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In the DC universe, it has to be said, Batman isn’t among the most-liked of all superheroes. His dark demeanor and often grim personality mean that even other superheroes have a hard time liking the Caped Crusader, including Judge Dredd and others who sometimes work with him directly.
As Gotham’s vigilante knight, he attracts villains and crooks from all angles, and many have made it their personal mission to try and bring him down. It’s the natural antagonism of good guy vs. bad guy. For some villains and superheroes, though, when it comes to the Bat, feelings get personal, and resentment ensues.
Dick Grayson Hates Batman For Making Him Into A Weapon In The TV Series
Dick Grayson/Robin in the Teen Titans takes a distinctly darker approach to the character than the comics do as a rule. There, Grayson remains an ally of Batman. But, in the Teen Titans series, he deeply resents Batman for taking him in as a child and teaching him how to become a violent vigilante just like him. He’s afraid that he’ll become as dark and dysfunctional as Bruce Wayne. It’s a valid beef, really, but along with Bruce’s upbringing, Dick has a habit of making his own bad choices.
Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot Hates All The Waynes For His Family’s Disgrace
His parents, Tucker and Miranda Cobblepot, were part of Gotham's wealthy elite at one time. His siblings die off mysteriously, as does his father, leaving Oswald with his doting mother. But as his family's wealth was dwindling, the Wayne’s fortunes were rising in Gotham society. Oswald, already shunned by his own family for his awkward appearance, developed a resentment towards the Waynes and Bruce, their heir. When his mother also dies, he’s left with expensive taste and one way to satisfy them: a life of crime.
Professor Hugo Strange Developed A Fixation On Batman
As a psychiatrist, Professor Hugo Strange claimed to have studied Batman’s character from a distance. He was successful enough to figure out his secret identity as Bruce Wayne. But, what might have started as a professional interest soon turned into massive resentment and an obsession with trying to defeat Batman – even to somehow take his place. From his first appearance in the 1930s, he takes great offense at Batman’s interference in his plans.
Roman Sionis Resented The Waynes And Bruce’s Bailout
Roman Sionis was a troubled rich kid growing up in Gotham. He came to resent and hate his parents and their social circle, which included Thomas and Martha Wayne. After burning down the family home and killing his parents, he inherited a company that he drove into bankruptcy. Humiliated by his business failure, he accepted a bailout by Wayne Enterprises – one that demanded his resignation. He became the Black Mask criminal mastermind shortly after.
Simon Hurt Is Really Thomas Wayne, The Ancestor Who Hates Bruce
Simon Hurt, or Doctor Hurt, has a complicated history. He's an ancestor of Bruce's, born in the 18th century. He comes into contact with the Hyper-Adapter, a being sent by Darkseid to hunt down and kill Batman.
He bonds with Thomas Wayne, who lives on through the centuries carrying his animosity towards Bruce Wayne, eventually becoming Dr. Simon Hurt, head of the Willowood Asylum – and head of the Black Glove criminal organization in secret. Various plots to discredit the Wayne family and foil Bruce/Batman ensue.
Oliver North Resents Batman’s Politics And Attitude
Oliver North, the Green Arrow, is wealthy and loves gadgets, like Bruce Wayne. They're on the opposite ends of the political spectrum, not to mention personality-wise, but despite their bickering, they are often allies who work together. In their joint Justice League adventures, though, the friction between the two of them becomes clear. In the DCeased miniseries, it's revealed that Batman doesn't consider Green Lantern enough of a superhero to come up with one of his infamous contingency plans for him – so maybe Green Lantern's resentment is warranted.
Bruce Inherited Tommy Elliot’s Resentment of Thomas Wayne
"Ah, but we both know our play isn't over, Bruce. And ultimately I will emerge as the hero of our bitter comedy." Tommy Elliot was a childhood friend of Bruce Wayne. Tommy came from an abusive family, though, and he tried to kill his parents by cutting the brake lines in their car when he was 10. Thomas Wayne saved his mother, though, leading Tommy to hate him. That resentment transferred to Bruce after becoming convinced Bruce had conspired with his mother to humiliate him. Tommy became Hush, Batman's recurring antagonist.
Guy Gardner Thought He Should Have Led JL
In 1987, the Justice League was reformed. With Superman, Wonder Woman, and The Flash occupied in their own series at the time, it left Batman, Guy Gardner's Green Lantern, Black Canary, Martian Manhunter, and a few other lesser known superheroes in the team.
Guy Gardner assumed he'd be given the role of leader, but it went instead to Batman. That was the start of the bitterness and resentment that would boil over occasionally between the two, including a fistfight that Batman easily – and embarrassingly – won.
Arkham Knight Holds A Grudge Against The Bat
Astrid Arkham was born during a riot in the notorious prison, and while prisoners like Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn came to help her mother Ingrid, a stray Batarang ends up killing her. Astrid grows up making friends with Arkham's inmates and develops a deep grudge against Batman, who she blames for her mother's death. She also comes to sympathize with Arkham's inmates, adding to her ill will against Batman. She becomes the villain Arkham Knight and founds a criminal cult called Knights of the Sun dedicated to ridding Gotham of Batman.
Commissioner Ellen Yindel Grudgingly Accept Batman…In The End
Detective Ellen Yin from The Batman tv series was based on the character Ellen Yindel, a GCPD cop who becomes Commissioner after Jim Gordon retires in Batman: The Dark Knight Returns and The Dark Knight Strikes Again comics, and The Dark Knight Returns Parts 1 and 2 animated movies. What both characters share is a deep suspicion of Batman’s motives and a resentment of his vigilante role. Both of them, eventually, realize that Gotham City needs Batman, even if they do still object to his methods.
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