Robin ongoing 2000 (issues 72-83)

Issue #72

Cover Date: January 2000
Subtitle: Last Stand on Grand Ave. (part of No Man's Land)
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Gordon Purcell, Wayne Faucher
Storyline: The Blue Boys teamed up with Penguin's crew to stop an assault by Killer Croc. Alfred got Robin free. When back at the Bat camp, Tim called his father and let him know he was safe, but was trapped in No Man's Land - unable to get out. Jack Drake called his congressman. Soon after, Tim's face was on every newscast in the country.


Issue #73

Cover Date: February 2000
Subtitle: The World around the Corner
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): N. Steven Harris, Wayne Faucher
Storyline: US Marshals planned an "extraction" for Tim Drake. A helicopter team got to him, but took fire from a local gang wanting to ruin the escape from NML. Batgirl chased the gang off; Tim got out of NML safely.


Issue #74

Cover Date: March 2000
Subtitle: The Worst is yet to Come
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Pete Woods, Jesse Delperdang
Storyline: Nightwing and Robin caught some mobsters trying to smuggle a couple of bodies out on a tugboat full of garbage. Tim's father enrolled him in Brentwood Academy - a prep school in nearby Bristol. On his last night before school, Robin met up with Spoiler on a rooftop. They stopped a robbery at a quick-stop. Tim moved into his new room and met some of his classmates. Bruce asked Alfred to stay with him.


Issue #75

Cover Date: April 2000
Subtitle: Trashed
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Pete Woods, Jesse Delperdang
Storyline: A kiddie gang called the sk8bratz began vandalizing Brentwood. Tim began hanging out with the dean's dog to make it easier to come and go at night. After visiting Stephanie, Robin found the sk8bratz. He underestimated them and they got the best of him. He decided to learn to ride a skateboard. After a weekend of practicing at a local skate park, he'd fallen in love with the hobby. He was able to use it to take down the sk8bratz.


Issue #76

Cover Date: May 2000
Subtitle: Wings over Brentwood
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Pete Woods, Jesse Delperdang
Storyline: A man-bat freaked out a pizza delivery boy by snatching his merchandise. Robin encountered the whole family while investigating. He got way and spoke with Nightwing on the subject. Alfred got him in touch with Jason Bard.


Issue #77

Cover Date: June 2000
Subtitle: Dark is the Night
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Pete Woods, Jesse Delperdang
Storyline: Jason Bard happened to have some of the man-bat antidote. Robin got Francine first; she sent Aaron with him (Aaron was born as a man-bat, he was not transformed into one) to help bring in his father and sister. They evaded a big game hunter and returned the Langstroms to human form. Kirk, who'd never met his son, planned on trying to get him into human form as well.


Issue #78

Cover Date: July 2000
Subtitle: Three Deaths for Arrakhat part 1: Trice Doomed
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Pete Woods, Jesse Delperdang
Storyline: Tim's roommate, Ali (who ruled a nation), believed a demon had been summoned to kill him. Tim's father called him - he was marrying Dana. The demon arrived in the states and claimed the first of its three victims. It arrived at Brentwood and killed Ali's bodyguard. Green Arrow and Eddie arrived and helped Robin chase it off.


Issue #79

Cover Date: August 2000
Subtitle: Three Deaths for Arrakhat part 2: Something Fierce
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Pete Woods, Jesse Delperdang
Storyline: Robin, Green Arrow, and Eddie got Ali away from the school grounds, but the demon followed them. It took down the three heroes, but stopped short of killing Ali once it saw his talisman. Ali sent it back to kill the man who'd summoned it.


Issue #80

Cover Date: September 2000
Subtitle: The Girls
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Pete Woods, Jesse Delperdang
Storyline: Ali was called back to his country. Tim went to a movie with a couple of his friends and saw his skater buddy, Star, getting harassed by her boyfriend. Robin went to check on her and bumped into Spoiler. Star's boyfriend was killed by gunrunners he was mixed up with. Star was also shot. After seeing the way Robin reacted to the situation, Spoiler got hugely jealous and left. Tim got a new roommate who wasn't impressed with him having broken curfew. The father of Stephanie's child showed up. She KO'ed him.


Issue #81

Cover Date: October 2000
Subtitle: The Obtuse Conundrum
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Marcos Martin, Mark Pennington
Storyline: Tim and a friend attended a book signing where he was able to keep the author from being assassinated. Robin tried to warn the author later, but was brushed off as an overzealous fanboy. Robin caught the assassin on his third attempt, and kept following the target. He learned that the man was a ghost writer - the true writer and publisher attempted to kill him. Robin saved the man, and as a "thank you," he got a complete set of autographed first editions for his friend.


Issue #82

Cover Date: November 2000
Subtitle: The New Kid
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Pete Woods, Jesse Delperdang
Storyline: Robin took down three stooges trying to rip off a safe. He called Stephanie and was hung up on. Tim decided to take a long weekend with a new guy at school and some friends. Spoiler tracked a guy she thought was Robin (Stephanie was volunteering at the hospital where Star was recovering) out of costume.


Issue #83

Cover Date: December 2000
Subtitle: Wrong Place, Wrong Time
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Pete Woods, Jesse Delperdang
Storyline: Spoiler barely avoided a gunfight and realized the guy she was tracking was not Robin. Robin check out the new guy's (Danny) hotel room and was attacked by possible assassins with barcode tattoos like Danny's. Tim bluntly asked Danny about the huge scar and tattoo and was told the scar came from being separated from his conjoined twin, the tattoo was from his hippy parents. Back home, Robin ran into "Lagoon Boy."


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