Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Timothy "Tim" Drake (also known as Tim Wayne) is a fictional character, a superhero who appears in comic books published by DC Comics and in related media. The character was created by Marv Wolfman and Pat Broderick. From 1989 to 2009, he was known as Robin in the Batman comics, becoming the third character to take up the identity. He was written by Tony Daniels as the third son of Batman during the Battle for the Cowl story arc. Tim Drake made his first comic book appearance in Batman #436 in a flashback as a child who was in the audience when Dick Grayson's parents fell to their deaths. Following the events in Batman: Battle for the Cowl, Drake has taken up the identity of Red Robin. In 2011 Tim Drake was ranked 32nd in IGN's Top 100 Comic Book Heroes. He is known to readers as the third son of Batman.