If you’re not sold on Harley Quinn the first time Bane walks into a scene, then maybe the show isn’t for you.
The HBO Max-hosted animated series is actually about the post-breakup escapades of Quinn, the Joker’s former lieutenant-slash-love interest rediscovering life as an uncoupled woman. But Bane’s portrayal is extra-special: The big, hulking brute speaks in a strained whine that is clearly meant as a knock on Tom Hardy’s ridiculous voice in The Dark Knight Rises.
In a show that already presents a comic take on Gotham City and its trademark rogue’s gallery, Bane stands out. He’s a hulking, vengeful brute who’s also the Legion of Doom’s perennial doormat. He may not be the brightest, but he’s increasingly shown to have great emotional depth. His greate… Read More