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Why did Batman do so much better in his second fight with Bane?

The first fight is an ambush set up by Bane. He set the time, and the place. He knows things about Batman that Batman did not think he knew - that he is Bruce Wayne for example, off the bat (I would ...
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Why did Batman do so much better in his second fight with Bane?

In his first fight with Bane, 1) Batman subconsciously wants to die, and 2) Bane is more motivated. Others have noted some of the tactical reasons why Batman lost the first fight and won the second. ...
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Why did Batman do so much better in his second fight with Bane?

A big influence on the Nolan trilogy is The Dark Knight Returns and this battle looks highly influenced by Batman's fights with the mutant leader. The mutant leader has similar physical attributes to ...
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How does Bane's mask work?

If we can't see any external source, we have to assume it's internal. It's reasonable to assume the mask contains an incredibly strong anesthetic of some sort, and it's slowly released into his system ...
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Why did Batman do so much better in his second fight with Bane?

Your question: Is the disparity between these two performances from Batman entirely the result of the fact that he broke Bane's mask in the second fight, or is there something else going on here? ...
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Is the similarity between Bane and Venom a coincidence?

Despite lukewarm reaction to my question, I kept looking from time to time for any kind of answer and found this piece of editorial. The author brings another similarity that I didn't previously ...
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In Knightfall, how did Bane discover Batman's identity?

As I recall, Bruce Wayne is attending some sort of gala or something, and Poison Ivy mind controls all the attendants (except Bruce Wayne, who slips on a filter). Then as Bruce is pretending to be a ...
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Does Bane have a Mole Machine in DC canon?

At this time Bane has this machine in LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes and LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham. The machine is buildable and playable in regular Lego editions of the DC universe as well as Lego ...
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Is there any evidence that Bane is Hispanic?

I'm sorry but Mexican wrestler mask and Latin accent I feel he was made to be ambiguously Latino. As far as his dad being white doesn't mean much seeing as his mother was definitely Latina. You are ...
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How does Bane's mask work?

The small cylindrical vials attached to his mouth each contain a small amount of a powerful anaesthetic. One assumes that these are replaceable. When Batman fights him after returning to Gotham, a ...
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Why did Batman do so much better in his second fight with Bane?

So, for your question, there are many answers, but I will provide you the main reasoning for why Batman gets exterminated by bane in the first fight, and wins the second. Why Batman lost his first ...
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Is there any evidence that Bane is Hispanic?

If anyone's seen the 90's Batman: The Animated Series cartoons (they're on Amazon video now) Bane is clearly using words that would lead one to believe he's Hispanic. "Bruja" is a good example of this....
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