DC Comics Rebirth will include two ongoing twice monthly shipping titles in Nightwing as well as Batgirl and the Birds of Prey.
This week’s DC Comics’ Grayson Annual #3 sets those two books up a teensy bit.
Spoilers and review for Grayson Annual #3.
The free teaser pages DC Comics release in advance of the issue hitting stands and the ‘net set up the unusual cast for the issue.
Green Lantern Simon Baz, Azrel, Constantine…
…joined by Jim Corrigan the host for the powerful supernatural Spectre.
As folks may recall, Dick Grayson was outed as Nightwing during Forever Evil by teh Crime Syndicate. He presumably died during that event, but was really alive as a secret super spy Agent 37 for Spyral with partner Helena Bertinelli.
Grayson Annual #3 tells different tales from the perpective of Harley Quinn, John Constantine, Azrael and Green Lantern Simon Baz. All embody different aspects of Dick Grayson, Agent 37, Nightwing… Charmer, Savior, Gymnast and Superhero.
And they all, with one exception, seem to know that Agent 37 is Dick Grayson.
Grayson unmasks from his Jim Corrigan beard and explains what happened to him…
…then explains that he’s wiped their memories of him…
…leading him and Helena Bertinelli reveling in the fact that secret of Agent 37 is safe. Helena wants more advanture and look to find it in DC Comics Rebirth as the Birds of Prey’s Huntress. While Dick Grayson sheds his Agent 37 persona presumably to become Nightwing again. Curious of the Forever Evil fallout for Nightwing during DC Rebirth and how Grayson’s reluctant Court of Owls affiliation will play out.
Grayson Annual #3 was a decent and entertaining read with great artists for the various stories told; the annual feels like a satisfying anthology.
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