Redwing

#1 Edited by PrinceKalEl (23 posts) - - Show Bio

Should Tim Drake be called RedWing now since he's "grown-up" from being robin and Grayson considers him an equal now and hes called Nightwing so why not call Robin RedWing

#2 Posted by primepower53 (5686 posts) - - Show Bio
#3 Posted by The_Tree (7456 posts) - - Show Bio

No, Red Robin is perfectly fine.

#4 Posted by Dhor (282 posts) - - Show Bio

i wanted Tim to get better name like: Nightwish, nightfall, darkwing...something along those lines. He is one of the darkest and more calculated member of the bat family but hes name sound pretty childish IMO

#5 Posted by ArturoCalaKayVee (11581 posts) - - Show Bio
#6 Posted by primepower53 (5686 posts) - - Show Bio
#7 Posted by Dernman (15077 posts) - - Show Bio
@Dhor said:

darkwing

That name is already taken. 
#8 Posted by ArturoCalaKayVee (11581 posts) - - Show Bio
#9 Posted by r3d_rob1n (541 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm fine with Tim's name being Red Robin, I just can't stand his new costume.

Every time I read his title I always get a craving for cheeseburgers though. Then again if his name was changed to Redwing I would just feel like playing hockey

#10 Posted by BlackArmor (6141 posts) - - Show Bio

Better than Red Robin but still not quite there

#11 Posted by BatWatch (2721 posts) - - Show Bio

@Dhor:@Dhor said:

i wanted Tim to get better name like: Nightwish, nightfall, darkwing...something along those lines. He is one of the darkest and more calculated member of the bat family but hes name sound pretty childish IMO

Agreed.

#12 Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt (13129 posts) - - Show Bio

1 word Renegade

#13 Posted by DeathpooltheT1000 (10787 posts) - - Show Bio

Knight Wing.

Red Knight.

Deadpool.

Red Bird.

Harvey Birdman.

Dark Red.

Red Dark.

Red Bat.

Red Justice.

Blood Knight.

Dark Blood.

Blood Bird.

With the new colors those are all the names i can think about.

#14 Posted by BlackArmor (6141 posts) - - Show Bio

Greyshade, perfect code name

#15 Posted by TDK_1997 (14891 posts) - - Show Bio

I like better Red Robin then Red Wing.And his costume is pretty dumb,too.

#16 Posted by DeathpooltheT1000 (10787 posts) - - Show Bio

@BlackArmor said:

Greyshade, perfect code name

He dont even use Grey on his costume.

#17 Edited by BlackArmor (6141 posts) - - Show Bio

@DeathpooltheT1000 said:

@BlackArmor said:

Greyshade, perfect code name

He dont even use Grey on his costume.

Of course his costume would change with the codename

#18 Posted by John Valentine (16310 posts) - - Show Bio

@Dhor said:

i wanted Tim to get better name like: Nightwish, nightfall, darkwing...something along those lines. He is one of the darkest and more calculated member of the bat family but hes name sound pretty childish IMO

Those names are terrible.

#19 Posted by Dhor (282 posts) - - Show Bio

and red robin is great?

#20 Posted by BlackArmor (6141 posts) - - Show Bio

@John Valentine said:

@Dhor said:

i wanted Tim to get better name like: Nightwish, nightfall, darkwing...something along those lines. He is one of the darkest and more calculated member of the bat family but hes name sound pretty childish IMO

Those names are terrible.

Red Robins is worse than all of those.......

#21 Posted by ReVamp (22865 posts) - - Show Bio

@BlackArmor said:

@John Valentine said:

@Dhor said:

i wanted Tim to get better name like: Nightwish, nightfall, darkwing...something along those lines. He is one of the darkest and more calculated member of the bat family but hes name sound pretty childish IMO

Those names are terrible.

Red Robins is worse than all of those.......

Not really. And Tim is far from Dark, he just had a Dark run when Bruce died.

#22 Posted by BlackArmor (6141 posts) - - Show Bio

@ReVamp said:

@BlackArmor said:

@John Valentine said:

@Dhor said:

i wanted Tim to get better name like: Nightwish, nightfall, darkwing...something along those lines. He is one of the darkest and more calculated member of the bat family but hes name sound pretty childish IMO

Those names are terrible.

Red Robins is worse than all of those.......

Not really. And Tim is far from Dark, he just had a Dark run when Bruce died.

I would agree that Tim isn't really that dark, I would actually argue that Batman isn't that dark half the time as much as he is constantly tragic. I would argue that Tim is one of the more serous, brooding, and at times pessimistic characters from the bat family and that I think that's why people think he's "dark". As for the name Red Robin I don't think it really suits him. Fodigg does a good job of covering some of the problems with the name in his blog

http://www.comicvine.com/tim-drake/29-9290/i-hate-the-name-red-robin/92-628233/#56 but on top of his complaints I also add that it doesn't reflect how much Tim has grown from the Robin title. He needs a new name and while it doesn't have to be dark name like nightwish or darkwing or anything like that it should suit him more than simply being a more edgy version of Robin (especially since Damians more edgy than he is) if he has to have a color in his name I would suggest grey since I feel like the character sees things in shades of grey and not black and white and if he has to have a bird in his name I don't know what it should be but almost anything other than Robin would work.

#23 Posted by Dhor (282 posts) - - Show Bio

@BlackArmor: agreed.i would like for Tim to get a cool name that stands on it`s own. like Dick got. nothing with colors and stuff. i can`t say i like any superhero name that has a color in it`s name. hopefully DC will find a decent name and start an ongoing with Tim pretty soon

#24 Posted by War Killer (20194 posts) - - Show Bio

Am I the only one who actually likes his Red Robin codename?

#25 Posted by The_Tree (7456 posts) - - Show Bio

@War Killer: I like it too.

#26 Posted by r3d_rob1n (541 posts) - - Show Bio

@War Killer: At first I was opposed to it, but its grown on me.

#27 Posted by Dhor (282 posts) - - Show Bio

after reading The court of the owls arc in Batman i was thinking that the name Talon would have been a great fit for Tim Drake. Owlman or even Nightowl would also be great names for Tim . RR seems like a shallow name and a superhero with a name like that can`t get much atention and hype created around him.

#28 Posted by ReVamp (22865 posts) - - Show Bio

@Dhor said:

after reading The court of the owls arc in Batman i was thinking that the name Talon would have been a great fit for Tim Drake. Owlman or even Nightowl would also be great names for Tim . RR seems like a shallow name and a superhero with a name like that can`t get much atention and hype created around him.

No, I hate it.

#29 Posted by Funrush (1369 posts) - - Show Bio

What about Fang, or Redfang?

#30 Posted by sj_esposito (457 posts) - - Show Bio

I actually like the name 'Redwing' way more than 'Red Robin'.

#31 Posted by htb106 (1641 posts) - - Show Bio

i geuss people may get mixed up between dick and tim because of similar names

but robin and red robin are still too similar

but i'd keep red in his name, maybe red bat

#32 Posted by redbird3rdboywonder (4034 posts) - - Show Bio

HELLO ^^

#33 Posted by BlackArmor (6141 posts) - - Show Bio

I've moved to the point where I want him to take a scaled down version of the Insider suit and call himself the Insider

#34 Posted by Jawshco (243 posts) - - Show Bio

There is already a character called Red Wing in a different comic outside of DC. Probably not a big deal, but it would be a distraction. Red Robin makes everyone think of hamburgers. It just doesn't work.

The gray ideas are good, and I loved the suggestion of Tim taking up the mantle of the Gray Ghost. That would certainly give him a a more unique persona in the bat-family. If they keep making him making him look like the Falcon from Marvel, they could call him the White Falcon, LOL!

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