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Martha Wayne is the wife of Thomas Wayne and mother of Bruce Wayne.
Prior to her marriage, she was a prominent Gotham City debutante socialite heavily involved in charity work. Following her murder at the hands of a mugger named Joe Chill alongside her husband in Crime Alley, Bruce would be raised by their butler Alfred Pennyworth and grow up to become the vigilante super-hero Batman.
- Martha Wayne was created by Bill Finger and Bob Kane, first appearing in Detective Comics #33. However, in the Prime Earth continuity Martha Wayne first appeared as part of the New 52 DC Universe in Batman (Volume 2) #9 by Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, and Rafael Albuquerque.
- Martha was killed in September at 10:48 PM.
- 99 Appearances of Martha Kane (Prime Earth)
- 6 Images featuring Martha Kane (Prime Earth)
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- Character Gallery: Martha Kane (Prime Earth)