Showing posts with label Bane. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Bane. Show all posts

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Bane – New 52 | Comics

Born to a revolutionary father who was a prisoner of Peña Dura, a child who would become Bane one day took his father's place and lived in the imprisonment of a flooded chamber for 17 years. As he grew to hate the world, he got cunning and incredibly strong using the super-steroid known as Venom. He came to Gotham City in quest of power but is opposed by Batman, whom he did not see coming.

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Bane – New 52 | Comics

He teamed up with Scarecrow and White Rabbit but the Court of Owls came into their way (Knight Terrors). Bane believed that both Batman and The Court are connected but following Night of the Owls, he is proved wrong. With the unexpected aid from Sebastian Clark, Bane set out to destroy The Court and then went up against a former Talon named Calvin Rose (Scourge of the Owls).

Even though Bane snapped Rose's neck in Santa Prisca, he came back and defeated Bane's army. Bane then killed Sebastian Clark and left to conquer Gotham City once again with the malevolent Alfred Pennyworth of Earth 3 (Fall of the Owls). The Crime Syndicate took over the world and "Arkham War" broke in for taking control over Gotham.

Wearing his very own Batsuit, Bane fought against Scarecrow's army of Arkhamites and enlists a Talon named William Cobb to help him rule Gotham. He is eventually defeated by Batman, who locked him up in Arkham and he escaped to team-up with Scarecrow but got along with Poison Ivy instead, who betrayed him. Killer Croc met him in the sewers to settle some old scores and during Joker's Endgame, he fought alongside the Bat-Family to save the city from falling into any further chaos.

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Bane – The New 52 (Comics) Wikipedia

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Bane to Kill

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Batman V2 23.4 – Bane

Batwoman Vol 04 – This Blood Is Thick

Batman – The Dark Knight Vol 01 – Knight Terrors

Talon Vol 01 – Scourge of the Owls

Talon Vol 02 – The Fall of The Owls

Forever Evil – Arkham War

Batman Eternal Vol 02

Batman Eternal Vol 03

Batman Vol 07 – Endgame

Batman – I Am Suicide

One of the most dreaded foe that The Dark Knight has ever faced, Bane is most popular for his infamous act of "Breaking The Bat" in the Knightfall saga of DC Comics' New Earth continuity (also known as the "Post-Crisis" era). The idea of Bane's character was conceived by comic-book writer Chuck Dixon (Batgirl – Year One, Superman/Tarzan – Sons of the Jungle), Graham Nolan (Hawkworld, JLA Vs. Predator) and Doug Moench (Batman & Dracula – Red Rain, Batman Vs. Predator II – Bloodmatch).

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Bane Takes Gotham

However, following the "Flashpoint" crossover event and in the wake of The New 52, Bane set foot on the new rebooted era through the second volume of the monthly ongoing Batman – The Dark Knight. Therefore the credit of his Prime Earth persona development goes to the writer/artist team of Paul Jenkins (Batman – Jekyll & Hyde, The Darkness/Pitt), Joe Harris and David Finch (Aphrodite IX, Brightest Day).
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Monday, April 26, 2004

Bane | Comics

A tactical genius with extensive combat expertise and sheer brute force at his disposal as a result of a super-steroid called Venom; Bane is one of the most formidable foes who Batman has ever came across in his crime-fighting career. Grown into harsh surroundings of Peña Duro prison in Santa Prisca, he was a being born and molded by darkness that feared nothing.

He was subjected to an experimental drug known as Venom and not only did he survived, he became insanely strong. Bane is a unique combination of brains with brawns, which makes him deadlier than most of The Dark Knight's other enemies.

Vengeance of Bane
Most of his early years from childhood were spent within the walls of Peña Duro prison of Santa Prisca. He was serving prison time off his father's life sentence along with his mother until the day she died. Young Bane witnessed his mother being thrown off to shark-infested waters around that prison as her funeral by prison guards.

The boy started developing both mentally and physically by reading a lot of books and working out at gym. He committed his first murder at the age of eight and gained respect from his fellow inmates very soon.

Growing up, he earned loyal companionship of Bird, Trogg and a physician named Zombie, who recognized potential of his strength and intelligence. He grew quite a reputation around Peña Duro that even their warden became concerned and placed him put him in solitary confinement for a decade.

Yet he didn't break and then a scientific research team took him as their test subject to run experiments on him. Though no has survived the process before, Bane came out alive and stronger with an addictive super-steroid Venom in his system.

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Bane | Comics

Broken Bat
With a desire to conquer Gotham City and destroy its protector Batman, he escaped Peña Duro with several of his friends. He heard stories about The Dark Knight and how Gotham was ruled by his fear among criminals. He engaged in a brawl with menacing villain Killer Croc and defeated him to test his strength.

His duel with Croc left the latter with two broken arms. Then to test his opponent, he doused The Riddler with Venom and turning him into a hulking version of himself to become both physical and mental challenge for Batman.

In his attempt to keep his target occupied, he then released the maniacs like Joker, Scarecrow, Mad Hatter, Ventriloquist, Firefly, Two-Face and Zsasz from Arkham Asylum, which took Batman months to round up.

When he found Robin trying to follow him, he captured the boy wonder but a surprising intervention from Killer Croc seeking vengeance on Bane saved him. Finally he got into Wayne Manor after figuring out his secret identity and literally broke Batman's back to usher Knightfall by leaving him paraplegic.

Right after he took down The Dark Knight, Bane took care of major gangs in Gotham and even offered Catwoman to join, which she refused. Soon, he realized that there was another Batman in town and sends his men to check out who that is.

In Bruce Wayne's absence, Jean-Paul Valley has taken the mantle and found Bane but their fight was interrupted. Pumping venom into his system, he confronted Jean-Paul who came wearing an armored Batsuit. They struggled with each other for some time, only for the former to be defeated and getting captured before being taken away to Blackgate Penitentiary.

For several months, he remained catatonic in Blackgate until the night Bruce Wayne finally recovered and returned as Batman. He recovered his addiction to Venom, served his time and then left Gotham looking for his father. According to a lead from the priest of Peña Duro, Bane went Rome searching but met with Talia al Ghul instead, who introduced him to her father Ra's al Ghul.

The international eco-terrorist was so impressed with his talents that he even chose to make him as his heir. They launched an outbreak of Apocalypse Virus on Gotham and he had a rematch with Batman, who came out victorious this time.

Infinite Crisis
Years after, Bane returned to Santa Prisca to find out a new variation of Venom is now being distributed to public. After destroying everyone and everything related to the drug, he came to know that its formula was taken from a strength enhancing pill called Miraclo, created by chemist Rex Tyler who was the original Hourman and a member of both Justice Society of America and All-Star Squadron. When the battle of Metropolis broke in, he was there with other villains and killed Judomaster by breaking his back with his signature move.

One Year Later
When the crisis on Earth was finally over, he came looking for Rex Tyler for his involvement in creation of Miraclo, which then led to the making of Venom. As he broke in and starts manhandling Rex, his son Rick Tyler arrives to the scene after seeing Bane coming after his father in time vision.

He claimed that he was forcibly hooked on with Venom once again by Santa Prisca mob and is sent after Rex Tyler's formula. When he was completely assured of having no documents of that formula exists anywhere, he making on the father-son duo.

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Bane (Comics) Wikipedia

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The Hourman Connection

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Batman – Knightfall Vol 01 – Broken Bat

Batman – Knightfall Vol 02 – Knightquest

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Batman – No Man's Land Vol 03

Infinite Crisis

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JLA – Salvation Run

Secret Six Vol 01 – Villains United

Secret Six – The Darkest House

Secret Six Vol 02 – Money and Murder

Secret Six Vol 03 – Cat's Cradle

Secret Six Vol 04 – Caution to the Wind

Secret Six – Depths

Secret Six – The Reptile Brain

Breaking his way into the fictional world of DC Universe in 1993, Bane was created by writer Chuck Dixon (Batgirl – Year One, Birds of Prey) and Doug Moench (Batman & Dracula – Red Rain, Batman Vs. Predator II – Bloodmatch) with artist Graham Nolan (The Joker – Devil's Advocate, The Phantom).

Though much of his back-story remains unclear to audience and his foes, he became a very prominent character after he literally "Broke the Bat" in his debut story-arc Knightfall and this infamous act is depicted in various other medias like Batman – Arkham series of video games and several other animated TV Shows over years. This has become a signature-move for him and he actually repeated this act with few other characters as well.

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Bane of Evil

Even in the live-action Batman film The Dark Knight Rises (2012), actor Tom Hardy played Bane's character and staged this infamous act on screen. After that, mainstream media became aware of his ruthlessness and soon this character has been stepping out of comic-book pages too often than he used to.

When "Flashpoint" crossover event has introduced The New 52 timeline, Bane also re-emerged with a brand-new origin story that is quite similar to the post-crisis era but also picked up many other characters to develop more depth in his role. It delved deeper into his past after DC Rebirth shook things up for Prime Earth and a darker back-story was unfolded.
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Wednesday, January 14, 2004

Suicide Squad | Comics

Before various super-villains with different histories were rallied to form a team to work for the government, Rick Flag formed the original version of the group back in his days during the period of World War II. They were re-assigned as Task Force X when the Justice Society got disbanded but ended up upon Rick Flag’s demise.

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Suicide Squad | Comics

Later, Rick Flag Jr. stepped in his father’s shoes to form the team again and a congressional aide named Amanda Waller found the classified files of the program and Task Force X resurfaced as Suicide Squad. Initially, members with reputation like Bronze Tiger, Deadshot, Blockbuster, Captain Boomerang and Enchantress signed up as expendable agents for the team who will go on life-threatening covert missions assigned by Waller.

In the prison of Belle Reve, Louisiana, the Squad set up its base of operation and they were quite instrumental on the Manhunter invasion during “Millennium” as well as fighting the Female Furies of Darkseid from Apokolips. Batman eventually discovers the existence of the team and threatens Waller to expose the truth in public but she also made him leave by threatening to reveal his identity.

When General Frank Rock run the team, many of the members dies but over time, villains like BaneHarley Quinn, Mindboggler, Plastique, Nemesis, Nightshade, Killer Frost, Slipknot, Heat Wave, Count Vertigo, Doctor Light, Shrike, King Shark, Knockout, Chemo, Plasmus and Shrapnel has joined the ranks of the team with President Luthor and General Lane in charge.

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Suicide Squad (Comics) Wikipedia

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General Rock's Suicide Squad

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Suicide Squad Vol 01 – Trial By Fire


Suicide Squad Vol 02 – Nightshade Odyssey

Suicide Squad – Rogues

Deadshot – Beginnings


Suicide Squad – The Phoenix Gambit

Batman by Ed Brubaker Vol 01

Deadshot – Bulletproof

Suicide Squad – From the Ashes

JLA – Salvation Run

Debuted in 1986 as a monthly ongoing title of from DC Comics, Suicide Squad is an anti-hero team of comic book villains created by Robert Kanigher and Ross Andru which is also known as Task Force X and sometimes it also goes by the name Checkmate. Although receiving its independent series in the eighties, the team actually first appeared on the pages of the 25th issue of The Brave and the Bold ongoing series in 1959. Over the course of its run, the series and its starring characters have been a part of crossover events like Legends, Millennium, Our Worlds at War, 52 and Blackest Night.

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Formation of Task Force X

However, following the “Flashpoint” event, the entire DC Comics titles have shifted to The New 52 timeline with the team of Suicide Squad also with its own altered history and a much harsher scenario. As a part of DC Extended Universe; a cinematic universe of movies based on various DC Comics properties, Suicide Squad got it's first live action adaptation in 2016, directed by David Ayer.
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Saturday, September 20, 2003

Robin | Comics

Robin, The Boy Wonder is the teenage superhero sidekick of The Dark Knight of Gotham City, Batman. Since the beginning, five different individuals have played the role over time. The first Robin was Dick Grayson, a young acrobat from Haly's Circus and the youngest son of the Flying Grayson couples, who was adopted by billionaire Bruce Wayne after his parents got murdered by the gangster "Boss" Zucco.

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Robin | Comics

After years of crime fighting career as a sidekick, he retires and became a solo hero with a new name, Nightwing. Jason Todd, then takes his place and became the second Robin. Jason was later brutally tortured and murdered by The Joker (A Death in the Family), which was considered as a great controversial event in the DC Universe.

However, young Tim Drake becomes the third Robin after successfully deducing the secret identity of Batman and Nightwing only with his excellent detective skills and later on his ex-girlfriend and the female crime fighter known as the Spoiler, Stephanie Brown becomes the fourth Robin, who also is the first female to take over the mantle.

But Stephanie got fired soon by Batman after only a few operations because of disobeying orders during patrol and also became the sixth Batgirl when Cassandra Cain left her mantle behind. Bruce Wayne's long unknown biological son Damian Wayne then enters his life donning the shroud as the fifth Boy Wonder, after he saved Tim Drake's life and Tim then becomes the solo hero; Red Robin.

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Robin (Comics) Wikipedia

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Hitching With Dark Knight

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Robin – Year One

Batman – Scarecrow/Two-Face – Year One

Teen Titans – Year One

Showcase Presents – Batman Vol 01

Batgirl – Year One (Softcover)

Batgirl – Year One (Hardcover)

Batman – Fortunate Son

Showcase Presents – Robin, The Boy Wonder

Batman In The Seventies

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The New Teen Titans Archives Vol 04

The New Teen Titans – Terra Incognito

The New Teen Titans – The Judas Contract

Nightwing – Year One

Batman – The Wrath

The New Teen Titans – The Terror of Trigon

DC Universe – The Stories of Alan Moore

Robin – Tragedy and Triumph

Robin – A Hero Reborn

Robin – Flying Solo

Zero Hour – Crises In Time

Batman – Prodigal

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Justice League of America – The Nail

Robin – Unmasked!

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Robin – Days of Fire and Madness

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Robin – Search for a Hero

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Batman and Robin Vol 02 – Batman Vs. Robin

Batman and Robin Vol 03 – Batman & Robin Must Die

Robin is a fictional comic-book character of DC Comics, created by Bob Kane, who is also the creator of Robin's mentor, Batman and Robin perhaps is one of the most popular young character among the others. He was created to help Batman fight crime and mostly he was a partner that a lonesome Batman needed to talk to.

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The Girl Wonder

Before having a full length, self titled monthly ongoing comic series in 1993, Robin had a trilogy of mini-series featuring Dick Grayson, the first Robin, which was quite successful. Robin also appeared in the comic series Teen Titans and Young Justice as a leader of these teenage superhero team, while appearing in the core Batman title.
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