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Returning From the Grave: You’re Doing it Right

17 years after the Death in the Family story arc, writer Judd Winick brings the dead Robin, back to life. With help from Super-boy Prime altering time or “setting things right,” and the Lazarus Pit, the former Boy Wonder returns … Continue reading

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A Death in the Family

Something had to be done about Jason Todd. Introduced in 1983, Todd was created to fill the void that Robin #1, Dick Grayson, left behind when he graduated to Nightwing. Jason, at first, was a carbon-copy of the original Grayson; … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Batman and the American Comic Book Industry

There is no doubt that the evolution of American comic books has been predominantly shaped by economic factors, with emerging industries striving to make a profit. In Of Comics and Men: A Cultural History of American Comic Books, Jean-Paul Gabilliet … Continue reading

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