Nightwing in Son of Batman?!

#1 Posted by Nightwing_Beyond (153 posts) - - Show Bio

This image of Nightwing has surfaced this morning. From the comments on the original image on tumblr, this is apparently a screencap from the Son of Batman preview on the Justice League: War DVD. Usually, DC animated movies tend to get leaked a week or two before the release date so it isn't a stretch that there are already copies of the movie floating out there. I'm also inclined to believe this is valid since Cameron Bowen (Tim Drake's voice actor from Young Justice) has been listed on the imbd page for Son of Batman. Adding the looks and voices of Robin and Nightwing from Young Justice could be a way for DC to give a little nod to Young Justice fans (myself included) who really miss the show. I couldn't be more excited since the Young Justice design for Nightwing is my all-time favorite! I guess Young Justice can live on in more ways than one;)

#2 Posted by Black_Claw (2919 posts) - - Show Bio

Well it's nice to see that Dick is along for the ride.

#3 Posted by ArturoCalaKayVee (11148 posts) - - Show Bio

AWWWWW YEEEAAAH!!!!!!!! No crazy about the lack of blue but AWWWWW YEEEEAAAHHH!!!

#4 Edited by youknowwhattodo (907 posts) - - Show Bio

The more Nightwing the better, my only question is WTF is with that pathetic bird symbol, if you zoom in on it, it looks all sloppy, I mean I know it's probably a cameo but put some effort into the symbol lol. It seriously looks like whoever stitched that symbol was hammered.

#5 Posted by SmoothJammin (2332 posts) - - Show Bio

Saw no mention of Nightwing during the one trailer I watched, sweet. I love how they went with the Young Justice look. In the graphic novel by Morrison Slade dealt with 0 percent of the story, not sure how he comes into play here but frankly who cares. DC animation has yet to disappoint me, YJ/GLTAS cancellations notwithstanding.

#6 Posted by LyraFay (2482 posts) - - Show Bio

Nightwing in the movie is voiced by Simon from Firefly, well that's where I read anyway?!

#7 Posted by Alak (925 posts) - - Show Bio

Woo!!! Seems like he's making a couple of cameos in Batman media. Hopefully, one day he'll get his own movie.

#8 Posted by Nathaniel_Christopher (1564 posts) - - Show Bio

Always nice to see him in more animated works, as long as it serves a purpose. I don't remember him being in the comic version (But then again neither was Slade) so it'll be interesting to see what role he plays.

#9 Posted by AllStarSuperman (20337 posts) - - Show Bio

@alak said:

Woo!!! Seems like he's making a couple of cameos in Batman media. Hopefully, one day he'll get his own movie.

Nightwing movie would be awesome

#10 Posted by fodigg (6146 posts) - - Show Bio

The more Nightwing the better, my only question is WTF is with that pathetic bird symbol, if you zoom in on it, it looks all sloppy, I mean I know it's probably a cameo but put some effort into the symbol lol. It seriously looks like whoever stitched that symbol was hammered.

The design is from other animated appearances. This logo is most like the one Nightwing wore in Young Justice:


Alternatively, they could be going off of the very similar suggested design for the Nightwing animated solo series that was never greenlit (in favor of Young Justice instead):

#11 Edited by youknowwhattodo (907 posts) - - Show Bio

@fodigg: Oh I know, my complaint (which was more of a jab) wasn't how the costume looked because it is a lot like what we saw in YJ, but rather the derpy, uneven shape of the symbol, I mean look at it lol.

#12 Posted by fodigg (6146 posts) - - Show Bio

@fodigg: Oh I know, my complaint (which was more of a jab) wasn't how the costume looked because it is a lot like what we saw in YJ, but rather the derpy, uneven shape of the symbol, I mean look at it lol.

Oh, well that could be just the angle of it and since this is a low-rez screencap. I'm sure it'll look better in motion.

#13 Edited by darktiger (4270 posts) - - Show Bio

Awesome

#14 Posted by Jonez120 (3669 posts) - - Show Bio

I hope it's more than a cameo.

#15 Posted by blackhawk000111 (503 posts) - - Show Bio

Glad they make it blue instead of red

#16 Posted by SmoothJammin (2332 posts) - - Show Bio

It is weird how Dick is sorta taking Tim's place in Son of Batman but I understand. You can't fit every important detail from one story arc and simply translate it onto film format without trimming it down first, making the proper adjustments, etc.

Morrison's entire body of work on Batman has a huge stake in what happens here. At some pt they'll have to do an adaptation of Batman(Dick) and Robin(Damian).

#17 Posted by CyberWarrior (1461 posts) - - Show Bio
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#19 Posted by vernierhawk001 (533 posts) - - Show Bio

Yeah, son!

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