33 Facts About Nightwing


Nightwing is a superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.

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The original Nightwing in DC Comics was an identity assumed by alien superhero Superman when stranded on the Kryptonian city of Kandor with his friend Jimmy Olsen.

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Grayson's Nightwing costume was a high-tech suit specially designed for his high-flying acrobatic style.

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Nightwing takes his name, "Nite-Wing", from an all-night deli specializing in chicken wings.

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Nightwing ate her, but she used her powers to blow him up from the inside.

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The "Nightwing" identity is revealed to be based on a mythical Kryptonian creature, whose existence is intertwined with that of its partner beast, the Flamebird.

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Inside the Phantom Zone Chris' mind interfaced with a piece of Brainiac technology, awakening a long-dormant connection to the Nightwing, and linking his mind to that of Thara Ak-Var, who had a connection to the Flamebird.

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Journeying to Kravia, Nightwing helps to topple the murderous Kravian leader and prevent an ethnic cleansing, while learning his parents' true connection to the Prince.

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Nightwing takes a job as a bartender to keep his ear to the ground and worked closely with Oracle in an effort to clean up the town.

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Also during his time in Bludhaven, Nightwing helps train a violent but enthusiastic street fighter called Nite-wing, who later kills an undercover FBI agent.

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When Nightwing finds them, Joker gloats that he has killed this Robin and the other one.

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Nightwing is chosen to be leader until the original JLA are found, leading the group against the powerful Atlantean sorceress Gamemnae and helping to revive Aquaman to ask for his help in sinking Atlantis, but subsequently returns to the reserve list.

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Several years, Nightwing leads various incarnations of the Titans and becomes the most respected former sidekick in the DC Universe.

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At length, Nightwing shakes himself from his depression and takes responsibility for his inaction.

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Nightwing captures Tarantula and turns her and himself in to the police.

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Nightwing follows an armored thief named Raptor, whom he suspects is responsible for series of murders.

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Nightwing frees himself, wondering the relation between his experience and a mysterious voice who tells him that he is "supposed to be dead".

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Nightwing is having trouble finding things to keep him busy during the day due to the cast on his right arm.

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Nightwing begins pursuit of these two after some grisly murders, including that of the Lorens family.

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Nightwing takes on a job as a museum curator; and uses the museum as his new base of operations.

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Nightwing joins a new team of Titans, with the same roster of the New Teen Titans, to stop an offspring of Trigon, which has not yet been named, from enacting his vengeance over Raven and the Titans, of every generation.

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Nightwing is later seen in Arkham Asylum, frothing at the mouth and presumably drugged, believed by the staff to be Pierrot Lunaire, a member of the club.

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Nightwing has opted to give up on having a normal job, and instead intends to put all his effort into protecting the city.

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Nightwing finds himself being tasked to raise Bruce's biological son Damian with Alfred.

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Nightwing is seen by the Bat-Suit display cases, still mourning the loss of Batman.

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Nightwing is said to be resisting the idea that someone needs to take up the mantle of Batman, in spite of arguments from Robin and Alfred Pennyworth that it is necessary.

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Nightwing is later forced to rescue Damian after he is ambushed by Killer Croc and Poison Ivy.

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Nightwing is about to be shot when he is rescued in a hail of gunfire by the Batman impersonator.

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Therefore, in 2013 Nightwing relocated to Chicago to hunt down Tony Zucco and take down The Prankster, a new supervillain hacker in Chicago.

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Nightwing was captured prior when bringing Zsasz to Arkham Asylum and mistakes Owlman for Batman, which leads to Owlman knocking Grayson out.

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At the start of the series Nightwing is still a member of the Court of Owls and he goes on missions around the world for the Court.

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Nightwing later stated that he wants to introduce a complete adaptation of the character, something that hasn't been done in previous film interpretations of him before.

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Nightwing ride is currently in operation at Six Flags New England.

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