Real Name: David Zavimbe
Weight: 240 ibs
Place of Birth: Congo, Africa
First appearance: Batman: Incorporated #5 (May, 2011)Universe
Universe: New Earth
Origin: DC comics: Batman: Incorporated
A child soldier with his brother Isaac, David was trained from a very early age in the ways of war. Taking up a gun with his brother and receiving additional training from the Army of Dawn they soon proved themselves the most prominent soldiers the Army had to offer. General Keita saw the promise the children made despite their unwillingness to execute women or children and dubbed them the Dragonflies, when the General attacked Isaac and threw him off a cliff David struck out against the Army and survived out of an orphanage under the tutelage of Matu Ba and Rene Diallo.
David grows up and joins the Tinasha Police Department. He is angered at how ineffective and corrupt the police department is, and after the death of Rene at the hands of a Merahuman, Death Jack, David vows to make the criminals of Africa pay for what they have created. One night, while David is stopping one of Blood Tiger’s illegal arms deals, Batman shows up and offers to assist David in his fight against crime. Batman takes David and Matu back to the Batman, Incorporated Armory and explains to David why he chose him to join Batman Incorporated. David is given a suit and he becomes Batwing,Africa’s Batman. He joins Batman Incorporated and vows to protect all of Africa.
In this new timeline, David’s adventures with Batman Incorporated continue, however, he focuses his efforts on the Congo and its revolutionary war with local militia groups. He apprehends the criminal Blood Tiger and learns of Massacre and his assassination attempts against members of The Kingdom. David is currently in the process of capturing the villain before he completes his quest to murder the rest of the team.
Justice League International:
Batwing assists the U.N.-sponsored Justice League International when they’re attacked by a terrorist group called the Burners. In the hospital, he visits his old friend and ally Vixen in critical condition. He rescues Booster Gold during a fight with Light-wear. When the League is attacked by OMAC, he helps control the situation.He also helps them fight rogue Firestorms in Paris.They track down the Burners and lose in combat, with Batwing defeated when Intersek manipulates Booster.Their leader Breakdown stages a public execution, but OMAC breaks them out and Batwing takes down Crosscut in the struggle. At Rocket Red’s funeral, Batwing leaves the saying he has too many duties elsewhere.Despite this he helps them take down an African warlord during their last sanctioned mission.
Powers & Abilities:
Here’s a list of Batwing abilities:
– Compter Opération
– Hand-to-hand Combat (advanced)
Here’s a video on the review of Batwing from Bleeding Cool video:
Where is Batwing now:
Continuing his own comic book, that is at number #15
Bagged & Boarded
(A) Marcus To, Ryan Winn
(CA) Marcus To
Batwing and Dawn battle Father Lost in the streets of Tinasha! Father Lost’s new powers are proving too much for Batwing and his new ally…time for a last ditch effort that might just get them both killed! $2.99