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Information-silkReal NameUbu
Information-silkAffiliationLeague of Assassins, Brotherhood of the Demon
Information-silkBase Of OperationsMobile
Information-silkIdentityPublic Identity
Information-silkMarital StatusSingle
Information-silkOccupationManservant to Ra's al Ghul
Information-silkHeight6' 10" (approx)
Information-silkUniverseEarth-One, New Earth
Information-silkCreatorsDennis O'Neil, Neal Adams
First Appearance

Ubu is the name given to several men who act as the loyal manservant of eco-terrorist Ra's al Ghul.

When Ra's decided to retire as leader of the League of Assassins, he sought to find a worthy successor in Batman. Ra's and Ubu traveled to the United States and infiltrated the Batcave. Ubu assisted Ra's in staging a false kidnapping of Ra's' daughter Talia in order to enlist the Batman's services. He accompanied both men first to Calcutta India and later to the Himalayan Mountains in search of the "missing" Talia. Ubu donned a mask and acted as the Supreme Brother of the Brotherhood of the Demon, but Batman easily deduced his true identity and defeated him decisively in combat.

At one point Bane took the mantle of Ubu.

When Talia became Leader of the League of Assassins, she found herself another Ubu, who assisted her on her mission to locate the missing Batman. Ubu infiltrated Wayne Manor along with his master, her son Damian and a small faction of the League.[1]

  • Although this character was originally introduced during DC's Earth-One era of publication, their existence following the events of the 1985-86 limited series Crisis on Infinite Earths remains intact. However, some elements of the character's Pre-Crisis history may have been altered or removed for Post-Crisis New Earth continuity, and should be considered apocryphal.


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