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Nightwing #7 Review

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Nightwing #7 Review

I’m a big fan of Mr. Grayson. In my mind, he’s one of the few Bat-family members that can actually hold his own book together – but does the post-Grayson Nightwing live up to the character, and is this book good?

Nightwing #7 (DC Comics)

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Yeah, that’s not a good sign.

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So on the one hand, there are some characters introduced post-New 52 that have been worth the hype. Duke Thomas is a great example.

Raptor, in my opinion, is not, and while the Court of Owls as a nameless entity is excellent, the specific Talons and other various permutations are just not that interesting to me.

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With so much of this book being touted as Raptor’s big coming out party – I was kind of meh on it, with the exception of the open and close of the book.

Is It Good?

Kinda? I feel like this Nightwing series is really trying to find its footing, and could use a good run of Bludhaven like crime-fighting and mystery to refill the tank on Dick’s character. Instead, it’s a shadow of Grayson with the far flung locales and only a passing moment of that Gotham City magic.

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Overall – I’ll give this a 6.5 out of 10 – it’s got some high points and is trying to come back to solid ground, but it’s just not there yet.

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