With a new purpose
after learning of his connection to the Court of Owls, Nightwing
sets on a new enterprise, if anything, to spite those who believed
his fate and Gotham's were already decided. Having Dick settle
permanently in the city is a much more interesting prospect than
having him tour around with Haly's circus; despite the potential for
adventures on the road, Gotham offers enough mysteries and action as
proven in the first chapter of "Republic of Tomorrow, Today."
expands in the form of deputy Kavanaugh, shady detective Nie, and
mafia daughter Sonia Zucco; each one bringing their own dose of
conflict to the party. His villains gallery also gains a new member
in Paragon, who from the get-go seems to be at least tangentially
associated to recent events and Gotham's history. Barrows and Borges
bring Higgins' script to life with vibrant and energetic pencils to
successfully kick start this new arc.