Has Batman made crime worse?

#1 Posted by comicdude23 (11904 posts) - - Show Bio

Before Bafman it was gangsters and corruption but after Batman it changed to supervillains like Bane, Joker, Mr Freeze, etc. Gotham was better before...

#2 Posted by cattlebattle (14156 posts) - - Show Bio

yes and no, some of the villains were created as a result of Batman some were not

#3 Posted by Rumble Man (11198 posts) - - Show Bio

Its because he lives in goddamn Gotham city

#4 Posted by Dernman (17149 posts) - - Show Bio

No most of these villains he had no part in creating and would have gone on a tear even if he wasn't around. It would have been worse also because they would not have him to focus on.

#5 Posted by AweSam (7517 posts) - - Show Bio

Joker was a well known criminal. With or without Batman, his plan was to send a message. Batman just gave him an opportunity to work with other crime bosses. Bane was a well-known mercenary who didn't even live in the United States. He targeted Gotham because that was Ra's Al Ghul's plan. If not for Batman, Joker could have killed thousands, or even millions before they stopped him. Ra's' plan would probably have succeeded in the first movie.

#6 Posted by comicdude23 (11904 posts) - - Show Bio

@AweSam: I mean the Comics not the Movies.

#7 Posted by sinestro_GL (3504 posts) - - Show Bio

Well, the situation in Gotham was never good to begin with...AND judging by 'Batman: Year One', 'The Man Who Laughs' and 'The Long Halloween', crime has always been pretty dreadful. I guess crime just evolved with the times: from pickpockets, to gangsters, to mob families, to super-criminals...

#8 Posted by CrimsonCake (2719 posts) - - Show Bio

Some were,such as the joker.

#9 Posted by timelord786 (192 posts) - - Show Bio

I do not believe he made crime worse. He might off attracted a few lunatics because of his crusade but he stopped most of them and they would have hit somewhere else and would have become unstoppable if it was not for the Batman.

#10 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (39774 posts) - - Show Bio
@comicdude23: If it wasn't for Batman there would be no Gotham to have crime in

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