Nightwing: Love and Bullets

Nightwing 1/2: The Breaks

Format: special issue
Binding: standard comic
Date: undated
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Scott McDaniel, Karl Story
Storyline: Nightwing watched as "Lunchmeat" Deever was transported. When a policeman ratted his location out to Blockbuster, Nightwing was there to rescue Deever and get him back to witness protection.


Nightwing 19

Cover Date: April 1998
Subtitle: Shudder (part of Cataclysm cross-over)
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Scott McDaniel, Karl Story
Storyline: (continued from Shadow of the Bat 73)
Dick learned of the earthquake from TV at work. He bolted, grabbed a boat and headed to his former home. He was taken aback by the sheer destruction in Gotham City. He began helping victims trapped under a collapsed highway as soon as he got ashore.
(continued in Batman 553)


Nightwing 21

Cover Date: June 1998
Subtitle: False Starts
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Scott McDaniel, Karl Story
Storyline: Dick returned home. Tad had invented himself as Nite-Wing (oblivious to the real Nightwing) and was shot up on his first night out. When he heard that his apartment building had been condemned, Dick purchased it and scheduled a full renovation. Soames began learning to walk again. Roland Desmond (Blockbuster) contacted police chief Redhorn - they both sent people to the hospital to finish off (the incorrect) Nightwing.


Nightwing 22

Cover Date: July 1998
Subtitle: Hospital Perilous
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Scott McDaniel, Karl Story
Storyline: A very concerned Oracle got in touch with Dick - she told him of the reports that he was in the hospital. He suited up and went after the imposter. Cops, Blockbuster's men, and Ali's men were all there trying to kill the wrong man. Nightwing saved the guy and gave him to Alfred to take to Dr. Thompkins.


Nightwing 24

Cover Date: September
Subtitle: The Forgotten Dead
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Scott McDaniel, Karl Story
Storyline: Nightwing helped a retiring cop (one of Bludhaven's few good ones) solve a 15 year old case before he retired.


Nightwing 25

Cover Date: October 1998
Subtitle: The Boys
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Scott McDaniel, Karl Story
Storyline: Dick and Tim trained blindfolded atop a train. They talked about their personal lives and Batman. Dick told Tim that he'd taken the police entrance exam.


Nightwing 26

Cover Date: December 1998
Subtitle: Angle of Attack
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Scott McDaniel, Karl Story
Storyline: Soames killed his doctor and left the facility in which he had been kept. Huntress showed up in Bludhaven and wiped up some union guys. Nightwing investigated a double homicide as Huntress tracked a man named Fremunda.


Nightwing 27

Cover Date: January 1999
Subtitle: Live not on Evil
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Scott McDaniel, Karl Story
Storyline: Bludhaven PD all pondered a message found on a body - "Tattarattat." After Nightwing questioned some bar patrons, they were shot up and another note was left - "Reb Milton's not limber." Huntress, still in Bludhaven, was captured. Soames, calling himself Torque, busted in on Cisco Blaine and his captive, the Huntress. Torque was the killer.


Nightwing 28

Cover Date: February 1999
Subtitle: Live not on Evil
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Scott McDaniel, Karl Story
Storyline: Cisco and Huntress began working together. The unions were trying to get in on the Gotham rebuilding scene. Nightwing watched as Huntress went in for the score against Fremunda (the union head).


Nightwing 29

Cover Date: March 1999
Subtitle: Back to Back to Back
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Scott McDaniel, Karl Story
Storyline: Nightwing saved Huntress from the ensuing shootout. She saved him when he came face to face with Torque. Blockbuster's men showed up and started blasting. While leaving, Nightwing told Helena that there would be nothing between them.


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