The REAL Brian wrote:Another thing that really bugged me is that Batman allows Owlman to die and also sacrifices Johnny Quick to open the portal he needed. Nobody really calls him on that, either. Yes, they're evil, but it's BATMAN. Batman would sooner kill himself than kill the Joker, so it's a little odd that he'll off some villains he just met because it suited him.
Actually Owlman had enough time to stop the bomb. He looks directly at the timer (ABORT? YES/NO) and allows it to go off with the poignant last words "It doesn't matter."
Batman doesn't kill, but he's more than willing to setup a villain to die.
It's a relatively modern interpretation of the character, and quite hypocritical, but there ya go. It's something to talk about.