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DC Comics Killing Latest Robin

Damian Wayne has been a fan favorite
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 25, 2013 8:59 AM CST

(Newser) – We're sorry you had to hear it this way, comic fans, but Robin is about to be grounded. Fan-favorite Damian Wayne will die in Batman Incorporated #8, the New York Post reports in a morning spoiler. "He saves the world. He does his job as Robin. He dies an absolute hero," writer Grant Morrison explains.

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For those not up on modern Batman comics, Damian is the 10-year-old son of Bruce Wayne and sometimes nemesis/sometimes love interest Talia al-Ghul. Raised by the League of Assassins, he was originally a violent killer—but has now become a heroic, if not terribly agreeable, sidekick for Batman. "What we did was turn this little monster into a superhero," Morrison says. "He's a little brat, but he's a super-brat." (Read more Batman stories.)

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