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Grayson.........Robin by CoranKizerStone Grayson.........Robin by CoranKizerStone
So I was basically thinking of the points just before Robin decided on going solo and placing the blue and black tights on to become the Skull bashing, bullet dodging nocturnal "NightWing" we know him as today. So my thought of Dick Grayson before that change is as a high-school prep student that is extremely intelligent but sarcastic, rebellious, hot tempered and non-caring when it comes to the interaction with others. As robin he seems to be more serious, fearless and mentally darker than his past care-free self. I thought that maybe he had something to do with the design of the outfit as well. Giving it a more of a muted, modern and bad ass look to fit his attitude. To me Robin may have had his disagreements with the Bats which probably ultimately resulted in him leaving to do his own thing but I think he'll become just another Bat in a bird costume. What's your thought of Mr.Grayson fellow Dev?

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assemblykit81 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2018  New Deviant
So Funny illustration!
AnimeGeekOrNerd Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Cocoaprints Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Love the image design and concept. Both beautifully done. :)

My personal thought when it came to DG was that he was a social butterfly, open, and genuine, but as Robin, he must be more serious and reserved to not only protect the identity of himself, but those he care about and love. So almost the Robin persona is the ACT rather than the other way around, hence the independent thought that helped him evolve later into his own masked hero. Putting himself behind a mask that he could make his own rules rather than abide by those the Dark Knight set. --- but those are just my opinions of the character itself.

I very much enjoy your expressive style.
PenguinHoppy27 Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2018
I never really saw him as "non-caring when it comes to the interaction with others."  I always thought he was a more social person.  Also considering he eventually is the leader of the Titans.
CountObvious Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2016
Awesome. I love your art style!
RebellingLemming Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great art!
jhealy14 Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
A bad ass Robin is a good Robin but he dosn't always have to be dark to kick butt like a boss. Take Young Justice Robin for example, a little smart ass troll that can kick your butt into next week and then prank you when you get back. This comes off a bit more Damian then the fun loving Dick. It does look amazing though.
Benrex177 Featured By Owner May 23, 2015  Student General Artist
Bad ass Robin is always great!:)
aliestair Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
very nice. I like the nightwing color scheme on DG. :D
marty0x Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2013
this looks cool I like the style
sairey13 Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2013
You know? His Robin costume almost looks like the Robin from the trailer for the game: Batman: Arkham Origins
Your picture is really good! ^^
sairey13 Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2013
You know? His Robin costume almost looks like the Robin from the trailer for the game: Batman: Arkham Origins
It's really good! ^^
Dark-man555 Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
robin needs more love
mysteriousdrug Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2013
I love this art, but the personality of the character sounds more like Damian than Dick.
kareless Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2013
me encantó!!! excelente!
VictorTran Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013
Is that's Bruce Lee's hair ? Meow :3 
roxxiegirl135 Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
NOT FAIR. mmmmmerrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
Well, Dick is very attractive.
Numbuh1Nerd Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2012  Student General Artist
I'd love to see more of that epic costume. That is sooo cool.
NuvaPrime Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Student General Artist
Shia LaBeouf as Robin: I think it could work, what do you think?
DanielNadia Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012
I like how his "street clothes" reflect his Nightwing persona, as opposed to the bright, albeit slightly muted colors of the Robin outfit in this instance.

I dig this take on robin.Elements cuh as the open collar, the boots, and the subtle inclusion of the break in the tunic work very well. I can say I ike it much more than Eddy Barrow's dsign for the New 52. However, a key component is missing: a symbol. Something for punks to see and remember, an icon. Not something to be printed on t shirts, but a logo would really cement that this is Robin, the symbol of hope in Gotham City.
Jason-Steeel7 Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Interesting style. I really like it.
KkabEric Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2012
cant believe i only discovered this awesomeness now xD
Liberum69 Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2012
Ugh, the hair.
SK12Monster Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2012
That's an epic Robin costume
hitman14gokudera Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012
the normal dick grayson you drew looks like a badass emo kid lol
Pona2011 Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2012
Grrreatttt *-*
voirdire99 Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012  Professional Artist
Great costume design! I've never been a huge Robin fan (I don't hate the character at all, he just never appealed to me much) but if this art was on the cover I'd be forced to look into it. If the interiors matched the covers, I'd pay for it and give the story a chance. I rarely buy a comic based on art alone, but this really grabs me. Love the logic of the design, love the muted colors and really like using the pop of the red holding line to unify the whole look.
zachzach56 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
what did you use for this?
wolfsfire14 Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
The toned down suit looks awsome and gives hin a more serious look. I prefer the sarcastic and laid back robin that's still a little energetic and keeps some color to his personality because he still kind of is an acrobat & a performer. An air of seriousness does fit him though, considering he's an orphane who grew up in Gotham with a distant foster parent. All in all, great pic, I especially love the modified color schemes and designs.
berost Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2012
I really like the design elements here especially in the cargo pouches on his suit. I always liked the happy Grayson better though.
halfmydadsage Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2012
I think I love Dick Grayson the best although Peter was a close second. He's so fun as both identities. I love this series.
kaminonamida Featured By Owner May 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
awesome! But I can't help but think the Robin one is about to scare someone shitless...
Icon-UK Featured By Owner May 5, 2012
Amusing how close this is to what became the YJ Robin costume, though I agree with the other posters that Dick not being sociable doesn't really work as that's one of the points of the character. Tim I could see maybe going down that road, but not Dick.
denveruchiha Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2012
I love this! And your description is brilliant! Great way to look at it!
PhantomRaven Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is awesome...I approve! :iconthumbsupplz:

-Le Phantom :mangapunksai:
Death-by-THY-Name Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2012
I love your work!!! It's awesome!! But Dick Grayson is known as a charmer, a talker, a natural leader, and a total ladies man. He gets along with everyone. This is why he's such a great foil to Batman's eternal loneliness and depression.
Bullcroc Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
niiice (nods) i like the style (nods) :)
marincess Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
*sigh* No matter what happen Dick will always my favorite of the Robins. By far.</i> Gotta say, this costume is much better than the green speedo that Batman made him wear!

Also, when looking at the Robin half of the picture I have this undeniable urge to go "woosh!"
TechnicolorWave Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Ohmfgsdkl;ajfkd I love your style! Dick was one of my favorite Robins because he set the bar pretty high (no acrobat pun intended) for the legacy of the Robins. In the beginning, he was so fun and carefree, really enjoying being Robin. That's why I really enjoyed Robin Year One. But he did take his role seriously, training hard and working his butt off. In Young Justice (the tv show not the comics), I'm not really happy that they made Dick so completely serious since this was supposed to be him in his younger days, but I guess it's alright, he makes a good contrast with Wally. :heart: As Nightwing, oh gosh, he's fantastic. Even though he feels lost sometimes, he knows what he's doing and he does it pretty well. As Bats, oh goodness... He is a very skilled Batman, and a fantastic duo with Damian, but he's a little too happy to act as Bruce. Dick is a superb hero and has a fantastic attitude too. (Also a nice ass)
Regular-Fan Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Dicks my favorite, with Damian as a close second. Then Jason, and Tim. i never liked the girls much...
AshbreezeTheKitty Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Dick Grayson was the best Robin EVER! Jason and Tim can each go dig a hole and die in it. Damian was cute, but that cute.
Mike3017 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is just amazing !!!!!
Maki-P Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2011
I just hate the idea that Bruce fired Dick. Considering Batman's "charming" personality it's makes more sense to me that he just pushed everybody away
c0pypa5ted3lete Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
my fav robin is Dick Grayson so shut up and enjoy the goddamn pic!!
i love this! i can't believe ppl criticized it!
mam3 Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2011
There is Already a Robin who is sarcastic, rebellious, hot tempered and non-caring. His name is Jason Todd so Technicly thats Jason then Dick. NO OFFENSE.
CoranKizerStone Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2011  Professional Filmographer
I would say that's sort of all of them except for the non-caring part. Jason Todd didn't care until he became Red Hood.
jmikehub Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
My favorite robin was Jason Todd, his story was sad, he died being a better robin than grayson.

by robin has always been a controvercial character anyways, I mean batman having a teenager be his sidekick was a bad move to begin with. but I will always like robin more, because he actually shows some humanity and acts like a kid dispite being a badass hero
RayWuStudio Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
That is the coolest Robin EVER.
timelesstiger Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2011  Student Digital Artist
I still can't believe you did this with a mouse.
Never ceases to amaze me. ^_^
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