Owlman vs Nightwing Part 1 In the Forever Evil story arc, the Crime Syndicate captured Nightwing. Owlman, the parallel universe's Batman, tries to make Nightwing into his partner. In Owlman's universe, his Richard Grayson discover that Owlman killed his family. He ran from Owlman and was murdered by Owlman's version of the Joker. Now, in this universe, Owlman tries to recruit Nightwing into the Richard "Talon" Grayson he lost.