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#1 Posted by just_sayin (3462 posts) - - Show Bio

They say Hank Pym is a wife beater because 33+ years ago in the midst of nervous breakdown he hit the Wasp. If hitting her while he wasn't in his right mind makes him a wife beater, then what does that make Batman? Over the years Batman has punched, slapped, kicked and spanked Robin, while he apparently was in his young teen years. Since, Bruce has done that a lot, shouldn't he be labeled a child abuser?

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#2 Posted by Batman3000 (5652 posts) - - Show Bio

Yeah but that was way back when

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#3 Posted by deactivated-57dd84d2af8d3 (615 posts) - - Show Bio

Nothing better than Bruce giving Dicky a good 'ol spanking.

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#4 Posted by NYBreezy (603 posts) - - Show Bio

Child abuse? Is that what they call disciplining kids nowadays?

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#5 Edited by Titanbreaker (1302 posts) - - Show Bio

Should look to All Star Batman and Robin if you want some modern Batman abusing Robin. I am not saying this is how Batman actually acts around kids in canon comics. Good god that interpretation deserves to be dragged out back and shot next to the Joker.

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#6 Edited by DeathpooltheT1000 (18984 posts) - - Show Bio

Is not child abuse, i mean Robin could go and tell his parents about it!!!


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#7 Posted by phantomjolt (727 posts) - - Show Bio

batmans greatest enemy is social services

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#8 Posted by Kratosgodslayer23 (12 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes Batman had molested Dick grayson and jason todd which is why red hood hates batman so much :P

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#9 Edited by deactivated-5a60370ee1024 (192 posts) - - Show Bio

Not at all.

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#10 Edited by Cap4thewin (22 posts) - - Show Bio

@deathpoolthet1000: haha best answer here

If we are being serious here I'd say no not really..batman deals with some serious s*** so if robin can't fall in line and listen he can step off haha just a little tough love(although we could say batman is quite disturbed haha)

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#11 Edited by Trickyman86 (1288 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes he is that along with a pedophile

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#12 Posted by The_Kidd (12160 posts) - - Show Bio

Absolutely, I have been saying this for years.

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#13 Edited by lxlGiftedlxl (2443 posts) - - Show Bio

@just_sayin: Well it has been retconned out of his history, unlike Antman's history.

Also he isn't a child abuser.

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#14 Posted by joshmightbe (27562 posts) - - Show Bio

If not an abuser he's most certainly guilty of roughly 15 billion counts of child endangerment.

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#15 Posted by SCOLTON97 (234 posts) - - Show Bio

Child endangerment, yes he's definitely guilty of that. But not child abuse, not in-canon. The examples used above are from a three time-retconned continuity; Batman has never abused Robin, not canonically.

The only point in recent decades that Batman has abused Robin is in Frank Miller's All Star Batman & Robin, which is an 'Elseworlds' or Multiverse continuity.

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#18 Posted by deactivated-5a04a566e9ae3 (12864 posts) - - Show Bio

Yup, Batman is guilty of child abuse, endangerment and neglect.

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#20 Posted by ULTRAstarkiller (9130 posts) - - Show Bio

Are any of them dead?...Still?

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#21 Posted by darkdetective27 (7953 posts) - - Show Bio

Im pretty sure he is one in All Star Batman and Robin.

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#22 Posted by mrbrand (7 posts) - - Show Bio

HAHAHAH! Definitely not a child abuse !!!

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#23 Posted by DeathpooltheT1000 (18984 posts) - - Show Bio

Are any of them dead?...Still?

No one stays dead in the comics.

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#24 Posted by THEGODAMNBATMAN (1024 posts) - - Show Bio

Definitely. He sends underage boys in skimpy outfits to fight psychopaths on a nightly basis.