Nightwing #78 And #79 Coming In April

by Joel Taylor
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Nightwing #78 and#79 are coming in April! Nightwing, with Batgirl by his side, has returned to Blüdhaven this month in Nightwing #78. It has all the style and grace expected of DC’s high-flying hero! The demand for the debut of Tom Taylor and Bruno Redondo’s new run has pushed Nightwing #78 to a second printing slated to arrive in shops on April 27, hot on the heels of Nightwing #79 on April 20!

Nightwing #78 2nd print cover by Bruno Redondo

And as readers saw in Nightwing #78, there’s a new furry friend in town! This is Nightwing’s heroic three-legged puppy, “Bitewing” by fans. The furry friend actually remains nameless in the comic book and it needs a civilian name! Fans are encouraged to vote online for their favorite name—Haley, Shadow, Blue or Hope—between now and March 30 by way of a DC UNIVERSE INFINITE POLL. The option with the most votes will become her new namesake! Yes, it is a her!

And coming up in Nightwing #79, in addition to the first appearance of a new character, Heartless, Dick Grayson has inherited Alfred’s fortune, a puppy, and a whole lot of questions. Who is Mayor Zucco, and what is her relation to the man who murdered Dick’s parents? What sinister plans does Blockbuster have for Blüdhaven? What kind of dog food is best for a three-legged puppy? To answer these questions, Dick’s going to need a little help from his friends—past and present. Take a look at the first few pages of Nightwing #79, due to hit shelves on April 20.

Nightwing #79 by Tom Taylor, Bruno Redondo, Adriano Lucas and Wes Abbott

Nightwing #79, written by Tom Taylor (DCeased, Injustice) with art and cover by Bruno Redondo (Injustice, Suicide Squad), color by Adriano Lucas, lettering by Wes Abbott, edited by Jessica Chen, featuring a card stock variant cover by Jamal Campbell, continues the next stage of Nightwing’s evolution as a hero! For more information on Nightwing, Batgirl, and the World’s Greatest Super Heroes, visit DC’s website at and follow DC on social media at @DCComics and @thedcnation. You can also join DC UNIVERSE INFINITE to read the Nightwing saga!





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