Recently, Bleeding Cool reported on Benjamin Percy’ decision to leave Nightwing with #50, disagreeing with the direction the comic book was taking, editorially. Nightwing had been shot in the head over in Batman and the plan was now to make the character a longterm amnesiac, changing his friends, his experiences, his outlook on life, no longer the character that Percy had been writing.
Percy had joined the series with Nightwing #44 and was planning a long run on the series to follow his 38 issue run on Green Arrow. He was replaced with Scott Lobdell on the series who began writing the series with Nightwing #51.
One other change is the planned numbering of the trade paperbacks. Percy’s first volume had been solicited with a new Vol 1, to emphasise that this was the first volume of Percy’s run with the character.
It has now been renamed Nightwing Vol 7: The Bleeding Edge, collecting Nightwing 44-#49 and the first Nightwing Rebirth Annual.
Amazon.com has the new name, which reads:
It’s a new beginning for Dick Grayson, as novelist Benjamin Percy takes the vigilante on a high-octane, adrenaline-fueled adventure in Nightwing Vol. 7, a great jumping on point for new readers!
Amazon.co.uk currently has the old one.
It’s a new beginning for Dick Grayson, as novelist Benjamin Percy takes the vigilante on a high-octane, adrenaline-fueled adventure in Nightwing VOL. 1, a great jumping on point for new readers!
Will Lobdell get the first Vol 1 now? If so it will begin with Percy’s final issue…
Final orders this week.