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Robin (Infinite Crisis)

54mm vinyl figurine of Robin the Boy Wonder.

I think this Robin is Tim Drake, due to the tights but I could be wrong since he's a bit tall. The Dick Grayson Robin wore the same uniform in the old Adventures of Batman and Robin cartoon.

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