Black Swan & XXL – Meet The New Assassin Character Finds Of Robin #2

Robin #2 by the current grandmaster of DC's Omniverse, Josh Williamson, and enemy-of-headshots Gleb Melnikov is out. And surprise surprise, Damian Wayne is not dead, this is The League of Lazarus on Lazarus Island, of course. Like Krakoa, resurrection is the name of the game in comic books right now but, as ever, there are rules. And Mother Soul has plenty.

Meet The New Assassins Of Robin #2 (Spoilers)
Robin #2

Can anyone imagine the insufferability of an immortal Damian Wayne? So everyone gets three lives, and Damian has only one left to waste. But who else is he up against? We have met Respawn and Flatline but there are a couple more to throw into the mix.

Meet The New Assassins Of Robin #2 (Spoilers)
Robin #2

Black Swan, nothing to do with the movie, the Deadpool character created by Gail Simone and Udon or the Avengers character created by Jonathan Hickman and Stepoe Epting. Honest. And the 10-year-old XXL fuelled by toxic masculinity. Even more than Damian Wayne's. And the return of one fellow promised in previous comic books...

Meet The New Assassins Of Robin #2 (Spoilers)
Robin #2

We'll hear more from Josh Williamson on the return of Connor Hawke later today. With Flatline doing her best Dick Van Dyke impersonation, and the return of a fun swear word to DC Comics. 

Meet The New Assassins Of Robin #2 (Spoilers)
Robin #2

Never mind…

ROBIN #2 CVR A GLEB MELNIKOV
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Gleb Melnikov
After the shocking events of Robin #1, Damian has learned the deadly rules of Lazarus Island the hard way! Now he must prove that he belongs in the tournament and uncover its secrets! But his only ally is the daughter of one of his greatest enemies: Ravager! In this tournament, only one fighter can get out alive—ready for round two? Fight!
Retail: $3.99

I picked up my DC haul from Piranha Comics in Kingston-Upon-Thames. Piranha Comics is a small south London comic store chain with a small south-west store in Kingston-Upon Thames's market centre, and a larger south-east store in Bromley, with an extensive back issue collection and online store. With a new store planned for Watford, if you are in the neighbourhood, check them out. 

Black Swan & XXL – Meet The New Assassin Character Finds Of Robin #2

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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.
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