Tim Drake Death Teased for Heroes in Crisis

DC Comics has been teasing deaths for the upcoming Heroes In Crisis. With splash pages like this.

And covers like this.

And everyone expecting that Roy Harper is going to get it.

But at the Toronto Fan Expo DC Nation panel yesterday, it was intimated by DC Publisher Dan DiDio that the victim would be a certain Tim Drake. Red Robin. A man who has seen his future as a very dark Batman indeed.

Could this be his way out of that?

(W) Tom King (A) Clay Mann (CA) Francesco Mattina
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