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Jason Todd Fan writes...

1. How is it possible that Jason Todd be Robin in the five year timeskip with Tim already as Robin in season 2? Its impossible, Dick is 13 in season 1, the minimum age for him to become Nightwing is 17 meaning he just became Nightwing in yj legacy which means jason should be robin in legacy instead of tim as jason becomes robin after dick becomes Nihtwing but it isnt and means jason cant fit in those 5 years of dicks age and tims fast becoming robin. Can you please explain this mess?

2. I heard you had dick grayson be robin in season 1 because you said it be unjust not to have him as robin... and yet its completely unjustified not to have jason todd as robin, you did the thing that you werent goin to do to dick and applied it to jason. Why? Why not have jason as robin in invasion instead of tim?

Greg responds...

1. I love how YOU define for me what the minimum age is. I love how you STATE unequivocally that it's impossible. Anyway, it's not a mess at all. It's all been very carefully worked out on paper. It tracks. Just because I haven't chosen to explain it doesn't mean it's a mess or impossible. And I'm still choosing not to explain it, because (a) I didn't love your tone and (b) it's a SPOILER REQUEST. NO COMMENT.

2. You're choosing to interpret my words the way it suits you. What I said, is that neither Jason nor Tim's origins make any sense without Dick there first. We were starting with the first sidekicks, so we needed to start with Dick. ON TOP OF THAT, Brandon and I also felt a strong affinity to Dick as the original teen sidekick, and felt he should have a place on the Team. But Invasion was taking place five years after the end of Season One. We had to honor and be faithful to that timeline. So we miss Jason and skip right to Tim. But we honor Jason in dialogue and visually. He's still a significant presence. Heck, Brandon directed Red Hood. You know he matters to us.

Response recorded on May 16, 2013