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    Bruce Wayne (Earth-89: Pre-Crisis)

    For other uses of Batman, see Batman (Disambiguation).

    A lot of people think you're as dangerous as the Joker.
    He's psychotic.
    Some people say the same thing about you.
    What people?
    Well, I mean, let's face it. You're not exactly normal, are you?
    It's not exactly a normal world, is it?
    Vicki Vale and Bruce Wayne[src]

    Bruce Wayne was the orphaned son of the wealthy Thomas and Martha Wayne. Wayne later grew up to be in charge of his family's fortune, while secretly operating as Batman, a vigilante in Gotham City.

    Biography[edit source]

    Early Life[edit source]

    Bruce Wayne was born in 1959 to Thomas and Martha Wayne.

    At six-years-old, Wayne fell into a well on the grounds of Wayne Manor. There he was confronted by numerous bat, inspiring his life-long phobia.[1]

    A few years later, Wayne would witness the murder of his parents at the hands of Jack Napier.[1]

    Caped Crusader[edit source]

    Clown Prince of Gotham[edit source]

    Bat, Cat, and Penguin[edit source]

    Crisis on Infinite Earths[edit source]

    Powers and Abilities[edit source]

    Abilities[edit source]

    • Genius-level Intellect: Wayne had proven himself multiple times to be an intellectual individual in many fields, including tactics, deception, and business.[1]
      • Business Acumen: Despite living a double life, Wayne remained capable of handling business affairs efficiently.[1]
      • Tactics: As Batman, Wayne was capable of orchestrating thorough plans before each night on patrol and managed to capture criminals across the city with ease.[1]
    • Marksmanship: Wayne was proficient in throwing his Batarangs with high accuracy and wielding his Grappling Gun to grapple on distant objects.[1]
    • Peak Human Physical Condition: To operate as Batman, Wayne trained himself to optimize his physical performance, allowing him to achieve complicated tasks for an extended period of time without any significant signs of exhaustion.[1]
      • Hand-to-Hand Combat: Wayne was able to take down a group of criminals single-handedly using his expertise in combat skills.[1]

    Equipment[edit source]

    Former Equipment[edit source]

    • Zip Line Grapple: To cross gaps, Wayne often used a zip line grapple.[3]
    • Batmobile: While out of patrol as Batman, Wayne drove an advanced and defensive vehicle known as the Batmobile.[1]
    • Batskiboat: Wayne utilized a boat when operating on water.[3]
    • Batsuit: Wayne wore a protective suit as his alter-ego, Batman, to hide his identity from his enemies and protect himself.[1]
      • Foefie Gauntlet: To save Vicki Vale from the Joker, Wayne wore a Foefie Gauntlet and wielded it to escape using zip lining technology.[1]
      • Utility Belt: To store his variety of gadgets, Wayne wore a utility belt alongside his Batsuit.[1]
        • Batarangs: As Batman, Wayne's weapon choice are a series of bat-shaped projectiles, which are similar to boomerangs and can return to him after each throw.[1]
        • Grappling Gun: For short-distance travel across buildings, Wayne utilized a Grappling Gun.[1]
    • Batwing: The Batwing served as Batman's air transport.[1]

    Appearances[edit source]

    Gallery[edit source]

    Promotional Images[edit source]

    References[edit source]

    Other versions of Bruce Wayne
    New Multiverse

    Earth: 1  2  666  9  Prime  UE-37
    Original Multiverse

    Earth: 1  2  66  96  99  UE-8

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