Batman is commonly regarded as a superhero… so what actually is his superpower?

By conventional wisdom, unlike the majority of DC’s most famous superheroes, Batman doesn’t have any superpowers. More cynical assessments suggest his wealth is his “superpower”, and it’s hard to argue that his privilige doesn’t unlock a lot for him. On top of that, Bruce Wayne has genius-level intellect, incredible and varied combat skills, and almost superhuman resilience. The whole point of his character is that he chose to take up the Batman mantle despite his lack of powers, because of his childhood trauma. Isn’t that cooler than a run-of-the-mill superpower?


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