#1 Posted by Doomnaut (1993 posts) - - Show Bio

What if Black Panther replaced Batman in Gotham City?

#2 Posted by ShadowX (1218 posts) - - Show Bio

I think he would do a fairly good job at keeping Gotham Safe

#3 Edited by Jonny_Anonymous (33484 posts) - - Show Bio

I like BP but man do I hate that stupid collar

#4 Posted by TheManInTheShoe (3878 posts) - - Show Bio

Would read

#5 Posted by SUNMAN (7239 posts) - - Show Bio

BP would kill the Joker

#6 Edited by Doomnaut (1993 posts) - - Show Bio

Black Panther would break the Bane....

#7 Edited by mightyrearranger (1610 posts) - - Show Bio

@jonny_anonymous said:

I like BP but man do I hate that stupid collar

Pimpin' ain't easy, dude.

#8 Edited by Bogey (946 posts) - - Show Bio

Black Panther would escape back to Wakanda after seeing how gritty Gotham crime life is.

#9 Posted by evilvegeta74 (4530 posts) - - Show Bio

I think he'd be very ruthless, probably killing the Joker years ago. He 'd be very short on patience.

#10 Edited by novi_homines (1338 posts) - - Show Bio

He would make gotham a MUCH safer place. Characters like joker, bane, croc, etc, who consistently kill people when they somehow get outta jail would eventually die at Black Panthers hands. That's just how he operates, if it is proven to be necessary to kill someone for the safety of the masses, he will do it. Half of the villains wouldn't even be alive anymore.

#11 Posted by Bogey (946 posts) - - Show Bio

If Black Panther goes on a murder spree; offing villains, he will end up being treated like a villain. JL or JLA would bring him in for trial and he'd face jail time for life.

#12 Posted by evilvegeta74 (4530 posts) - - Show Bio

@bogey said:

Black Panther would escape back to Wakanda after seeing how gritty Gotham crime life is.

What Bat Villain could actually run him out of town seriously?

#13 Posted by Jorgevy (5114 posts) - - Show Bio

@bogey said:

If Black Panther goes on a murder spree; offing villains, he will end up being treated like a villain. JL or JLA would bring him in for trial and he'd face jail time for life.

assuming he'd get caught....

#14 Edited by SmashBrawler (5747 posts) - - Show Bio

@evilvegeta74 said:

@bogey said:

Black Panther would escape back to Wakanda after seeing how gritty Gotham crime life is.

What Bat Villain could actually run him out of town seriously?

Bat-Mite.

#15 Posted by cfrehse (1004 posts) - - Show Bio

gotham would be way better off. he would kill most of the villains and the ones left would truly be afraid to commit crimes.

#16 Posted by evilvegeta74 (4530 posts) - - Show Bio

@evilvegeta74 said:

@bogey said:

Black Panther would escape back to Wakanda after seeing how gritty Gotham crime life is.

What Bat Villain could actually run him out of town seriously?

Bat-Mite.

Lol, Batmite would scare us all ,but the Black Panther is prepared and has accessed the DCU records and has a plan.

#17 Posted by comicace3 (5356 posts) - - Show Bio

He'd do a good job scaring villains straight... Ya know the crazy ones

#18 Posted by Jnr6Lil (7705 posts) - - Show Bio

I think he'd be very ruthless, probably killing the Joker years ago. He 'd be very short on patience.

#19 Edited by Nerx (15088 posts) - - Show Bio

@cfrehse said:

gotham would be way better off. he would kill most of the villains and the ones left would truly be afraid to commit crimes.

They'd have the cure cancer, which they will not share :)

#20 Posted by Veshark (9058 posts) - - Show Bio

I think he'd do a great job.

He's intelligent enough to match wits with Gotham's Rogues, his physicals and tech/resources are both better than Bruce's, and he even looks like the Bat - so the whole fear aspect's there. Maybe he could even use Wakandan tech to upgrade Arkham, considering that place has the worst security record of any DC penitentiary.

But overall, I'm not a big fan of the street-level Panther. The international king from Priest's run or the genius superhuman from Hickman's stuff is more my type.

#21 Edited by DarkCrawler (95 posts) - - Show Bio

Okay so for the general question, we have a general answer, that black panther will easily manage to everything better than Batman because he can kill anybody anytime he wants. No morals.

Now to a different approach, as we all know, the villain of a superhero is just the mirror image of the hero's personality. Like a psychotic killer is the villain for a psychotic man wearing Bat suit. A genetically altered symbiote is the villain for a genetically altered man-spider(with hyphen). So going by that analogy we have, just exac villain to Black Panther and he would do exactly what he does in Wakanda.

#22 Posted by theTimeStreamer (2841 posts) - - Show Bio

crime rate would go down and arkham would be a whole lot emptier. but there would be a villain cemetery.

#23 Posted by THEOCITYLEGEND (1208 posts) - - Show Bio

@bogey said:

Black Panther would escape back to Wakanda after seeing how gritty Gotham crime life is.

What Bat Villain could actually run him out of town seriously?

Dr.Hurt. That dude destroyed Batman without ever laying a finger on him. To me he is probably the greatest Batman villain yet no one ever mentions him.

#24 Posted by JJ62 (1299 posts) - - Show Bio

It'd be pretty much the same. I've always considered these two equals in pretty much every area.

The only difference is, that BP doesn't hold back as much as Bats.

#25 Edited by WaveMotionCannon (5438 posts) - - Show Bio

Joker dies, Bane gets broken, Gotham is safe and everyone gets free iPads.

#26 Edited by BlueLantern1995 (2448 posts) - - Show Bio

The Cool thing is, he'd do great break Bane, kill Joker, and do everything Batman doesn't have the guts to do and when the world comes to get him, he uses Batman's contingency plan on the Justice League and ends up escaping working at night well prepared for more fights.

Also he is still a king and diplomatic immunity is still in effect. All he needs to do is prove that in some alternative universe he is king of a country and he gets away because he has diplomatic immunity and not enough proof to lock him up. He's then a well known hero who villains fear and despite heroes trying to catch him in the act, they never will and Gotham will forever be free of psychopaths.

#27 Posted by Veshark (9058 posts) - - Show Bio

Joker dies, Bane gets broken, Gotham is safe and everyone gets free iPads.

No, they'd get the far superior Wakandan tablet - the bPad (see what I did there xD)

#28 Posted by RustyRoy (12772 posts) - - Show Bio

He'll do a great job at not getting high sells.

#29 Posted by Jnr6Lil (7705 posts) - - Show Bio

@evilvegeta74 said:

@bogey said:

Black Panther would escape back to Wakanda after seeing how gritty Gotham crime life is.

What Bat Villain could actually run him out of town seriously?

Dr.Hurt. That dude destroyed Batman without ever laying a finger on him. To me he is probably the greatest Batman villain yet no one ever mentions him.

#30 Posted by BlackWind (6385 posts) - - Show Bio

Joker. Two Face. Mad Hatter. Bane. Zsasz. All those psychos are gonna be in a hole.

#31 Posted by Fallen_Crippled (6455 posts) - - Show Bio

It would be a much safer place and a much better story to read. T'Challa killing the villains of Gotham who have killed too many. He'd do a better job than Batman. And if the JL notice BP killing villains, they aren't going to immediately kill him. He could explain his reasoning. He could probably convince them that what he is doing is right.

#32 Edited by Battle_Forum_Junkie (8014 posts) - - Show Bio

Batman's my favorite hero, but I have to say Black Panther would do better, he's got access to Wakandan technology, has four lifetimes of experience, and he's actually willing to kill Gotham's rogues.

#33 Edited by Franchise1590 (298 posts) - - Show Bio

@rustyroy: Yeah BP would be in Gotham for two weeks until the book gets canceled lol. Then siddenly he winds up back in Wakanda because their was "urgent business" or some excuse.

Oh Black Panther, Batman's supposed equal in every way except popularity.

#34 Edited by Jnr6Lil (7705 posts) - - Show Bio

It would be a much safer place and a much better story to read. T'Challa killing the villains of Gotham who have killed too many. He'd do a better job than Batman. And if the JL notice BP killing villains, they aren't going to immediately kill him. He could explain his reasoning. He could probably convince them that what he is doing is right.

#35 Posted by batmannflash (6223 posts) - - Show Bio

As much as I like Batman, Black Panther would make Gotham safer, but he wouldn't exactly be a better hero than Batman, since he would kill so many people.

#36 Posted by Jnr6Lil (7705 posts) - - Show Bio

As much as I like Batman, Black Panther would make Gotham safer, but he wouldn't exactly be a better hero than Batman, since he would kill so many people.

Which saves more lives

#37 Edited by Jnr6Lil (7705 posts) - - Show Bio

Also Storm will do more help than the Batman Family.

#38 Edited by WaveMotionCannon (5438 posts) - - Show Bio
#39 Posted by The_Lunact_And_Manic (3286 posts) - - Show Bio

@batmannflash said:

As much as I like Batman, Black Panther would make Gotham safer, but he wouldn't exactly be a better hero than Batman, since he would kill so many people.

#40 Edited by WaveMotionCannon (5438 posts) - - Show Bio

@batmannflash

#35 Posted by batmannflash (158 posts) - 55 minutes, 4 seconds ago - Show Bio

As much as I like Batman, Black Panther would make Gotham safer, but he wouldn't exactly be a better hero than Batman, since he would kill so many people.

How is he such a great hero? He let the Joker get away with bashing one of his sons brains out and didn't kill him, didn't even cripple him.

#41 Posted by BlueLantern1995 (2448 posts) - - Show Bio

@jnr6lil said:

@fallen_crippled said:

It would be a much safer place and a much better story to read. T'Challa killing the villains of Gotham who have killed too many. He'd do a better job than Batman. And if the JL notice BP killing villains, they aren't going to immediately kill him. He could explain his reasoning. He could probably convince them that what he is doing is right.

You know this explanation is better than the one I gave. I use this.