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4/20/2023 3:21 pm  #1

Robin (Earth-2)

ROBIN (of Earth-2)

Real Name: Richard John Grayson

Occupation: Crimefighter, former circus acrobat

Identity: Secret

Legal Status: Citizen of the United States with no criminal record

Other Aliases: Nightwing, Batman

Place of Birth: Gotham City

Marital Status: Single

Known Relatives: John and Mary Grayson (deceased parents)

Group Affiliation: Justice Society of America, Teen Titans (founder)

Base of Operations: Gotham City, New York

First Appearance: Detective Comics #38 (April 1940)

Height: 5'10"

Weight: 175 lbs.

Eyes: Blue

Hair: Black

Powers: Robin has no superhuman powers. He is an exceptional athlete and acrobat, trained in hand-to-hand combat, detective work, and strategy by his mentor, Batman. He is also skilled in the use of various weapons, including batarangs, a utility belt, and a grappling hook.

History: Richard Grayson was the son of trapeze artists John and Mary Grayson, who performed with Haley's Circus. As a child, he became friends with Bruce Wayne, who would later become his mentor and crimefighting partner, Batman. When the Graysons were murdered by the mob, Bruce took Richard under his wing and trained him in crimefighting, dubbing him Robin, the Boy Wonder.

Robin quickly proved himself to be an invaluable ally to Batman, and the two formed a dynamic duo that would become legendary in Gotham City. Together, they fought against a rogues' gallery of villains, including the Joker, the Penguin, and Two-Face.

As Robin grew older, he began to chafe under Batman's shadow and struck out on his own as Nightwing, the protector of Bludhaven. He continued to hone his skills and expand his crimefighting repertoire, eventually becoming one of the most respected heroes in the DC Universe.

Robin has also served as a member of the Justice Society of America, the Teen Titans (which he co-founded), and the Outsiders. He has been involved in several major conflicts, including Crisis on Infinite Earths and Infinite Crisis.

Personality: Robin is a driven and determined hero, deeply committed to the cause of justice. He is fiercely loyal to his friends and teammates and has a strong sense of right and wrong. He can be impulsive and headstrong at times, but he always tries to do what he feels is right.

Equipment: Robin is equipped with a variety of gadgets and weapons, including a utility belt filled with batarangs, grappling hooks, smoke bombs, and other tools. He also wears a distinctive red and green costume, which includes a cape and mask.

Weaknesses: Robin's greatest weakness is his human frailty. Despite his exceptional skills, he is still susceptible to injury and can be overpowered by stronger opponents.

Summary: Robin, the Boy Wonder, is one of the most iconic heroes in the DC Universe. Trained by Batman and a skilled athlete and crimefighter in his own right, Robin has fought against some of the most dangerous villains in the world. His courage and determination have inspired generations of heroes, and his legacy continues to be felt to this day.

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4/20/2023 3:22 pm  #2

Re: Robin (Earth-2)

Obviously some details relate to later versions of the hero (e.g. Titans membership and participation in Infinite Crisis).

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