Villains that are opposite to Batman.

#1 Posted by Batman242 (4860 posts) - - Show Bio

Alot of Batman's villains mirror him in some way. Can you name some?

For example, Bane also is very intelligent and is great at planning.

#2 Posted by Stormbox (2001 posts) - - Show Bio

Owlman, the wrath, catman, prometheus

#3 Posted by Batman242 (4860 posts) - - Show Bio

Can you also list the aspects?

#4 Posted by entropy_aegis (15251 posts) - - Show Bio

Owlman

Catman

Prometheus

Wrath

Bane

Hush

Black Mask

Deathstroke maybe

Kobra maybe

#5 Posted by FatihBATMAN (1389 posts) - - Show Bio

So your saying that Bane is not opposite of Bats?

#6 Posted by Stormbox (2001 posts) - - Show Bio

@Batman242 said:

Can you also list the aspects?

Owlman is the evil batman from another earth so this ones kind of obvious

The wrath was a criminal who had a reverse origin of batman: his parents were criminals who were killed by cops so hes a criminal who kills cops now (or was, he died)

Catman is similar to batman in appearance and other stuff although i wouldnt call him an exact batman opposite after villains united and secret six

Prometheus is similar to the wrath since hes pretty much a reverse batman whoever prometheus uses special disks in his helmet that give him special abilites, hes also a jla foe

#7 Posted by MasterDetective (831 posts) - - Show Bio

@Batman242 said:

Alot of Batman's villains mirror him in some way. Can you name some?

For example, Bane also is very intelligent and is great at planning.

wait, that's not opposing

#8 Posted by FatihBATMAN (1389 posts) - - Show Bio

@MasterDetective said:

@Batman242 said:

Alot of Batman's villains mirror him in some way. Can you name some?

For example, Bane also is very intelligent and is great at planning.

wait, that's not opposing

agreed. dont get this :D

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

@FatihBATMAN said:

@MasterDetective said:

@Batman242 said:

Alot of Batman's villains mirror him in some way. Can you name some?

For example, Bane also is very intelligent and is great at planning.

wait, that's not opposing

agreed. dont get this :D

Bane was born in a hell hole, bruce wayne was born in a paradise, bane built his body and mind to peek perfection to survive and be the best, bruce did that to fight crime, Bane was used as a test subject for experiments, bruce experimented with techniques and gadgets, bruce's parents were killed by a thug, bane only knew his mother who died as a result of a corrupt dictatorship and was abandonned by his father, bane is addicted to venom, bruce is addicted to crime fighting. I could go on all day.

#10 Posted by Durakken (1593 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes I can give you just about every characters aspect of Batman that they supposedly represent...no i won't because there is already enough about this type of stuff...often wrong in my opinion, but meh.

#11 Posted by BlueArrow (256 posts) - - Show Bio

Deathstroke. Both he and Batman are master tactictions who use gadgets. And both have beaten the Justice league on certain occasions Major difference is that Batman does not kill while Deathstroke doesn't care.

#12 Posted by Dark_Vengeance_ (14596 posts) - - Show Bio
Nemesis
#13 Posted by Dracade102 (8167 posts) - - Show Bio

The Joker - Had a tragic life-altering event that changed his life, but instead of learning how much in the world there is left to fight for, he embraces the worst aspects of the world and becomes the Joker. He's a bright, colorful and demented killer who understands why Batman does what he does, and wants him to stoop to his level as the only sure way to defeat him. As Batman seeks to bring order, Joker seeks chaos, as Batman is dark and mysterious, Joker always wants to put his actions on show for the world.

Owlman - The evil anti-matter universe of Batman who uses his skills, gadgets and resources to keep Gotham City, and with the Crime Syndicate, the world under the fear for crime.

Prometheus - Similar origin to Batman, parents were killed by the police and he swore vengeance, and has a very sharp intellect and is also possibly just as resourceful as Batman, and also dons armor similar to Batman's corrupting the concept of a "dark knight".

Ra's Al Ghul - Smart, powerful, and very resourceful, but uses terrorist tactics to try ridding the world of crime, and is not afraid to cross the line Batman will never cross in order to reach his goals.

Hush - A sociopathic reflection of Bruce Wayne, dedicates his life to revenge and keeps his body and mind sharp and resourceful to be a formidable enemy of Batman.

Bane - Raised in a prison for the sins of his father, Bane physically trained his body and mind to build himself up from nothing, whereas Batman had the resources already in his reach. Bane becomes a force of darkness unto crime, as Batman uses the darkness as his weapon against crime.

There's plenty more I'm sure, but those are the ones that at least come to mind...

#14 Posted by Joygirl (19522 posts) - - Show Bio

Dracade102 wins this round.

#15 Posted by entropy_aegis (15251 posts) - - Show Bio

@DarkKnightDetective said:

Nemesis

Is that Joker?

and well...all Batman villains are his opposites with Joker being at the top of the scale.I presumed that the OP was referring to anti-Batmen(characters with skill sets or gimmicks similar to Batman but used for evil).

#16 Posted by Dark_Vengeance_ (14596 posts) - - Show Bio
#17 Posted by entropy_aegis (15251 posts) - - Show Bio

@DarkKnightDetective said:

@entropy_aegis: No it's Nemesis.

Oh the Millar killer lol,he's not DC though.

#18 Posted by entropy_aegis (15251 posts) - - Show Bio

I forgot Dracula from Red Rain,Catwoman and Talia could be considered the female anti-Batman equivalents.

#19 Posted by FatihBATMAN (1389 posts) - - Show Bio

wow cool picture...never seen Nemesis before...

#20 Posted by entropy_aegis (15251 posts) - - Show Bio

@FatihBATMAN said:

wow cool picture...never seen Nemesis before...

Eh Batman has a villain like him in Wrath.

#21 Posted by FatihBATMAN (1389 posts) - - Show Bio

what is Wrath? sorry for noob question :>

#22 Posted by entropy_aegis (15251 posts) - - Show Bio

@FatihBATMAN said:

what is Wrath? sorry for noob question :>

Wrath

#23 Posted by Stormbox (2001 posts) - - Show Bio

@FatihBATMAN said:

what is Wrath? sorry for noob question :>

The wrath was a guy whose parents were criminals who were killed by cops (the same night bruces parents died), so he grew up to be a criminal that kills cops:

He died but he was training a boy to be his own robin and that boy grew up and became the wrath too:

#24 Posted by FatihBATMAN (1389 posts) - - Show Bio

damn....sick...is he in the batman mythos still? or is he deleted?

#25 Posted by Stormbox (2001 posts) - - Show Bio

@FatihBATMAN said:

damn....sick...is he in the batman mythos still? or is he deleted?

I dont know

Hes probably gone, but someone could bring him back

#26 Posted by FatihBATMAN (1389 posts) - - Show Bio

..hmm...maybe he looks too similar to bats..that why... hehe..

#27 Posted by Dark_Vengeance_ (14596 posts) - - Show Bio

@entropy_aegis said:

@DarkKnightDetective said:

@entropy_aegis: No it's Nemesis.

Oh the Millar killer lol,he's not DC though.

still counts right? I think the story could have been handled a lot better. The concept of Batman being evil if done right it could be total hit.

#28 Posted by KnightRise (4785 posts) - - Show Bio

Analytically, his villians are foil, not opposite to him.

#29 Posted by FatihBATMAN (1389 posts) - - Show Bio

@KnightRise said:

Analytically, his villians are foil.

what does "foil" mean?

#30 Posted by KnightRise (4785 posts) - - Show Bio

@FatihBATMAN said:

@KnightRise said:

Analytically, his villians are foil.

what does "foil" mean?

In simplest terms: similar but different/different but similar. Constrasting characteristics on vaguely comparable characters.

#31 Posted by FatihBATMAN (1389 posts) - - Show Bio

thanks man!

#32 Posted by Batman242 (4860 posts) - - Show Bio

@MasterDetective: Sorry, I worded it wrong. Thanks for that.

#33 Posted by Batman242 (4860 posts) - - Show Bio

@Skewer: Which is why I said "In certain aspects". Bane and Bruce are very intelligent and Bane is also great at planning, like Bruce.... did you read it?

#34 Posted by entropy_aegis (15251 posts) - - Show Bio

@DarkKnightDetective said:

@entropy_aegis said:

@DarkKnightDetective said:

@entropy_aegis: No it's Nemesis.

Oh the Millar killer lol,he's not DC though.

still counts right? I think the story could have been handled a lot better. The concept of Batman being evil if done right it could be total hit.

DC kinda did in elseworlds such as Crimson Mist and Catwoman of Gotham,there was another one in which Joker was a cop(I think Catwoman annual).IMO Millar is not as smart or original as he thinks,he's just one of those guys who knows how to publicize his work.

#35 Posted by DarkKnight1939 (148 posts) - - Show Bio

His direct opposites are:

- Owlman

-Wrath

-Prometheus

#36 Edited by ULTRAstarkiller (6120 posts) - - Show Bio

Deathstroke

Owlman

Heretic

#37 Posted by Black_Claw (2974 posts) - - Show Bio

Riddler- A parallel to Batman's high intelligence and problem solving skills.

Scarecrow- A parallel to Batman's use of fear as a weapon (makes me wonder how Jonathan hasn't attracted a yellow ring yet)

Penguin- A parallel to how wealthy Batman is.

Two Face- A parallel to the use of split personalities

Mr. Freeze- A parallel to being driven by the loss of a loved one.

#38 Posted by Arkhamc1tizen (2142 posts) - - Show Bio

@DarkKnightDetective said:

Nemesis

Is that Joker?

and well...all Batman villains are his opposites with Joker being at the top of the scale.I presumed that the OP was referring to anti-Batmen(characters with skill sets or gimmicks similar to Batman but used for evil).

nemesis isnt even a batman villian he was a millarworld creation

#39 Posted by Dark_Vengeance_ (14596 posts) - - Show Bio

@arkhamc1tizen:

I know he isn't a Batman villain. But he is the opposite of Batman.

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