Originally Posted by BenKenobi
Theres actually a lot the two have in common. Both have an unsettling but awesome presence on the screen. Both openly kill their underlings and are feared by all those around them. Both speak with a british accent and a calm monotone voice, both also speak rather proper. In addition both are evil students of the heroes mentor, and both are at the end revealed to be not fully evil. They are very different characters, but a comparison can be made.
nice points. but i'm talking in terms of iconography and their impact as characters. there is no comparison. darth vader is a cinematic icon. bane, whilst a decent character played well by a great actor, is no where near that level.