Why does Batman never kill anyone?

Why does Batman never kill anyone?

In Batman Begins, he comments that he avoids killing to avoid become like the criminals he faces, believing that doing so will make him no better than his enemies. In The Dark Knight, Batman comments that he “only [has] one rule”, likely referring to this.

Does Batman kill anyone?

Batman’s no-kill rule is a fallacy, owing to the fact that Batman started his vigilante career by strangulating enemies, throwing them off of buildings, down into holes and killing entire gangs (Hugo Strange) with his Bat Plane. Batman of the 1960s and 1970s was more into man and animal slaughter.

Does Batman have a no killing rule?

Longtime Batman fans know Batman’s one rule: he doesn’t kill. It is essential to Batman’s identity, even if it wasn’t always the case. Despite Batman’s early beginnings as a vigilante killer as much as a crime-fighter, the decision to give Batman a rule of no killing has resonated with Batman fans.

Did Batman kill anyone in the comics?

Just like with his debut outing, Batman killed yet again in Detective Comics #29, an issue introducing the caped crusader’s very first super villain: Dr. Death aka Karl Helfern. Death, a mad scientist, created a biological weapon in which he used to hold the rich people of Gotham for a hefty random.

What is Batman’s number one rule?

That one rule is Batman’s, the only one he rigidly adheres to: no killing. Seems easy enough to follow until you realize what kind of pressure it causes in his line of work and how much easier it was all be if he broke it just once.

Why can’t Batman just kill Joker?

Batman believes he doesn’t kill because he’s limitless, but he clearly isn’t. If he was limitless, he could make exceptions for his no-kill rule, which is a limit Batman has clearly defined for himself. Batman is convinced that if he kills the Joker he’ll sink to his level and become something like him.

Did Batman ever kill Joker?

Batman has never killed the Joker in any main continuity storyline, The Killing Joke included. He has, on the other hand, killed him in alternative universe storylines, as well as in Tim Burton’s 1989 movie.