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Batman vs. Superman

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Posted July 25, 2006 - By Dana Leahy

Attention Boys who love men in tights! On today's Loop, the experts are going to argue who would win in a fight: Batman or Superman.

Tonight Batman Begins screenwriter Scott Beatty, comic expert Bob Fingerman and artist Karl Heitmueller from ToughGuyGoods.com are going to duke it out fanboy style live.

This age old, classic quandary deserves to be answered--leave it to Attack of the Show to save the world from uncertainty.

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  • ecko6464

    batman all the way i ean come on he is the only human besides robin ya go batman!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!

    Posted: August 8, 2006 9:10 PM
    ecko6464
  • MC2990

    If batman knows that hes going to fight superman batman would be smart enough to make the fight on his own terms and be sure to know Superman as well as possible. Batman would have the kyrptonite and be able to encrust his baterangs with it and possibly even encrust it on to his suit. Batman would be able to kill superman but wouldn't but he would be one of the only people to be able to devise a way to take superman and put him away for good. BATMAN KICKS ASS!!!!!!!!!

    Posted: August 2, 2006 9:01 PM
    MC2990
  • ravenstromdans

    As a response to MrHorror, DC and Marvel actually did a Superman vs Hulk fight during the Amalgam (sp?) saga and it was the weakest fight ever...Superman took down Hulk with a single punch. That's bullshit in my opinion. They also did a Superboy vs Spiderman, which surprizingly went the Webhead's way, thanks to a wellplaced set of powerlines...which personally I found kinda odd, but I like Spidey, so I don't complain.

    As far as Supes vs Bats, while I personally side with Bats for the win, I think it all comes down to circumstances. If Bats could get the drop on Supes with some of the nasty green stuff, then Supes is down for the count. If not, Superman could piss a hole in Batman for the win.

    Posted: August 2, 2006 4:13 AM
    ravenstromdans
  • wrestlingTITAN

    One word: BATMAN, why?: Kryptonite

    Posted: July 31, 2006 6:03 PM
    wrestlingTITAN
  • Manjikengo

    Lame, I can't post the huge long post i had typed out. Anyway.

    The real argument is about Intelligence. Who is smarter? There is no argument about strength and fighting ability. Superman. Hands down. Thats why it always comes back down to "Well, Batman would outsmart him." Okay, then argue about that.

    I leave this with just this picture link. If people want to keep tlaking about fighting, click this.

    http://img430.imageshack.us/ img430/897/0607custom7lg.jpg < br />
    This is Canon. It is not a alternate universe.

    Posted: July 31, 2006 12:39 AM
    Manjikengo
  • kweasy

    batman would win because of the simple fact he has kryptonite given to him by superman in the comic book crossovers just so that batman could use it to defeat superman if needed

    Posted: July 29, 2006 11:03 PM
    kweasy
  • BatmanVsSuperman

    sorry, it doubled itself somehow, too bad I can't delete it.

    Posted: July 29, 2006 7:33 PM
    BatmanVsSuperman
  • BatmanVsSuperman

    Batman is a better super hero, he has to use gadgets and skills to win when superman's used to just shooting people with laser beams and flying, but once the two would fight, Batman could use cryptonite and batman would have the advantage as superman would be powerles, but if superman found a way to weaken batman, batman would STILL outsmart superman, who by the way is an illegal alien working under an assumed name, basically he needs a Green Card.

    Posted: July 29, 2006 7:31 PM
    BatmanVsSuperman
  • BatmanVsSuperman

    Batman is a better super hero, he has to use gadgets and skills to win when superman's used to just shooting people with laser beams and flying, but once the two would fight, Batman could use cryptonite and batman would have the advantage as superman would be powerles, but if superman found a way to weaken batman, batman would STILL outsmart superman, who by the way is an illegal alien working under an assumed name, basically he needs a Green Card.

    Posted: July 29, 2006 7:29 PM
    BatmanVsSuperman
  • vexaxel

    ok, yes we know that superman would win. what does superpower does batman have? But Elvis could easly eliminate every one of them. then when the hulk comes to see the aftermath of all the destruction, elvis would use his power of rock and bring the big green beast. So in the end elvis wins.....but if judas priest got there..............END?

    Posted: July 27, 2006 8:04 PM
    vexaxel
  • oneeyecat

    HULK WOULD SMASH!!!

    Posted: July 27, 2006 7:46 PM
    oneeyecat
  • oneeyecat

    HULK WOULD SMASH!!!

    Posted: July 27, 2006 5:58 PM
    oneeyecat
  • dwayne547

    That is funny n true 240pilot

    Posted: July 27, 2006 2:07 PM
    dwayne547
  • 240pilot

    DC needs to do a civil war like marvel then we can see who would be on top of all superheros

    Posted: July 27, 2006 12:39 PM
    240pilot
  • 240pilot

    superman would win easy and doesnt even have to fight he can just why until batman dies of old age

    Posted: July 27, 2006 12:32 PM
    240pilot
  • dwayne547

    Batman is the man.Superman???I don't know about that one.How can u come from somewhere n be weak by it.Batman never lost in his life in my eyes

    Posted: July 27, 2006 9:50 AM
    dwayne547
  • scorpking30

    Let me finish this, superman is a god he can kill batman, but batman is smart he's not gana attack superman head on, he is gana make a kryptonite bullets and load up his gun and shoot that mother f*cker, that the only way batman would win, because superman got every dam superpower!!!

    Posted: July 27, 2006 7:23 AM
    scorpking30
  • Maddogg1177

    not if superman gets kryponyte shuved up his ass

    Posted: July 27, 2006 5:34 AM
    Maddogg1177
  • JayR

    Also for the record I have nothing against Superman, but a spades a spade. Point is, Batman's fought his share of supervillians. Many of them stronger than he is. When faced with a physically stronger opponent, you don't try to match his strength, you use it against him. Doing otherwise is like fighting a fire with a flamethrower. Batman, when faced with a similiar situation would have exhausted every gadget in his belt and then some to win. As you know, Superman didn't. He didn't use his speed, he didn't use his heat vision, nor did he use any of the other powers he so conveniently has. He just kept punching until he couldn't punch no more. And in the end, who dies. Not Doomsday!

    Posted: July 27, 2006 2:07 AM
    JayR
  • noturaverage

    now to be perfectly honest, I'm not a Superman fan. but in all fairness, with all his super-powers, it would seem The Man Of Steel has the upper hand. but to burst the bubble to all the fans of The Man Of Tomorrow, Batman would beat that ass! The Dark Knight is pound for pound one of the best super-heroes ever. he doesnt need powers to dig in that ass, all he uses are a couple of gadgets and that lightning fast thinkin'. which for all the things Superman is great at, thinkin' is definitely not his strong point. you dont get the title of" The World's Greatest Detective" for nuthin' and Batman would formulate a plan for the super-dummy, and BAM! game over! so who do I think will win? hands down Batman would own Superman's ass, start cryin bitches!

    Posted: July 26, 2006 10:24 PM
  • 900

    superman hands f**king down, man

    Posted: July 26, 2006 8:36 PM
    900
  • Cloudkiller

    I alomst forgot. JayR, How else are you supposed to beat Doomsday short of World Destruction? Don't even bother trying to think of another way because you can't. What was Superman supposed to do while Doomsday killed members of the JLA and innocent people? Sit and think of an easier way to take him down? Gimme a break. He did what he had to how is that dumb as hell? Hahahaha did Batman have some Omega plan to take out Doomsday? Don't think so. For the record I dont hate or dislike Batman in any way, this is all for arguments sake since this topic seems to be flooded by blind fanboys.

    Posted: July 26, 2006 2:47 PM
    Cloudkiller
  • wastelandinc

    superman sucks he is a 6year olds superhero. he has every f^(king power you can have how gay is that and he is stupid you gota admit JayR is right he has a blitzgrig method no thought. oh yeah batman would win easy

    Posted: July 26, 2006 1:54 PM
    wastelandinc
  • Cloudkiller

    These arguments are so stupid. Let me break it down for you guys. Superman can move faster than you can blink. Therefore making it so that anyone who fights him needs to have insane intuition and reflexes. Ok, so Batman has this. Now, Batman being the great martial artist he is, and having a K ring in his belt at all times, seems to stand somewhat of a chance to Superman right?

    Let's take in to account where they would fight. In the desert? Cool. In the city? Cool. Truth of the matter....none of this even matters!! This fight would end quicker than a four year old with one token at an arcade.

    Let's just say Superman didn't closeline Batman's head off in the blink of an eye....actually let's not because thats exactly what would happen.

    Also, Batman always wins in the Comics because he is the underdog. The creators realize his chances to beating him are slim to none so they do what they need to do to keep fans happy.

    Posted: July 26, 2006 12:57 PM
    Cloudkiller
  • Ricdog

    Listen up will you I've already posted a comment saying that superman will use is x-ray vesion to see if batman as any k. Batman is trained but no punches or gadgets can hurt superman and if batman makes bullets or gases of k superman will use is super speed to freeze time. With that batman would be still and thin superman would kill him. And like I already said superman was weakend in the comic dark knight returns so if superman was in full strength batman wouldn't stand a chance. The person named Druidblue said that superman would fall into traps what part of superman can freeze and even reverse time don't you under stand. Batman was outsmarted in Batman in begins and superman outsmarted lex at the end of returns.

    Posted: July 26, 2006 11:11 AM
    Ricdog
  • JaymEsch

    This is easy. Some (inexperienced) people think strong = victory. However, you can send the strongest person to attack someone, and if they are tactically wiser, they will never even get hit.

    Batman would win- not easily, but he'd win, through a far higher IQ. Superman is very gullible, and would fall into any number of traps that Batman would be able to set during combat through Superman's vastly overconfident state of mind.

    I don't read comics, but I heard that there was a Batman vs. Superman once where Batman won by wearing kryptonite gloves or some such. It would take more than that to win, but the point is valid- overall, Batman would outsmart Superman.

    The mind will always triumph over physical abilities.

    (Plus, Batman's just kick ass. Superman wears RED and BLUE- they do not go together. (lol))

    Posted: July 26, 2006 10:54 AM
    JaymEsch
  • viscious2121

    batmans a rich guy but supermans like invincible to batman gadgets

    Posted: July 26, 2006 9:11 AM
    viscious2121
  • Yakab4th

    its just too painful to think that they would ever fight why dont they team up? who needs robin

    Posted: July 26, 2006 5:14 AM
    Yakab4th
  • Yakab4th

    its just too painful to think that they would ever fight why dont they team up? who needs robin

    Posted: July 26, 2006 5:11 AM
    Yakab4th
  • falcum16

    Batman could beat Superman into a bloody pulp

    Posted: July 26, 2006 5:09 AM
    falcum16
  • falcum16

    Batman could beat Superman into a bloody pulp

    Posted: July 26, 2006 5:08 AM
    falcum16
  • JayR

    Batman plots and plans, and like Professor Xavier, has a plan to take down every and any member of the Justice League if he had to. On the same note, Superman, for all his unlimited power, is not the brightest bulb out there and if your gonna beat Batman you're gonna need a plan. Superman doesn't plan. He's used to smashing into a room while dumbass criminals shoot him as if the handgun would be more effective than the gatling gun that was just unloaded into his chest. He posesses a wide array of powers; super speed, strength, heat vision, ice breath(?), flight. And when faced with his greatest opponent, a creature capable of cutting him and blacking his eyes, without kryptonite I may add, what does he do? He fights him head up. Valiant, yes. Stupid, hell yes! That's your champion. Anyone offering a rebuttal should read The Death of Superman first.

    Posted: July 26, 2006 3:10 AM
    JayR
  • shadow_dragonking

    Batman would win. Superman doesn't have the training that Batman does. Superman just had his powers, Batman had to train and spend years perfecting his.

    Posted: July 25, 2006 10:36 PM
    shadow_dragonking
  • freeholdfighter

    Batman not only is smarter, more talented, a better character, and has already beaten Superman. Batman not only has the K- ring but has another type of Kryptonite that is so powerful it shows superman without flesh. I believe its white Kryptonite. Not to mention Batman faces tougher enemies than Superman's enemies.

    Posted: July 25, 2006 10:32 PM
    freeholdfighter
  • Fried_Spankbeef

    Batman hands-down, I mean come on Superman biggest weakness is a rock

    Posted: July 25, 2006 9:39 PM
    Fried_Spankbeef
  • deathtoall75

    superman could win just cus batman cant even penetrate him. superman got shot with a machine gun and it didnt hurt him and how is batman gonna win if he only has little bat things that he throws

    Posted: July 25, 2006 6:50 PM
    deathtoall75
  • Ricdog

    Superman would bet the crap out of batman and hers why. Superman that batman will try to use kryptonite and thats why he would be very alert and use is x-ray vesion to see if theirs and kryptonite around. Okay Tork oh who you are if batman would make bullets out of k superman would use the power he uses in smallvile in which he can move so fast that everything is still so the bullets would be in midd air. And for all those that that keep talking about the Dark knight returns comic superman was weak at that time if we was at full strength batman would have shit in his paints.
    P.S. Batman is okay though.

    Posted: July 25, 2006 6:33 PM
    Ricdog
  • Tork

    superman can kill him by lookin at him with his laservision but batman can make kryptonite bombs and bullets and stuff

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:58 PM
    Tork
  • ace45

    oh,and Superman sucks.

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:46 PM
    ace45
  • ace45

    ONE WORD....Kryptonite!!!!!
    Everytime Supes has even thought of fighting Bats he's lost...because of Kryptonite.NO ONE out thinks Bats.If Supes thought of going after Bats,Bats would have known about it and grabbed,you got it,kryptonite.

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:45 PM
    ace45
  • NUnu813

    batman would kill superman and heres why. 1-superman's only weakness is a rock that his home planet was made off. 2-superman wasnt even supposed to be a superhero. when he was first made, he was a super villan. it was only when he was sold to DC was he turned into a super hero. and 3-he sucks

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:36 PM
    NUnu813
  • Bumfire007

    Batman cant win even with kryptonite cause of superman speed theoretically sups could punch batman b before the krypton takes effect. This is by far the dumbest loop ever
    I don’t know why they didn’t say who’s cooler batman or sups there would be an argument there

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:35 PM
    Bumfire007
  • BizarroFett

    Dark Knight returns was freaking AMAZING and Batman did win that fight, but Superman was nothing but a brokedown pawn of the government. Freaking AMAZING comic.

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:32 PM
    BizarroFett
  • aud

    superman blows

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:29 PM
    aud
  • SuperChris80

    Batman would win.

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:29 PM
    SuperChris80
  • fatman101

    SUPERMAN WILL DIE BUY BATMANS HANDS HAHAHAHAHA LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:29 PM
    fatman101
  • Vincie_Pooh

    Batman all the way. around the 1950s the issue of where it was Batman vs Superman first time they fought. Batman won. Plus, Superman gave Batman a green kryptonite ring to always have on him. So when Superman goes bad or what not. Batman is the only one to stop him. Besides, Batman is Batman! Doode I'm Batman all the way... Superman is such a boy scout, Batman will at least put up a good fight, but Batman will win.... Batman!!!!

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:26 PM
    Vincie_Pooh
  • aud

    Batman would murder superman with his awesomeness and his super fighting skills. No man of steel could ever stand against Batman.

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:26 PM
    aud
  • Ender_zero

    Superman would probably win in a fight unless Batman had his sick gadgits to fight with, but I think the main thing is who is the better superhero. No debat Superman is a lapdog pansy while Batman is that man who does what needs to be done. Batman is clearly the cooler superhero and is going to win this poll.

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:24 PM
    Ender_zero
  • fatman101

    BATWAYS HAS KRYPTONITE ON HIM SUPERMEN IS DEAD HAHAHAHAHAHHAHA!!!!!!

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:23 PM
    fatman101
  • threeopeneyes

    Read Miller's "The Dark Knight Strikes Again." Batman tears Superman apart. in the MIDDLE of the story. It's not even the climax.

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:21 PM
    threeopeneyes
  • darkeagle06

    batman would kick ass one word kryptonite batman could buy some and someway to deliver it and suprman would be completely dead. i mean look at superman returns mean he gets shanked and he basically dies

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:21 PM
    darkeagle06
  • MetatronX

    Batman being the strategist he is would easily defeat Superman. Physically one on one Superman would crush Batman but the reality is that Batman would outsmart Superman the way he has in the Dark Knight Returns and the Batman Hush series. Batman would be a thousand steps ahead of Superman and exploit every weakness he could. If Superman somehow managed to catch Batman offguard (although highly unlikely) though as in Infinite Crisis or went into a total rage where he would actually stop being hte boyscout and kill someone he'd crush Batman.
    P.S. Batman's belt contains a Kryptonite ring at all time made just for Superman.

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:21 PM
    MetatronX
  • wasteoflife

    The Dark Night Returns.......Ahem....... A geriatric Batman took down Superman, the ever-vigilant watchdog of a corrupt government. Batman is the winner. Read a damn comic for once, instead of just arguing about them.

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:21 PM
    wasteoflife
  • Ender_zero

    Superman would probably win in a fight unless Batman had his sick gadgits to fight with, but I think the main thing is who is the better superhero. No debat Superman is a lapdog pansy while Batman is that man who does what needs to be done. Batman is clearly the cooler superhero and is going to win this poll.

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:20 PM
    Ender_zero
  • threeopeneyes

    Read Miller's "The Dark Knight Strikes Again." Batman tears Superman apart. in the MIDDLE of the story. It's not even the climax.

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:20 PM
    threeopeneyes
  • chocokarma

    new basta, screw you, batman is NOT gay. in fact, in certain issues he happens to have, well, gay moments, yes. but if you look at the series, bruce is a ladys man

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:20 PM
    chocokarma
  • LukeBot85

    Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman Batman

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:20 PM
    LukeBot85
  • fatman101

    BATMAN WOULD KILL SUPERMEN HAHAHAHAHAH!!!!!!!!!

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:19 PM
    fatman101
  • threeopeneyes

    Read Miller's "The Dark Knight Strikes Again." Batman tears Superman apart. in the MIDDLE of the story. It's not even the climax.

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:19 PM
    threeopeneyes
  • the_jakel04

    dude(s) Batman. he is the underdog, parents dead in front of him. then comes back and kicks ass and forgets about the names but who cares. . .any one can be batman. .but superman eh!? he is gifted with superpowers. . . batman is all skills and talent. . . . . . peace people. . .and thanks for the eye candy the chicks are hott. . . . . . . . . . . . .LED ZEPPELIN RULES

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:19 PM
    the_jakel04
  • Newbsta

    Superman has soooo many good powers and batman is just a gay little bat that knows some martial arts. Superman would win hands down. Batmans a chump anyway.

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:18 PM
    Newbsta
  • exile1290

    if superman was accually totally into it and really trying to kill batman asap, he could could destroy bats in an instant. before batman could even think of getting the k ring, superman's fist would be through his chest.

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:18 PM
    exile1290
  • darkeagle06

    batman would kick ass one word kryptonite batman could buy some and someway to deliver it and suprman would be completely dead. i mean look at superman returns mean he gets shanked and he basically dies

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:18 PM
    darkeagle06
  • chocokarma

    batman, would lose.

    but, batman is cooler, for one reason, superman, he is too powerfull, batman, is killable. unlike superman.

    Batman is the underdog, he could ALWAYS lose. unlike superman, who cannot DIE!

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:17 PM
    chocokarma
  • Superman_01

    The only chance Batman would win of going up against Superman is with green kryptonite.

    Superman would kill Batman easily

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:17 PM
    Superman_01
  • the_jakel04

    dude(s) Batman. he is the underdog, parents dead in front of him. then comes back and kicks ass and forgets about the names but who cares. . .any one can be batman. .but superman eh!? he is gifted with superpowers. . . batman is all skills and talent. . . . . . peace people. . .and thanks for the eye candy the chicks are hott. . . . . . . . . . . . .LED ZEPPELIN RULES

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:16 PM
    the_jakel04
  • MrHorror

    oops sorry for the repost..

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:16 PM
    MrHorror
  • exile1290

    if superman was accually totally into it and really trying to kill batman asap, he could could destroy bats in an instant. before batman could even think of getting the k ring, superman's fist would be through his chest.

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:16 PM
    exile1290
  • MrHorror

    Superman would crush Batman. Batman is nothing but a millionare who has studied martial arts half of his life.. Batman has no real super powers.. This is the reason why superman would have no trouble beating batman.Now, Superman vs Hulk or Superman vs Spiderman thats another storie..

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:15 PM
    MrHorror
  • fatman101

    BATMAN ALL THE WAY!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:15 PM
    fatman101
  • Sjp11

    Batman, is not even a super hero, he's pretty much only a hero to crippled people. Superman doesn't even have to throw a punch to win the fight, he can just blow that bat bitch away. if worse comes to worse he can just pick him up and throw him somehwere. Superman all the way in a fight, but don't get me wrong i love batman.

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:15 PM
    Sjp11
  • BizarroFett

    I'm going to have to go with Superman on this one. He could (if he wanted) turn Batmans head into soup. One punch "KERSPLAT"

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:15 PM
    BizarroFett
  • VenomtC

    SUPERMAN FOR SURE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:15 PM
    VenomtC
  • Dont_Panic

    Superman would win hands down.

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:14 PM
    Dont_Panic
  • Deebo_DeebsforShort

    SERIOUSLY THOUGH BATMAN WOULD WIN HANDS DOWN, NO CONTEST

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:14 PM
    Deebo_DeebsforShort
  • MrHorror

    Superman would crush Batman. Batman is nothing but a millionare who has studied martial arts half of his life.. Batman has no real super powers.. This is the reason why superman would have no trouble beating batman.Now, Superman vs Hulk or Superman vs Spiderman thats another storie..

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:13 PM
    MrHorror
  • fatman101

    BATMAN ALL THE WAY!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:12 PM
    fatman101
  • rip_vamp_52000

    BATMAN WOULD WIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Posted: July 25, 2006 4:11 PM
    rip_vamp_52000
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