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How did Catwoman manage to pierce Batman's armor using a sewing claw?

Her claws went between the sheets of armour plating, where his torso plating meets his armoured trousers Her hand stopped at that point just above the waist where the two main pieces of his armor ...
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What does "drops" mean?

If a word is unusual or unfamiliar in the context used, and it's something related to crime or police work, it's usually a drug reference. "Drops" was the name given to a narcotic used in ...
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What is the source of these comic book panels of the Batmobile garage?

The first image is from Batman Volume 1, Issue #615, part of the Hush storyline. The second one has, at the least, shown up on the "Batmobile, Burn Rubber" card for the VS System CCG.
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What does "drops" mean?

'Drops' are a fictional addictive drug sold in Gotham City. Addicts (known as 'dropheads') administer the drugs via an eyedropper, hence the name. He lifts AN ENVELOPE OF CASH off the tray -- Batman ...
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Has Batman ever been portrayed as being afraid of heights before?

In the episode Nothing to Fear from Batman: The Animated Series (1992), Batman was intoxicated by the Scarecrow's fear toxin, because of which Batman has a lot hallucinations which cause him to panic. ...
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Batman Beyond: Terry's Fighting Skills

During the Batman Beyond series, there's the episode Terry's Friend Dates a Robot during which you can see Bruce Wayne actually training him to fight against robots, in a simulated fight against some ...
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Has Mr. Zero ever been hit with his own ice-gun?

Although it isn't Mr. Freeze himself, in Batman: The Animated Series, in the episode Deep Freeze, Grant Walker asked to be inflicted by the same stuff Dr. Victor Fries himself endured which turned him ...
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How is Batman's grappling gun always loaded and ready to use, and never runs out of ropes?

The grapple gun automatically retracts and reloads, and you can actually see/hear it doing so in the videos that you posted. If you consider the Arkham video games to be valid sources here, then as ...
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Is Batman's suit in Batman Beyond bulletproof?

The Batman Beyond's suit gives its wearer many advantages, one of which is its increased durability, allowing Terry to withstand damages that would be deadly to a regular human-being, such as walking ...
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Is Batman's suit in Batman Beyond bulletproof?

It has proven its worth against small arms, up to and including Terry being shot in the head and sustained minigun fire. Click to enlarge Click to enlarge Click to enlarge Click to enlarge I don't ...
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Who exactly is the "one guy" here?

I'm pretty sure that it's Bruce that he's referring to. Bruce was apparently notably reclusive in the film, as per Wikipedia: Reclusive billionaire Bruce Wayne, who has operated for two years as the ...
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Has Batman ever gone mad and had to be stopped?

Yes, Batman has gone mad and has had to be stopped. A recent example is the 2024 video game Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League. The game’s plot revolves around Amanda Waller’s Task Force X, also ...
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Has Batman ever gone mad and had to be stopped?

In DCeased #2, Batman got infected and started turning into an Anti-Living, which is comparable to becoming a zombie, because of which Alfred had to put him down. In the Dark Multiverse saga, we get ...
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Was there ever an Asian Batman?

Terry McGinnis Yes, there is an Asian Batman in the comics: Terry McGinnis. Terry was first introduced in the animated series Batman Beyond, where he inherited the mantle of Batman from an elderly ...
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Who was the first common person to figure out Batman's identity?

In the story "When Batman was Robin" (Detective comics 226 12-1955) there was a detective named Harvey Harris, who was kind of a mentor to young Bruce Wayne. Bruce appeared to him wearing ...
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Was Zoe Kravitz's casting as Catwoman in The Batman related to her casting as Catwoman in The LEGO Batman Movie?

Zoe Kravitz wanted to audition for Catwoman in 2012's The Dark Knight Rises But Kravitz wanted to enter the Batverse 10 years ago, when Christopher Nolan was completing his Dark Knight trilogy with ...
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What is the source of this painting of the Batcave's layout?

It appears to be from Batman #203, from August 1968: If you’re reading this, you’re probably familiar with the feature, but to recap, Secrets of the Batcave — 1968 is four pages, including a two-page ...
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How is Batman's grappling gun always loaded and ready to use, and never runs out of ropes?

As another answer mentioned, Batman's grappling/batline is designed to retract, which not only allows him to re-use it, but also to climb up to higher areas when needed. Take for example these two ...
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What comic run is Bruce Wayne fighting for 28 hours in the pit?

Batman Volume 2 #23 Bruce Wayne, during his early years of training, fought inside a Norway death-match pit for 28 hours straight. The facilitator is trying to get Bruce to kill someone in order to ...
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Locations of Batman's backup Batcaves

Londinium Batcave In a three-part episode of the 1960's Batman series (Season 3, Episodes 11-13 November 23 - December 7, 1967), while Batman and the rest of the regular characters are visiting ...
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Why was Alfred's father named Jarvis? (Out-of-Universe)

Alfred was introduced in Batman number 16, 1943. In this issue he gives his father’s name as Jarvis. The out-of-universe reason is that Alfred’s father’s name already existed for over 20 years before ...
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Why was Alfred's father named Jarvis? (Out-of-Universe)

The Jarvis Pennyworth of the New 52/Prime Earth continuity likely 'inherited' his first name (out of universe) from Jarvis Beagle, the father of Batman's butler in the Golden Age/Earth-Two continuity, ...
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Why doesn't Batman make an armored suit like Iron Man's?

Batman has worn an armored suit like Iron Man’s. In Batman Ninja (2018 film), Batman’s Batmobile/Batcycle can transform into a powerful armored suit that boosts his strength and speed. With this suit,...
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Has Batman ever teamed up with Joker?

Yes, one instance happened in Dark Nights: Metal Vol. 1 #6. The Dark Nights: Metal comic book series explores the Dark Multiverse, where twisted versions of Batman exist. One of these versions is the ...
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Has Batman ever teamed up with Joker?

Spoilers Yes, I believe a "cured" Joker teamed up with Batman in the White Knight comic book by Sean Murphy. In an epilogue scene in Zack Snyder's Justice League movie, a weary Joker and ...
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Why was Alfred's father named Jarvis? (Out-of-Universe)

Jarvis, as a name, is sometimes tied to the idea of service (albeit primarily with "spear"). In Celtic Baby Names the meaning of the name Jarvis is: Servant spear. This name is derived from ...
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Has there ever been a female character using the Batman name?

Bryce Wayne, aka The Drowned Yes, there is a female Batman in the DC multiverse: Bryce Wayne, also known as The Drowned. From Earth-11, she is the counterpart of Bruce Wayne / Batman from Prime Earth. ...
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