Batman discovered that a pimp had been supplying an ex-policeman who lived on an abandoned facility with prostitutes. The women eventually turned up dead. Batman tracked him down and was severely beaten by the man, who was dressed in a mixture of Batman's and Bane's costumes. Batman suspected the imposter had used Hugo Strange's Monster Serum and daily venom shots to gain his size and strength. This made him strong enough to lift the Batmobile over his head during his battle with Batman and Robin. It is also revealed that he was a family man by the name of Branca, who eventually killed his own family while driven by rage from the drugs that Doctor Hurt had put into him.
Powers and AbilitiesEdit
Superhuman Strength: As Bat-Bane Branca possesses superhuman strength
Assumed Powers: Due to being a user of the super-steroid Venom and using the Monster Formula it is assumed he has more powers the just strength.
- Enhanced Reflexes: Should be able to react faster than Batman or even Bane.
- Enhanced Speed: Should be able to run as fast as the fastest Olympic athlete. He should also be able to support his weight while maintaining a high rate of speed.
- Superhuman Stamina: Should be able to at least continue fighting for hours without stopping.
- Superhuman Durability: Should be able to survive powerful blows from metahumans, multiple bullets or explosions.
- Accelerated Healing: Should have an accelerated healing rate.
Berserker Rage: While he is Bat-Bane he is afflicted with a blind rage causing him to attack uncontrollably against anyone even Batman.
- 5 Appearances of Branca (New Earth)
- 4 Images featuring Branca (New Earth)
- Quotations by or about Branca (New Earth)
- Character Gallery: Branca (New Earth)
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