Updated: Tue, 17 Jul 2012 12:39:41 GMT | By Murali Gopy, India Syndicate
Super 9: A sarcy take on Superheroes

Batman



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Batman's Resume

Alter ego: Bruce Wayne

Aim: To erase crime from Gotham City.

Abilities: Self-made, Batman relies on his own scientific knowledge, detective skills, and physical abilities.

Weapons: Batman's weapons, the designs of which usually share a bat motif, include the batarang and the "Batgyro"; his primary mode of transport is the heavily weaponised Batmobile; his other vehicles include the Batplane, the Batboat, the Bat-Sub, and the Batcycle.

Gadgets: Bat-computer, Bat-scanner, Bat-radar, Bat-cuffs, bat-pontoons, Bat-drinking water dispenser, Bat-camera with polarized Bat-filter, Bat-shark repellent bat-spray, and bat-rope. Most of his field equipment in kept in a utility belt. Batman has acquired a great number of crime fighting tools, over the years.

Hailed as: The Dark Knight

Enemies: Joker, Catwoman, the Scarecrow, The Penguin, Two-Face, The Riddler, Mr. Freeze, Poison Ivy and Ra's al Ghul.

Major Ally: Commissioner James "Jim" Gordon

Aides: Alfred, Robin

Memorable Quote:
Lt. James Gordon: "Because he's (Batman is) the hero Gotham deserves, but not the one it needs right now...and so we'll hunt him, because he can take it. Because he's not a hero. He's a silent guardian, a watchful protector...a dark knight." (From the movie, 'Dark Knight', 2008)

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