Batman intervenes, but is overcome by Woodrue's henchwomen, Holly and Eva. Armored Characters + Spiderman. 3.2. In the 1997 story Batman: Poison Ivy, Christopher DeJardin tries to kill Ivy, and Batman takes the bullet. [32], "One Year Later", Ivy is alive and active. [59], Batman #41–43 features a Poison Ivy arc titled "Everyone Loves Ivy". [23], After Gotham City is reopened to the public, the city council wants to evict her from the park and send her back to Arkham Asylum, as they are uncomfortable with the thought of a "psychotic eco-terrorist controlling the equivalent of 30-odd square blocks." This would entail her growing fruits and vegetables, having the orphans harvest them, and him selling the produce to the highest bidder. Ivy considers his saving her from death as proof he loves her, though he responds that she doesn't know the meaning of the word. Poison Ivy captures Harley Quinn—who realizes that Poison Ivy isn't herself—Green Arrow, Nightwing, Robin, and Killer Croc as they try to solve what's going on and stop it. Ivy investigates the murder whilst working on her genetic engineering research that culminates in the creation of two plant-human hybrid children known as Rose and Hazel. Ivy then tries to convince Harley that they can run away together and be free, but Harley refuses to leave her gang behind until the war between the Regime and Insurgency is over, which Ivy accepts. Seduction 3. She assisted in hiring the Gang of Harleys and nursing Harley back to health when Captain Strong's mutant possibly alien seaweed put her in the hospital. The character carries a certain number of live vines: coupled with her natural ability to commune with plant life, they act as weaponry, or defensive/grabbing appendages. Her control over flora has increased, referred to as being on a par with Swamp Thing or Floronic Man. Poison Ivy returns to the Bishoujo statue line in a new exclusive color scheme based on all new illustration by the beloved Shunya Yamashita! [67] She controlled an entire tree to come down on Clayface, ensnaring him in its branches, and once brought a whole skyscraper down with giant vines. It is only after Rose, one of the orphans, is accidentally poisoned by Ivy that the hardened eco-terrorist surrenders herself to the authorities in order to save the girl's life. Elasti-Girl. However, she abandons Catwoman to be killed by Killer Croc, and Batman is able to keep Superman busy in a fight (aided by the Kryptonite ring he was given long ago) long enough for the Man of Steel to break out of the spell. Unfortunately for Pamela, it didn't work out the way she wanted it to, and so she was apprehended and sent to Arkham Asylum. In the "Battle for the Cowl" storyline, she is coerced by a new Black Mask into joining his group of villains that aims to take over Gotham. Poison Ivy (Arkham) Poison Ivy (Batman And Robin) Poison Ivy (DCAU) Poison Ivy (New 52) Aliases: Dr. Pamela Isley, Dr. Paula Irving, Poison Ice, Dr. Green, Lillian Rose: Place of birth: Seattle, Washington: First appearance: Batman #181: Alignment: Neutral [3] She has teamed up frequently with fellow anti-heroes Catwoman and Harley Quinn; with Harley being a close friend and romantic interest. Poison Ivy was changed forever when a lab experiment went wrong and it granted her the ability to control plants. Poison Ivy is left in critical condition, and the whereabouts of Harvest are unknown. That winter, Clayface (Basil Karlo) pays Ivy a visit, hoping to form a bargain with her. Shortly after, she escapes from Black Mask's control and forms an alliance with Catwoman and Harley Quinn, leading into the ongoing series Gotham City Sirens. While in Arkham, Poison Ivy receives a message through flowers that someone is to help her escape. Poison Ivy is featured in the Smallville season 11 digital comic based on the TV series. [40], In June 2015, Poison Ivy was revealed to be romantically involved with Harley Quinn by Harley Quinn series writers Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner, stating that she is in a romantic relationship with Harley "without the jealousy of monogamy". At the end of the story she is seen to be in improved spirits. Powers and Abilities Poison Ivy has resistance to most poisons and toxins, which also results in her touch becoming toxic. When the Birds were reformed under the leadership of Batgirl, Poison Ivy was not invited back. With her new powers, she became Poison Ivy and committed crimes with her plants. When there, Catwoman sees that Ivy has been keeping the Riddler under mind control so that she and Harley could use his townhouse as a hideout. Poison Ivy is one of the most dangerous Batman villains. After being willingly apprehended by Batman, she resolves that she can never leave Gotham, at least not until the world was safe for plants. Freeze, informing her about an infected girl and giving her samples of it. She is voiced by Cristina Milizia. She appeared as a boss in: Poison Ivy appears in the Batman: Arkham series voiced primarily by Tasia Valenza. However, in Batman: Gotham Knights, when her grave is visited shortly thereafter, it is covered with ivy, creating the impression her death would be short-lived. In JLA: Created Equal, Ivy and Swamp Thing team up to mentally travel through the Green, to try and discover what exactly caused the event which wiped out almost every male on the planet. Unlike most fictional characters, the DC villain Chemo began life as an inanimate object. The Green connects all plant-based life on Earth, and as such, gives her control over it. But the trip is too much for her and it shatters her mind. Woodrue injects Isley with poisons and toxins as an experiment, causing her transformation. The partnership between Harley and Ivy has also at times included Catwoman, such as in episodes and issues of the Gotham Girls webtoon and comic book series. [39] Ivy soon escapes and ambushes Harley in her cell, binding and gagging her former friend before she can defend herself. She begins her criminal career by threatening to release her suffocating spores into the air unless the city meets her demands. Upon being told some "anonymous benefactor" wanted to make sure her time isn't as daunting as it might have been, a touched Ivy smiles and thanks Batman.[75]. In an unprecedented event, her victims' souls merge with the plant, creating a botanical monster called Harvest, who seeks revenge upon Poison Ivy. She remained with the team for a time, but eventually betrayed them, shortly before the team split-up. Batman and Robin came across her while investigating Louie the Lilac's apparent demise. "Human Nature, Book One", Lieberman, A. J. She was first featured in the short Hashtag Frowny Face fighting Batgirl on top of the Metropolis High School using a giant plant. Ivy then reappears in Ground Zero, where Harley calls her to recruit her for her gang, the Joker Clan, but Ivy refuses until Harley can stand up to Joker and since the Regime's peace, plant life is now prospering. Later on in the story, the control hat is stolen by Neo-Joker (the second Harley Quinn, who felt that Jack Napier was a pathetic abnormality while Joker was the true, beautiful personality), in an effort to get Napier into releasing the Joker persona. Batman's attraction to Ivy is present in some way in several mediums in which the characters appear. Poison Ivy has been shown to be an occasional romantic interest of Batman. Terrific. Later, she kisses him. Their supply is, however, limited.[70]. Prior to the New 52 reboot, Ivy is shown as teamed up on occasion with fellow villain Harley Quinn with Harley being her close friend and recurring ally. We will compare Poison Ivy vs The Flash powers. In volume three of Batman, she causes giant plant roots to become uprooted at a moment's notice, and directs the roots to entangle her enemies. Sixteen children who are orphaned during the quake come to live with her as she sympathizes with them having suffered a traumatic childhood herself. Selina pays Holly, Harley, and Ivy over $30 million each, hoping that they would use the funds to leave Gotham to start fresh somewhere else. Batman at first decides to punch her, hesitates, then they embrace and kiss passionately instead. Dr. Lillian Rose, PhD[14] is a promising botanist who is persuaded by Marc LeGrand into assisting him with the theft of an Egyptian artifact containing ancient herbs. Ivy then reappears in Year Four, where her best friend, Harley Quinn tries to convince her to commit a crime with her because she's bored, but Ivy refuses and suggests that Harley turn to someone else. [10][64] With the latter power at its full potential, she proves capable of controlling every person on Earth, including other super-powered beings.[60]. She wants nothing to do with the plan, and she attempts to kill him with a kiss. In Heroes in Crisis, at the mental health institution Sanctuary, Poison Ivy is seen giving a confession in which she states that she shouldn't be there because they are made for heroes and she is a terrorist. ", "Zendaya Makes Everyone Green With Envy in Poison Ivy-Inspired Gown at 2019 Emmys", "UGO's World of Batman – Gotham Girls: Poison Ivy", "The Green: What is the Force that Connects Swamp Thing and Poison Ivy", "The Abandoned An' Forsaked - Poison Ivy's Name is Lillian Rose?! She was originally characterized as a supervillain, but as of The New 52 and DC Rebirth, she has periodically been depicted as an antiheroine or a hero, often doing the wrong things for the right reasons. Isley, a shy girl, is easily seduced by her professor. ", "The End Of DC Rebirth Announced At New York Comic-Con", "The Rebirth era is over, as a new direction begins in DC Universe", "Batman's Rogues Gallery Has Lost a Villain, But Gotham's Gained a Hero", "Is Suicide Squad's Harley Quinn the Most Divisive Character in Comic-Book History? DC opted to rebrand its titles under the "DC Universe" name in December 2017, using the continuity established from DC Rebirth. Now completely deranged, Ivy thinks herself "Titania, Queen of the May", and Batman her Oberon - as Batman struggles with the hallucinations induced by the kiss, she pins him down and prepares to unmask him. While fighting, Catwoman confesses that she saw good in the both of them and only wanted to help them. Pam Isley, also known as Poison Ivy, is an antagonist in the series DC Super Hero Girls. Discouraged, Ivy complains to Batman about the lack of light in her cell, and Batman responds that there is nothing he can do about it, before departing. The two agree to work together to take Karlo down. [61] Ivy and several others are killed when Wally West loses control of the Speed Force, but Wally revives Ivy from the Green by using the Speed Force on a rose that was a part of Ivy given to Harley. [19], At one point, Batman travels to Seattle to ascertain information on Pamela Isley's life before she became Poison Ivy. Fearing she would implicate him in the theft, he attempts to poison her with the herbs, which are deadly and untraceable. Pamela Isley, better known as Poison Ivy, remains one of Batman's most iconic foes, even during the years where she's been seen on the better side of justice.Originally a botanist, Ivy was gifted with superhuman abilities by the elemental force known as The Green. She is notably the only member of the gang to be upset by Two-Face's casual murder of fellow gang member Solomon Grundy, a plant-based entity. In order to get even with Hush, Selina enlists the help of Poison Ivy, Harley Quinn, Oracle, Holly Robinson, and Slam Bradley to track down all of Hush's accounts, pilfer them, and leave him penniless. Some versions of the character depict her as more plant than human, such as breathing carbon dioxide and undergoing photosynthesis. In the 2004 story Batman/Poison Ivy: Cast Shadows, Batman and Ivy work together to find a killer carrying out a series of Ivy-like murders at Arkham. [52], In the "Ends of the Earth" arc of All-Star Batman, Poison Ivy goes into Death Valley where she conducts research on a barren tree to discover cures. Ivy, who is angered by the manipulation, battles the Riddler physically and psychologically. Ivy refuses to leave the park to the city and let them destroy the paradise she had created, so she chooses martyrdom. She and Catwoman joined Harley on a road trip when Harley's uncle died and found that while both she and Harley are immune to most toxins, that does not include some secret drink brewed up on an Indian reservation. In Batman: Hothouse (1992), Batman gains an obsession with Isley. "Human Nature, Book Two", Lieberman, A. J. [69] Since her death and rebirth, her control over plants increased to the point she can grow giant animated plants from seedlings in seconds, hear through plants, and channel her consciousness into plant material from long distances. [89], Ivy appears as one of the mutated Arkham inmates in the Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles crossover. In subsequent issues, she states that she only started a life of crime to attain sufficient funds to find a location to be alone with her plants, undisturbed by humanity. Hop into one of Anthem’s super-powered Javelins and unleash elemental storms, venom bombs, fire walls, missile batteries and more on February 22, 2019! As Dr. Pamela Isley, PhD, she joins the plant sciences department at Gotham Botanical Gardens, but things quickly get complicated when Luisa Cruz, Ivy's friend and mentor, is murdered via poisoning. Maiming, mauling, and mutilating are extreme measures, but it's nothing compared to what irredeemable cruelties humanity's done to the world of nature. Ivy also possesses the power to make plant life do as she wishes. Origin [ edit | edit source ] After being exposed to an ancient and mysterious plant that granted her immunity from poisons, botonist Pamela Isley dedicated her life to crime and eco-terrorism. Now, with his cancer returning, he intends to harvest Rose, Thorn, and Hazel for spores to be used as another cure. [33] After arriving back from a year-long absence, Batman discovers that Ivy has been feeding people including "tiresome lovers", "incompetent henchmen", and those who "returned her smile" to a giant plant which would digest the victims slowly and painfully. [16] She nearly dies twice as a result of these poisonings, driving her insane. Ivy, along with several other Batman villains, is tricked by Jack Napier (who in this reality was a Joker who had been force fed an overdose of pills by Batman which temporarily cured him of his insanity) into drinking drinks that had been laced with particles from Clayface's body. She fights Karlo, ensnaring him in the branches of a tree and fatally kissing him. [21] She cares for them like sons and daughters, despite her usual misanthropy. After being saved by Batman, Catwoman is operated on by some of the most gifted surgeons in the world, including Doctor Mid-Nite and Mr. Poison Ivy is a member of the original Injustice Gang of the World, which fights the Justice League on several occasions. He agrees to help clear their names, and during the discussion Ivy reveals that she has recently taken up a job at the Gotham division of S.T.A.R. The Gotham City Police Department threaten to spray the park with R.C. This video shows poison ivy's all powers and abilities in LEGO DC Super Villains. All traits of a character are used for calculating the Classification. "Human Nature, Book Four", Lieberman, A. J. While visiting her father in prison, she kissed him, and the poison that was secreted from her lips killed him. 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