This really isn’t a good week for the batfam. The only good thing that happened was Steph being alive in DCEASED.
My one question though is like… how??? Steph is part of the batfam right??? So when Jason checked to see what members of the fam were alive, he should have seen Cass AND Steph????? Right?? The only reasonable explanation is that Steph was outside of Gotham when the infection started. But the implications of that…
What if she was on vacation with her family? E.G, camping, which means no technology/service, which means no way for infection via internet. Imagine that Steph was having a good time bonding with her mother outdoors when the infection started.
Imagine Steph having to fend off hordes of the undead by herself. Imagine her mother sacrificing herself so that her daughter could escape. Imagine Steph making the journey back to Gotham in grief all by herself, with no means of communicating with the rest of the family. Imagine Steph arriving in the Batcave, exhausted from running and fighting the undead by herself, hoping to find Batman, because if anybody could help, if anybody could find a cure, it would be Batman. Imagine Steph’s hopes being crushed when she finds out that Batman was dead. Imagine her grief as she realized that it was Tim’s body that was buried next to Bruce’s. Imagine her discovering that Barbara was gone too. That she was the only member of the Batfamily left alive in Gotham.
Imagine her relief and pain when she sees Damian. She’s happy that he survived. But he’s wearing his father’s cowl and carrying on his legacy. In a way she’s proud, but she feels sorry for him. Damian’s still a kid. Now he’s Batman. She knows what that means to him. She understands the pressure of living up to the legacy. After all, she experienced something similar when she became Robin. That’s why she hugs him, telling him it’s alright to grieve. Because she knows he’s probably repressing his emotions and feelings, just like his father.
That’s why she decides to take up the mantle of Robin again. To stay by Damian’s side and remind him that even though he’s busy saving the world as Batman, it’s okay for him to act his age. It’s okay for him to mourn. It’s okay for him to say goodbye.
In her own words, “If you’re Batman, you need what Batman has always needed so he isn’t reduced to a muscled bag of repressed feelings in kevlar… you need a Robin.”
Bruce: Batarangs? Check.
Dick: Escrima sticks? Check.
Jason: Guns? Check.
Tim: Bo staff? Check.
Damian: Katana? Check
Y/N: Hotel? Trivago.
I really love the Damian, Jon, and Cassie dynamic in DCeased. I’m always sad when characters get aged down and change their relationship dynamics, like Cassie (who would have been with Tim’s generation) but with DCeased it doesn’t feel that way.
If pre 52 was still a thing, I’d definitely love to see Cassie as another possible babysitter for Damian. 😂 First Batgirl, then Supergirl, and now Wondergirl. lmao. Would be hilarious if Cassie was roped into taking care of both Damian and Jon, or Young Justice.
Wait I fixed it!
Now he has part of a Robin mask on the other side of the sword. To represent…being Robin :)
Roy: i can’t believe i’m going to fail high school
Dick: don’t worry man, a lot of people didn’t graduate high school
Dick: like Einstein, Bill Gates…
Wally: Anne Frank
Wally: imma take back that last one
I want Alfred back. I want Dick back. I want DickBabs again. I want Tim to drop the dumb Drake alias. I want Damian to get the proper characterization that he deserves. I want Jon to be 10-11 years old again. I want writers to stop portraying Bruce as an abusive father. I want Batcat canon and married.
I want DC writers to start delivering good content again.
Spectacular Tim Drake by Patrick Gleason!
steph: i’m not interested in being polite or heterosexual
Characters: Jason Todd X Fem!Reader
Universe: DC, Batman
Warnings: Mention of attacks, mention of brain injury, guns
Request: can I have a jason todd x reader; reader has abilities that no one - not even she - knows about. shes going through a really tough time, is under a lot of stress, is anxious 24/7, honestly feels just sad and a little lost. she knows about all of the secret batfam stuff - bruce is going on yet another rant about jason revealing while shes right there. she gets overwhelmed and screams at him to shut up and every glass surface around her shatters. batfam think shes a threat but jason protects her
Jason always reminded you that he loved you, that he’d do anything for you. He’d tell you it again and again until you found a way to shut him up- usually by kissing him or flicking him in the forehead, and this happened nearly every day. Sure it got annoying at times, but you understood why he was so persistent.
my favorite batman&robin duo so far. (everyone say thank you Tom Taylor 😌❤✨)
Characters: Dick Grayson, Tim Drake
Warning: Major Character Death, Tiny Bit of Blood
There was blood. So much of it. Too much of it.
The moment Tim’s eyes found the slumped form of Dick, he knew that he had come too late. Bullshit, he had known from the moment he got the emergency signal that he would be too late.
Bruce: Why don’t you go out? It’s nice out.
Tim: Oh, no. There’s nothing out there for me.
Family Outing - 7/14/20