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Haly's Circus, where Dick Grayson once performed, returns to Gotham City - bringing with it murder, mystery and superhuman evil. To uncover more clues to why a mysterious assassin is targeting him, Nightwing joins the circus's tour. But as Dick becomes reacquainted with the big top he once called home, he learns there are darker secrets to be discovered.

Collects NIGHTWING #1-7.

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Dick Grayson, Batman's former ward, must now embrace his destiny alone as the high-flyer Nightwing. Haly's Circus, where Dick grew up and performed under the big top, returns to Gotham City, bringing it with murder, mystery and superhuman mayhem. Nightwing must confront his past, among former friends and enemies from his circus days, while confronting a greater evil.

As he puts pressure on ex-Haly connections in search of answers about his past, one lead may be far too explosive to handle. With the help of Barbara Gordon (who masquerades as Batgirl), Nightwing uncovers the true nature of the circus and how it relates to his long-dead parents, the Flying Graysons. To complicate matters further, he must face off against mysterious villain Saiko, a skilled assassin who has vowed to destroy Nightwing once and for all.

Meet Gotham's young defender in NIGHTWING: TRAPS AND TRAPEZES --- collecting issues #1-7 --- brought to you by the combined talents of writer KYLE HIGGINS (BATMAN: GATES OF GOTHAM) and artist EDDY BARROWS (SUPERMAN).

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Nightwing (The New 52) Volume 1: Traps and Trapezes 0

Nightwing (The New 52) Vol 1: Traps and TrapezesAs this was the first comic I had brought myself as an adult (just from the shear cover art and what little I knew from the character already) I bought this with no expectation whatsoever. I knew roughly who Nightwing was through Young Justice (animated TV series) and from general knowledge. As I began to read Nightwing I quickly became entertained and enthralled by Dick Grayson. For people that are new to Nightwing or Dick Grayson, to summarize hi...

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Can't outrun the past 0

Nightwing is one of my favorite heroes. Naturally gifted with agility and trained by Batman. He was the first robin until he decided to go solo. In this comic, he struggles with his past as he tries to move on, but it comes knocking at his front door. At first, he thinks this will all be fine, but like everything in Gotham, its turns against him. I really enjoyed this story as Nightwing learned what truly makes him strong....

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