Tim Drake, the third DC Comics character to take up the mantle of Batman's sidekick, Robin, is bisexual. Tim came to this realization in Tuesday's Batman: Urban Legends #6, the newest installment of DC Comics' Batman anthology series, and DC has since put out an official statement on the development. (SPOILERS follow). Tim Drake is the focus of the story "Sum of Our Parts," by writer Meghan Fitzmartin, artist Belén Ortega, colorist Alejandro Sánchez, and letterer Pat Brosseau. This issue's concluding chapter of the story follows Robin as he rescues Bernard from nearly being sacrificed by the Chaos Monsters. THey fight side-by-side, and Tim has a "lightbulb moment." In his civilian persona, Tim later visits Bernard agrees to go on a date with him.
That's the end of "Sum of Our Parts," but not the end of Tim's story. His journey continues in Batman: Urban Legends #10, releasing in December.
Tim Drake fans are expressing great joy at this development online, having felt that DC was building towards this revelation for the character for some time. You can see some of what they're saying below.
It's turning out to be a big week for Tim Drake fans. In addition to this milestone moment in Batman: Urban Legends, Tim will join the cast of HBO Max's Titans live-action series, played by Jay Lycurgo, when the show returns for its third season on August 12th.
What do you think? Let us know in the comments. Batman: Urban Legends #6 is on sale now.
- Batman: Urban Legends #6
- (W) CHIP ZDARSKY, JOSHUA WILLIAMSON, MEGHAN FITZMARTIN, MATTHEW ROSENBERG (A) EDDY BARROWS, MARCUS TO, TREVOR HAIRSINE, BELÉN ORTEGA, CHRIS SPROUSE, (CA) NICOLA SCOTT
- Red Hood: The epic "Cheer" story line reaches its conclusion, and Red Hood's alliance with Batman will be forever changed. Will the former Dynamic Duo get the Cheerdrop drug off the streets for good? Or will they forever be at the mercy of the villain who created it? And will Red Hood find a new home for Tyler, the boy he's sworn to protect? Tim Drake: Tim Drake is in the den of the Chaos Monsters with the other kidnapped teenagers of Gotham City. In order to free himself and the other teens, Tim will have to embrace help from his friend Bernard and hear something about himself he never knew. A brand-new chapter of Tim Drake's life starts here, and you won't want to miss it! Black Canary: Oracle locates some Batman weaponry, missing since The Joker War, and calls in her old friend Dinah Lance to help retrieve it! Fists will fly, the Canary will scream, and a stunning new mission begins. The ending will leave readers in shock and awe! Zealot: The HALO Corporation sent their top field agent, code name Zealot, to hunt Maxwell Lord. But the villain has a guardian angel in the form of...Wonder Woman?! A throw down for the ages will ensue!
- In Shops: Aug 11, 2021
- SRP: $7.99
Tim Drake finally coming out is so inspiring, DC never wanted a queer Robin but after years and years of campaigning from writers and fans it finally happened
A big thank you to Meghan Fitzmartin, Belén Ortega and Alejandro Sánchez for making this moment so beautiful ❤️ pic.twitter.com/xb5YugEYd9— Neb | 🏳️🌈 (@NebsGoodTakes) August 10, 2021
Good For Him
tim drake? word? pic.twitter.com/53IRGQZ9TG— koi ✨Dracula's wifeguy 💜 Comms Open Soon! (@koidoodles) August 10, 2021
URBAN LEGENDS SPOILERS
TIM DRAKE IS CANONICALLY BISEXUAL I ACTUALLY SCREAMED WHEN TY TAGGED ME IN THIS IM SO FUCKING HAPPY RN pic.twitter.com/UlGxFGMz4z— andrew/benji 🧸 (@BenjiLikesMyths) August 10, 2021
TIM DRAKE OFFICIALLY BEING CONFIRMED TO BE BI (ITS CANON IDC) pic.twitter.com/8bXF85VZaO— sabrina 🦇 ❓0❓❓ (@nightwaynes) August 10, 2021
GUYS TIM DRAKE BISEXUAL (CANON) AHHHHHHHHHH pic.twitter.com/OLmMcgUDBU— TIM DRAKE BISEXUAL (REAL) (@thirdboywonders) August 10, 2021
*batman urban legends spoilers*— yehu (@comicyehu) August 10, 2021
TIM DRAKE FANS STAY FUCKING WINNING LETS GOOOOOOO pic.twitter.com/JvJMPlyI47
Tim Drake officially being LGBTQ is so special to me pic.twitter.com/xzpXqaQLJ6— Ashley💖|TheBatFamily 🦇 (@TheBat_Family) August 10, 2021
// SPOILERS I GUESS??
TIM DRAKE LIL GAY BOY OH WOW I LOVE THE NEWS pic.twitter.com/5ZUEyogKME— . (@KTSANDERS8) August 10, 2021
Woke up and it's already a great day because Tim Drake has been confirmed as canonically bisexual 😍😍😍 pic.twitter.com/kVzE0LG9N7— destiny 💚 (@theyluvdestinyr) August 10, 2021