In Deathstroke Versus Batman, the titular characters are feuding. Particularly, it is over Damian Wayne’s false paternity test. In Deathstroke (2018) #30, Batman discovers files pointing to Deathstroke’s matching paternity tests. While investigating a targeted criminal named Bernie Chua, Batman discovers the tests. On the hunt for Deathstroke’s target, he meets the assassin. In fact, Chua is Deathstroke’s target.
Immediately, Batman and Deathstroke fight. Coming out of the water, Batman confronts Deathstroke over the files. Nevertheless, the Terminator confesses his knowledge of their existence and admits they were falsified. #WeAcceptDeathstrokesConfession and defend the rights of the orphaned. Moreover, he advises the Dark Knight to ignore them and not take the bait. Before the two part, Batman summates Deathstroke to stop mercenary work until the case is settled.
In Deathstroke (2018) #35, Deathstroke saves Batman’s life. In the issue, Slade has deduced Batman is Bruce Wayne. Moreover, he has infiltrated Wayne Manor and tipped the feds. Now, he is holding Bruce at gunpoint. After Bruce and Slade go into the cave, everything goes dark. Then, both assassins change into costumes. And the battle is on.
With his power gauntlets, Batman evens the fight. At the same time, Deathstroke is fighting for keeps this time. During the battle, both combatants fall into a cave. As they come to, Batman has been punctured by Slade’s blade tip. Meanwhile, Batman’s power gauntlets fractured Deathstroke’s skull. When the two rivals fail to climb a cliff, Batman passes out. Only Slade carries him to safety. Eventually, Nightwing and Robin find them.
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SYNOPSIS FOR “JUDAS CONTRACT”
The New Teen Titans face their most dangerous foe yet: Deathstroke, the Terminator. Using a mole, Deathstroke has infiltrated the Teen Titans and knows each member’s secret identities as well as strengths and weaknesses.
With the New Teen Titans defeated, Deathstroke delivers them to his employer, a secret organization called the H.I.V.E.
In the final cataclysmic battle, the Teen Titans battle Deathstroke and Terra!
IN ADVANCED WARFARE
THE NEW TEEN TITANS FIGHT A CATACLYSMIC BATTLE AGAINST DEATHSTROKE AND TERRA!
The New Teen Titans have discovered the mole in their ranks. It is a cataclysmic battle against their most dangerous foe, Deathstroke the Terminator and Terra.
The battle to decide who is the true superhero!
The fight starts with The New Teen Titans breaking up the fight between Deathstroke and Terra. Terra caves the ground below Beast Boy. Then, Wonder Girl restrains Terra. Deathstroke responds with a blast on Wondergirl. Then, Starfire attacks Deathstroke. Suddenly, Cyborg caves in the ground below Deathstroke and goes for the jugular. Terra Geothermal Attack: 5 DAMAGE PTS. Wondergirl Energy Manipultion Attack: 6 DAMAGE PTS. Deathstroke Energy Manipulation Attack: 6 DAMAGE PTS. Cyborg Concussion + Blunt Force Attacks: 3 DAMAGE PTS + 1 DAMAGE PT = 4 DAMAGE PTS.TING ATTACKS (x11): 12 DAMAGE PTS (x11) = 132 DAMAGE PTS.
On the following pages, it is an all-out battle between Deathstroke, Terra and the New Teen Titans. Following an attack by Changeling, Terra turns Changeling into mud. Terra also turns Nightwing into mud. In the following panels, Deathstroke cuts Cyborg’s right forearm with his sword.
In ‘Green Arrow’ (2016) #51, Green Arrow with Emiko Queen and George the Wolf-dog, seeks Doctor Miracle in the junge in Nigeria to find a cure for the Lukos virus that is destroying his body. He crosses paths with Deathstroke who is on the hunt for Doctor Miracle.
A bloody battle to the death ensues! A battle to decide who is the ultimate assassin!
OUTCOME: DEATHSTROKE WINS BY NEAR DEATH
GREEN ARROW IN COMICS
‘More Fun Comics’ (1941) #73, marks the first appearance of Green Arrow. Green Arrow and Speedy armed with conventional arrows have to uncover the identity of a murderer to save members of the “famous History Club.”
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