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Omar Karindu

In Reply To
TJ Burns

Subj: Re: Rogue's Gallery...
Posted: Thu Dec 25, 2008 at 08:27:28 pm EST (Viewed 16 times)
Reply Subj: Re: Rogue's Gallery...
Posted: Mon Dec 15, 2008 at 10:47:43 pm EST (Viewed 200 times)


> > Depends on how you define it. If fancy tech counts, you need to include Mr Freeze, Crazy Quilt and the like.
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> > If not, then the initial answer is not many;
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> > Killer Croc has superhuman strnegth and reptilian skin.
> >
> > The Clayface's have all got shapeshifting (Aside from Clayface III, who has a flesh dissolving touch)
> >
> > Poison Ivy's has some control over plants.
> >
> > Doctor Double-X has an energy double.
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> Not without weird tech, he doesn't. \:\)
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> As for the rest, let's not forget Man-Bat (pretty obvious bat powers), Dr. Phosphorous (radioactive flame), the Penguin (Some texts state that he's immune to cold, and, frankly, the Suicide Squad story that capitalized on that is too cool to write out for such a minor power), and Dr. Hugo Strange (who, even ignoring his cool science-monsters, can still apparently stop his own heart and feign death for lengthy periods of time... long enough that any real-world yoga master would be surpassed.)
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> With high tech, the numbers get ridiculous, but most notably include Mr. Freeze, Scarecrow, Calendar Man, Dr. Double-X, and Ras Al Ghul.
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> TJB

-- Scarecrow's Scarebeast days would have counted either way.
-- As of the recent Resurrection storyline, Ra's spirit apparently returns from actual death by mystical means.

Other meta-Batfoes (albeit comparatively minor ones) might include:

-- Blockbuster I and II (deceased)
-- Charaxes (deceased)
-- The Outsider (probably non-continuity)
-- Gentleman Ghost (deceased but unbothered by it; had a brief stint as a regular Bat-foe)
-- Ten-Eyed Man (deceased; pathetic)

And if we get into the reams of one-off 1950s "sci-fi" villains like the Element Man or the Zebra-Men, the various villains unique to Batman's team-ups in World's Finest Comics and Brave and the Bold, and so on, we get into the hundreds....


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