Note: Carrying on with his winning streak, Mista-M returns to P:R with a back-to-basics approach to DC’s Nightwing. I still hold Brian Stelfreeze’s design as my favorite for Dick, but Mista-M manages to take that 1995-era design and make it more functional and practical. – Chris A.
Here’s what Mista-M said about his design choices:
I don’t know why they went with red for the new costume, but I had to take it back to blue (my favorite colour). I made his mask blue so that it doesn’t get lost in the black of his hair. I was going to pop his collar but it looked stupid so I went with a more formal look. Since Nightwing is an acrobat and all that I figured he’d be doing a lot of rolling and tumbling, with that in mind I wanted his suit to be more protective than spandex. Hence the angular shoulders which have slight padding. This suit is a one piece so the belt is simply for gadgets and weaponry- the little loops obviously hold his sticks. The blue soles on the shoes were just a bit of flamboyance.