I think that right there is a key point that Barbara wasn’t getting earlier, and which some later writers (*cough cough* DIXON) don’t seem to get.
Dick doesn’t do casual. Dick gets involved with the people he gets involved with and he forms intense bonds with them, whether they be romantic, familial, or friendly.
Dick doesn’t do things on a casual basis.
Actually thought it quite intriguing to see Helena play off of the way she knew she was, how she knew she was gruffer, more violent, more like Batman in some of her actions, especially interrogation, than Nightwing, and played that to her advantage here, even if it ended up having the opposite effect as far as “team moral” goes.
And god she’s just really cute in that last panel.
"You hurt him."
(Batman/Huntress: Cry for Blood)
Dick Grayson, Tim Drake, and Helena Bertinelli in Shadow of the Bat #49 (Contagion 7)
It’s been years since I read this storyline and this panel still makes me rage.
I think that i’ll save some time if i combine requests! Right?
- No Man’s Land/Detective Comics 741
Alfred and Dick moment. Dick is genuinely worried for Huntress, and Alfred is worried for Dick. It’s Batfamily love. :)
- No Man’s Land/Nightwing 39
Huntress to the rescue.
I’ve read some discussion where Helena’s role in the Outsiders is
dismissed as being about Dick and Roy, but … mostly it was about her
being pretty great and not putting up with Dick’s judging nonsense.
From Birds of Prey #84
Is it just me, or can anybody else imagine Babs watching from some street-cam with disapproving glares?
Some Batfamily drawings.
Sometimes I did like the dynamic between these two. Just another character I severely miss thanks to the new 52.
real subtle there, chumps