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Hi guys, this is my first post and hopefully I understand how to put things behind a cut.

As some of you may be aware we've had some posts looking at Hugo Strange recently. He essentially is a psychological match for the Batman - both geniuses - but lacks the physicality. (Strange Apparitions) (The Strangening) (The Return of Hugo Strange) (The Triumph of Hugo Strange)*

*The important thing about "The Triumph of Hugo Strange" is that he renders Batman/Bruce Wayne homeless and takes all his possessions for himself. In "Batman: RIP" Doctor Simon Hurt (Simon says "Hurt") injects Batman with Crack Cocaine and Heroin and throws hims out into the gutters. Later in "Return of Bruce Wayne" Hurt pretends to be Thomas Wayne (technically this is a half lie - his real name is Thomas Wayne, aside from that they have nothing in common). Clearly Hurt is a ripoff of Strange.

And the reason for my first posting? I notice none of you had brought this up:
Gentlemen, without further adeu I bring you - Arkham City!

Notice in the trailer Hugo is wearing an almost identical outfit to Dr. Simon Hurt. Clearly the game makers agree that Hurt is ripoff/takeoff of Strange.

And for legality...

The cover for Hugo's biggest post-crisis role in Batman: Prey.

[EDIT - I couldn't for the life of me find the cover source so I just put a new image in, hope no one minds.]

Date: 2011-01-13 07:43 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] icon_uk
Corey Burton, going for a pretty goos stab at a Christopher Lee voice (He does Dooku in the Clone Wars CGI show for example)

Date: 2011-01-13 08:44 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] terrykun
Now I'm just imagining Strange or Hurt confronting Batwoman, Batgirl, or Dick (as Batman) with the following.

"You wear the trappings of the Batman, you fight like the Batman. But this can be imitated, however. You lack a vital quality found in Batman. Batman has no fear. And I sense much fear in you."

Date: 2011-01-13 09:42 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] alex_sc
Thank you! I will look more of him , I like the tone. Sinister


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