Part of the 'Batman: Prodigal' event

Batman Vol 1 512
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Appearing in "Prodigal: Part I - Robin and Batman"Edit

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


  • Previous Killer Croc Next (Flashback and main story)
  • Frank (Single appearance)[1]
  • Mister Paretti (Single appearance)[1]
  • Sal (Single appearance)[1]

Other Characters:

  • Two-Face (Appears in flashback and main story)
  • Bane (Appears in flashback and main story)
  • Jean-Paul Valley (Mentioned)
  • Bracuda (Appears in flashback and main story)
  • Chulo (Appears in flashback and main story)




Synopsis for "Prodigal: Part I - Robin and Batman"Edit

  • Synopsis not yet written.


  • Batman #0 was published shortly before this issue.
  • Includes a flashback of young Dick Grayson when he first moved into Wayne Manor. Also includes a flashback to Dick's confrontation with Two-Face, which ultimately led to the break-up of Batman and Robin's partnership.
  • Dick makes reference to his team-up with Robin when they took down the gangsters Ramon Bracuda and Chulo. This took place in Showcase '93 #5-12.


  • This issue marks the first appearance of the batcave in the modern darker color replacing the classic orange-brown color. This color would be used on every batcave appearance from this point on.

See Also

Part One: Batman #512 Two: Shadow of the Bat #32 Three: Detective Comics #679 Four: Robin #11
Five: Batman #513 Six: Shadow of the Bat #33 Seven: Detective Comics #680 Eight: Robin #12
Nine: Batman #514 Ten: Shadow of the Bat #34 Eleven: Detective Comics #681 Conclusion: Robin #13

  1. First and only known appearance to date besides flashbacks
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