*The death of his wife Starfire sent Nightwing into retirement. But as superhuman anarchy reaches critical mass in Kingdom Come, Superman coaxes Dick Grayson back into action. At his new leader's behest, Grayson even reclaims his boyhood identity of Robin, melding it with aspects of his former mentor, Batman.
"It's a transparent gesture on Superman's part -- to needle Batman," says writer Mark Waid. *Source: Back of card