42 Facts About Dick Grayson


Richard John "Dick" Grayson is a superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly in association with Batman and Teen Titans.

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Dick Grayson is written by many authors as the first son of Batman.

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Dick Grayson has been depicted as protecting the streets of New York, Chicago, and Gotham City over the years.

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Dick Grayson has taken on the identity of Batman on a few occasions.

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Dick Grayson appears in the Titans television series for the DC Universe streaming service and HBO Max played by Brenton Thwaites.

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Dick Grayson renames himself Nightwing, recalling his adventure in the Kryptonian city of Kandor, where he and Batman meet the local hero of the same name.

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Dick Grayson maintains this identity during his role in the Teen Titans and occasionally returns to assist Batman and his successors as Robin in the form of Jason Todd and Tim Drake, Tim, in particular, becoming a younger brother figure to him.

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Dick Grayson remains the city's guardian for some time, facing foes such as Blockbuster and new villains such as Torque, and even becomes a police officer so that he can make an impact on the city's criminal activity in both parts of his life.

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Dick Grayson is later seen being held in Arkham Asylum, where one of the surgeons, in reality the civilian identity of ICoV member Le Bossu, arranged for Nightwing to be admitted under the name of Pierrot Lunaire and be kept both heavily drugged and regularly beaten by staff to subdue him.

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Dick Grayson is re-established as Nightwing following DC's Flashpoint crossover event, after which the publisher relaunched all of its titles and made alterations to its continuity as part of an initiative called The New 52.

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Dick Grayson, despite being 19 is drawn a bit shorter than in his pre-relaunch frame.

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Dick Grayson had been selected to become a new Talon for the Court of Owls, but when Batman adopted him, Saiko took his place.

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Dick Grayson then is invited by Owlman to help defeat the Crime Syndicate, which he accepts.

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Dick Grayson uses his new skills and expertise in espionage moving forward.

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Dick Grayson finds that most of them are being framed for crimes around the area and works with them to find the true culprits.

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Dick Grayson changed his name to Ric, gave up being Nightwing, and became a taxi driver that frequently went to bars.

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Dick Grayson comes into conflict with Spyral during their arms race for Paragon's body parts as he comes across the android's eyes, based on Aquaman's own, to restore his sight and have the ability to see his only surviving son, Christopher Tanner Jr.

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Dick Grayson's fighting ability and potential is enough to have garnered praise from other fellow martial artist and fighters such as Lady Shiva, Deathstroke and Ra's al Ghul, the latter whom bestowed the "Detective" title to in response to his defeat in a sword duel by Grayson.

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Dick Grayson is considered superlative leader, tactician, and strategist, having served as a leader within Gotham, the Teen Titans, Titans, the Outsiders, and the Justice League; his leadership abilities surpasses his mentor and is described as "the most trusted hero after Superman".

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Dick Grayson's parents left him a trust fund which Lucius Fox turned into a small fortune.

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Dick Grayson carries several dozen modified batarangs along with de-cel jump lines and gas capsules.

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Dick Grayson's suit was equipped with wings that allow him to glide.

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Dick Grayson developed "para-capes" for his and Damian's costumes which gave them the ability to glide.

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Dick Grayson's former costume was a stylized red "wing" across his shoulders and extending to his hands, coloring his two middle fingers over a black torso and legs.

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Dick Grayson has variants of his costume in which one of his stylized red "wings" reach only to his shoulders, another to his wrists, and one which has hip and finger stripes.

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Dick Grayson was required to carry a gun as part of Spyral protocol.

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Dick Grayson wears a black leather strap and buckles on each of his forearms.

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Dick Grayson was then caught in an explosion when the villain Hyena detonated a bomb intended to kill Director Bruce Wayne and the Dark Claw.

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Dick Grayson then began strangling Dick, but before he could kill him Colonel Nick Fury and Sergeant Joe Rock commandeered an aircraft and shot Deathlok several times in the back.

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Dick Grayson has a daughter, Nightstar, whom he fathered with Starfire.

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Dick Grayson later serves as a supporting character for the ongoing series.

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Dick Grayson has a daughter named Elaina, who became the new Batwoman in the "First Flight" storyline.

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Dick Grayson poses the question that Boston's seeming fearlessness could stem from his insecurity of being alone.

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Dick Grayson manages to kill the Amazons in a gasoline explosion.

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Dick Grayson is aided by the ghostly Boston, who lets him know that he is not alone.

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Dick Grayson is later reunited with John, who in turn becomes the new Robin of Earth 2.

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Dick Grayson is first seen going off to college in a scene set in 1949, after working with Batman for almost ten years, going on to become a lawyer in New York.

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Dick Grayson is killed by the Joker's latest scheme in 1969, with Bruce Jr.

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Dick Grayson's identity is exposed but is honored as a hero by the public for eliminating superpowers to ensure the safety of the planet.

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Dick Grayson becomes the leader of a government task force known as The Crusaders and hunts down super-powered individuals.

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Dick Grayson spent his remaining days watching his son grow into a responsible adult and teaching super-powered children how to control their abilities.

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Dick Grayson appears in multiple television series, films, video games, and radio-related to DC superheroes.

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