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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.
- The character of Martha Wayne was created by writer Bill Finger and artist Bob Kane. Later permutations of the character were developed courtesy of Dennis O'Neil, John Byrne, Frank Miller and John Francis Moore.
- Martha was killed in September at 10:48 PM.
- 82 Appearances of Martha Kane (Prime Earth)
- 6 Images featuring Martha Kane (Prime Earth)
- Quotations by or about Martha Kane (Prime Earth)
- Character Gallery: Martha Kane (Prime Earth)