Nightwing #80

Writer: Devin Grayson Artist: Rick Leonardi Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: April 9, 2003 Critic Reviews: 2
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"Venn Diagram" part 1! Deathstroke's in town and he's here on business! Can Nightwing stop the DCU's premier "terminator" from taking out his target--a target who's close to home for Dick Grayson?

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Apr 29, 2003

    Nightwing versus Deathstroke is a pairing where one would have to pretty hard not to deliver a fan pleasing issue, and for her part Devin Grayson does manage to offer up an enjoyable enough taste of hopefully what's to come. Now I hope Dick's injury in the final pages only keeps him out of the fight for a single chapter, as I buy this book to follow the adventures of Nightwing, and it would be a real shame to have him warming the bench when Deathstroke finally found his way to Bludhaven. However, I'm certain Devin Grayson knows this and she'll deliver the big fight fans are looking for in the final chapter. As it stand this issue manages to establish the idea that Nightwing isn't overly confident in his ability to defeat Deathstroke, and the action sequence in this issue nicely establishes the idea that the fans should expect Deathstroke to be a formidable threat who isn't afraid to mix it up. This issue is quite entertaining, though I'll admit I'm a little concerned that we might be c Read Full Review

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    Comics Bulletin - David Kozlowski Apr 17, 2003

    It's about time that Nightwing takes on a challenging opponent. Blockbuster, a poor man's Kingpin at best, has been on the sidelines for a long time. Nightwing's biggest threat lately has been himself - and that's actually pretty interesting. Read Full Review

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