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Nightwing #113

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Generally favorable ratings

Based on 17 critic ratings.

Since the 1940’s, you’ve seen him go from acrobat to orphan; from Dick Grayson to Robin; from Robin to Nightwing.

You’ve seen him work alongside the universe’s most powerful heroes, against existence’s most sinister villains. You have seen Dick Grayson do so many things, but now, in his 300th issue, you will see him… well, you’ll just have to pick up the issue and find out.

Join us for this legacy 300 milestone!

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34 pages
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17 Critic Ratings & Reviews from:
  • 100

    There’s not really a good way to review Nightwing #113 without spoiling most of its major moments, and they’re something you should read and take in on your lonesome. Beware, though, its those moments that will rip your heart for your chest and stomp all over it before shoving it back in and giving you a new appreciation for the medium. Nightwing is the best it’s ever been, and that’s saying something.

  • 100

    Get Your Comic On

    A wonderful celebration of 300 issues of Nightwing. Taylor’s poignant story gives occasion to honour Dick Grayson’s legacy whilst Conrad’s backup brings a short, sharp burst of action.

  • 98

    Nerd Initiative

    Nightwing #113 stands as a triumph of storytelling and artistic prowess, offering a fitting tribute to the enduring legacy of one of DC’s most beloved characters. With a creative team firing on all cylinders, this landmark 300th issue delivers a compelling narrative that resonates on multiple levels. As it pays homage to Nightwing’s rich history, it also propels the character into an exciting new chapter, promising thrilling adventures yet to come.

  • 96

    Comic Watch

    Action and expression are the keys to Nightwing #113 (aka legacy #300), helping to establish an installment with one foot in the past and future all at once. Taylor is joined by Wolfman in a celebration of Dick Grayson and his endless optimism. Illustrating Nightwing’s giving nature by contrasting it with his birthday is an excellent narrative frame that establishes a tension that feels low stakes. That allows for the escalation of the Heartless plot in the switch from Di Nicuolo’s action-oriented artwork to the quieter linework of Redondo. The artwork is bridged by the warm, comforting coloring by Lucas. Beyond a great celebration of the Nightwing character, issue #113 is a moving meditation on George Pérez, an artist gone too soon and such an instrumental part of the industry.

  • 95


    Grab a piece of cake and don those party clothes as Nightwing #113 celebrates three-hundred issues for Blüdhaven’s stalwart energetic protector. A heartwarming affair that captures all the energy of the character, from creators new and old, while setting up pieces for what is still to come in this highly celebrated run.

  • 95

    Geek Dad

    The most heartfelt part of this issue comes in a two-page segment as Dick’s entire cast heads to a diner. This scene is penned by Marv Wolfman, as Dick meets with and has a conversation with… Marv Wolfman. This isn’t just a tribute to Nightwing, but to the late, great George Perez, and while so many of these meta segments can feel hokey or even manipulative, this one is a brilliant tribute to the work these two legends did to turn Dick Grayson into one of the best characters in DC comics.

    We also get a quick backup by Michael W. Conrad (possibly the next Nightwing writer?) and Howard Porter, as they give us a silent tale that finds Dick racing against time to stop some evil mimes and disarm a subway bomb. This is a simple tale, sure, but it’s also perfectly tense and fast-paced with some great visuals.

  • 90


    Overall, Nightwing #113 is a great issue that shows the importance of both Dick Grayson and Nightwing to everyone around him, including those who pick up his stories to connect with the hero. This comic carries many touching and heartfelt moments, that help to make an enjoyable story. Additionally, the return of Marv Wolfman is certainly a major highlight and carries the most heartfelt moment. That said, the setup for the finale arc of Taylor and Redondo certainly will have readers nervous about what’s in store for Nightwing.

  • 90

    Dark Knight News

    Yes, Nightwing #113 is a celebration, but next month will see the beginning of Tom Taylor and Bruno Redondo’s final five-issue arc on this series.

    I’m fortunate enough to own all of the 299 Nightwing comics (plus annuals) that preceded this one, and every issue of Grayson, too. I will approach the “Fallen Grayson” storyline with excitement and sadness, as, for me, the run by Tom Taylor, Bruno, Redondo, Adriano Lucas, Wes Abbott, and all the wonderful guest writers and artists, has been the finest in the series’ history.

  • 90

    Comic Book Revolution

    Nightwing #113 is a phenomenal comic book to celebrate the character’s 300th comic book issue. The chemistry Nightwing has with his cast is on full display. A touching scene between Dick Grayson and Marv Wolfman took this comic book to the next level. This is a must have for every Nightwing fan.

  • 85

    Lyles Movie Files

    This was a nice, cute and inconsequential installment of Nightwing for those looking for major developments. For Nightwing fans, it’s still endearing and entertaining enough to enjoy.

  • 80

    The Comicbook Dispatch

    Well, is Nightwing #113 worth picking up? Possibly. This milestone issue is a collector’s dream, packed with elements of nostalgia, action, and an unclear direction for Dick Grayson. With a stellar creative team and a focus on Nightwing’s legacy, this issue is sure to be a satisfying read for long-time fans and new readers alike. However, as a fan interested in story progression and major plot development, you won’t find that here.  As stated prior, Nightwing #113 is a milestone issue shrouded with a hint of mystery.  The lack of concrete details throughout this review might frustrate some readers, but for die-hard Nightwing fans, the promise of a significant development in Dick Grayson’s life is enough to warrant a purchase.  Nevertheless, the preview’s “promise” was definitely misleading.  For everyone else, this issue might be a wait-and-see approach depending on the take from multiple reviews.  One thing’s for sure: Nightwing #113 is sure to spark some speculation among DC Comics fans. With a creative team of all-stars and a focus on both Dick Grayson’s past and future, this is a can’t-miss comic for any Nightwing collector and Tom Taylor fan.

  • 80

    DC Comics News

    Nightwing #113 is a wonderful set up for the final Taylor/Redondo arc.  Taylor reinforces the focus on character and relationship (including some not mentioned above), but prepares the reader for what will surely be a massive encounter between Dick and Heartless.  To top it off the issue is rounded out by a well conceived and beautifully illustrated story by Conrad and Porter, respectively.

  • 80


    This is a gentle victory lap of an issue, celebrating 300 Nightwing comics and kicking off Tom Taylor’s new storyline. Considering how much I love Dick Grayson and enjoy me some Taylor Nightwing, I’m perfectly happy to get a gentle victory lap of an issue. The comic highlights the goodness and awesomeness of the characters, while also letting Bruce Wayne take a backseat, considering all of the awesome Bruce & Dick stuff Taylor has written so far. This time, the focus is on Dick, with added focus on Barbara. So good for that all around.

    The issue ends with a touching tribute to Marv Wolfman, and also George Perez. And that’s always fun. Definitely part of the victory lap nature of the issue. Bruno Redondo does a great job capturing the man and his speech is very nice. Pretty sure, based on the credits, he wrote it himself. How sweet. And really, that’s the whole issue. Just a sweet story that celebrates Nightwing and everything going on around him at the moment. Tom Taylor has earned it, and hopefully we’ll get even more before the very end. Bring on the final story!

  • 80

    Caped Joel

  • 75


    Overall, Nightwing #113 feels like the calm within the eye of the storm. This was a fun and heartfelt issue, despite inconsistencies in the artwork and a few awkward choices. Nothing particularly damaging to the reading experience stands out. Marv and Redondo really did a good job giving himself and the character warm respects. Despite the pressure of making Heartless work, I think Taylor has laid the ground for what could be a decent finale. However, I take off massive points for the uselessly tacked-on “00:01” story.

  • 70

    The Batman Universe

    Overall, this issue is good. It’s a suitable, if quiet, celebration of the character and a decent victory lap before the inevitable fall from grace.

  • 50

    Weird Science DC Comics

    Nightwing #113 takes a break from doing nothing by delivering a celebration of Dick Grayson/Nightwing as the greatest person ever. If you’re a fan of Nightwing and just want to feel good about how great he is, you’re going to need a dentist from the sugary overload. For everyone else disappointed in this series’ lack of direction, momentum, and purpose, this issue is the peak of disappointment.

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