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Bios - Terry McGinnis / Batman

Voiced By: Will Friedle
First Appearance: "Rebirth"
Position: Protector of Gotham

Official Bio: Terry McGinnis is a good-looking 17-year-old high-school senior with an edgy, rebellious nature. A latchkey kid for much of his youth, Terry developed a sense of independence that often put him at odds with the world long before he became Batman. Terry hasn't come to terms with the death of his father who was killed by some thugs. When he saw the opportunity to become Batman and avenge his father's death, Terry grabbed it--despite Bruce's initial objections.

Prior to the tragedy, Terry lived with his dad because he was too much for his mom to handle. Now that he's moved back home with his mom and younger brother, he knows he has to behave. In order to facilitate being Batman, as well as bring in some extra income for his family, Terry works for Bruce Wayne and the pair share an uneasy mentor/protégé relationship.

As Batman, or the Tomorrow Knight (as the citizens of Gotham have donned him), Terry is fearless -- and he detests guns (he absolutely never uses them). Although he respects Bruce and looks to his years of experience for guidance, Terry has a tendency to defy his bounds, and overstep Bruce's instructions. Quite often, Terry learns the hard way that he should listen to his mentor.

Terry's suit is host to a lot of technologically advanced gadgetry. His suit can turn invisible, plus he has grappling hooks, a wide array of batarangs, circular spinning blades. Also on the tips of his gloved fingers are two amplifiers which, when pressed against a window or wall, can help Batman hear the conversation in the next room. Also his cowl has a two way radio, as well as special settings in his eye mask.

Biography (Cartoon Network): Like Bruce Wayne, Terry McGinnis understands what it is like to lose a loved one to a criminal act. After a fight with his father, 17-year-old Terry stormed out of his house, only to return and find his home trashed and his father murdered. Having earlier discovered Bruce Wayne's dark secret, Terry asks Batman to help avenge his father's death. But the millionaire tycoon has become too old to fight. Reluctantly at first, Bruce hires Terry as his new assistant and successor, bestowing upon him a new Batsuit to help fight crime in Gotham. The Batsuit is an elaborate piece of crime-fighting technology. Using the Batsuit's communication devices, Terry is able to link back to the Batcave so he is in constant contact with Bruce. He is also able to control the Bat Vehicles remotely. The Batsuit contains dense, micro fiber mechanical muscles that give Terry the strength of 10 men. It also possesses a Camo-Mode that allows Terry to blend in with his environment and become virtually invisible. And of course, the Batsuit has a utility belt that carries all of the gadgets Terry needs.

For more, refer to the Justice League Unlimited bio.










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