Dick Grayson’s rear end is finally getting the rock solid tribute it deserves.
It’s an almost universally accepted notion that Dick Grayson is one of the sexiest superheroes around. In particular, Nightwing’s butt is the stuff of legend, in both the real world and in the fiction of the DC Universe.
There are Tumblrs devoted to worshipping the ‘Wing-butt and characters in comics have been praising it for years. Two recent examples:
Walking around the show floor during the preview night for San Diego Comic-Con, I saw the following picture on the outer wall of the Kotobukiya booth.
Kotobukiya is a purveyor of fine nerd culture collectibles, like Sexy Freddy Krueger and amazingly detailed Halo toys. The images featuring the best side of The Dark Knight’s first sidekick are concept drawings for a new Batman-based line of “ikemen” statues, an incredibly welcome male counterpart to its Bishoujo statue line of sexy female characters.
Mind you, this design has yet to go through the approvals process. But there’s no mistaking where the viewer’s eye is supposed to be drawn. Per company representatives, the Nightwing sculpt isn’t in production yet and won’t be out for a while.