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  • The character of Robin came out as bisexual in the latest issue of “Batman: Urban Legends.”
  • The sixth issue of the comic ends with Tim Drake, who fights crime as Batman’s famous sidekick Robin, accepting a date with another character, Bernard Dowd.
  • The follow-up issue comes out in December.

In the newest installment of the DC comic “Batman: Urban Legends,” Robin comes out as bisexual.

The sixth issue of the comic ends with Tim Drake, who fights crime as Batman’s famous sidekick Robin, accepting a date with another character, Bernard Dowd. Up until this issue, Robin has always dated women.


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Numerous fans on social media media voiced their support and excitement over the development.

Tim Drake finally coming out is so inspiring, DC never wanted a queer Robin but after years and years of campaigning from writers and fans it finally happened,” one fan tweeted. “A big thank you to Meghan Fitzmartin, Belén Ortega and Alejandro Sánchez for making this moment so beautiful.”

The follow-up issue comes out in December.


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Published on Aug 11, 2021