13 of the Greatest ROBIN Covers Ever

For the hell of it, really…

I’ve been doing this lately — putting together 13 COVERS selections to fit my mood. Not because of a particular landmark, which I usually do, but because I feel like it. It’s a fun exercise and you guys seem to dig it, so here we are. (Previous selections include Batman, Superman and Spider-Man.)

Robin’s the theme this time around. Why? Well, last week, we got a glimpse of his outfit from the new Titans TV show; Tim Seeley talked to us about wrapping up his Nightwing run; just today I posted that Burt Ward is headlining East Coast Comicon next spring (click here); and I’ve got something really cool coming about the Boy Wonder this weekend. (Shhhh. You’ll have to come back to see it.)

So he’s kind of in my personal zeitgeist right now.

Anyway, these 13 COVERS are some of Robin’s greatest ever. Of course, by definition there’s a lot missing, so feel free to add your own — either below or in whichever social-media thread you found this.


Bob Kane pencils, Jerry Robinson inks

Sheldon Moldoff pencils, Charles Paris inks

Nick Cardy

Ernie Chan

George Perez

Jim Mooney pencils and John Giunta inks


Chris Burnham

Brian Bolland

Carmine Infantino pencils and Murphy Anderson inks

Frank Quitely

Neal Adams. Robin may not actually be in it, but he looms large. This is one of his most important issues ever.

Perez pencils and Dick Giordano inks

Cover images and credits from the wonderful Grand Comics Database.

Author: Dan Greenfield

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