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Batman Battle of the Month RESULTS: Batman vs. Squirrel Girl

Can the universe possibly contain a fight this epic? The CV community has spent the week thinking about this spectacular brawl and now a winner has been selected.

The 'Batman Battle of the Month' has forced Bruce Wayne to fight dangerous characters like Black Panther, Cyclops, and X-23 in a totally random encounter. It aims to test his abilities and, so far, he has a positive record. But for April's edition, we wanted to truly test the Caped Crusader. Batman has a gifted mind, exceptional hand-to-hand abilities, and a great variety of technology at his disposal, but is that enough to best... Squirrel Girl?! In case you can't tell by now, this match-up is obviously celebrating April Fools' Day. So, did the Comic Vine community think Batman has the rep required to defeat Squirrel Girl? Or is her absurd history just too much for him to topple? 400 Viners voted and, while it was a relatively tight race, the crowd decided to side with... Squirrel Girl! Don't worry, the April matches won't count towards Batman's overall record.

Not one of Bruce's finer moments.

Believe it or not, the voting here was closer than a good deal of the legitimate match-ups. Squirrel Girl took the victory with 52%, but Batman earned a respectable 41%. Meanwhile, 7% wisely voted for "stalemate because they're both full of amazingness and can't lose." Look, there's no way to take this fight seriously and that was the entire point -- it was the April (Fools') edition, after all. Squirrel Girl has some absolutely ridiculous high-end feats that aren't intended to make any sense, and that's basically one of the ongoing jokes with the character. That said, this match was made to see if people could have fun seeing if Batman could counter her insane victories and thankfully, more than a few people seemed to have a good time joking around about this fight. Let's take a look at a compelling augment for each character.

Viner Argument for Squirrel Girl is by ShenKuei

"If this was 60's Adam West Batman he would just bust out his Squirrel-Repellant-Bat-Spray but current Batman would need prep to deal with a menace this terrifying.

Squirrel Girl 9/10"

Viner Argument for Batman is by PapiNacho

"Well Squirrel Girl beat Thanos but we also know that Thanos was once arrested by the police so police>Thanos and as we know Batman > police; putting them on even ground. Having said that while Squirrel Girl's reality warping powers helped her beat Dr. Doom, Batman's own reality warping powers enable him to kick the Spectre, living embodiment of the presence itself . Thus since Specter>Doom Batman> Squirrel Girl."

Check the homepage on May 5th for an all-new Batman Battle of the Month. Don't worry, it'll be a legitimate fight! In the meantime, you're welcome to make suggestions right here in the comments, in the official thread, or via Twitter.

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Edited by Chaos Burn

lol

These contests kind of remind me of Batinthesun's superhero fight; have you seen them?



Posted by k4tzm4n

@chaos_burn: I have and I love the work they're doing. I have gripes with the handling of some of the fights, but it's still very well made and entertaining.

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Edited by StMichalofWilson

Honestly, I was expecting an even match. This was very suprising

Posted by Chaos Burn

@k4tzm4n said:

@chaos_burn: I have and I love the work they're doing. I have gripes with the handling of some of the fights, but it's still very well made and entertaining.

oh yeah, it's not perfect, but what they're doing is innovative. I like Comicvines contests for the in-depth debate of it, and you guys always pull up good matches

Posted by ClawFist

Don't feel bad Batman fans, No one beats Squirrel Girl. This was the most fun battle of the month I was able to vote in on.

Posted by javancain16

its pretty much always batman vs. no offense but switch it up!

Posted by anurag_50

You kidding me? this is epic lol

Edited by RustyRoy

Should'v been Adam West Batman.

Posted by viin

Doesnt change the fact that Squirrel Girl is retarded..

Posted by Jeremy1989

A "bat" just got beaten by a "squirrel" lol

Posted by Riddlergeist

a shame she won...

i tried batman i really tried, i posted scans, i sorta won the debates, but the darn polls....

-Riddle Me This

Posted by thewalkingdeadpool18

Wow people actually got past their biased and decided overall whose the more powerful character. Batman is obviously the better character but Squirrel Girl is underated. I hate how people say she is retarded because of her concept when Marvels most popular character is Spider-Man Squirrel girl is Spider-Man but with Squirrels.

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Posted by Outside_85

So the in-house joke won... wth were people thinking?!

Posted by dagmar_merrill

Wow people actually got past their biased and decided overall whose the more powerful character. Batman is obviously the better character but Squirrel Girl is underated. I hate how people say she is retarded because of her concept when Marvels most popular character is Spider-Man Squirrel girl is Spider-Man but with Squirrels.

No.

its pretty much always batman vs. no offense but switch it up!

That was tried.

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Posted by thewalkingdeadpool18

@dagmar_merrill:

Concept wise. Spider-Man power of a spider. Squirrel Girl power of a Squirrel. If Marvel actually really tried with this character she would probbably be a character with her own ongoing solo series. Spider-Man got popular because of Peter Parker and his lore. If the concept of getting powers from a radioactive spider isn't retarded how is getting the powers of a squirrel retarded? Reason people think she is retarded is because Marvel didn't try with the character didn't give her awesome lore or history or actual personality. Concept wise she is no more retarded then Spider-Man.

Posted by Scarlet_Spider_Forever

retarteded battle

Edited by micah
Posted by micah

Looks like Bats is not the ultimate badass..........

Posted by dagmar_merrill

@micah said:

Looks like Bats is not the ultimate badass..........

Because he didn't win a joke battle? :P

@dagmar_merrill:

Concept wise. Spider-Man power of a spider. Squirrel Girl power of a Squirrel. If Marvel actually really tried with this character she would probably be a character with her own ongoing solo series. Spider-Man got popular because of Peter Parker and his lore. If the concept of getting powers from a radioactive spider isn't retarded how is getting the powers of a squirrel retarded? Reason people think she is retarded is because Marvel didn't try with the character didn't give her awesome lore or history or actual personality. Concept wise she is no more retarded then Spider-Man.

Yeah, you are kind of over simplifying it. They aren't alike. Nor should Marvel completely change SG, simply because she works for what she is, a joke. She isn't supposed to be making her own franchise or being anything but a joke.

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Posted by PapiNacho

Huh, I feel proud of this achievement.

Posted by GrenadeFlow

Better luck next month Bats

Edited by Riddlergeist

@micah said:

@riddlergeist: Key word "Sorta" won the debates.

well it wasn't really a debate... it was you saying things, me disproving them, and then you saying those same things.

@dark_vengeance_ said:

@riddlergeist:

Try harder next time goddamn it.

hey just because people are blind and can't see the facts or read debates, and vote for SG just to spite batfans... doesnt mean i didnt try my hardest to change their minds

-Riddle Me This

Posted by MadeinBangladesh

SQUIRRELGIRL FTW!!!

Posted by AmazingWebHead

Exactly. Whenever Batman takes down someone more powerful or skilled than him, he wins because he had prep time.

Posted by k4tzm4n

retarteded battle

Thanks for sharing your constructive criticism...

...as well as making it clear you didn't bother to read, otherwise you'd know this was a joke battle for people to have... you know, fun.

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Posted by micah

@riddlergeist: The only thing you kinda disproved is the Squirrels attacking him, and even then its only in the scenario were the squirrels are attacking first. She could take him in h2h

Posted by micah

@dagmar_merrill: and theirs your problem. You think SG is a joke. That's what Wolverine, Doom, and Thanos thought :P

Edited by Riddlergeist

@micah said:

@riddlergeist: The only thing you kinda disproved is the Squirrels attacking him, and even then its only in the scenario were the squirrels are attacking first. She could take him in h2h

riiight... she wouldn't get a face full of electric gauntlets.

-Riddle Me This

Edited by micah

@riddlergeist: That's if he uses them. I'm assuming they draw a heck of a lot of power, its tactically against him to try to use them, when I'll admit he has so many other options to use.

Posted by Riddlergeist

@micah said:

@riddlergeist: That's if he uses them. I'm assuming they draw a heck of a lot of power, its tactically against him to try to use them, when I'll admit he has so many other options to use.

no they don't draw a heck of a lot of power... he uses them alot. especially against super powered foes.

Edited by micah

@riddlergeist: Do you have a scan of him using them in a random/generic encounter against someone he had no knowledge of?

Edited by Perfect 10

not insane that batman wins all the time but it is insane when i a female does it? right....sigh. anyways YEAH!!! batboy is down for the count. GO SQUIRREL GIRL!!!

Posted by nappystr8

Wait, Squirrel Girl won? By 10%? I'm am shocked, speechless, and giddy. Whoever would have thought she would be the one to put Batman in his place?

Edited by judasnixon

Suck it Batman...........

Posted by CrazyScarecrow

@rustyroy: Adam West Batman would've won. Adam West always wins, young citizen.

Posted by G_leno

@rustyroy: Adam West Batman would've won. Adam West always wins, young citizen.

I disagree, Adam West does not always win, He just never loses.

Posted by ShenKuei

I'm the argument of the week!? What do I win?

Edited by Batfan4445

Batman would've won if it weren't April Fool's month

Why?

Posted by jwalser3

Lol.

Edited by Erik

@k4tzm4n said:

@scarlet_spider_forever said:

retarteded battle

Thanks for sharing your constructive criticism...

...as well as making it clear you didn't bother to read, otherwise you'd know this was a joke battle for people to have... you know, fun.

Retarteded...

My eyeballs are going to roll right out of their sockets.

Posted by AssertingValor

LmAo good battle

Posted by Herokiller12344

Batfan hate running wild.

Edited by Kuyamu

-Dave Bardin

Posted by ScottyHawkeye

Batman beat Superman c'mon

too bad it's April Fools

Squirrel Repellant

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