Comics’ Greatest Storytellers Team Up to Honor Robin Throughout History
Since the character’s introduction in Detective Comics #38 on March 6, 1940, Robin has become an icon to millions of comic book fans, establishing the “sidekick” as a permanent part of comic book lore. Since a young Dick Grayson donned the distinctive yellow cape and domino mask, many have taken on the mantle of Robin, joining The Batman in his war on crime, while also growing into their own and taking on new adventures, both solo and as part of other super-teams like the Teen Titans, the Justice League and others.
On March 11, 2020, DC celebrates Robin’s 80th anniversary with a landmark one shot, Robin 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular. This instant collectible includes stories from of comics’ greatest Robin writers, paying tribute to the character in various guises, including Dick Grayson, Jason Todd, Tim Drake, Stephanie Brown and Damian Wayne. The Talent list for these stories reads like a who’s-who list of comic luminaries, such as Marv Wolfman, Tom Grummett, Chuck Dixon, Scott McDaniel, Devin Grayson, Dan Jurgens, Norm Rapmund, Tim Seeley, Tom King and Mikel Janin, James Tynion IV, Peter J. Tomasi, Judd Winick and others.
In addition to a dynamic cover by Lee Weeks, hardcore fans and collectors can also look forward to eight variant covers spotlighting Robin throughout the decades, drawn by some of comics’ premiere artists:
Cover by Lee Weeks
1940s Variant Edition by Jim Lee and Scott Williams
1950s Variant Edition by Julian Totino Tedesco
1970s Variant Edition by Kaare Andrews
1960s Variant Edition by Dustin Nguyen
1990s Variant Edition by Jim Cheung
1980s Variant Edition by Frank Miller
2000s Variant Edition by Derrick Chew
2010s Variant Edition by Yasmine Putri
ROBIN 80TH ANNIVERSARY 100 PAGE SUPER SPECTACULAR #1
DC Comics celebrates Robin the Boy Wonder’s 80th anniversary From the high-flying adventures of Dick Grayson to the tragedy of Jason Todd, the enthusiasm of Tim Drake and the arrogance of Damian Wayne, the persistence of Stephanie Brown and the rebelliousness of Carrie Kelley-the mantle of Robin has been worn by many, but always represents one thing: a hero.
Written by: Marv Wolfman, Chuck Dixon, Devin Grayson, Tim Seeley, Tom King, Judd Winick, James TynionIV, Amy Wolfram, Robbie Thompson, Adam Glass, Peter J. Tomasi, Others
Art by: Tom Grummett, Scott McDaniel, Mikel Janin, Kenneth Rocafort, Freddie Williams II, Javi Fernandez, Nicola Scott, Dustin Nguyen, Andy Kubert, Frank Miller, Others (CA) Lee Weeks
Covers by: Lee Weeks, Jim Lee and Scott Williams, Julian Totino Tedesco, Dustin Nguyen, Kaare Andrews, Frank Miller, Jim Cheung, Derrick Chew, Yasmine Putri.
On Sale: 3/18/2020
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