
  14. 14. Volunteer vigilante.
  15. 15. Martial artist, first rate detective, and technological genius.</li></ul>Tim with his signature bo staff<br />1989<br />
  16. 16. Robin and Nightwing<br />Tim and his father argue over Tim being Robin<br /><ul><li> A brotherly bond.
  17. 17. The risk of exposure.</li></ul>1989<br />
  18. 18. Robin IV<br />Stephanie Brown<br />Stephanie as<br />The Spoiler<br /><ul><li> Daughter of a villain.
  19. 19. The short flight of the Girl Wonder.</li></ul>Stephanie takes on the mask of Batgirl<br />2004<br />
  20. 20. Robin V<br />Damian Wayne<br /><ul><li> Son of a Bat.
  21. 21. Arrogant, violent bat brat.
  22. 22. Like father, like son.</li></ul>Damian and his mother<br />The start of a bitter sibling rivalry<br />2006<br />
  23. 23. <ul><li> Becoming the new Robin.</li></ul>2006<br />
  24. 24. From Robin to Red Robin<br /><ul><li> …but what about Tim?</li></ul>Red Robin, the unlucky babysitter<br />2006<br />
  25. 25. Tim, Damian, and Dick <br /><ul><li> The Bat family today.</li></ul>Today<br />