Nightwing: A Darker Shade of Justice

Nightwing 30

Cover Date: April 1999
Subtitle: Just Passing Through
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Scott McDaniel, Karl Story
Storyline: With Gothamites continuing to pour into Bludhaven, Superman makes an appearance. Blaine reported back to Roland Desmond. Tad went back to the hero gig.


Nightwing 31

Cover Date: May 1999
Subtitle: Bad Night in Bludhaven
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Scott McDaniel, Karl Story
Storyline: Nite-Wing got a little rambunctious and burned down a building. Dick began training at the police academy.


Nightwing 32

Cover Date: June 1999
Subtitle: Double Dare
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Scott McDaniel, Karl Story
Storyline: As Dick dug into his first week at the academy, a new team began looting the looters - Double Dare.


Nightwing 33

Cover Date: July 1999
Subtitle: Acts of Violence
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Scott McDaniel, Karl Story
Storyline: Nightwing learned the identity of Double Dare through his circus connections. He and the sisters were caught by 3 of Blockbuster's goons: Stallion, Brutale, and the Electrocutioner.


Nightwing 34

Cover Date: August 1999
Subtitle: Sister Act
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Scott McDaniel, Karl Story
Storyline: The three acrobats escaped from the three goons. Nightwing let the mooks run back to Blockbuster (who learned that he needed a heart transplant), while Double Dare escaped. Batman called Nightwing back to Gotham.


Nightwing 35

Cover Date: September 1999
Subtitle: The Belly of the Beast - Escape to Blackgate 1 (part of No Man's Land cross-over)
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Scott McDaniel, Karl Story
Storyline: Batman assigned Nightwing the task of getting order at Blackgate prison. Dick's plan backfired and he was captured by Lock-Up.


Nightwing 36

Cover Date: October 1999
Subtitle: Nothing but Time - Escape to Blackgate 2 (part of No Man's Land cross-over)
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Scott McDaniel, Karl Story
Storyline: Nightwing woke up "in the hole" after being knocked out by Lock-Up. He was able to win over enough inmates to save himself. Lock-Up and his supporters feared intervention by Batman.


Nightwing 37

Cover Date: November 1999
Subtitle: Escpae from Blackgate - Escape to Blackgate 3 (part of No Man's Land cross-over
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Scott McDaniel, Karl Story
Storyline: Nightwing subdued the inmates at Blackgate and the BatSquad took control of the prison. Dick got safely to the Clocktower, where Barbara helped him out.


Nightwing 38

Cover Date: December 1999
Subtitle: Face to Face - Ballistic Romance 1 (part of No Man's Land cross-over
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Scott McDaniel, Karl Story
Storyline: Barbara began nursing the sick and busted up Dick back to health. As the two began getting cozy together, Pettit's team broke in on them. They had the Huntress as backup.


Nightwing 39

Cover Date: January 2000
Subtitle: By Force of Arms - Ballistic Romance 2 (part of No Man's Land cross-over)
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Scott McDaniel, Karl Story
Storyline: Dick and Barbara escaped Pettit's bunch into a different section of the building. Pettit began destroying Oracle's equipment. Huntress helped Nightwing and Oracle escape.


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