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Subj: Re: Some confusion with Jason and Tim's age
Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2007 at 05:05:11 am EDT
Reply Subj: Re: Some confusion with Jason and Tim's age
Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2007 at 09:17:52 pm EDT

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> According to Jason's wiki entry he was 18 when he first made his moves in Gotham, making him 19 OYL. This seemed off, so I started going through my back issues of Robin to find indicators of Tim's age. In #116 we see Tim's sixteenth birthday is in July, the summer before his life kinda went to hell. Now OYL, when Tim is looking for the Joker's nuke it's stated that the story is set in August. Meaning that Tim turned seventeen just prior to his year long sabbatical, making him eighteen now.
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> So, was Jason resurrected as old as he was when he died? Or was he aged as many years as he had been dead? Also, if he's only 19, why is he drawn like an adult, while all the other teen heroes and villains are drawn like their twelve? Editorial mistakes? Or just plain wiki madness?
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> Any help would be appreciated! \:\-\)


Well, you can find evidence in comics to support any age you want him to be...


Way I look at it, current continuity places Tim at 17. I place Dick and the rest of the original Titans in their mid 20's. I'd place Jason a few years behind Dick, so about 20-22.

> Well, you can find evidence in comics to support any age you want him to be...
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> Way I look at it, current continuity places Tim at 17. I place Dick and the rest of the original Titans in their mid 20's. I'd place Jason a few years behind Dick, so about 20-22.

As you say, thinking about it too much causes migraines and collapses in the space time continuum.

Marv Wolfman has stated that he's writing Dick as being 25, Tim might be 17 (and was seen celebrating his 16th birthday some time before Infinite Crisis) but is being written and drawn as being a younger (He looks about 15 again)

I'd say that Jason was about 20 (he hasn't aged well, with that whole bing dead thing), which leaves 5 years between Dick and Jason and 3 between Jason and Tim (Dick was Robin for a lot longer longer than Jason)


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