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It's certainly possible that Ra's al Ghul knew of the Joker, his violent . But I doubt Bane would have trusted him, I don't think Bane would ever work with the guy The Joker sees his relationship with Batman as one long game, and Gotham is. You should be aware that Ra's al-Ghul only trained Batman in the movie Batman Begins. It didn't happen in the comics (unless the movie has. But Ra's al Ghul is a Super-Villain of a different caliber. connection, Batman knows Ra's is never to be underestimated or trusted. . But Talia loathed Bane.
Our environment chokes on our waste, becoming so toxic that life fails. It's genocide by greed, apathy, and neglect. These are the real crimes. The Society's plans are vast I can't stop them. When the world gets a true taste of violent oppression, and their heroes lie dead and broken -- apathy will die. That's when you'll lead my league to sanction key society members.
Leaving Talia and I to lead the revolution. A new world will be born, one of peace and equality. Millions of lives will be saved. However, the League of Assassins has apparently splintered and Cassandra Cain has gained partial control.
However, in this version, the child called Damian was not abandoned or retrieved from his adoptive parents, instead he was partially raised by The League of Assassins. His mother gives him back to Batman, as part of a grand scheme involving ninja man-bats and the kidnapping of the British Prime Minister's wife. Batman is unsure whether this is his son, but he attempts to deal with the spoiled, hot-tempered child anyway.
Damian, effectively raised to be an assassin, kills a costumed villain known as The Spook and nearly kills Tim Drake, the newest Robin. Shortly afterwards, father and son confront each other on a ship which is destroyed by a torpedo. Talia and her rival, Catwoman. Damian survived the explosion, and severely injured has to undergo a transplant of all his major organs. Talia is prompted to read the history of Ra's al Ghul to Batman's son Damian by a mysterious figure from Ra's past: Unknown to her, the White Ghost plans to use Damian as a vessel for Ra's return.
However, Talia and Damian manage to escape before the plan is completed. After the escape, Batman confronts the White Ghost; he fights Batman, but accidentally ends up falling into a Lazarus Pit. Mother and son arrive at Wayne Manor just in time to save Commissioner Gordon from one of the Black Glove's deathtraps that had claimed another officer's life.
Talia and Damian agree to join forces with Gordon to save Batman. Unfortunately, they are too late and arrive on the scene of Batman's apparent death, learning from Robin that Batman went missing and may be dead after fighting Doctor Hurt after Batman crashes Hurt's helicopter. Furious that Batman may be dead, Talia sends her assassins injected with the Man-Bat formula to murder Jezebel Jet who played a major role in Batman's deathwhich they accomplish.
Following Batman's apparent death It was later revealed Batman survived the crash only to be captured by Darkseid and apparently killed by the New God during the Final Crisis storylineTalia leaves Damian in the hands of his adopted brother Dick Grayson. During Final Crisis, she is placed in the new Society's inner circle by Librathough despite Talia's role in the Society she still behaves almost devotedly to Batman.
Talia's mother later dies of a drug overdose in this story. Bane[ edit ] After Bane enters the League of Assassins, Ra's considers Bane a potential heir to his empire instead of Batman and wants his daughter to marry him. Talia later rejects the brute, regarding him as merely a cunning animal compared to the more cultured intelligence of his predecessor. After Batman defeats Bane in the Legacy comic seriesRa's agrees that Bane was unworthy of his daughter Detective Comics and Robin 33and calls off their engagement.
Following Legacy, Bane has a nightmare in Batman: Bane of Talia presumed to be deceased betraying him and stabbing him and then embracing Batman. At the end of the story, Talia is pleased at the supposed death of Bane in one of her father's underground sanctums.
LexCorp[ edit ] The Talia character was written to begin a new phase of her fictional life near the turn of the century. Although she seemingly supports Luthor, she secretly works to undermine him, anonymously leaking news of his underhanded dealings to Superman. Death and the Maidens[ edit ] In Batman: Death and the Maidens written by Greg Ruckait is revealed that Ra's al Ghul met a woman by whom he had a daughter named Nyssa during his travels in Russia in the 18th century.
Ra's abandons Nyssa at a crucial time: Seeking vengeance, Nyssa plans to use her considerable wealth and resources to kill Ra's by befriending, kidnapping, and brainwashing Talia, turning her into a weapon to kill their father. To this end, she captures Talia and kills and resurrects her in rapid succession in a Lazarus Pit, leaving Talia virtually broken from the trauma of dying again and again in so short a time as Nyssa asks Talia why her father is 'letting' this happen to her.
Rendered apathetic by her time in the camp, unable to feel anything, Nyssa also plans to assassinate Superman with Kryptonite bullets she stole from the Batcavehoping that, by uniting the world in one moment of tragedy, she would manage to rouse herself once more. While Batman is successful in preventing the assassination of Superman, he is unable to stop Nyssa from killing Ra's.
This, in turn, is actually part of a greater plan concocted by Ra's, who wants to ensure that his daughters would accept their destinies as his heirs and take up his genocidal campaign.
Realizing and accepting this, Nyssa and Talia become the heads of The Demon, with Talia disavowing her love for Bruce Wayne as another result of her torture at Nyssa's hands both sisters then consider Batman to be their enemy. Talia from then on became more often Batman's enemy than an ally. This is revealed to be part of one of half-sister Nyssa 's plans to take over the planet and bring about world peace and equality.
Art by Kenneth Rocafort. He was later revived as a character, and in Under the Hoodhe is discovered by the League of Assassins.
Although his body recuperates, Jason's mind is shattered. Seeing no other way to help him, Talia takes Jason down to the Lazarus Pit and throws his body in while her father regenerates himself. Jason is fully revived in body and mind. Immediately afterward, in order to spare Jason her father's wrath, she aids the boy's escape. Livid at the fact that Batman failed to avenge his Jason's death by killing the Joker and that Batman had done nothing more than imprison him again, Jason pursues his own brand of justice.
In order to stall him from killing Batman, Talia agrees to finance Jason and aid him in his training, so that he can then become the second Red Hood. In this new timeline, this story was changed, whereby Red Hood and the Outlaws 2 shows that, shortly after Jason Todd's return from the dead, Talia al Ghul, out of her love for Batman, takes him to a secret cult of warrior monks called the All Caste to train in becoming a skilled assassin.
Batman and Son[ edit ] The concept of Talia and Batman having a child from Son of the Demon is reinterpreted into continuity in the story Batman and Sonwritten by Grant Morrison. Their son is grown in an artificial womb and named Damian. He is raised and trained in the League of Assassins. Talia introduces him to Batman as part of a grand scheme involving ninja Man-Bats and the kidnapping of the British Prime Minister's wife.
Morrison said he relied on his shaky memories of Son of the Demon before writing so he "messed up a lot of the details" such as Talia drugging Batman before sex. Tomasi in the title Robin Rises Omega where Batman admits that he fell in love and followed his heart.
They arrive at Wayne Manor just in time to save Commissioner James Gordon from being killed by assorted booby traps created by the Black Glove. This is referenced in issue 39 of the old She offers to join forces with Gordon to save Batman. She and Gordon arrive too late, however, and are informed by Robin that Batman went missing and may be dead following a battle with Doctor Hurt.
Furious that her love may be dead, she sends out her ninja Man-Bats to murder Jezebel Jetwho plays a major role in trying to kill Batman. Soon after it is revealed Batman did not die, but survives only to be captured by Darkseid during the Final Crisis and then apparently murdered by the New God. Following Batman's apparent death, Talia apparently decides to leave Damian in the hands of his adopted brother Dick Graysonwho later takes on the role of Batman, and selects Damian to succeed Tim Drake as Robin.
In Final Crisisshe is placed on the new Society's inner circle by Libra. Despite Talia's interaction with the new Society she still behaves lovingly and almost devoted to Batman.
It is revealed in Gotham City Sirens 2 that Talia has trained Catwoman to resist even the most intense psychological coercion to reveal Bruce Wayne 's secret identity. Following an operation in which Damian's spine is replaced, it is revealed that Talia inserts an implant into his spine that allows her or anyone she chooses, including Deathstroketo control Damian's body remotely.
She intends to use this device to force Damian to kill Dick Grayson, whom she perceives as holding her son back from his potential. She is too much of a perfectionist to love her son after he has defied her in such a manner, and is no longer welcome in the House of al Ghul.
To win their trust, he tells them how, prior to the Battle of Metropolis, he returned to his homeland to put an end to the drug lords' government, in the process discovering that a new, more addictive strain of Venom had been created. In his furious carelessness to wipe out the drug trade, he was captured, and re-implanted with the cranial tubes, hooked to the new Venom, but now unable to shake off his addiction without dying from the withdrawal.
Bane was forced to work as an enforcer for the drug cartel, unable to escape. Believing that Bane sought Rex Tyler's expertise in chemistry, Rick lets him approach his father, only to discover that the story is a ruse.
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Bane, who had never truly been addicted to Venom, had in fact wiped out the drug lords, and destroyed every research note on Venom. He discovered in the process both strains of Venom derived from Rex Tyler's early research on Miraclo. He discovers from the Tylers that no written notes exist of Rex's work, captures Rex, and steals Rick's equipment, planning to kill Rex and force Rick to take the last of the new Venom, living forever as an addict.
Rick manipulates Bane into using Miraclo and demolishing the building as he and his father escape, burying the mercenary in the rubble of the very same Santa Priscan penitentiary where his story began.
Eventually Bane resurfaces in Santa Prisca, leading the country to democratic elections. Upon discovering that the elections were rigged by Computron, he uses his influence to enforce martial law, plunging the country into a civil war.
Computron offers information to Checkmate on who ordered him to rig the elections in exchange for their help in escaping the country. Fire and Judomaster's son, Thomas Jaggerare sent on the mission, with Jagger debating whether or not to seek revenge for his father's murder.
He fights Bane in order to allow Fire to escape, defeating him easily, but chooses not to kill him. At the end of the mini series Suicide Squad: In Outsiders 50, Bane appears once more to be wearing the tubing system to apply Venom.
In Salvation Run 2, Bane was tricked by his fellow squad members, and sent to the prison planet. He attacked Thunder and Lightning when they were attempting to feed Martian Manhunter. One of his shipments include to Gotham. Batman, who was temporarily endowed with Superman's powers, respond by attacking Bane at his home.
Not only was The Dark Knight able to easily defeat the villain, the hero nearly killed him with his far superior strength. Bane survived his injuries due to the enhanced stamina from his Venom supplies.
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Currently, Bane has joined the Secret Six in their new ongoing series started in September In the first issue Bane is depicted as a stoic devil's advocate for the group, offering alternative points of view for both Deadshot and Catman on the subject of love. He is later shown to have an almost father-like concern for Scandal Savage 's well-being.
Although this is largely played for laughs in the early issues, the first arc's final issue displays the depth of Bane's affection. When the Six are attacked by an army of supervillains, a wounded and seemingly dying Bane's concern for Scandal results in him taking Venom to save her. Bane is later shown to have recovered from his ordeal, appearing in Gotham City with Catman and Ragdoll in an attempt to stem some of the chaos caused by the apparent death of Batman. During the team's several escapades, Bane reveals both a deep respect for his onetime adversary and a painful yearning to assume the mantle of Batman, telling a trio of rescued citizens to tell people that it was the Batman who saved them.
Bane ultimately gives his blessing to Dick Grayson, praying that "God help him. His first act as leader is to remove Scandal from active duty, not wishing for her to be endangered. Powers and Abilities Powers Venom Usage: He utilizes the super-steroid known as Venom to enhance his own physical attributes to superhuman levels, namely his strength, durability, speed, and endurance. The primary effect of the Venom drug is that it enhances his strength to low superhuman levels depending on how much is injected into him.
At the maximum healthy amount he can inject into himself, he is able to lift around tons. He is ultimately capable of exceeding this limit and be able to lift over 4 tons, though not without momentarily losing his sanity. His speed and reflexes are also superhuman with Venom, making him able to run, move, and react beyond the limits of the finest human athlete.
With the use of Venom, his stamina and endurance is greatly enhanced. His durability is heightened sufficiently to shrug off most blunt force trauma, yet he is not completely bulletproof.