Who is Robin? Batman’s Sidekick Explained

Who is Robin? Batman's Sidekick Explained | Sidetracked Comics

Welcome to the ultimate reader’s guide to Robin, the iconic sidekick of Batman.

As Batman’s squire, Robin has been an integral part of the DC Comics universe since his debut in 1940. Over the years several individuals have taken up the mantle, each bringing their unique strengths and personality to the role. This article will take you through the main characters to have donned the Robin mantle, from Dick Grayson to Damian Wayne, outlining their contributions to the Batman mythos.

From classic Boy Wonders to intriguing alternative takes, this guide will give you a great starting point to understanding the diverse legacy of comics’ greatest sidekick…

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DCU Reborn: Your Reading Checklist

DCU Reborn - Your Reading Checklist | Sidetracked Comics

Exciting news for DC Comics fans! The newly formed DC Studios, led by none-other than Guardians of the Galaxy writer/director James Gunn, has just unveiled plans for the rebooted DC Cinematic Universe…

In a press event held at the Warner Bros. studio lot, Gunn and fellow DC Studios boss Peter Safran introduced the first 10 film and TV titles that will kick off the revamped DCU in a phase known as “Gods and Monsters.”

From Superman and Batman to lesser-known characters like Booster Gold and Swamp Thing, this lineup look enticing for comic books fans of all stripes. Join us below to delve into what we know so far about the reborn DCU – and check out our reading recommendations to get a headstart!

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How To Read Comics: A Guide For New Readers

How To Read Comics: A Guide For New Readers | Sidetracked Comics

From superhero books to newspaper strips to manga, reading comics is a fun and rewarding hobby that people of all ages can enjoy. Yet given how long comic book icons such as Spider-Man and Batman have been around, it can be intimidating to try and dive into a series if you don’t know where to … Read more

Start Here: The Best Batman Comics For New Readers

Best Batman Comics For New Readers | Sidetracked Comics

With The Batman bringing the Dark Knight back to the big screen, now is a great time to discover the comic book stories behind the legendary caped crusader. But given that the character has been around for nearly 85 years, has been worked on by numerous creative teams, and has gone through a number of … Read more