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Old 04-03-2013, 03:05 PM   #70
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Default Re: Bane's place in the rogues gallery post-Rises

Originally Posted by BatLobsterRises View Post
Eh, there was never really the fear there with Ra's that "this guy could actually beat the crap out of Batman". As the guy who trained Bruce, he was naturally a worthy opponent for him, but you never had that visceral sense of brutality, nor was it called for in the story. With Bane, you get that pure physical intimidation factor.

That's what's meant by "physical threat".
Exactly. Ra's also used swords as well. Weapons. As for Joker, he was a dirty fighter. Using dogs, and nets, and metal bars to pummel Batman while he was down.

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