Robin leaps out into his own series by Williamson + Melnikov

The new ongoing will launch in April.

Damian Wayne will become the latest Robin to branch out into his own ongoing series, courtesy of Joshua Williamson and Gleb Melnikov.

“Being a big fan of Damian Wayne, I’m really excited about getting him back on a hero’s journey,” Williamson said. “Gleb is the perfect artist to tell this story as we show readers Damian’s growth, in a new adventure that navigates his legacy, his connections to Batman, Talia Al Ghul and kicks off an important story in the DC Universe.”

Robin, now unaffiliated with either Batman or the Teen Titans, will investigate something called the League of Lazarus tournament, which he plans to enter and win to “prove he is the greatest fighter in the DC Universe.”

Robin #1 variant cover by Andy Kubert

Williamson and Melnikov are also working on Robin back-ups for the March issues of Batman and Detective Comics, which will serve as a two-part “prequel” to the new series. It will feature Damian and his mom, Talia al Ghul.

Most importantly, Robin will become a fashion icon in the new series and will sport multiple costumes, as Williamson revealed on Twitter:

And the series will also feature this character, Flatline, who Melnikov began teasing on Twitter late last year:

The new series launches at the end of April. More covers below:

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