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11th Aug '17 10:41:03 PM Godzilladude123
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* The muscle man Walter, the archenemy of ''Comicbook/TheMask''. He's the only enemy so far to hurt Big Head and even defeated him once. And all he needed was his large build, cunning and brute strength.

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* The muscle man Walter, the archenemy of ''Comicbook/TheMask''. He's the only enemy so far to hurt Big Head and even defeated him once.(her). And all he needed was his large build, cunning and brute strength.
10th Aug '17 1:07:56 AM Godzilladude123
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* Many of Batman's allies from GCPD's detectives and policemen are examples:

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* Many of Batman's allies from GCPD's detectives and policemen the GCPD are examples:
10th Aug '17 1:02:25 AM Godzilladude123
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** Commissioner James Gordon is one. Although due to his age has hampered his skills fighting, he is a trained Spec Ops veteran and police officer who's able to defeat superpowered crooks in multiple occasions like during the ''Blackest Night'' storyline, even manage to hold his own against Black Lanterns with only a shotgun. In later incarnations he's become younger and better, and once even [[spoiler:donned the cape and cowl after Bruce Wayne's apparent demise. He did a excellent job as Batman that the Justice League even recruited him once to help them]].

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** [[TheCommissionerGordon Commissioner James Gordon Gordon]] is one. Although due to his age has hampered his skills fighting, he is a trained Spec Ops veteran and police officer who's able to defeat superpowered crooks in multiple occasions like during the ''Blackest Night'' storyline, even manage to hold his own against Black Lanterns with only a shotgun. In later incarnations he's become younger and better, and once even [[spoiler:donned the cape and cowl after Bruce Wayne's apparent demise. He did a excellent job as Batman that the Justice League even recruited him once to help them]].
10th Aug '17 1:01:03 AM Godzilladude123
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* Many of Batman's allies from GCPD's detectives and policemen are examples:
** Commissioner James Gordon is one. Although due to his age has hampered his skills fighting, he is a trained Spec Ops veteran and police officer who's able to defeat superpowered crooks in multiple occasions like during the ''Blackest Night'' storyline, even manage to hold his own against Black Lanterns with only a shotgun. In later incarnations he's become younger and better, and once even [[spoiler:donned the cape and cowl after Bruce Wayne's apparent demise. He did a excellent job as Batman that the Justice League even recruited him once to help them]].
** Other GCPD officers like Harvey Bullock and Rene Montoya can also be considered since they've taken down some of the worst of Batman's rogue galleries by themselves.


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* Sam and Twitch from the ''{{Spawn}}'' series. Although they don't have superpowers, they have their own skills and training to compensate such as Sam Burke's large fatty built that allowed him to fight the superhuman Udaku and vampires up close, and Twitch William's marksmanship and knowledge of trigonometry that allowed him to defeat the cyborg bulletproof killer Overt-Kill by shooting a bullet through his ear canal.
* The muscle man Walter, the archenemy of ''Comicbook/TheMask''. He's the only enemy so far to hurt Big Head and even defeated him once. And all he needed was his large build, cunning and brute strength.
17th Jul '17 4:48:50 PM kome360
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** Batman One Million (a future superhero from the 853rd century) is a PlayedWith example. He is a BadassNormal... but by the standards of his time. After so many centuries, human evolution has taken some impressive leaps and thus what a normal human can achieve in that era is far beeyond what a normal human can achieve in the 21st century. He has physical abilities somewhere between ComicBook/CaptainAmerica and the [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks Golden Age Superman]], low-level psychic powers and an IQ in excess of 200. Plus he has nanotechnology PowerArmour.

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** Batman One Million (a future superhero from the 853rd century) is a PlayedWith example. He is a BadassNormal... but by the standards of his time. After so many centuries, human evolution has taken some impressive leaps and thus what a normal human can achieve in that era is far beeyond beyond what a normal human can achieve in the 21st century. He has physical abilities somewhere between ComicBook/CaptainAmerica and the [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks Golden Age Superman]], low-level psychic powers and an IQ in excess of 200. Plus he has nanotechnology PowerArmour.
31st May '17 6:29:28 PM nombretomado
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** Plus Hawkeye II (also known as Golden Archer, Wyatt [=McDonald=] of ''ComicBook/SquadronSupreme'') and Hawkeye III (Kate Bishop, jokingly called "Hawkingbird"). The latter's first appearance in the ''YoungAvengers'', all either superpowered or having fantabulous armor, involves her saving the team's bacon during a botched hostage situation, later to become the official "Bad Ass" member of the team.

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** Plus Hawkeye II (also known as Golden Archer, Wyatt [=McDonald=] of ''ComicBook/SquadronSupreme'') and Hawkeye III (Kate Bishop, jokingly called "Hawkingbird"). The latter's first appearance in the ''YoungAvengers'', ''ComicBook/YoungAvengers'', all either superpowered or having fantabulous armor, involves her saving the team's bacon during a botched hostage situation, later to become the official "Bad Ass" member of the team.



* David Alleyne, AKA Prodigy of the NewXMen and YoungAvengers, is in a similar boat as Storm and Rictor: Used to be a mutant, but isn't any more. His power when he was a mutant though was to absorb the skills, talents, and experiences of people around him, and after he lost his powers he had all that absorbed knowledge returned to him. Now, he has the combined fighting prowess, intellect, [[MundaneUtility musical tastes]], and mastery of the entirety of the X-Men, including fields ranging from parkour and close-quarters-combat to magical incantations and stances (without the ability to actually ''perform'' said magic). Thanks to this also giving him the sexual experiences of both men and women allowing him to explore his sexuality without actually doing anything, he realized he was bi, so he's also now a BadassBisexual too.

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* David Alleyne, AKA Prodigy of the NewXMen ComicBook/NewXMen and YoungAvengers, ComicBook/YoungAvengers, is in a similar boat as Storm and Rictor: Used to be a mutant, but isn't any more. His power when he was a mutant though was to absorb the skills, talents, and experiences of people around him, and after he lost his powers he had all that absorbed knowledge returned to him. Now, he has the combined fighting prowess, intellect, [[MundaneUtility musical tastes]], and mastery of the entirety of the X-Men, including fields ranging from parkour and close-quarters-combat to magical incantations and stances (without the ability to actually ''perform'' said magic). Thanks to this also giving him the sexual experiences of both men and women allowing him to explore his sexuality without actually doing anything, he realized he was bi, so he's also now a BadassBisexual too.
30th May '17 10:11:35 AM Pichu-kun
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* The original Golden Age ComicBook/BlackCanary was this. Unlike her more well-known [[LegacyCharacter successor]] [[BattleFamily daughter]], Dinah Drake didn't have any superpowers to speak of. She simply used her fists and wits to fight. Her daughter, Dinah Lance (though, as of the ComicBooks/New52 they've been made into a CompositeCharacter known as "Dinah Drake"), spends most of her time using her normal strengh as well, but also has a supersonic screaming power. One issue had a middle-aged Dinah Drake forcibly come out of retirement due to mind-control, and even after having a 20+ year old daughter she's still perfectly fit to fight. Unsurprisingly, Dinah Drake was a member of the Justice Society of America.

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* The original Golden Age ComicBook/BlackCanary was this. Unlike her more well-known [[LegacyCharacter successor]] [[BattleFamily [[BadassFamily daughter]], Dinah Drake didn't have any superpowers to speak of. She simply used her fists and wits to fight. Her daughter, Dinah Lance (though, as of the ComicBooks/New52 they've been made into a CompositeCharacter known as "Dinah Drake"), spends most of her time using her normal strengh as well, but also has a supersonic screaming power. One issue had a middle-aged Dinah Drake forcibly come out of retirement due to mind-control, and even after having a 20+ year old daughter she's still perfectly fit to fight. Unsurprisingly, Dinah Drake was a member of the Justice Society of America.
30th May '17 10:10:33 AM Pichu-kun
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** ComicBook/HarleyQuinn is a capable fighter despite having no superpowers. She is simply very good at aerobics and using a mallet.



* The original Golden Age ComicBook/BlackCanary was this. Unlike her more well-known [[LegacyCharacter successor]] [[BattleFamily daughter]], Dinah Drake didn't have any superpowers to speak of. She simply used her fists and wits to fight. Her daughter, Dinah Lance (though, as of the ComicBooks/New52 they've been made into a CompositeCharacter known as "Dinah Drake"), spends most of her time using her normal strengh as well, but also has a supersonic screaming power. One issue had a middle-aged Dinah Drake forcibly come out of retirement due to mind-control, and even after having a 20+ year old daughter she's still perfectly fit to fight. Unsurprisingly, Dinah Drake was a member of the Justice Society of America.



2nd May '17 10:50:18 AM darkemyst
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* [[Comicbook/RobinSeries Tim Drake]], while being the most [[AudienceSurrogate relatable]] of the Robins before Stephanie's brief tenure, was a HyperCompetentSidekick to begin with as was needed to explain why Batman would take on another Robin after Jason Todd's death. When Dick considered his insistence Bruce was still alive after the JL told them he had been killed evidence of SanitySlippage and took the mantle of Robin from him Tim TookALevelInBadass as Comicbook/RedRobin.
20th Apr '17 12:33:52 AM rafi
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** In ''Comicbook/TheSupergirlFromKrypton'', Batman manages to force Darkseid to let Supergirl go.
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