"No Man's Land: Last Stand on Grand Ave"
Robin 72 cover
Robin #72
November 24, 1999
Written by Chuck Dixon
Cover by Jason Trent Pearson
Pencilled by Gordon Purcell
Inked by Wayne Faucher
Colored by Adrienne Roy
Lettering by Tim Harkins
Edited by Frank Berrios, Matt Idelson
Previous Issue Robin #71
Next Issue Robin #74

In "No Man's Land," Robin squares off against Killer Croc! Croc's got Robin right where he wants him: on the receiving end of a whole lotta pain! Will Robin become the Boy Lunch Snack? This much is true: guest-stars Bullock and Montoya can't do spit against a walkin', talkin', suit-wearin' crocodile! And you will not believe the dilemma poor Timothy Drake finds himself in when his dad decides to come to the rescue.

Summary of Stephness: During No Man's Land, Robin is caught by Croc and tied to his car and the crocodile man is in a standoff with the Penguin and the police (Harvey Bullock and Renee Montoya). Harvey and Renee are hesitant to shoot Croc while Robin is his hostage. Suddenly, smoke bombs are thrown at the limo, forcing Croc and his men away. In the confusion, Alfred appears and frees Robin. Killer Croc rushes the police.

A fierce battle ensues between Killer Croc and the Penguin and the police. Robin manages to trap Croc by tying him to the car. Once back in the Batcave, Tim sees that his Dad has been using the media to find him and finally calls his father.

Meanwhile, Stephanie is staying up and staring out the window. Her mother arrives and Steph tells her she was just thinking. Her mom asks if she was thinking about her friends in masks, and tells her that she knows Alvin Draper was one of them. She asks her daughter how what they do is any different than what her father does. Stephanie exclaims, "If I have to explain it, you'll never understand!" and asks to be left alone. Her mother reluctantly and sadly leaves.

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