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Hush is the childhood best friend of Bruce Wayne, grown up to become one of Batman's greatest enemies. In his civilian identity he is a brilliant and wealthy neurosurgeon named Thomas Elliot. His devious and manipulative tactics making him an extremely formidable opponent. Elliot attempted to murder his parents at a young age, and blames Thomas Wayne for ruining his life by saving his mother. He seeks to take revenge by ruining Bruce's life on every level, and will not allow any other villain to kill his nemesis, although he frequently uses other members of Batman's rogues gallery in his elaborate schemes. Tommy uses dual handguns as his signature weapons and has a penchant for quoting philosopher Aristotle.

Hush was created by Jeph Loeb and Jim Lee, first appearing during the storyline of the same name in Batman #609 (2003).


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