Barbara Gordon and Dick Grayson In DC Future State – And Beyond

In Death Metal, DC Comics fans of Dick Grayson and Barbara Gordon getting together got a moment together. Batman married them both. It was real but then everything got rebooted and restarted, but everything is meant to count, so who knows these days.

Barbara Gordon and Dick Grayson In DC Future State - And Beyond
Barbara Gordon and Dick Grayson in Death Metal artwork

Which did a lot to wipe out the taste of Jason Todd and Barbara Gordon from Batman: The Three Jokers.

Barbara Gordon and Dick Grayson In DC Future State - And Beyond
Barbara Gordon and Jason Todd in Three Jokers artwork

And a long, long way from what went down between Barbara Gordon and Bruce Wayne. What will DC Infinite Frontier bring? I can't know that yet – but you can see where Future State is looking in today's Future State: The Next Batman #4…

Barbara Gordon and Dick Grayson In DC Future State - And Beyond
Barbara Gordon and Dick Grayson in Next Batman #3 artwork

Although another future in today's Batman/Catwoman #3, has Dick Grayson have eyes for another.

Barbara Gordon and Dick Grayson In DC Future State - And Beyond
Batman/Catwoman artwork

To be fair, the lighting and costume design does seem to suggest that the new Batwoman and daughter of Batman and Catwoman isn't wearing anything on her bottom half. But we also get a better view of what Commissioner Dick Grayson was looking at.

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Batman/Catwoman artwork

Of course whatever the future, Dick Grayson is always spoiled for choice.

The Fox Family In Next Batman
The Next Batman #4 artwork

And even when he can't be in every iteration of The Resistance….

Barbara Gordon and Dick Grayson In DC Future State - And Beyond
Barbara Gordon  not in Future State: Nightwing #2 artwork

Sometimes it's good for him to make a new friend.

Barbara Gordon and Dick Grayson In DC Future State - And Beyond
Future State: Nightwing #2 artwork

FUTURE STATE NIGHTWING #2 (OF 2) CVR A YASMINE PUTRI
(W) Andrew Constant (A) Nicola Scott (CA) Yasmine Putri
It's an all-new dynamic for the Dynamic Duo when Nightwing and Gotham's mysterious new Batman join forces against the Magistrate. But when the totalitarian force controlling the city declares the two heroes their primary targets, Nightwing will need to call on the full force of his hidden resistance, including two Batgirls, Huntress, and Two-Face! But even then, will it be enough? Find out in this action-packed conclusion! Retail: $3.99

FUTURE STATE THE NEXT BATMAN #4 (OF 4) CVR A LADRONN
(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Ladronn
The next Batman goes head-to-head with the Magistrate's shock troops to protect the…guilty?! It's a savage running battle across Gotham City, and it will have the next Dark Knight fighting overwhelming odds to prove that justice still lives in the heart of a broken city. In the finale of "Batgirls," after discovering the person locked in the high-security cell is the one who's been sending out "Batman Lives" signals to the Resistance, Stephanie Brown and Cassandra Cain must work together to make sure they take that person when they escape their prison! Plus, in the conclusion of "Gotham City Sirens," Catwoman and the new android Siren hide out in Poison Ivy's newly built paradise, where they discuss their past relationships, including what Catwoman has—or had—with Batman. But when Peacekeeper forces arrive, the new Siren will have to make a sacrifice to save her friends. Retail: $7.99

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About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.