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Old July 21 2012, 02:49 PM   #11
Greg Cox
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Re: Death(s) of Robin

Derishton wrote: View Post
A beaker full of death wrote: View Post
Yes. All three images (Jesus, Robin, Supergirl) seem to be of a parent (figure) holding their own slain child (figure) - someone they had responsibility for. It's not just two superheroes. It wouldn't be the same if it were Batman holding a slain Superman. It seems to me there's an instant attribution of the survivor's responsibility for the life - and therefore the death - of the child figure.
Just pulling this out of my ass as I go. More thoughts welcome.
There's the scene in Final Crisis where Superman carries Batman's body, I suppose.
Which is actually the cover of the novelization.
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