Odd Batman Family Members

batman family


We all know Robin, Batgirl, Damian Wayne, Alfred Pennyworth, Lucius Fox, Commissioner Gordon, Barbara Gordon, Bruce Wayne, Jr. and the other popular Batman Family members. But do you know these?

Aaron Langstrom aka Baby-Bat


Aaron Langstrom is the young child of Robert and Francine Langstrom. He has an older sister named Rebecca. Born a mutant, he inherited his bat-like features from his father, the original Man-Bat. Aaron’s mutant affliction makes him an easy target for villains who wish to strike against Kirk Langstrom through his family.

Ace the Bat-Hound


Ace the Bat-Hound is a series of dogs used by Bruce Wayne over his career as Batman. The earliest known Ace is a shepherd type dog used during the early part of Dick Grayson’s tenure as Robin. Years later, Wayne acquired a mastiff which had originally been a guide dog belonging to a blind Native American named Black Wolf. The dog at times helped Batman on cases and was seen to be very affectionate towards his owner and vice versa, but this Ace disappeared after the events of the “No Man’s Land”.

Alfred Beagle


Beagle was replaced by the more popular “Pennyworth” incarnation of the character after William Austin portrayed “Alfred the Butler” in the 1943 Batman serial. Alfred was redesigned to match the popular character actor as a slight, thin moustached man. This was explained as Alfred went to a health farm and came back with excessive weight loss and had grown the thin moustache. Later stories, however, confirmed that the Earth-Two Alfred was indeed still Beagle, despite now resembling the slimmer Pennyworth version.



Mogo is a trained gorilla from a circus. At the annual Gotham Charity Circus, Batman and Robin first meet Mogo. Bat-Ape appears in the opening for the episode “Shadow of the Bat in a mashup of Batman #72’s “The Jungle Batman!” and Detective Comics 211’s “The Jungle Cat-Queen!”. Bat-Ape is a formidable hand-to-hand combatant, but also has the strength, agility, senses, and stamina of a peak gorilla.



In the Earth-One universe Bat-Mite was an imp similar to Mr. Mxyzptlk. He appeared as a small childlike man in an ill-fitting Batman costume, with a black lightning bolt instead of the Bat-insignia. Bat-Mite possessed near-infinite magical powers and came from another dimension, much like Mr. Mxyzptlk. Bat-Mite has shown the ability to animate inanimate objects, shrink or enlarge both people and objects, levitate same, endow either people or animals with super-powers and grant superpowers at will, making reality his for the bending.

Batman of Moscow


There is very little known about the Batman of Moscow. He was a member of Batman Incorporated operating out of Russia, although he was brutally murdered by Nobody using a vat of acid. He, like any other Batman or member of the Bat-Family, uses batarangs and a special suit, he also have a big mask and several other gadgets. Apparently he is a brawler and not an martial arts expert like almost all the other members of the Batman Family.



Bizarro-Batman is a member of the Unjustice League of Unamerica. Bizarro-Batman was captured by Metallo when a visitor arrived to their planet and clashed against Bizarro before finally being set free by the latter and break havoc on Bizopolis. When Bizarro was infected by an alien monster, Bizarro-Batman led the charge against the cuteness that was spreading on their world. And when Bizarro destroyed the infection and saved the world, the entire League rejoiced in victory.

Bruce Wayne, Jr.


Bruce Wayne Jr. was born the son of Bruce Wayne (Batman) and the wife he married around 1949. As a young child he was impressed by his father being Batman and his “Uncle Dick” Grayson being Robin, so much to the point where Alfred the butler found him in the Batcave wearing his uncle’s Robin outfit and doing exercises in the hopes of someday becoming the Boy Wonder. Bruce Jr. graduated from college and took over his father’s business, continuing to work as Batman alongside Kara as Supergirl, whom he fell in love with.

Clark Wayne


Clark Wayne was born the son of Joel Perry Kent, the son of Kal-El/Clark Kent (Superman) who was born without any powers due to his prenatal exposure to Gold Kryptonite, and his wife Mei-Lai Kent. Like his father before him, Clark was born without any powers. Upon his discovery by his grandfather Kal-El and by Bruce Wayne Jr., who both suffered losses of their loved ones and family on the same day, Clark was adopted as a member of the Wayne family, raised by Bruce Jr. and taught how to fight crime as his partner Robin.



Fatman, including all history and corresponding appearances, was erased from existence following the collapse of the original Multiverse in the 1985-86 Crisis on Infinite Earths limited series. Even though versions of the character may have since appeared, this information does not apply to those versions.



Bat-Cow is a bovine member of the Batman Family. Rescued from the slaughterhouse during one of Batman’s raids on Leviathan, it was taken as a pet by Robin. The experience also made Robin a vegetarian. Bat-Cow was created by Grant Morrison and Chris Burnham, first appearing in Batman Incorporated (Volume 2) #1. (2012)

Info source: www.comicvine.com, batman.wikia.com, dc.wikia.com

Written by