Consider this a companion piece to Rachelle's post on rejected Batman costumes from the depths of the 90s. Back in 1969, Dick Grayson finished high school - after only 25 years! take that, Archie! - and moved away to attend an institute of higher learning. A few readers took this opportunity to point out that maybe it was time for Robin to finally graduate from the hot-pants-and-pixie-boots look into something more... grown up. As Robin himself put it:
Yes, it was time for
So sit back and enjoy these fine examples of cutting-edge costume design, as determined by an earlier generation of comics fan.
I think that the upper right design on each page is my favourite. What about you?