Bane Is About to Get His Very Personal Arch-Nemesis

The person who broke Batman will get an all new adversary in One Extra Day: Bane, and this contemporary foe wields a lethal, never-before-seen Venom skill.

Bane finds himself up towards a devastating enemy in Batman – One Unhealthy Day: Bane, and it is not the Darkish Knight — as a substitute, it is a never-before-seen foe.

“This outsized challenge additionally introduces a brand new villain,” author Joshua Williamson stated in an unique interview with CBR. “However not likely a Batman villain. This can be a member of Bane’s rogues’ gallery. The character’s title is Grudge. They’ve the power to pump anybody they contact with a lethal quantity of Venom. This challenge is their first look. And possibly simply possibly they seem in one other DC title sooner or later.”

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Batman – One Unhealthy Day: Bane dives into the psyche of Bane, exploring a attainable future the place the person who broke Batman’s again is an aged wrestler making an attempt to relive his glory days. Contained in the ring, Bane faces opponents wearing Batman costumes, however he additionally faces an inside battle inside as nicely — the struggle towards his Venom habit.

“You’ll be able to’t actually inform a Bane story of this scale with out exploring that a part of his historical past,” Williamson stated. “And I needed to bridge Bane’s story with the unique basic ‘Venom’ story from Legends of the Darkish Knight that launched the drug, to start with. Habit will not be one thing you simply go away behind and by no means take care of once more. It turns into one thing you take care of every single day. Right here when Bane is older it’s nonetheless a part of him, and the brand new journey we’re sending him on. It was essential to discover what that meant to him at that stage of his life.”

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Bane’s Combat Towards Venom

Whereas Grudge is likely to be a brand new character whose Venom-based powers will put Bane to the take a look at, this isn’t the primary occasion that the famed Batman villain of the ’90s has fought his drug habit. Vengeance of Bane 2, a 1995 follow-up to the unique one-shot that launched Bane to Batman readers, noticed Bane present process remedy in Blackgate Jail and scuffling with Venom withdrawal. After a number of grueling months, Bane emerged from his ordeal freed from the harmful steroid — and in addition freed from his obsession with Batman. Bane would go on to journey the world in comics to come back, allying himself with forces as assorted as Ra’s al Ghul’s League of Assassins and the Suicide Squad. He finally returned to his villainous roots after DC’s New 52 reboot of 2011.

Batman – One Dad Day: Bane #1 is written by Williamson, penciled by Howard Porter, and options variant cowl paintings by Jim Lee, Scott Williams, Alex Sinclair, Liam Sharpe, Daniel Warren Johnson, Brian Bolland, Giuseppe Camuncoli and Arif Prianto. The problem goes on sale Jan. 17, 2023, from DC Comics.

Supply: CBR