I just had a little time to think today. I wondered, how can Batman be so well tough for lack of a better term, especially with his "prep time" when he so far can't beat a guy on steroids? Now I'm not dissing on him, Batman is my favorite hero. However pointing out that he's never as to my knolwedge beaten Bane on venom. Then something seemed to stick out to me. In Batman's solo series, he seems to get whipped a lot in his major storylines. Such as Knightfall, Court of Owls, Black Glove etc. The people who do the beat down's are very low on the super scale, often being only 2 to 3 tonners at best. I believe that perhaps when Batman is on his own, his writers want to show that he's still human. However when he's placed in a group with people like Superman, at that point it seems like the writers want to desperatley make sure that no one doubts he belongs with them, and so it seems like while "Solo" Batman has trouble with a punk on steroids, but when he's "Team Member" Batman he suddenly starts dropping people of Superman caliber seemingly without a whole lot of effort.
Thoughts? Differences in opinion?