We post about health, celebspeople, places, animals, history information and much more. He is the genetically engineered son of batman and talia al ghul, and thus, the grandson of batman villain ras al ghul and the potential inheritor of wayne enterprises as the son of bruce. The movie focuses largely on batwoman and her backstory. Orphaned as a young boy, bruce vows to hunt for his parents killer and stand for justice against the criminal population in gotham and planetwide. Dc tells us in frank millers year one that bruce becomes batman at age 26 in year 1. Thomas wayne was the father of bruce wayne and husband of martha wayne. A death in the family is a batman comic book story arc first published in the late 1980s, which gave fans the ability to influence the story through voting with a 900 number. Has batman been killed, or died, in the comics or the movies. Bruce wayne starred in two new titles, batman incorporated and batman. So when the dark knight gets taken out, you know he probably. This is the end of bruce wayne as batman, morrison told comic book resources cbr.
In order to fulfill his vow, he spends the following years training in every branch of human knowledge, reaching. Oracle is feverishly trying to get information on the predicament of bruce wayne, and shes about to go to some incredible lengths to get it, revealing a new ability in the process. Written by grant morrison, penciled by tony daniel, and with covers by alex ross, the story pits the superhero batman against the black glove organization as they attempt to destroy everything that he stands for. It also takes elements of grant morrisons batman inc. Well, the bruce wayne they find isnt exactly what they expect. When catwoman went bad, the resulting firefight left everyone except booster and bruce dead.
However, things quickly fell apart as bruce would find vesper. This is an alternate universe where bruce wayne died instead of his. Batman became a very popular character soon after his introduction and gained his own comic book title, batman, in 1940. Things became even worse when booster broke this alternate, feral version of catwoman out of arkham asylum, hoping a meet cute and seeing the love of his life might restore bruce waynes memories of the original timeline. As you may or may not know, bruce wayne suffered a broken back during the events of the batman crossover, knightfall. Mar 10, 2020 the most tragic moment in batmans history almost looked like this. Played by kevin conroy, the bruce they find is not only confined to an exoskeleton, but he is an evil, villainous version. Thomas wayne and his wife martha, two very wealthy and charitable gotham city.
Jul 06, 2015 the last name wayne comes from mad anthony wayne, an army officer during the fight for independence in the united states. Nov 26, 2008 this is the end of bruce wayne as batman, morrison told comic book resources cbr. Alec baldwin is set to be the latest actor to play thomas wayne, the father of bruce wayne who died in the dark knights first comic book appearance in 1939 but is returning for the upcoming. How did alfred return after he quit bruce waynes employ. Alec baldwin is playing batmans dad thomas wayne, but why. Whether these stories involve a real death or merely some. Sep 26, 2018 batman comic book artist and illustrator norm breyfogle died on monday in houghton, michigan, thewrap has confirmed. Dc comics still has the pages of the book in which he didnt. Lift your spirits with funny jokes, trending memes, entertaining gifs, inspiring stories, viral videos, and so much more. March believed himself to be bruce s wayne s younger brother, thomas wayne, jr.
Overdrive is unconnected to regular comic book continuity, its still made all the more poignant by recent events in the pages of batman. But like any good comic book character, he always comes back. People have killed characters in the past but to me, that. In the golden age of comics, when he was first introduced, bruce wayne was already the vigilante known as batman. In the new status quo, bruce wayne is once again the only batman, and dick, like the other members of the adoptive family, is a few years younger. To avenge his death, his father turns into batman, and his. Dc comics, marvel comics and indie alike, nothing is free from our dramatic readings. Bruce wayne is the billionaire owner and ceo of waynetech who also secretly moonlights as the vigilante known as batman in gotham city. May 24, 2017 this 2016 animated movie uses threads from multiple comic book storylines and streamlines them into one narrative. Oct 05, 2016 tomasi and gleason are no stranger to younger readers, having collaborated on batman and robin, featuring damian wayne, son of bruce waynebatman and the current robin the boy wonder in the.
The mystery of batmans parents death finally explained. The conclusion of the gift storyline in the latest issue of batman answers one of the biggest mysteries regarding the deaths of thomas and martha wayne, and why they came. Dc comics killed off robin in a batman contest, but had a. Flashpoint batman knight of vengeance 03 of 03 2011 comic. Batwoman has officially been a part of the cws arrowverse for a full season, and it has already expanded the franchises canon in some pretty major ways. Jun 10, 2017 batman, the crimefighting alias of bruce wayne, a bachelor millionaire in gotham city, was created as a comic book character in 1939 by bob kane and bill finger. The origin of batman, which was not revealed to readers until the characters seventh comic book appearance, is now a familiar tale. Comic books dramatically read by the eligible monster team. Dick grayson is reestablished as nightwing following dcs flashpoint crossover event, after which the publisher relaunched all of its titles and made alterations to its continuity as part of an initiative called the new 52. In some versions of the mythology he studied to become a surgeon with dr. Anybody could be batman, as long as they have the wealth to support their crusade. Jan 14, 2017 even the most sacred characters to ever grace the page of comics has died at some point or another, yet there are few comic book deaths that actually stick. Overdrive is the story of how bruce wayne came to rely on his biggest supporter and closest ally, alfred pennyworth.
Dc cant keep straight how old bruce wayne was when his. Jan 11, 2017 comic books dramatically read by the eligible monster team. On his world, kate died five years ago, and he murdered a number of his enemies. At least, not as random an accident as most comic fans have been led to believe, now that dc comics has confirmed the truth. After final crisis bruce wayne is assumed to be dead, but really hes just sent through time by darkseid. Today, we look at how alfred pennyworth left bruce wayne s employ for good and how he was convinced to return. Sep 29, 2016 flashpoint batman what if bruce wayne died.
As prosperous physician thomas wayne, his wife, martha, and their young son, bruce, exited a gotham city movie house after a nighttime showing of the mark of zorro, they were robbed by a thief brandishing a pistol. Fugitive is a storyline that ran through the batman titles in 2002 after the events of batman. Robin a k a damian wayne, the 10yearold son of bruce wayne is slain fighting a hulking assassin who happens to be, in true comicbook form, a brother cloned from his genetic material. Knightfall okay, this is admittedly parsing things out bruce wayne lived on albeit with a broken back while batman the batman diedfor a time. The mugger that killed the waynes in batmans comic book mythology the original version of the story favored a random mugging over gothams hit man theory, at least to begin with made his. Alfred is the driving force behind bruce wayne in batman. The bumbling son of a retired military agent who had worked for the wayne family, alfred applied for the job of butler and allaround gentlemans gentleman for bruce and dick at wayne manor.
Batman currently makes the most money for a single publishing character. What comics feature batmans alternate universe where bruce. Dc killing off batmans boy wonder damian wayne in new. This 2016 animated movie uses threads from multiple comic book storylines and streamlines them into one narrative. Mortality is what makes batman such an enduring character. With the death of batman in dceased, comic fans finally know which.
Bane kills a major batman character in the latest dc comic. He was a wellknown surgeon, philanthropist and ceo of wayne enterprises which he inherited from his own father, after his father made patients on on industrial technology, which he invested in real estate making the family billions. Batwoman finally reveals bruce waynes face during season. However, bruce wayne is soon revealed to be alive, albeit now suffering almost total amnesia of his life as batman and only remembering his life as bruce. When he was three, bruce s mother martha was expecting a second child to be named thomas wayne, jr.
The batman is now presumed dead and the batfamily and all of gotham must figure out what will happen without him. Bruce wayne s dad from a dead alternate universe in which bruce was killed in the alley. A new superman comic honors darwyn cooke, a legendary artist. Thomas wayne and his wife martha, who were themselves members of the prestigious wayne and kane families of gotham city, respectively. He was replaced as batman by jeanpaul valley, the former assassin known as azrael it was not one of bruce s best moments. No mans land and officer down, it seemed that things were looking up for bruce wayne, especially as he was starting to rekindle his romance with vesper fairchild, a radio personality who broke it off with bruce prior to nml. Damian wayne is a fictional superhero appearing in comic books published by dc comics, created by grant morrison and andy kubert, commonly in association with batman. Batman and detective conics were in real danger of being cancelled and basically erased from continuity. Warning spoiler alert dc comics publishes blockbuster ending to story endgame, with a climactic fight between the caped crusader. March grew to resent bruce and took the role of king of the owls to win control of the city for himself and to kill bruce. Bruce wayne was the son of thomas wayne and his wife martha wayne. When kara discovers this, she tells kate and it prompts this dark bruce to.1138 450 378 510 1469 663 1263 959 1219 1296 151 720 1502 1182 165 907 1048 1536 1421 905 1013 1224 1358 1559 1213 930 827 1119 907 891 54 1067 812 1311 107 1261 1274 641 373 287