You think that bruce is a Bad father?

#1 Posted by Jackiet (2 posts) - - Show Bio

  Well  with  all  his death  and now  Batman  Incorporated ,  the truth is  that  not  much  has been  shared  with  Damian  and  treatment  a distant ,  not  as it has  been  with  Tim .  I think Bruce  does not  care much  for  him.

In fact  those who  have taken charge  of him and  improve  his  attitude  have  been  Dick and  Alfred , they do  that take  all the credit.    

#2 Posted by ThanosIsMad (2221 posts) - - Show Bio

Bruce is a bad father and a bad father figure.  This has been obvious since the first night he allowed Dick to go out on patrol with him. 

#3 Posted by Gambit1024 (9890 posts) - - Show Bio

Bruce should spend more time with his son and less time with his "UN of Batmen". 

#4 Posted by Foolkiller (168 posts) - - Show Bio

WHAT?! something batman isn't the best at? the fanboys must be so upset.

#5 Posted by SC (13092 posts) - - Show Bio

Depends really, being a father is hard work, and there is a certain meta element at play here. Batman is sort of like a guy in real life who is the best surgeon in a particular operation, that only really he and 2 others can do, with about 5000 people who will die without that surgery on a waiting list thats constantly growing longer with not much of a time limit either. Its sort of a case of work life vs personal life. Batman never intended to be a father, but now that he is... well. His current plans however actually (if executed right) should create a more ideal future for people who are similar to him. If there were 30 Batmen around right now, Bruce could probably be a better father. Just like if there were 100 surgeons in my example, those guys could be better fathers as well. I do think in shorter terms, and instances he could be though as well.

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#6 Posted by -Eclipse- (7588 posts) - - Show Bio

Maybe Bruce came up with Batman Incorporated to avoid having to deal with being a father? :P

#7 Posted by SC (13092 posts) - - Show Bio
@-Eclipse- said:
" Maybe Bruce came up with Batman Incorporated to avoid having to deal with being a father? :P "
 
Cunning lol, plus explains why his villains keep escaping from prison... 
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#8 Posted by Treason (228 posts) - - Show Bio
@SC said:
" @-Eclipse- said:
" Maybe Bruce came up with Batman Incorporated to avoid having to deal with being a father? :P "
 Cunning lol, plus explains why his villains keep escaping from prison...  "
by Caesar's ghost we have discovered his master plan
#9 Posted by superboyrocks13 (1089 posts) - - Show Bio
@Treason:
lol yeah right
#10 Posted by Treason (228 posts) - - Show Bio
@superboyrocks13:  i see that you are one of the few that doubts Bruce Wayne ingenious plan to get away from Damien, its the only reason Richard Grayson is still Batman, and not only that but i bet he was the one that told Richard to take Damien to the Teen Titans.
#11 Posted by ReVamp (22865 posts) - - Show Bio

@-Eclipse-:
@SC:
@Treason:

LFMAO xD. Haven't laughed that hard in quite a while.

Cut him some slack though, Let's not forget to mention that 
1. He is a child of rape 
2. He is a jerk 
3. He was raised by Assasins  
4. He is kind of like Jason Todd... and Bruce hates mistakes, much less repeating them.  
5. Plus Dick is just a better Father

#12 Posted by jayskee (1905 posts) - - Show Bio
@ReVamp said:
"

@-Eclipse-:
@SC:
@Treason:

LFMAO xD. Haven't laughed that hard in quite a while.

Cut him some slack though, Let's not forget to mention that 
1. He is a child of rape 
2. He is a jerk 
3. He was raised by Assasins  
4. He is kind of like Jason Todd... and Bruce hates mistakes, much less repeating them.  
5. Plus Dick is just a better Father

"

he's a child of rape?
#13 Posted by Primmaster64 (21138 posts) - - Show Bio
@ThanosIsMad said:
" Bruce is a bad father and a bad father figure.  This has been obvious since the first night he allowed Dick to go out on patrol with him.  "

#14 Posted by daredevil21134 (11758 posts) - - Show Bio
@Jackiet:

Maybe he dosen't think Damian is his son as far as I know the DNA test still haven't been revealed.Though I could be wrong
#15 Posted by entropy_aegis (15308 posts) - - Show Bio
@ReVamp said:
"

@-Eclipse-:
@SC:
@Treason:

LFMAO xD. Haven't laughed that hard in quite a while.

Cut him some slack though, Let's not forget to mention that 
1. He is a child of rape 
2. He is a jerk 
3. He was raised by Assasins  
4. He is kind of like Jason Todd... and Bruce hates mistakes, much less repeating them.  
5. Plus Dick is just a better Father

"

Actually the rape is complicated,in DC special series(i think) written by dennis o neal (creator of Ra's and talia) talia married bruce ,i believe bruce was unconsious or not in his right mind and when he comes to his senses he leaves,later in son of the demon where talia and bruce sleep together,bruce questions whether it was legit or not and she reminds him of ceremony where he drugged and told him only her consent is required, 
morrison made the mistake by mixing both stories(an interview after batman and son storyline),he apologized for it and used the superboy punch as an excuse,but later when that story was retold(last rites,666 both written by morrison) it was notably different .
#16 Posted by gunjin (716 posts) - - Show Bio
@ThanosIsMad said:
" Bruce is a bad father and a bad father figure.  This has been obvious since the first night he allowed Dick to go out on patrol with him.  "
@Gambit1024 said:
" Bruce should spend more time with his son and less time with his "UN of Batmen".  "
hit the nail on the head. social services would have a field day with batman.
#17 Posted by entropy_aegis (15308 posts) - - Show Bio
@daredevil21134 said:
"@Jackiet: Maybe he dosen't think Damian is his son as far as I know the DNA test still haven't been revealed.Though I could be wrong "

He'll be his son ,just watch LOL. 
damian is morrisons permanent mark on batmythos.
#18 Posted by ReVamp (22865 posts) - - Show Bio
@entropy_aegis:  
Yes, i know about this. In the original story it was consentual, however, in Batman and Son he was "raped". I know that it isn't really clear cut, but I said rape to make my post simple and direct. What I have not read is 666 and last rites. No idea how this matter is approached in those stories.
@jayskee:
I meant that he was born of rape.
#19 Posted by TheCrowbar (4286 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't know, Jason how do you feel about it?

#20 Posted by HolySerpent (12535 posts) - - Show Bio

he certainly doesn't deserve the father of year award

#21 Posted by Kairan1979 (16745 posts) - - Show Bio

Well, as it turned in the Epilogue episode of JLU, he did a good job being Terry's "old man" after Warren McGinnis was killed.
 
Bruce Wayne: You're a stubborn piece of work - you know that?
Terry McGinnis: Just like my old man...

#22 Posted by joshmightbe (24885 posts) - - Show Bio

Any person who would intentionally put his children in situations where they could be brutally murdered by a psychopath on a daily basis is an awful father 

#23 Posted by sputnik (210 posts) - - Show Bio

hahah maybe he's still mourning over not being a bachelor anymore.

#24 Posted by Trodorne (2587 posts) - - Show Bio

With what we have scene from Batman & Robin #1 and 2 is that Batman does refer him to his son but does not respect him because he is not at the same  respect level that Dick, and Tim give him. Damian is not good socially but While working with Dick as batman he made better strides than so far he was with his father. with how im guessing the series is going they will fight most of the time, have a story that brings them more together but next story goes back to the old status quo.

#25 Posted by thespideyguy (2642 posts) - - Show Bio

He ls letting him run around in his underwear and  jump off tall buildings, when all these football stars won't even let their kids play football. Also remember how he said to drake during Knightfall "your only back up"

#26 Posted by JohnnyGat (1568 posts) - - Show Bio

A year and a reboot later this issue has finally been tackled in the first arc of the Batman and Robin series.

#27 Posted by Omega Ray Jay (7816 posts) - - Show Bio

Yeah Batman may be many things but a good father he really isn't.

#28 Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt (13122 posts) - - Show Bio

Of course he's a bad father but to be fair, Damian is a bad son.

#29 Posted by TDK_1997 (14891 posts) - - Show Bio

Bruce is not a bad father.....Okay,he is.

#30 Posted by moonofglass (4 posts) - - Show Bio

Bruce is a bad father. He is hard with Damian, and he doesn't trust him. He is always comparing him with the other robins, and that hurts Damian's feelings and confidence, because when bruce does that, Dami thinks he isn't good enough for being robin, and always is trying to gain the others approval and looking for attention (maybe doing somethings that aren't exactly correct). If Bruce just accepts him the way he is, damian will grow up as a much better person. He's only a kid, and Bruce should understand that.

#31 Posted by polo327 (58 posts) - - Show Bio

I think he's trying, but it's kinda hard to be a good father when you've never had an example of a father (good or bad).

#32 Posted by Nathaniel_Christopher (1638 posts) - - Show Bio

Bruce is a bad father, in both a real world and super hero world sense. He wasn't a good father to Dick or Jason either. I don't mention Tim because his father was alive for most of his time as Robin. And then I wouldn't say he started to look at Bruce as a father until later. In Bruce's defense though, Damian is also an awful son who doesn't show much respect. Then there's the fact that i'm sure Damian wishes it was Dick he was fighting beside instead of Bruce, as Dick's someone he's grown used to and respects and who then respects him in turn. Bruce can't relate to Damian and this leads to Damian feeling inferior, not only to Bruce but to his older brothers as well. As I said before, this whole deal of him challenging the others could've been avoided if Bruce spent some real time getting to know the boy. But back to defending Bruce, Damian's a product of rape by a woman Bruce is no longer in love with. Really seeing Damain's probably like a slap in the face every single day. Really both are to blame for the way things are between them, but its Bruce's responsibility as the adult to confront the situation.

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