BATTLES OF THE WEEK

In 'JLA' (2000) #37, the Injustice Gang invades the JLA Watchtower. Batman faces Prometheus.
In ‘JLA’ (2000) #37, the Injustice Gang invades the JLA Watchtower. Batman faces Prometheus. Photo/DC Comics

Enter the two contestants on the JLA Watchtower. On the left side, is Batman, the Dark Knight and on the right side, is Prometheus.

Let’s look at the stats.

BATMAN – NEW EARTH
SUPER-STRENGTH: PEAK HUMAN
SUPER-SPEED: PEAK HUMAN
DURABILITY: PEAK HUMAN
ENERGY PROJECTION: METAHUMAN
FIGHTING-SKILLS: METAHUMAN
INTELLIGENCE: GENIUS
PARAPHERNALIA
  • Batsuit.
  • Utility Belt.
  • Batrope.
  • Batboat.
  • Batcycle.
  • Batmobile.
  • Batplane.
  • Batarang.
WEAKNESSES
  • Single-Mindedness.
  • Drug Addiction: Batman was once addicted to Venom.
  • Restricted Mobility: Bane broke Batmans back who ended up bound to a wheelchair.
PROMETHEUS – NEW EARTH
SUPER-STRENGTH: METAHUMAN
SUPER-SPEEd: METAHUMAN
DURABILITY: METAHUMAN
ENERGY PROJECTION: METAHUMAN
FIGHTINg-SKILLS: METAHUMAN
INTELLIGENCE: GENIUS
PARAPHERNALIA
  • Body Armor.
  • Computerized Helmet.
  • Cosmic Key: Grants him teleportation ability via access to the Ghost Zone.
  • Microscopic Nanobots.
  • Energized Nightstick.
  • Wrist Gauntlets.
WEAKNESSES
  • None.

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THE FIGHT

In ‘JLA’ (2000) #37, the Injustice Gang invades the JLA Watchtower. Batman faces the menace of Prometheus. Can Batman overcome Prometheus who knows his every move?

The battle that decides who is the ultimate martial artist!

In ‘JLA’ (2000) #37, the Injustice Gang invades the JLA Watchtower. Batman faces Prometheus. Photo/DC Comics

OUTCOME: BATMAN WINS BY INCAPACITATION

PROMETHEUS IN COMICS

‘Blue Beetle’ (1986) #3, marks the first appearance of Prometheus in DC Post-Crisis continuity. Prometheus was a name borne by several fictional supervillains in DC Comics. At the time, he was Curt Calhoun working in Ted Kord’s metallurgy lab, whose code name is Blue Beetle, under attack by the Madmen and Dr. Alchemy; the latter steals Promethium.

'Blue Beetle' (1986) #3, marks the first appearance of Prometheus in DC Post-Crisis continuity. On the cover image, Blue Beetle is fighting the Madmen who have encircled him.
‘Blue Beetle’ (1986) #3, marks the first appearance of Prometheus in DC Post-Crisis continuity. At the time, he was Curt Calhoun working in Ted Kord’s metallurgy lab. Photo/DC Comics

NEXT BATTLE OF THE WEEK: DOOMSDAY VS DARKSEID. OCTOBER 20TH.


SOURCES

JLA Vol 1 37 in DC Database.
Bruce Wayne (New Earth) in DC Database.
Prometheus (New Earth) in DC Database.
Blue Beetle #3 in Comic Vine.

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