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Martha Wayne (née Kane) was the wife of Thomas Wayne and mother of Bruce Wayne.

Martha Kane was a prominent Gotham City debutante socialite, heavily involved in charity work. She married Dr. Thomas Wayne and had a son, Bruce.

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 was killed on September 21 at 10:48 PM.[1][2]
  • Like her brother Jacob and niece Kate, Martha was Jewish.[3]