Robin takes center stage in first look at DC's new Son of Batman spinoff comic

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Jun 26, 2015

Damian doesn't often get the measure of respect he deserves as the potential heir to the Wayne fortune and son of the Dark Knight, but his vigilante star is rising.  Check out this 5-page peek with covers for Robin: Son of Batman #1, with story and art by Patrick Gleason (Damian: Son of Batman) and variant cover by Robbi Rodriguez, taking Bruce Wayne's defiant son on a solo odyssey outside the confines of Gotham City to rescue his giant man-bat companion, Goliath, from the Middle Eastern kingdom of Bialya and its elder tyrant, Abush.  With Bruce Wayne assumed dead and Jim Gordon cavorting around town in the new armored Batsuit, this is the perfect time for the hot-headed Damian to strike out on his own and test his the limits of his superhero legacy.

Here's DC's official synopsis:

The son of a Bat and a Demon, Damian al Ghul has set out to forge his own identity - and atone for the shameful Year of Blood!  Will he be aided or hindered by the behemoth Goliath?  And what mysterious legacy trails behind him?  Join writer/artist Patrick Gleason as he chronicles the globe-hopping adventures of Robin: Son of Batman!

Check out these preview pages below and tell us if you're planning on joining Damian on his quest.  Robin: Son of Batman #1 hits the shelves today, June 17, 2015.

(Via Comic Book Movie)


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