Nightwing is a superhero legacy name associated with both Krypton and the Batman Family. Originally, Nightwing was the name of a mysterious Kryptonian hero and was later adopted by both Kal-El (Superman) and Van-Zee. It was later adopted by human vigilante, Richard Grayson. The mantle was later adopted by Chris Kent.
Nightwing was created by Edmond Hamilton and Curt Swan, first appearing in Superman #158. (1963) The Dick Grayson version of the character was reinvented by Marv Wolfman and George Pérez, first appearing in the comic Tales of the Teen Titans #44. (1984)