Way too many villains know BATMAN's identity.

#1 Posted by batman_is_god (1185 posts) - - Show Bio

Ra's al Ghul, Hush, and Red Hood, fine. Man-Bat, Bane, Joker, and more that I can't think of at the moment? Too much.

#2 Posted by Son_of_Magnus (15258 posts) - - Show Bio

It has never been established that Joker knows his identity and it is fine in the hands of the stated 
 
Ra's and Bane have far to much respect to harm him with that knowledge 
 
Man-Bat is his boy 
 
Hush is on a leash 
 
Red Hood has nothing to gain by spoiling and deep down respects Bruce to much

#3 Edited by kitsuneconundrum (208 posts) - - Show Bio

black glove? 
 
edit: oops, i meant Dr. Hurt.

#4 Posted by DrKellogg (68 posts) - - Show Bio

Azrael?

#5 Posted by Dark Walker (477 posts) - - Show Bio

Considering how big Batman's rogues gallery is that ain't very many.  I don't think the current Azrael knows Bruce Wayne is Batman, and I wouldn't class him as a villain just yet.  The Red Hood is Jason Todd who used to be Robin so he really doesn't count.  The Riddler figured it out but doesn't remember for now.  There's Catwoman but she's really not a villain per-say, she's not bad, just drawn that way (lol).  If the Joker knew Batman's identity he'd go after his family and friends just to torture Bruce, he might not go blabbing it around but he'd definitely target them.

#6 Posted by Sydpart2 (1092 posts) - - Show Bio
@Dark Walker: Joker probably does know but he is a performer at heart and it wouldn't feel right to go after Bruce to him, that's petty and not the right kind of show ya know?
#7 Posted by ngroove (321 posts) - - Show Bio
@Dark Walker:
Actually, I think Joker would keep it to himself.  After all, he's long been comfortable with his "games of wits", and only intends to kill him when he feels the "right time", and would get extremely p***ed if it's anyone else but he on who has the "honors" to do it.
#8 Posted by Chicago_Bruce (81 posts) - - Show Bio

Don't forget Catwoman of course, and since Gotham City Sirens, both Poison Ivy and Harley at least know that Bruce Wayne was Batman at one point.

#9 Posted by ReverseNegative (2729 posts) - - Show Bio

What about Scarecrow? Or is that just his fear gas?

#10 Posted by erichr (39 posts) - - Show Bio

Doesn't the Riddler know as well? I thought that he figured it out, but was tricked/conned by Bruce into never revealing it. Pretty sure he said "What good is a riddle if everyone knows the answer?" 
 
But yeah I agree that guys like Ra's or Bane wouldn't reveal it out of respect, and the Joker just won't for some reason.

#11 Posted by batman_is_god (1185 posts) - - Show Bio
@Son_of_Magnus:
I agree that red hood and ra's (usually) show him too much respect to do anything with it, and that hush can be an exception. Man-bat and bane i feel are too much. Speaking of man-bat, BATMAN does not need ALL THESE ALLIES.
#12 Posted by batman_is_god (1185 posts) - - Show Bio
@Chicago_Bruce:
Catwoman has been trained not to reveal his identity by talia, so harley and ivy are in the dark.
#13 Posted by ragdollpurps (15572 posts) - - Show Bio

i thought with all that happened with "oberon sexton" that the joker actually knew that batman was at least tied to the waynes, if not that bruce was batman.

#14 Posted by killer moth (5 posts) - - Show Bio

Killer moth knows but he got shot in the head went through surgery and they had to remove where recent thoughts were keep.

#15 Posted by LightBright (4297 posts) - - Show Bio

Well, everybody knows now so it's no big deal. :P

#16 Edited by brc2000 (1679 posts) - - Show Bio

I haven't read much of this weeks Batman comics yet, but did he reveal his identity? Bruce Wayne only said he was funding Batman not that he was Batman himself.
 
I know Deathstroke knows Dick's identity, so he may know Bruce's as well.

#17 Posted by LightBright (4297 posts) - - Show Bio
@brc2000: I haven't been keeping up at all, since he "died" in fact, but I'm pretty sure he's gone public. That's what Batman Inc. is all about, right?
#18 Posted by brc2000 (1679 posts) - - Show Bio
@LightBright:  Nah. He only mentioned that he's helping find it, not that he's the Batman himself, though you'd think the brighter villains would make the connection.
#19 Posted by LightBright (4297 posts) - - Show Bio
@brc2000: Oh, okay. I figured he'd pulled an Iron Man. :P
#20 Edited by ReverseNegative (2729 posts) - - Show Bio
@erichr said:

" Doesn't the Riddler know as well? I thought that he figured it out, but was tricked/conned by Bruce into never revealing it. Pretty sure he said "What good is a riddle if everyone knows the answer?"  But yeah I agree that guys like Ra's or Bane wouldn't reveal it out of respect, and the Joker just won't for some reason. "

Yeah, Riddler DOES know.  
 
@DrKellogg said:
" Azrael? "
 He's an anti-hero, not a villain.
#21 Posted by brc2000 (1679 posts) - - Show Bio

Riddler DID know, but he lost his memory of it thanks to an incident involving Shining Knight or something.

#22 Posted by nightwing91 (3912 posts) - - Show Bio

Riddler lost the fact that he remember bruce wayne was batman, during infinite crisis shining knight bashed the mace up against his head. So he spent that year in a coma and when he woke up he didn't remember, but he did remember recalling knowing something imoportant about bruce wayne.Now I'm pretty certain he hasn't remembered it, but he'd be pretty dumb not to figure it out since bruce made his announcement.

#23 Posted by BK-77-7 (126 posts) - - Show Bio
@batman_is_god: You see if he did things more like the Punisher this wouldn't be an issue. =P
#24 Posted by ReverseNegative (2729 posts) - - Show Bio
@nightwing91 said:
" Riddler lost the fact that he remember bruce wayne was batman, during infinite crisis shining knight bashed the mace up against his head. So he spent that year in a coma and when he woke up he didn't remember, but he did remember recalling knowing something imoportant about bruce wayne.Now I'm pretty certain he hasn't remembered it, but he'd be pretty dumb not to figure it out since bruce made his announcement. "
Yeah, I still don't know what the hell Bruce is thinking with this whole Batman Inc idea.
#25 Posted by nightwing91 (3912 posts) - - Show Bio
@ReverseNegative: A ton of villans have throught ruce was batman and he tricked them, this weak excuse they should be able to figure it out.It wasn't really executed very well
#26 Posted by ReverseNegative (2729 posts) - - Show Bio
@nightwing91 said:
" @ReverseNegative: A ton of villans have throught ruce was batman and he tricked them, this weak excuse they should be able to figure it out.It wasn't really executed very well "
Yeah, wel you have to also think of Batman comic continuity. Look at Nightwing and Robin's masks.
#27 Posted by batman_is_god (1185 posts) - - Show Bio
@LightBright:
Villains would have to be pretty moronic not to figure it out. I guess Morrison is not as clever as he is made out to be, to leave such a gaoing hole in the story 
#28 Posted by batman_is_god (1185 posts) - - Show Bio
@nightwing91:
Seriously. Two-face, with his experience with Batman in and out of the cowl, should at least figure it out. 
 
I don't like all these people knowing his identity, and I allready felt there were too many allies that knew, but Morrison's Inc. thing sucked.
#29 Posted by primepower53 (5686 posts) - - Show Bio

Too many? not really....

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