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Robin Celebrates His Anniversary in the “Robin 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular”

By | December 13th, 2019
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Cover by Lee Weeks

DC Comics have pulled together a star-studded creative team of “Robin,” “Young Justice,” “Batman” and “Teen Titans” alumni for March’s “Robin 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular” one-shot.

Writers Marv Wolfman, Dan Jurgens, Peter Tomasi, Chuck Dixon, Devin Grayson, Tim Seeley, Tom King, Judd Winick and James Tynion IV, alongside artists Tom Grummett, Scott McDaniel and Mikel Janin, and more, are collaborating on the oversized anniversary issue, which will provide an anthological look at the last 80 years of Robins, including Dick Grayson, Jason Todd, Tim Drake, Stephanie Brown and Damian Wayne.

The comic will feature a cover by Lee Weeks, alongside a series of period-influenced variant covers that will spotlight the last eight decades of Robin-centric tales, ever since he first suited up on March 6th 1940 in “Detective Comics” #38. Jim Lee and Scott Williams will have a 1940s Robin variant cover; Julian Totino Tedesco on the ’50s; Dustin Nguyen on the ’60s; Kaare Andrews on the ’70s; Frank Miller on the ’80s; Jim Cheung on the ’90s; Derrick Chew on the 2000s; and Yasmine Putri pencilling the 2010s. Additionally, Kenneth Rocafort, Nicola Scott, Andy Kubert and Frank Miller will be releasing a series of tribute images devoted to Batman’s most famous sidekick.

“Robin 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular” will retail for $9.99, going on sale March 11 2020 in stores and online.

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