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Old 03-16-2013, 05:07 PM   #82
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Default Re: Robin or no Robin?

Originally Posted by FeedOnATreeFrog View Post
I think a robin introduction is fine, given how it mirrors Bruce's origin.

This way we don't have to have Batman begins.

The only problem I have is that that's pretty much Batman Forever.

Though there's justification for going over the same stuff again, is rather that it was completely different, ala a Tim Drake or Damien Wayne intro, with an established Nightwing (and Dick's origin told through brief dialogue and/or flashback)
I agree. I'd go with Drake and have Grayson already established as Nightwing.

For all the faults of Batman Forever, it actually was a pretty decent Dick Grayons/Robin origin story. I'd prefer the films explore new characters where they can to keep things fresh. It's such a vast universe in the comics that you have options and don't necessarily have to just keep repeating the same thing over and over.

I think regardless of what happens with the next iteration of Batman, it's only a matter of time before Nightwing shows up in a film. They'd be crazy not to.

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