Nightwing #78

DC Comics

Written by Tom Taylor

Art by Bruno Redondo

Colors by Adriano Lucas

Letters by Wes Abbott

The Rundown: After regaining his memories, Dick Grayson will have to deal with some unburied ghosts from his past.

Dick Grayson has regained his memories and has returned to Bludhaven renewed in his mission to save the city. Unfortunately, he knows about the reality of his mission and how it connects to his past. Something that comes into play when someone from his past comes calling to his place with a special message for him by the one person who knew who he was and what he could be.

At the same time, Dick’s recent absence from the city has allowed for the return of Blockbuster and his influence in all levels of the city’s government. When the mayor disappoints the crime boss, he is made an example of and the new leader of the city not only take over, but has plans for Dick Grayson rooted in their shared past.

The Story: Taylor does a great job of bringing the reader into the world of Dick Grayson and his personality. The dialogue and narration are really well done and there is a great mixture of drama and humor to be found throughout. The personal elements have great emotion attached to them that is engaging to the reader and they blend perfectly with the external threats presented in the story.

The Art: Redondo delivers some great art throughout the issue. The characters look great and the action does a great job of capturing the tone of the story.

Nightwing #78

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9.0/10

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