As the first Robin, Dick Grayson was the most famous sidekick in comic book history. As he ventured forth on his own, he formed the Teen Titans and became their leader. When the boy became a man, he became the independent hero known as Nightwing.
Bruce Wayne, who witnessed the murder of his billionaire parents as a child, swore to avenge their deaths. He trained extensively to achieve mental and physical perfection, mastering martial arts, detective skills, and criminal psychology. Costumed as a bat to prey on the fears of criminals, and utilizing a high-tech arsenal, he became the legendary Batman.
James Gordon is one of Batman's first supporters, helping him fight against crime and corruption in Gotham City. He eventually rose to the rank of Commissioner in the Gotham City Police Department, and continues to be one of Batman's greatest allies.
A Gotham City police officer and friend of James Gordon.
Alfred Pennyworth is Bruce Wayne's loyal father figure and butler. Alfred raised Bruce (and later Dick Grayson) after the death of the Waynes. A former British secret agent, Alfred is a skilled surgeon who often treats members of the Bat-Family.
Dick Grayson's Aunt Harriet was Alfred Pennyworth's replacement after his death. She was later famously recreated into the old Batman TV series and in the New 52 as a member of the Gotham Academy Staff.
Barbara Gordon was the first modern age Batgirl until she was brutally shot by the Joker, rendering her paralyzed from the waist down. Barbara reinvented herself as Oracle, providing intelligence to the DCU heroes and leading the Birds of Prey. She has recently become Batgirl once again to protect Gotham City.
The Joker, Clown Prince of Crime, is Batman's arch-nemesis. An agent of chaos known for his malicious plots, wacky gadgets and insidious smile, he has caused Batman more suffering than any other villain he has ever faced. His origin, name, and true motivations remain a mystery.
Intelligent, rich and sophisticated; Oswald Cobblepot puts up a gentlemanly front, but behind closed doors he is the angered, power hungry criminal known as The Penguin. He shows flashes of compassion sometimes, but he is dominated by a desire to be respected and to control those around him.
Catwoman, the costumed alias persona of Selina Kyle, is a cat burglar with an on-again, off-again, romantic relationship with Batman. She is shown as a woman who is very strong-willed, independent and morally dubious.
Edward Nigma is a villain obsessed with riddles, puzzles, and brain teasers, who took the alias of the Riddler to commit crimes. Riddler frequently tries to outsmart Gotham's hero Batman, but is always defeated by the Dark Knight.
A villain first seen in the '60s Batman show, he made his jump to comic books. He was played by Academy Award nominated actor Victor Buono.
The Warden at Gotham Penitentiary.
After his wife became terminally ill, Dr. Victor Fries devoted his life to saving her and used cryogenics to freeze her to get time to find a cure. After being attacked by his boss Ferris Boyle and exposed to some of his chemicals, Fries could only survive in sub-zero temperatures and built a special suit to keep himself alive, becoming Mr Freeze.
Egghead is an arch-criminal created specifically for the 1960's Batman TV show: a technological genius but recklessly impatient, his theme is trick eggs and "so bad they're good" egg-based Puns.
Seductive villainess, who encountered Batman.
A witch that encountered Batman in the 60's
The second Mad Hatter was another man obsessed with hats. He called himself "Jervis Tetch" and began committing crimes to stealing unusual hats for his collection, but then he began several of his attempts to steal Batman's cowl.
A criminal cowboy within Gotham. Originally appeared on the 1960s Batman television series.
Kato is the partner of the Green Hornet, he is an expert in martial arts and an excellent mechanic as is in evidence with the Black Beauty, the car of the Green Hornet.
Green Hornet, with his sidekick Kato, use martial arts as well different weapons like gas guns to fight crime, riding in their car the "Black Beauty."
Villainous accomplice of Egghead.
In the past The Clock King has been a member of both the Injustice League and the Suicide Squad. Having no training or super powers, his potential lies in his nearly superhuman proficiency with time, timing, and strategy. He is a unique threat to all he encounters.
Superman's villain. Two versions have appeared: first was an unknown man and the second is Valerie Van Haaften.
A frustrated failed novelist, The Bookworm bases his crimes around the plots of classic literature.
A master of disguise, he gained notoriety from appearing on the 1960's Batman series.
A villainous thief, assassin, and bowman that tries to blackmail several Metropolis millionaires before being foiled by Superman. His real name is Fenton Quigley.
An international criminal who uses hypnotic sand to control sleepwalkers, originally portrayed by Michael Rennie in the 1960s Batman TV series.
A singer who can sing notes high enough to control minds. Originally portrayed by Joan Collins on the 1960s Batman television series.
A renowned pianist who was blackmailed into a life of crime. Originally portrayed by Liberace in the 1960s Batman television series.
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