Blüdhaven is Gotham’s coarser, dirtier, more violent little sister. Nightwing originally goes down river to Blüdhaven to investigate a series of bodies that have been floating upriver to Gotham. What he finds is a city badly in need of help, a city where corruption starts at the top and works its way down infecting every level of life, especially the police department where crooked cops are the norm. After solving the case Nightwing decides to stay on in Blüdhaven making it his new home, however unwilling the city’s leaders are the see him.
Nightwing, vol. 1: A Knight in Blüdhaven
By Chuck Dixon
Art by Scott McDaniel
DC Comics 1998