Has anyone shot Batman?

#1 Posted by Esquire (3833 posts) - - Show Bio

Batman is excellent at dodging bullets, but who has been a good enough marksman to shoot him?

#2 Posted by Matchstick (565 posts) - - Show Bio

Pretty sure Deadshot got him at one point. 

#3 Posted by gotwillpower (679 posts) - - Show Bio

Police officers in Year One shot him. First, Bruce Wayne (in a thug disguise) gets shot by a trigger-happy cop. Later, (as Batman) he gets shot while running away from the police through an alley.

Maybe these don't count because it was his first year.

#4 Posted by fury714 (589 posts) - - Show Bio

Deadshot got him but it was only at the arm or shoulder I think in the New 52 Suicide Squad#1

#5 Posted by Phaedrusgr (1672 posts) - - Show Bio

He's been shot many times in different animated stories. I can vividly remember three times.

#6 Posted by Lvenger (20782 posts) - - Show Bio

Apparently Deadshot is good enough to kill him but doesn't out of some sort of respect for Batman. Bats has even remarked on it before saying that if Deadshot wanted to kill him he'd have done it already.

#7 Posted by Skewer (325 posts) - - Show Bio

He's been shot a few times but has always survived.

#8 Posted by FadeToBlackBolt (23334 posts) - - Show Bio

Michael Lane shoots him in Batman #672 
 
@Lvenger said:

Apparently Deadshot is good enough to kill him but doesn't out of some sort of respect for Batman. Bats has even remarked on it before saying that if Deadshot wanted to kill him he'd have done it already.

This sounds like writer-dodginess/stupidity/bias. It makes no sense that Deadshot, a guy who prides himself on his rep, would just not kill Bats out of respect.
#9 Posted by FiguredOut95 (379 posts) - - Show Bio

@Lvenger said:

Apparently Deadshot is good enough to kill him but doesn't out of some sort of respect for Batman. Bats has even remarked on it before saying that if Deadshot wanted to kill him he'd have done it already.

What this guy said ^^^

#10 Posted by Lvenger (20782 posts) - - Show Bio

@FadeToBlackBolt said:

Michael Lane shoots him in Batman #672

@Lvenger said:

Apparently Deadshot is good enough to kill him but doesn't out of some sort of respect for Batman. Bats has even remarked on it before saying that if Deadshot wanted to kill him he'd have done it already.

This sounds like writer-dodginess/stupidity/bias. It makes no sense that Deadshot, a guy who prides himself on his rep, would just not kill Bats out of respect.

True but it's happened several times. Batman and Deadshot have both said this. It does conflict with some other instances though. Like when Batman dodges a shot from Deadshot at point blank range and Deadshot sounded like he seriously wanted to shoot Batman but failed to do so.

#11 Posted by entropy_aegis (15456 posts) - - Show Bio

@FadeToBlackBolt said:

Michael Lane shoots him in Batman #672

@Lvenger said:

Apparently Deadshot is good enough to kill him but doesn't out of some sort of respect for Batman. Bats has even remarked on it before saying that if Deadshot wanted to kill him he'd have done it already.

This sounds like writer-dodginess/stupidity/bias. It makes no sense that Deadshot, a guy who prides himself on his rep, would just not kill Bats out of respect.

Deadshot has tagged Batman on multiple occasions,he doesn't go for the kill because subconsciously Batman reminds him of his "perfect and good" older brother whom he killed accidentally.John Ostrander introduced this and Christos Gage fleshed it out.Gail Simone has a contribution as well.I know it sounds corny,I was skeptical myself but these instances were well written and dont necessarily apply to just Batman alone.

#12 Posted by Lvenger (20782 posts) - - Show Bio

@entropy_aegis said:

@FadeToBlackBolt said:

Michael Lane shoots him in Batman #672

@Lvenger said:

Apparently Deadshot is good enough to kill him but doesn't out of some sort of respect for Batman. Bats has even remarked on it before saying that if Deadshot wanted to kill him he'd have done it already.

This sounds like writer-dodginess/stupidity/bias. It makes no sense that Deadshot, a guy who prides himself on his rep, would just not kill Bats out of respect.

Deadshot has tagged Batman on multiple occasions,he doesn't go for the kill because subconsciously Batman reminds him of his "perfect and good" older brother whom he killed accidentally.John Ostrander introduced this and Christos Gage fleshed it out.Gail Simone has a contribution as well.I know it sounds corny,I was skeptical myself but these instances were well written and dont necessarily apply to just Batman alone.

Oh is that why? Never seen any scans of that. Just the ones of Batman and Deadshot saying that Deadshot could kill Batman if he wanted to.

#13 Posted by entropy_aegis (15456 posts) - - Show Bio

@Lvenger said:

@entropy_aegis said:

@FadeToBlackBolt said:

Michael Lane shoots him in Batman #672

@Lvenger said:

Apparently Deadshot is good enough to kill him but doesn't out of some sort of respect for Batman. Bats has even remarked on it before saying that if Deadshot wanted to kill him he'd have done it already.

This sounds like writer-dodginess/stupidity/bias. It makes no sense that Deadshot, a guy who prides himself on his rep, would just not kill Bats out of respect.

Deadshot has tagged Batman on multiple occasions,he doesn't go for the kill because subconsciously Batman reminds him of his "perfect and good" older brother whom he killed accidentally.John Ostrander introduced this and Christos Gage fleshed it out.Gail Simone has a contribution as well.I know it sounds corny,I was skeptical myself but these instances were well written and dont necessarily apply to just Batman alone.

Oh is that why? Never seen any scans of that. Just the ones of Batman and Deadshot saying that Deadshot could kill Batman if he wanted to.

Yup,Legends of the Dark Knight #215 and Secret Six #15.

#14 Posted by Esquire (3833 posts) - - Show Bio

@fury714 said:

Deadshot got him but it was only at the arm or shoulder I think in the New 52 Suicide Squad#1

Found the scan:

#15 Posted by Urban_Ronin (9935 posts) - - Show Bio

I dont think its canon but....

#16 Posted by Urban_Ronin (9935 posts) - - Show Bio

And I wanna say he was shot by one of the "Future Batman" either right before, or during, RIP.

#17 Posted by joshmightbe (24961 posts) - - Show Bio

He's been shot many times, he just wears top of the line body armor probably the best you can get short of going full Iron Man.

#18 Edited by secondfallen616 (119 posts) - - Show Bio
#19 Posted by redhoodnet (153 posts) - - Show Bio

Do you mean has he been shot today? Or this month?

A lot of guys have got one on him over the years.

#20 Posted by Esquire (3833 posts) - - Show Bio

@redhoodnet: I'm just curious what caliber of marksman it takes to actually tag Batman with a bullet. He's only got a couple of borderline bullet-timing feats, so theoretically anyone with enough skill could shoot him. I'm wondering which notables have displayed such skill.

#21 Edited by JoeEddie (484 posts) - - Show Bio

I believe there is a flashback in Hush of Dent shooting him. Plus, getting shot by Gordon and the police in Year One.

#22 Posted by V_Scarlotte_Rose (6434 posts) - - Show Bio

@Esquire said:

Batman is excellent at dodging bullets, but who has been a good enough marksman to shoot him?

A guy called Branden shot him in Dark Victory.

Sorry for the low-quality picture. Couldn't find a scan online.

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