When the circus comes to Gotham, ruthless crime boss Tony Zucco demands protection money from the Flying Graysons, a family of trapeze artists. They refuse to pay and Zucco exacts revenge, leaving Dick, the youngest Grayson, an orphan. Having experienced a similar tragedy himself, Batman is driven to take down Zucco and in the process discovers an unexpected bond with Dick. Written by
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Dick Grayson chooses the name "Robin" after his mother's nickname for him. See more
Is there a reason why this costume has to be so colorful?
Because when I see you up there Richard, you make me think of a little robin.
Ugh. A robin? Like the bird?