Dick Grayson A Man of any Masks

Topics: Batman, Dick Grayson, Robin Pages: 1 (421 words) Published: January 14, 2015
Dick Grayson is a man of many masks. He started as Richard Grayson of the Flying Graysons and throughout all of his hardships he became the caped crusader for a little bit. In the end he will always be known as Nightwing. His first hardship was watching his parents get killed when he was only 9 or 10. The first part of his life has been written many different ways. They have died from a gangster, Two-face, The Joker, and a junkie. No matter which way they die the important thing is that he ends up with Bruce Wayne, who gives him the nickname Dick. Bruce takes him under his somewhat literal wing and guides him to be the first “Boy Wonder” A.K.A. Robin. Becoming the first Robin was not an easy task though, Bruce pushed him very hard to make him stronger. When Dick found out Bruce was Batman he immediately wanted to help him. Bruce and him argued about the matter for a long time until one day Bruce decided to start training him. Since Dick was already an acrobat, this made the training easier for him, but harder for Bruce because Dick just wanted to incorporate the acrobatics skills he already had. So in the end he did and made his own fighting style. After a while of being Batman’s sidekick they had an argument and Dick ended up leaving and creating his own team the Teen Titans. After he made thee Teen Titans grow he left to become his own hero, Nightwing. He donned the name from his favorite superhero as a kid, the original Nightwing. Who actually had superpowers, because he was kryptonian like Superman. Dick even met the original when he was Robin. The name Nightwing came from a giant blue bird on Krypton called the Nightwing. Since the original had long since “disappeared” he took his spot and made the costume less flashy and more setup for stealth. He had made up with Bruce at this point and sometimes they would work together in Gotham, but Nightwing’s home was Bludhaven which he protected. Eventually Bruce “disappeared” for a while so Dick became batman and...
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