Kristina Kielblock von kino.de schreibt, The Boys könne die „Sichtweise auf Superhelden möglicherweise nachhaltig verändern“. , Die Kritiken zu The Boys fielen überwiegend positiv aus. Dick Grayson resumed his role as Nightwing and Stephanie Brown was introduced anew under her previous moniker Spoiler in the pages of Batman Eternal (2014). She then appeared in Batman: The Brave and the Bold's episode entitled "Batman Dies At Dawn!" Except whereas Hawkeye is kind of an archer/assassin/etc. ":83 Other accounts of Robin's origin state that the name comes from the American robin bird, not from Robin Hood, Frank Miller's All Star Batman and Robin being a notable exception. She appeared alive and stalking Tim, after his return from traveling around the globe with his mentor. Robin and Hughie are happy together. The team of Batman and Robin has commonly been referred to as the Caped Crusaders or Dynamic Duo.. The Seven are a group of superheroes who banded together to fight crime, but in this world, that also means they're operated by a massive corporation called Vaught, with a man named Stan Edgar (Giancarlo Esposito, once again playing a villain) pulling the strings. The character was introduced as a happy medium between the first two Robins in that, from the readers' point of view, he is neither overly well behaved like Dick Grayson nor overly impudent like Jason Todd. Covering the hottest movie and TV topics that fans want. A-Train refuses to apologize and places the blame on Robin. Angeführt von Butcher, der den Superhelden Homelander für den Tod seiner Frau verantwortlich macht, machen sich er, Hughie und im Verlauf der Serie weitere Verbündete daran, mit Gewalt und Erpressung gegen die Superhelden vorzugehen. But Jon Snow, he is not. Species Among the parallel realities shown is one designated "Earth-2". A gangster named Boss Zucco, loosely based on actor Edward G. Robinson's Little Caesar character, had been extorting money from the circus and killed Grayson's parents, John and Mary, by sabotaging their trapeze equipment as a warning against defiance. In the season two episode "Fractured", a version of Bat-Mite is introduced who claims to be Robin's "DNA buddy" (genetic twin). Meanwhile, Starlight is a great example of someone who still loves God but is not willing to condemn others in the name of religion. After the continuity changes following the New 52 DC Comics relaunch, Jason becomes a leader of the Outlaws, a superhero team that includes Starfire and Arsenal who had spent years with Grayson in the Titans. Regardless, Batman editor Denny O'Neil introduced a new Robin. Tim served as leader of this version of the Titans until 2009, at which point he quit due to the events of Batman R.I.P. It was her last. The Boys ist eine US-amerikanische Superhelden-Fernsehserie, basierend auf dem gleichnamigen Comic von Garth Ennis und Darick Robertson. 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The Innocents (Vision) Robin's death fuels Hughie's hatred for Supes, A-Train specifically. Like Dick Grayson, Jason Todd was the son of circus acrobats murdered by a criminal (this time the Batman adversary Killer Croc), and then adopted by Bruce Wayne. The series centered around Tim's continued training and set up villains linked to the character. Various incarnations of the character Robin. Robin Ward is a recurring character in the The Boys, and the girlfriend of Hughie Campbell until her accidental death at the hands of A-Train.  John Byrne later worked this aspect into his non-canonical story Superman & Batman: Generations. Along with Cash's thoughts, the panel also revealed that Season 2 was going to continue The Boys' tradition of incorporating political themes into its superhero satire, with the following being only a handful of the themes addressed. But that's not all. And all of those things really f**king suck.". With Karl Urban, Jack Quaid, Antony Starr, Erin Moriarty. However, he is able to get over these visions after he engages in a sexual relationship with Starlight thus Hughie stops seeing Robin haunting him. Just this summer, fans have been able to choose between shows like Doom Patrol and Umbrella Academy for some super-powered action, and things like the Arrowverse, Netflix's sadly-cancelled Marvel series (Jessica Jones, Daredevil, etc. Readers voted "yes" by a small margin (5,343 to 5,271) and Todd was subsequently murdered by the Joker in the storyline, A Death in the Family, in which the psychopath beat the youngster severely with a crowbar, and left him to die in a warehouse rigged with a bomb. (…) Der Konzern (Vought) monetarisiert jeden Schachzug der kostümierten Helden und natürlich vertuscht er auch Entgleisungen sowie folgenschwere Kollateralschäden, bei denen Unschuldige zu Tode kommen.“, Auch die zweite Staffel erhielt viele positive Kritiken und hält bei Rotten Tomatoes eine Aggregat-Wertung von 97 %, bei insgesamt 88 Kritiken. Believing that readers never truly bonded with Todd, DC Comics made the controversial decision in 1988 to poll readers using a 1-900 number as to whether or not Todd should be killed. The Boys spielt in einer Welt, in der Superhelden als Berühmtheiten gefeiert werden. , Die Premiere der Serie fand am 26.  It turned out that Dr. Leslie Thompkins had faked Stephanie's death in an effort to protect her. This Robin made regular appearances in Batman related comic books until 1988, when the character was murdered by the Joker in the storyline "A Death in the Family" (1989). Translucent, who has the power of invisibility thanks to his carbon fiber skin—but only when he's completely naked—basically has the same power as Sue Storm/The Invisible Woman, from the Fantastic Four. Lamplighter, referenced throughout the first season but only seen for the first time in Season 2 Episode 5, was previously in The Seven, but was replaced by Starlight in Season 1 for reasons we do not know. Gecko is one of the most interesting new superheroes in The Boys Season 2. As you can tell from her name, and her power—she can shoot lightning from her fingers—she's basically a version of Storm from the X-Men. What puts Hughie (Jack Quaid) on to the path to becoming a member of the Boys is the death of his girlfriend, Robin (Jess Salgueiro), at the hands of A-Train (Jessie T. Usher). It was followed up by another series Robin II: Joker's Wild which pitted Tim against his predecessor's murderer the Joker. While Season 1 did not have a storyline dedicated to racism, there were instances of it seen throughout the show. A one-stop shop for all things video games. It was her last. Batman investigated the crime and, as his alter ego billionaire Bruce Wayne, had Dick put under his custody as a legal ward. Unfortunately, she is killed immediately after when A-Train smashes her into a wall with another supervillain, leaving Hughie holding onto her severed arms. In an effort to keep up the illusion of Batman, Bruce had Tim adopt the Batman identity while he is forced to be Robin. A little food for thought. He wore a cape that was black on the outside and yellow on the inside. This Robin (who calls himself "the Toy Wonder") is a member of the Justice Legion T in addition to serving as a deliberate counterbalance to Batman's dark personality. Tim stated on numerous occasions that he wishes to become "The World's Greatest Detective", a title currently belonging to the Dark Knight. Batman himself stated that one day Drake will surpass him as a detective. Homelander is the most important character in The Boys. Allerdings sieht er in den „Splatter- und Gorelementen“ eine „Unterstreichung des Comiccharakters“. Robin Ward is a recurring character in the The Boys, and the girlfriend of Hughie Campbell until her accidental death at the hands of A-Train. Last seen Art by Yasmine Putri. November 2020 um 14:18 Uhr bearbeitet. In the final issue of the series, Alfred made Damian into Robin. Robin is voiced by Jesse McCartney in Young Justice. The title was replaced by a Batman and Robin series following the Battle for the Cowl mini-series, as well as an ongoing Red Robin monthly which continues the story of Tim Drake. In the sequel, Batman: The Dark Knight Strikes Again, 2001, Carrie dons the identity of Catgirl but still works as Batman's second-in-command. Batman creates a costume for Dick, consisting of a red tunic, yellow cape, green gloves, green boots, green spandex briefs, and a utility belt. Grayson is replaced by Tim Drake, played by Mathew Valencia, in the subsequent series The New Batman Adventures. The Boys takes everything you love about superhero fiction, and makes you both love it even more, and question why you love it in the first place at the exact same time. Burt Ward played him in the 1966–1968 Batman television series and the related 1966 film. Caitlin Sinclair Chappell is a features writer and junior editor for CBR. Bob called me over and said he was going to put a boy in the strip to identify with Batman. Post-Crisis, there was one instance in continuity when Bruce Wayne adopted the Robin persona. Trying to prove her worthiness, Brown inadvertently set off a gang war on the streets of Gotham. The 2016 DC Rebirth continuity relaunch starts off with Damian Wayne as Robin, Tim Drake as Red Robin, Jason Todd as Red Hood, and Dick Grayson as Nightwing. The Boys #1(October, 2006) Out of nowhere, a supervillain was flung in her direction and crushed her against a wall. He's the first Supe (that we know of...we'll learn more about the real "first Supe" in Season 3). The Dick Grayson version of Robin also appears in Batman: The Animated Series, voiced by Loren Lester. Leaving a shocked Hughie still holding onto her severed hands. The Earth-2 concept was revived and reimagined twice subsequently, following the comic books 52 (2006–7) and Flashpoint (2011). The event received more attention in the mainstream media than any other comic book event before it. Out of nowhere, a supervillain was flung in her direction and crushed her against a wall. Tim Drake, as Robin, co-founded the superhero team Young Justice in the absence of the Teen Titans of Dick Grayson's generation, but would then later re-form the Teen Titans after Young Justice disbanded following a massive sidekick crossover during which Donna Troy was killed.  However, in the Justice Society of America Annual #1, published in the summer of 2008, Silver Scarab explains that the events of the Crisis are remembered by the people of this Earth-2, and from their perspective, Earth-2 seemed to be the only Earth to have survived the Crisis, raising theories as to whether or not Earth-2 was really destroyed, or was perhaps replaced by a new Earth-2. In addition, the 1989 Batman film did not feature Robin, giving DC a reason to keep him out of the comic book series for marketing purposes. Blindspot is only in Season 2 for a moment, and for that moment briefly seems like he might be the newest member of The Seven. Da tritt Billy Butcher in sein Leben, der ihm anbietet, sich an den Superhelden zu rächen. Conceived as a way to attract young readership, Robin garnered overwhelmingly positive critical reception, doubling the sales of the Batman titles. Appearance of Death The influence a big corporation has over government officials and the lengths Vought is willing to go is a cautionary tale. Die Serie sei voller überraschend derber Sprüche und immer wieder explodierender Gewalt. DC was initially hesitant to turn Grayson into Nightwing and to replace him with a new Robin. Die Anti-Superhelden-Serie ‚The Boys‘ hat alle Zutaten, um ein großer Erfolg zu werden.  Die ersten drei Folgen der achtteiligen zweiten Staffel waren ab dem 4. This Robin costume had a red torso, long sleeves, and pants. His portrayal is based mainly on Burt Ward's Dick Grayson.  Am 19. Als Ko-Produzenten wurden Sony Pictures Television und Original Films genannt. Starlight and her mother are great examples of this, with the two of them traveling the pageant and religious expo circuit when Starlight was a kid; however, as an adult with a young following , Starlight now sees how this abuse of religion is harmful, especially in regards to its demonization of certain people, like members of the LGBTQ+ community and those of different faiths. Fun! Evan is an associate editor for Men’s Health, with bylines in The New York Times, MTV News, Brooklyn Magazine, and VICE. Stephanie then stole one of Batman's incomplete plans to control Gotham crime and executed it. Die zweite Staffel wurde zwischen dem 4. Anfangs idealistisch und voller Tatendrang, ernüchtert sie die Realität und der sexuelle Missbrauch durch The Deep jedoch rasch. Robin is the alias of several fictional superheroes appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. While trying to help end the war, Brown was captured and tortured by the lunatic crime boss Black Mask. Also, just one to throw out there: she basically has the Taylor Swift arc? His allies as a boy included the All-Star Squadron along with Batwoman and Flamebird. Learning to kill at a young age, Damian's murderous behavior created a troubled relationship with his father, who vowed never to take a life. Oktober 2020 veröffentlicht. Superhero fans have a lot of options when it comes to television these days. Juli 2019 mit der Veröffentlichung der kompletten ersten Staffel bei Prime Video. This costume had an armored tunic and gorget, an emergency "R" shuriken on his chest in addition to the traditional batarangs and a collapsible bo staff as his primary weapon, which Tim Drake continues to use as the superhero Red Robin. Batman was unaware of his son's existence for years until Talia left Damian in his care. Deceased The character was rediscovered by a new generation of fans during the 1980s because of the success of The New Teen Titans, in which he left Batman's shadow entirely to assume the identity of Nightwing. She was also featured in an episode of Batman: The Animated Series entitled "Legends of the Dark Knight". Elseworlds versions of DC characters are ones that exist in alternate timelines or realities that take place in entirely self-contained continuities. And if you look at it, it's Wyeth's costume, from my memory, because I didn't have the book to look at. A-Train refuses to apologize and places the blame on Robin. This version of Batman is accompanied by a robotic Robin who contains a transcribed copy of his own personality from before his parents were murdered by Plutonian criminals. As I said, Batman was a combination of Douglas Fairbanks and Sherlock Holmes. I found that as I went along Batman needed a Watson to talk to. While doing a Compound V run, A-Train charges through Robin, eviscerating her and fleeing the crime. Michael Cera voiced the character in The Lego Batman Movie. We do know that CIA Agent Grace Mallory has said that Lamplighter killed her family, and that he's now got some sort of arrangement happening with Stormfront, and we don't feel good about it. Drake surmised their secret identities with his amateur but instinctive detective skills and followed their careers closely. August 2020 wurde bekannt, dass Supernatural-Star Jensen Ackles die Rolle des Soldier Boy in der dritten Staffel übernehmen wird. DC Comics was left uncertain about readers' decision to have Jason Todd killed, wondering if readers preferred Batman as a lone vigilante, disliked Todd specifically, or just wanted to see if DC would actually kill off the character.  With Bruce Wayne's return, Grayson went back to being Nightwing. Robin is also seen in the 1987 Zeller's commercial, which features the infamous catchphrase, "Well said, Robin!". The purpose of the secret identity was to prevent Harris from learning Wayne's true motivation for approaching him, which could have led to the detective attempting to discourage the boy from pursuing his obsession. Grayson temporarily took over as Batman (while Wayne was traveling through time), using the aid of Damian Wayne, making his newish appearance as "Robin", to defeat and imprison Todd. Related The show makes it clear Homelander's rhetoric is dangerous and something audiences should be cautious of. ), and the forthcoming WandaVision and Falcon and Winter Soldier series give fans more variety than ever. Sie feierte ihre Premiere am 26. Along with Believe Expo condemning other religions groups, there is a scene where A-Train, out of costume, is profiled in an athletic store, with the security guard following him around because of his skin color. After a fight between Nightwing and Todd, Todd eventually shot Damian in the chest. , Vorlage:IMDb/Wartung/„importiert aus“ fehlt, ‘The Boys’ Drama Based On Comic Book Set At Cinemax With Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, Eric Kripke, Original Film & Sony, Amazon Orders ‘The Boys’ Superhero Drama Series Based On Comic From Eric Kripke, Evan Goldberg & Seth Rogen, ‘The Boys’: Dan Trachtenberg To Direct First Episode Of Superhero Drama Series For Amazon, Simon Pegg spielt die für ihn einzig mögliche Rolle in The Boys: Seinen eigenen Vater, „The Boys“: Trailer & konkreter Starttermin der Anti-Superhelden-Serie bei Prime, The Boys: Staffel 2 der Superhelden-Serie, The Boys Season 2 Confirmed, Aya Cash Added to Cast, https://de.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Boys_(Fernsehserie)&oldid=205098514, „Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike“, Anne Cofell Saunders & Rebecca Sonnenshine, Over the Hill with the Swords of a Thousand Men. On Earth-Two, home of the Golden Age version of DC's superheroes, Dick Grayson continued to be Robin even as an adult, having no successors, and even after Batman's death. Jason would later find himself alive after a reality changing incident, eventually becoming the Red Hood. This leads to Hughie being recruited by Butcher and joining The Boys, with Butcher promising vengeance for Robin. After the mini-series Crisis on Infinite Earths, much of the DC Comics continuity was redone. The Boys viewers see very early on in Season 2 just how lethal this guy is with his hand-to-hand combat and gadgets, and that only continues as the season goes along—with his lack of any speaking, he really feels like a killing/violence machine. I thought it was a great idea.". But that dark side...it's something. Starlight, as the newest member, shows how bizarre and harmful this sort of environment is while the other characters have grown used to it despite their clear mental turmoil. She had her own series as well as making appearances throughout various Batman and Batman spin-off series. The Boys Series [edit | edit source] Season 1 [edit | edit source] Compound V Abuse [edit | edit source]. The character was originally created by Bob Kane, Bill Finger, and Jerry Robinson, to serve as a junior counterpart to the superhero Batman. As addressed earlier, Vought plays a heavy hand in the perception of heroes, packaging the characters like objects. The character's first incarnation, Dick Grayson, debuted in Detective Comics #38 (April 1940). Vought also supports his story, offering to pay off Hughie and Robin's family for their silence. In the comic, his spot in The Seven is owned by Jack From Jupiter, who is basically an alien. While doing a Compound V run, A-Train charges through Robin, eviscerating her and fleeing the crime. September 2020 auf Prime Video verfügbar, die restlichen fünf Episoden wurden wöchentlich bis zum 9. He can grow back appendages, and we see him selling his body out to people to take advantage of this as a service—one guy cuts his arm off to fulfill some kind of thrill, and it grows right back. Episode count https://dc.fandom.com/wiki/Robin_(The_Boys)?oldid=2781237, Pages using duplicate arguments in template calls, Pages using DynamicPageList parser function. Although Robin is best known as Batman's sidekick, the Robins have also been members of the superhero groups Teen Titans (with the original Robin, Dick Grayson, as a founding member and the latter group's leader) and Young Justice. Hughie Campbell führt ein unbeschwertes Leben als Verkäufer und plant zaghaft eine Zukunft mit seiner Freundin Robin, bis diese eines Tages von dem Superhelden A-Train grob fahrlässig getötet wird, als dieser vor seinen Augen auf offener Straße durch sie rennt und dabei zerfetzt. And as you keep watching The Boys, you'll notice more and more satire, and more and more pointed observations about what's going on here. About a year after Batman's debut, Batman creators Bob Kane and Bill Finger introduced Robin the Boy Wonder in Detective Comics #38 (1940). As a result of Mister Mind "eating" aspects of this reality, it takes on visual aspects similar to the pre-Crisis Earth-2, including Robin among other Justice Society of America characters. Despite his blindness, Blindspot has all sort of acrobatic fighting abilities, and seems amazing...until Homelander smacks him on both sides of the head and he starts bleeding everywhere. The Deep has gills. Der Achtteiler von Prime Video legt seinen Fokus auf die großen Gesellschaftsthemen unserer Zeit. This moment and the implication that many others have been traumatized, injured or killed because of the Supes abuse of power feels reminiscent to the demands for police accountability over the years in America. Damian met his end at the hands of Heretic, an aged-clone of Damian working for Leviathan, bravely giving up his life. She was the first female Robin and the first Robin with living parents. Robin is originally a diminutive masculine given name or nickname of Robert, derived from the prefix Ro- (hrod, Old Germanic, meaning "fame" and berht, meaning "bright"), and the suffix -in (Old French diminutive). Es mangelt ihnen an Empathie und der Fähigkeit zum Krisenmanagement; tote oder verstümmelte Menschen betrachten sie lapidar als Kollateralschäden, privat frönen viele obskuren Perversionen. However, their relationship is cut short after Robin is accidentally killed by A-Train who is high on Compound V at the time.