Is Robin going to die ?

#1 Edited by MaxSchreck (97 posts) - - Show Bio

I read a couple of Dcs solicts and I am going to make the bold prediction that Damian Wayne , one of my favourite Batman characters by the way , is going to die .

Take a look at the evidence and tell me what you think.

- Robin is not shown on this cover of Batman and Robin #19 (you can see a bit of Robin cape , but not which Robin it is) , the solicts mention Batman meets someone that changes his life in one of his darkest nights.

- Batman Inc will soon be cancelled ( Damian is one of the main characters of the book ). The solicts mention that Batman is wanted for murder . Could Batman have come close to crossing the line after his sons death ?

- The solicts of Batman #18 mention a great tragedy , that shakes Batman to the core .

- A new Batman anual comes out , that might serve the purpose of exploring Damians relationship with Bruce a bit more before he is killed off.

- Damian will team up with Dick Grayson in an issue of Nightwing . If he has to die , wouldn`t Dc let him meet his old friend and mentor one last time ?

- Worlds Finest solicts mention that Helena will be personally affected by a tragedy in the dcu . Obviously this tragedy will involve the Batfamily . And the only member of the Batfamily Helena has met so far is Damian.

Update ;

Batman Inc #11

- Batman’s world has been devastated by his war against Talia, but is he willing to give up on his own humanity?

Batman and Robin #20

-The massive fallout from the recent events in BATMAN, INCORPORATED take Batman to the very limits of his sanity…will The Red Hood pull him back—or push him over the edge?

Ok , I think the fact that Red Hood , the former "dead" Robin appears in Batman and Robin # 20 makes it pretty obvious that my prediction is correct .

On top of that , at the beginning of Batman Inc Bruce is standing in a graveyard in front of two graves and tells Alred that he will give up being Batman ...

And in Batman and Robin #17 Damian has a nightmare in which a dead Batman has something interesting to say ... - http://www.newsarama.com/php/multimedia/album.php?aid=48750

#2 Posted by CrimsonAlchemist (410 posts) - - Show Bio

Impossible!! Damien is supposed to be the Greatest Batman that finally crosses the uncrossable line!! If this is true it will make me a sad panda.

#3 Edited by MaxSchreck (97 posts) - - Show Bio

@CrimsonAlchemist: I am going to miss him ,too in case they really do it, but I don`t thing it was a good thing that he crosses the line in that alternative future .

#4 Posted by JohnnyGat (1561 posts) - - Show Bio

He can't die, who would take care of Bat-Cow and Titus?

#5 Posted by MaxSchreck (97 posts) - - Show Bio

No idea ,man . Jason is going to make a steak out of batcow when Damian dies °_°

#6 Posted by TDK_1997 (13740 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't want that to happen but it's kinda possible.He became pretty easily one of my favorite characters and it indeed will be a big tragedy.

#7 Posted by clemj (817 posts) - - Show Bio

@MaxSchreck: I prettey much thought the same thing, thank you very much for agreeing!

#8 Posted by mpierce2690 (316 posts) - - Show Bio

He should have been cut out of the New 52 to begin with to ease the ridiculous Batman timeline so that Tim Drake could be just becoming Robin, so if he does, it might be DC realizing they made a mistake.

Having said that, I like Damian, but I won't cry if he does.

#9 Posted by wessaari (613 posts) - - Show Bio

ive realized this too, and the solicits do have some clues to the matter, but what makes me think that he wont die is his appearance in NW 17. i doubt he would die afterwards, because that wouldnt make sense if he survived the Joker's plot and then dies later on, unless its Talia or one of Talia's assassins

#10 Posted by MaxSchreck (97 posts) - - Show Bio

----ive realized this too, and the solicits do have some clues to the matter, but what makes me think that he wont die is his appearance in NW 17. i doubt he would die afterwards, because that wouldnt make sense if he survived the Joker's plot and then dies later on, unless its Talia or one of Talia's assassins

Well ,I think he is going to die in Batman Inc ...that would make sense , since the series (and Grant Morrisons Batman run that brought us Damian in the first place) will be over soon ...

#11 Posted by Reignmaker (2224 posts) - - Show Bio

OP is starting to look like a prophet as the May solicits are revealed.

#12 Edited by MaxSchreck (97 posts) - - Show Bio

Yeah , I think by now it is pretty obvious that my prediction was right .

#13 Posted by V_Scarlotte_Rose (5558 posts) - - Show Bio

Considering there's been no mention of Batman And Robin being cancelled, does this mean that there'll be a new Robin pretty soon if Damian get's killed off?

My guess would be Harper Row.

#14 Edited by VaizD (237 posts) - - Show Bio

Jason showing up in B&R makes a lot of sense if Damian gets the six feet under treatment. Who better to try and pull Bruce out of whatever hole he's going to be in than a robin he's already 'failed'. I know a lot of people would love to see Jason remain distant from the bat family, but I wouldn't mind seeing some of those wounds healed, although I would like him to retain his slightly more lethal methods.

Also, if Bats moves on to a new Robin (Harper Row) that quickly after Damian's death, I will be severely disappointed. Too soon, man. Too soon.

#15 Posted by V_Scarlotte_Rose (5558 posts) - - Show Bio

@VaizD said:

Jason showing up in B&R makes a lot of sense if Damian gets the six feet under treatment. Who better to try and pull Bruce out of whatever hole he's going to be in than a robin he's already 'failed'. I know a lot of people would love to see Jason remain distant from the bat family, but I wouldn't mind seeing some of those wounds healed, although I would like him to retain his slightly more lethal methods.

Also, if Bats moves on to a new Robin (Harper Row) that quickly after Damian's death, I will be severely disappointed. Too soon, man. Too soon.

I agree that would be too soon, but it seems possible that she might be eventually. She seems to be written in such a way that she's going to be important in some way.

#16 Posted by MaxSchreck (97 posts) - - Show Bio

I would rather see Harper as the new oracle . Replacing Damian with Scott Snyders creation is not a good a idea . Not very respectful towards the fans of the character . But I guess Dc does not care about that sort of thing anyway ...

#17 Posted by Reignmaker (2224 posts) - - Show Bio

Geez, this going to force me to pick up something of Grant Morrison's again. Bleh...

#18 Posted by Reignmaker (2224 posts) - - Show Bio

Well isn't it implied that Damian made a literal deal with the Devil in the Batman 666 world? I guess dying allows him to do that.

#19 Posted by TheJSquad34 (42 posts) - - Show Bio

I'll be upset if Damian goes. It would be cool if he did come back after making a deal with the Devil though

#20 Posted by viin (497 posts) - - Show Bio

If they kill off Damian they will have a way of bringing him back. Hes obviously too much of a liked character for DC to sweep him under the rug. Not saying they wont kill him off but he wont be gone for long.

#21 Edited by MaxSchreck (97 posts) - - Show Bio
#22 Posted by NewComicGuy (93 posts) - - Show Bio

Sounds like dad might be forced to take his son to mom and take him for a dip in the Lazarus Pit. Or dad would probably be against that, so mom would probably handle it herself and get Damian on her side.

I like Damian and wouldn't want to see him go but sometimes the popular characters do need to die or there's no impact and less suspense.

#23 Posted by Z3RO180 (5947 posts) - - Show Bio

Na Damian won't die

#24 Posted by Z3RO180 (5947 posts) - - Show Bio

@MaxSchreck Damian's on the cover for issue 18 I don't they will kill him off he's too awesome and badass.

#25 Posted by darkwingdan (180 posts) - - Show Bio

I'd only be a fan of killing off Damian if it means (a) he gets a great, heroic death and (b) we get to see more of Tim Drake in the Bat-verse. Please don't misinterpret. I love Damian, I think he's one of the most fun characters to have in any book. I'm looking forward to his appearance in NW #17 because those two characters have such great chemistry. And we've seen him evolve from a brat to a lovable brat. I think people would hate Morrison for killing him off, but if done right it could make for an absolutely great story.

#26 Posted by ssj2DeadPool (213 posts) - - Show Bio

Damien is so popular, he could probably support his own book. So if they kill him, it will just be for a year max like they are doing with spider man. Damien will be back.

#27 Posted by danhimself (21916 posts) - - Show Bio
#28 Posted by SmashBrawler (4776 posts) - - Show Bio
#29 Posted by The_Tree (6438 posts) - - Show Bio

@danhimself: I love it. Hopefully the final volume of Inc. has this as its cover. I'd like to see it lined up along Batman RIP and Final Crisis. I wonder if RIP has a different meaning this time, as it did with Batman RIP.

#30 Posted by danhimself (21916 posts) - - Show Bio
#31 Posted by entropy_aegis (13656 posts) - - Show Bio
#32 Posted by danhimself (21916 posts) - - Show Bio

@entropy_aegis said:

@danhimself said:

@SmashBrawler said:

@danhimself said:

You. Are. So. Sh!tting me.

nope....it's a variant cover

It's the main cover,the variant has Batman and Robin vs Heretic.

both of the articles I read said they were variants

#33 Posted by Dark_Vengeance_ (13964 posts) - - Show Bio
#34 Posted by spinningbirdcake (1428 posts) - - Show Bio

I wonder if they'll get Harper Row to be the new Robin.

#35 Posted by Onemoreposter (3574 posts) - - Show Bio

I've been such a vocal supporter of Morrison for many many years now. Even when everyone else thinks he's gone ape, I still stand behind him.

If he kills Damien though, he looses my readership, at least for the foreseeable future.

#36 Posted by weenman1 (125 posts) - - Show Bio

Talia can grow another, he will return!

#37 Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt (11757 posts) - - Show Bio

yup, tis been confirmed. Snyder's probably gonna replace him with Harper Row

#38 Posted by cc1738 (344 posts) - - Show Bio

@Avenging-X-Bolt: If that happens I will boycott Batman. That character is terrible.

#39 Posted by MadeinBangladesh (5039 posts) - - Show Bio

The Answer is already out.

#40 Edited by Reignmaker (2224 posts) - - Show Bio

Well s***. This is what happens when you are the biological child of a character that is essentially immortal and will never grow old or go away. Damian never stood a chance.

#41 Posted by HolySerpent (12340 posts) - - Show Bio

Ther going to kill

#42 Posted by conradoaccorsi (267 posts) - - Show Bio

R.I.P Damian Wayne

Beloved son and character

You will left a hole in our hearts

#43 Posted by TerryBogard2014 (480 posts) - - Show Bio

Never really liked him.then he kinda grew on me.Not enough to care if they kill him though because characters never really stay dead.unless your used for the plot like the waynes,the only thing thats gonna happen after hes gone is the herpaderp clock which ends with his revival

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