Robin: The Big Leagues

Robin #163

Cover Date: August 2007
Subtitle: Twelve Very Angry Men
Writer(s): Adam Beechen
Artists(s): Freddie E. Williams, II
Storyline: Tim picked up a father's day gift for Bruce - a watch with an inscription. On the way out, he bumped into Zoe, but they couldn't make a connection. He saw a woman get her purse snatched and got into costume.
Robin neared the snatcher, but he was blown up by a mortar blast. The Jury was in Gotham City. After a tangle, Robin emerged victorious and headed back to Wayne Manor. He was too late to cook for Bruce and the watch had been destroyed in the fight. Bruce had Alfred put it in a trophy case.


Robin #164

Cover Date: September 2007
Subtitle: Making the Band
Writer(s): Adam Beechen
Artists(s): Freddie E. Williams, II
Storyline: Dodge, the young teleporter, began putting a team together to take out Robin. He got Tapeworm, Skill, Micro & Macro, and Cheater. Killa Nilla, Robin's snitch, was caught by them, but they let him go so he could get the word to their mark.
The group hit a hospital and Robin went after them.


Robin #165

Cover Date: October 2007
Subtitle: The Other Hand
Writer(s): Adam Beechen
Artists(s): Freddie E. Williams, II
Storyline: With Gordon and Batman outside, Robin went in after Dodge's group. He took down Micro & Macro and Tapeworm rather easily. Brutus, one of Mr. Baptiste's men, gave him difficulty, but he got away and headed in for the rest. Cheater and Skill fought over which got to kill him, but Dodge insisted no one did. He teleported the rest away to regroup.
Skill claimed to know Robin's real name.


Robin #166

Cover Date: November 2007
Subtitle: The Big Leagues
Writer(s): Adam Beechen
Artists(s): Freddie E. Williams, II
Storyline: Tim worked out with the tennis team and saw his ex-girlfriend, Zoanne, leave with one of his new teammates.
Dodge's team went after Robin's civilian identity, but they got the wrong guy: Zatara. Skill unmasked and showed herself as Ravager. Robin was watching. The three took down the bad guys, with Dodge swapping sides sill hoping to become a hero. He ended up short-circuiting himself with the Cheater and faded away. All the others were rounded up.


Robin #167

Cover Date: December 2007
Subtitle: The Promise
Writer(s): Brandon Thomas
Artists(s): Freddie E. Williams, II
Storyline: Robin went out after a few Arkham escapees. He took down Riot Act pretty quickly then went after Lock-up. En route, he changed directions and stopped a hostage situation where a man had been killed.
Lock-up was waiting for Batman, but settled for Robin. After Tim took care of him, he visited his father's grave and met up with Batman.