Several of Batman's enemies seen alongside Bat-Mite in the Batman: The Brave and the Bold episode "Legends of The Dark Mite!" television series
Several of Batman's enemies seen alongside Bat-Mite in the Batman: The Brave and the Bold episode "Legends of The Dark Mite!" television series

Various enemies of the American comic book superhero Batman have been created over the years for media adaptations that previously did not exist in the comics. This is a list of such enemies, and original enemies that share the same moniker as characters from the comic books are noted.

Enemies originating in TV and films

Villain Media of origin Actor/Actress Fictional biography
Prince Daka/Dr. Tito Daka Batman J. Carrol Naish
The Wizard (Carter) Batman and Robin Leonard Penn
The Archer Batman Art Carney
The Bookworm Roddy McDowall
The Black Widow Tallulah Bankhead
Cabala Howard Duff
Calamity Jan Dina Merrill
The Clock King (Morris Tetch) Walter Slezak
Colonel Gumm Roger C. Carmel
Dr. Cassandra Spellcraft Ida Lupino
Egghead/Edgar Heed Vincent Price
Freddy the Fence/Freddy Touche Jacques Bergerac
Chandell and Harry Liberace (dual role)
King Tut/Professor William McElroy Victor Buono
Lady Penelope Peasoup Glynis Johns
Lola Lasagne/Lulu Schultz Ethel Merman
Lord Marmaduke Ffogg Rudy Vallee
Louie the Lilac Milton Berle
Ma Parker Shelley Winters
Marsha, Queen of Diamonds Carolyn Jones
Minerva Zsa Zsa Gabor
The Minstrel Van Johnson
Nora Clavicle Barbara Rush
Olga, Queen of the Cossacks Anne Baxter
The Puzzler Maurice Evans
The Sandman/Dr Somnambula Michael Rennie
Shame Cliff Robertson
The Siren/Lorelei Circe Joan Collins
Zelda the Great Anne Baxter
The Dollman The Batman/Superman Hour Ted Knight
The Judge Ted Knight
Simon the Pieman Ted Knight
The Chameleon/Dr. Devious The New Adventures of Batman Lennie Weinrib
Electro Lennie Weinrib
Professor Bubbles Lennie Weinrib
Sweet Tooth Lennie Weinrib
Zarbor Lennie Weinrib
Carl Grissom Batman Jack Palance
Bob the Goon/Robert Hawkins Tracey Walter
Lt. Max Eckhardt William Hootkins
Max Shreck Batman Returns Christopher Walken
Sugar Batman Forever Drew Barrymore
Spice Debi Mazar
Ms B. Haven Batman & Robin Vivica A. Fox
Arnold Stromwell Batman: The Animated Series Eugene Roche
Baby-Doll/Mary Louise Dahl Alison LaPlaca
Laraine Newman
Boss Biggis George Murdock
Boxy Bennett Dick Miller
Cameron Kaiser Harry Hamlin
Candice Diane Michelle
The Clock King (Temple Fugate) Alan Rachins
The Condiment King (Buddy Standler) Stuart Pankin
Dr. Emile Dorian Joseph Maher
Dr. Montague Kane Michael York
Lloyd Ventrix Michael Gross
Ferris Boyle Mark Hamill
Gil Mason Tim Matheson
Grant Walker Dan O'Herlihy
HARDAC (Holographic Analytical Reciprocating Digital Computer) Jeff Bennett
Harley Quinn/Harleen "Harley" Quinzel Arleen Sorkin
The Jazzman/Jimmy Peake Brian George
The Interrogator/Josiah Wormwood Bud Cort
The Ninja/Kyodai Ken Robert Ito
Nivens Jeffrey Jones
Nostromos/Carl Fowler Michael Des Barres
The Red Claw Kate Mulgrew
Roland Daggett/John Daggett Batman: The Animated Series
The Dark Knight Rises
Edward Asner (Batman: The Animated Series)

Ben Mendelsohn (The Dark Knight Rises)

The Sewer King Batman: The Animated Series Michael Pataki
Daniel Mockridge Gary Frank
Vinnie the Shark/Vincent Starkey Gregg Berger
Chuckie Sol Batman: Mask of the Phantasm Dick Miller
The Phantasm Dana Delany (voice of Andrea Beaumont)
Stacy Keach (voice of the Phantasm)
Dr. Gregory Belson Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero George Dzundza
The Calendar Girl/Page Monroe The New Batman Adventures Sela Ward
Enrique el Gancho Sal Lopez
Farmer Brown and Emmylou Brown Peter Breck (Farmer Brown)
Dina Sherman (Emmylou Brown)
J. Carroll Corcoran Steven Weber
The Judge/Harvey Dent Malachi Throne
Mo, Lar and Cur Billy West
Roxy Rocket/Roxanne Sutton Charity James
Dora Smithy Gotham Girls Jennifer Hale
Carlton Duquesne Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman Kevin Michael Richardson
Dr. Abel Cuvier Batman Beyond Ian Buchanan
Armory/Jim Tate Dorian Harewood
Big Time/Charlie Bigelow Stephen Baldwin
Clancy Brown
Blight/Derek Powers Sherman Howard
Ian Peek Michael McKean
Inque Shannon Kenny
Mad Stan/Stanley Labowski Henry Rollins
Ma Mayhem Kathleen Freeman
Ratboy/Patrick Poundstone Taran Noah Smith
The Repeller/Dr. Suzuki Gedde Watanabe
Shriek/Walter Shreeve Chris Mulkey
Simon Harper Tristan Rogers
The Spellbinder (Dr. Ira Billings) Jon Cypher
The Stalker Carl Lumbly
Willie Watt/William Watt Scott McAfee
The Dee Dees/Delia Dennis and Deidre Dennis Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker Melissa Joan Hart
Clayface (Ethan Bennett) The Batman Steve Harris
D.A.V.E. (Digitally Advanced Villain Emulator) Jeff Bennett
Dr. Jane Blazedale Rachael MacFarlane
The Everywhere Man/John Marlowe Brandon Routh
Francis Grey Dave Foley
Hideto Katsu Keone Young
The Kabuki Twins N/A
Number One Diedrich Bader
Prank/Donnie Michael Reisz
Punch and Judy N/A
The Rumor/Mario Ron Perlman
Smoke Amanda Anka
Temblor Jim Cummings
The Toymaker/Cosmo Krank Patton Oswalt
Scorn the Anti-Robin (Andrew Mallory) Daryl Sabara
The Wrath (William Mallory) Christopher Gorham
Chechen The Dark Knight Ritchie Coster
Tick and Tock Batman: The Brave and the Bold N/A
Fun Haus Gary Anthony Williams
Baby Face/Alfonso Vincenzo Giuseppe Face Tom Kenny
Equinox Oded Fehr
The Scream Queen N/A
Mrs. Manface/Manfreda Donatella Face Ellen Greene
Hammer Toes Gregg Berger
Polecat Perkins N/A
Skeleton Keys/Skellington J. Keyes N/A
Lazy Eye Will Friedle
Kru'll the Eternal Michael Dorn
Trung Jane Singer
The Color Guard/Red, Green and Blue Jeffrey Tambor (Red, Green), Sean Donnellan (Blue)
The Music Meister Neil Patrick Harris
Rubberneck Jeff Bennett
The Joker-Mite Jeff Bennett
The Russian/Yuri Dimitrov Batman: Gotham Knight Corey Burton
Bethanie Ravencroft Beware the Batman Cree Summer
Azrael (Theo Galavan)[1] Gotham James Frain
The Balloonman (Davis Lamond) Dan Bakkedahl
Butch Gilzean Drew Powell
Carlson Grey Ned Bellamy
The Cleaner/Paulie Pennies Peter Patrikios
The Copperhead (Larissa Diaz) Lesley-Ann Brandt
The Dollmaker (Francis Dulmacher)[2] Colm Feore[3]
The Electrocutioner (Jack Buchinsky) Christopher Heyerdahl
The Executioner (Nathaniel Barnes)[4] Michael Chiklis
The Firefly (Bridget Pike)[5] Michelle Veintimilla
Fish Mooney/Maria Mercedes Mooney Jada Pinkett Smith
The Goat/Raymond Earl Christopher Baker
Jeri Lori Petty
Jeremiah Valeska Cameron Monaghan
Jerome Valeska Cameron Monaghan
Lady Michelle Gomez
Mask/Richard Sionis Todd Stashwick
Maxwell Symon William Abadie
The Ogre (Jason Lennon)[6] Milo Ventimiglia
The Tigress (Tabitha Galavan)[1] Jessica Lucas[7]
Tom the Knife[8] Tommy Flanagan
Zaardon the Soul Reaper[9] David Fierro

Enemies introduced in video games

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Villain Media of origin Actor/Actress
Sin Tzu Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
Frank Boles Batman: Arkham Asylum Danny Jacobs
The Copperhead[10] Batman: Arkham Origins Rosa Salazar
The Arkham Knight Batman: Arkham Knight Troy Baker
Lady Arkham Batman: The Telltale Series Erin Yvette
Steve Blum

Enemies introduced in novels, theater and radio

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Villain Media of origin Creator
White Eyes Batman: Dead White (novel) John Shirley
Enfer Batman: Inferno (novel) Alexander C. Irvine
Anatoly Ceridov Enemies & Allies (novel) Kevin J. Anderson
The Disciple Batman: Wayne of Gotham (novel) Tracy Hickman
The Nightwalkers Batman: Nightwalker (novel) Marie Lu]]

Teams

Team Media of origin Members
The United Underworld Batman: The Movie The Joker, the Penguin, the Riddler and Catwoman
The Red Triangle Circus Gang Batman Returns The Penguin, the Organ Grinder, the Poodle Lady, the Tattooed Strongman, the Acrobatic Thug, the Terrifying Clown, the Thin Clown, the Fat Clown, the Screaming Red Triangle Gang Thug, the Rocket Launcher Clown, the Sword Swallower, the Devil Fire Breather, the Knifethrower Dame, and the Snake Lady
The Brain Trust Batman Beyond Bombshell, the Invulnerable Man, and the Albino
The Chimeras The King Cobra, Ramhead, and the Tigress
The Jokerz Various rosters
The Terrific Trio Magma, Freon and the 2D Man
Team Penguin The Batman The Penguin, Killer Croc, the Rag Doll, Killer Moth, and the Firefly
The Joining Various unnamed extraterrestrials; an alliance with Professor Hugo Strange
The Fearsome Hand of Four Batman: Under the Red Hood Woman, Baton, Bulk, and Shot
Unnamed group led by Professor Pyg Beware the Batman Professor Pyg, Mister Toad, and the Man-Bat
Unnamed group hired by Ra's al Ghul[11] Professor Pyg, Mister Toad, Cypher, the Magpie, Tobius Whale, and Phosphorus Rex
The Animalitia Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts The Penguin, Killer Croc, the Man-Bat, the Cheetah, and Silverback
The Maniax Gotham Jerome Valeska, Barbara Kean, Robert Greenwood, Aaron Helzinger, and Arnold Dobkins
Jerome's cult Jerome Valeska, Jeri, Dwight Pollard
The Monsters Fish Mooney and various Indian Hill monsters
The Army of Freaks The Penguin, Fish Mooney, Poison Ivy, Mr. Freeze and Firefly
The Legion of Horribles Jerome Valeska, the Penguin, Mr. Freeze, the Mad Hatter, Firefly, the Scarecrow and Solomon Grundy
The Children of Arkham Batman: The Telltale Series Lady Arkham, the Penguin, and the Blockbuster.
The Pact Batman: The Enemy Within The Joker, Harley Quinn, the Riddler, Bane, Mr. Freeze, and Catwoman
Unnamed group[12] DC Super Heroes vs. Eagle Talon The Joker, Harley Quinn, and the Penguin

See also

References

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  2. ^ "Matt's Inside Line: Scoop on Arrow, Once, NCIS, The 100, Vampire Diaries, Gotham, Bones, H50, Castle and More". TVLine. December 17, 2014. Retrieved January 14, 2015.
  3. ^ "Colm Feore Cast In 'Gotham' As The Dollmaker". Deadline Hollywood. January 26, 2015. Retrieved February 5, 2015.
  4. ^ "Barnes Has Become The Executioner". FOX. November 11, 2016. Retrieved November 19, 2016.
  5. ^ "Gotham Launching Season 2 Firefly Arc (and There's a Cool Casting Twist)". TV Line.
  6. ^ "Milo Ventimiglia to Visit 'Gotham' for Grisly Guest Arc". Variety. February 4, 2015. Retrieved February 10, 2015.
  7. ^ Matt Webb Mitovich. "Exclusive Gotham Season 2 Casts Jessica Lucas as the Bullwhip-Cracking Tigress". tvline.com.
  8. ^ Lovett, Jamie A. (November 2, 2015). "Tommy Flanagan To Play The Knife On Gotham". ComicBook.com.
  9. ^ "Madman Terrorizes Downtown". Gotham Chronicle.
  10. ^ Siegel, Lucas (July 18, 2013). "SDCC '13: BATMAN: ARKHAM ORIGINS Panel Reveals COPPERHEAD, More". Newsarama. Retrieved July 18, 2013.
  11. ^ This group appears in the episode "Reckoning"
  12. ^ "映画『DCスーパーヒーローズ vs 鷹の爪団』オフィシャルサイト". dc-taka.com (in Japanese). Retrieved April 13, 2018.