Spiderman and Batman are two of the most famous superheroes in comic book history. While Spiderman actually has supernatural powers, Batman relies on technologically advanced gadgets and weapons to fight crime.

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Species Homo Sapiens Human/spider
Gender Male Male
Created by Bill Finger (developer, not credited), Bob Kane (concept) Stan Lee, Steve Ditko
Publisher DC Comics Marvel Comics
Team affiliations Batman Family, Justice League, Wayne Enterprises, Outsiders, Batmen of All Nations, Batman Incorporated New Avengers, Daily Bugle, Secret Avengers, New Fantastic Four
Abilities Genius-level intellect, Peak physical and mental conditioning, Master martial artist, acrobat, detective, escapologist, strategist, swordsman, tactician, and marksman, Use of high-tech equipment, weapons, armors, & gadgets, Master of stealth, Master Superhuman strength, speed, stamina, agility, reflexes, durability, ability to stick to solid surfaces, spider sense, night vision, accelerated healing factor, toxic stingers that extend from forearms, ability to produce spider-web
Enemies The Joker, Two-Face, The Court Of Owls/Talon, The Ventriloquist, Owlman, The Penguin, Catwoman, Harley Quinn, Scarecrow, Black Mask, Calculator, Clayface, Mister Freeze, Cluemaster, Deadshot, The Falcone Crime Family, Hugo Strange, The Riddler, Hush Venom, Sandman, The Green Goblin, The Kingpin, Dr. Octopus, Carnage, Hob Goblin, Lizard, Chameleon, Rhino, Shocker, Vulture, Kraven, Cardiac, Carnivore, Taskmaster, Chaos.
Race Human Human
Allies Justice League, Batmen of All Nations, All of the Robins, Nightwing etc. Aunt May, Avengers, New Avengers, Spiderwoman, Fantastic Four, Black Cat, New Fantastic Four
First appearance Detective Comics #27 May 1939) The Amazing Spider-Man #1
Love interests Catwoman, Julie Madison, Vicki Vale, Talia Al-Ghul, Sasha Bordeaux, Roan Twomey (aka Red Riding Hood) and Silver St. Cloud. Mary Jane, Felicia Hardy, Ms. Marvel, Betty Brant, Liz Allen, Gwen Stacy
Intellect Very high intelligence, one of the smartest people in the world Genius
Aliases Caped Crusader, The Bat, The Dark Knight, Ricochet, Dusk, Prodigy, Hornet, Captain Universe, Ben Reilly, Spidey, Web-Head
Weaknesses Not many, one possible is his allies turning against him Prone to mutation.
Real name / alter ego The Batman is, in his everyday identity, Bruce Wayne, a wealthy businessman living in Gotham City. Wayne averts suspicion by acting the part of a superficial, dim-witted playboy idly living off his family's fortune. Peter Benjamin Parker
Alter ego Bruce Wayne, billionaire orphan, playboy, Chairman and 51% owner of Wayne Enterprises Poor Teenager from New York and Science Whiz
Place of birth Gotham City Queens, NY, NY
Costume Batman's costume incorporates the imagery of a bat in order to frighten criminals. The details of the Batman costume change repeatedly through various stories and media, but the most distinctive elements remain consistent: a scallop-hem cape The primary colors are red and blue, with black webbing covering the chest. Alternatively, he has an all-black suit with a single white spider on the front and back.
Children Dick Grayson (Adopted), Jason Todd (Adopted), Tim Drake (Adopted) and Damian Wayne (from Talia Al Ghul) None
Homeworld Gotham City Earth
Portrayed by Michael Keaton, val Kilmer, George Clooney, Christian bale, Ben Affleck. Andrew Garfield (most recently), Tobey Maguire, Neil Patrick Harris.
Creator Bob Kane Stan Lee
Occupation Gotham detective; owner and Chairman of Wayne Enterprises Super hero

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