Originally Posted by Spoonman
Saying that the Bane/Talia relationship was nothing like Renard/Elektra's is quite hyperbolic, it's very much alike. And I am not super versed in the comics world but still, putting very much the same plot device (the relationship between the hecnchman with the true femme fatale mastermind, the nuclear device, destroying a city) is not more valid because it was scatered in some comicbooks when a major motion picture (TWINE) already used it, if the comics world is so vast then Nolan could've used a slightly different storyline lifted from them; that is why I am not inclined to belive that Nolan lifted that from the comics you mention, he is openly more of a Bond fan than a Comic book reader.
That story I mentioned is the second and last major story with Bane as the villain,after that he became an anti-hero.It was the only story where he interacted with the Al Ghuls.The comics may be vast but Bane is'nt.
Either way they existed before TWINE,and that's good enough for me especially since Bane's relationship with Talia mirrors his relationship with Scandal Savage over Renard/Elektra.