The upcoming first problem of Tim Drake: Robin fills readers in on how Tim has been balancing crimefighting with courting his new boyfriend, Bernard.
Batman’s first Robin Tim Drake has been fortunately courting his new boyfriend Bernard Dowd for the previous six months, Tim Drake: Robin #1 reveals.
A preview for the difficulty exhibits the comfortable couple having fun with an evening out in Gotham City’s marina, the brand new neighborhood the place Tim resides. Bernard goes on about his theories relating to Batman’s reference to Demogorgon whereas Tim introduces his beau to a number of the outlandish neighbors that he is met since shifting.
Their date ends with Tim musing on how Bernard makes him really feel: “Being with Bernard…it’s different than anything I’ve ever felt before. Everyone’s noticed. Damian held a knife to my throat and demanded to know where the real Tim was. But that’s the thing. Bernard brings out the real me. Makes me feel like…there’s so much more to me than I’ve settled for.”
When Did Tim And Bernard Start Dating?
Tim and Bernard grew to become concerned on the finish of the story “Sum Of Our Parts” in 2021’s Batman: Urban Legends #6. The story dove into Tim’s struggles with feeling misplaced within the Bat Family and questioning what to do together with his future. After working into his outdated schoolmate Bernard — who initially debuted in 2003’s Robin #121 — and subsequently saving him from a lethal cult, Tim realizes that he had emotions for his pal. The pair determine thus far shortly afterward, and Tim’s means of coming to phrases together with his bisexuality continued within the Batman: Urban Legends #10 story “A Carol of Bats,” in addition to DC Pride: Tim Drake Special #1.
Tim additionally got here out to his former girlfriend Stephanie Brown in DC Pride: Tim Drake Special #1, lastly rectifying the strain between the pair after an offscreen breakup. Tim and Stephanie have lengthy been an on-again, off-again couple since Stephanie Brown’s debut within the early ’90s, however the pair have gone their separate methods for now — and if Tim’s ideas in his new solo sequence are any indication, he is completely pleased with Bernard.
Tim Drake: Robin #1 is written by Meghan Fitzmartin, illustrated by Riley Rossmo, coloured by Lee Loughridge and lettered by Tom Napolitano. The problem includes a predominant cowl by Ricardo Lopez Ortiz and variants by Jorge Jimenez, Sweeney Boo, Dan Mora, Jamal Campbell and David Baldeon with Arif Prianto. Tim Drake: Robin #1 goes on sale Sept. 27 from DC Comics.
Source: DC Comics