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The Tattooed Strongman
Yeah, go ahead. Hit me.
~ Tattooed Strongman to Batman.

The Tattooed Strongman was a thug working for The Penguin, as a member of the Red Triangle Circus Gang.

Biography

When The Tattooed Strongman confronted the Batman, it looked like there was no stopping him. A powerful blow to the face barely fazed him. Unbeknownst, Batman had slid a bomb in the Tattooed Strongman's belt. He pushed him down a manhole, and The Tattooed Strongman promptly blew up.

In Other Media

  • He's the second boss in the Super Nintendo video game adaptation of Batman Returns. Near the end of the second level, he was seen in the sidewalk, reading a newspaper and tapping his foot. After Batman defeats all the enemies in the level, the strongman rips the paper and starts fighting Batman.

Behind the scenes

  • In the aftermath of The Tattooed Strongman's explosion, fire and smoke can be seen confirming how deadly the bomb was.
           Batman Movie Villains

Batman
Joker† | Bob† | Carl Grissom† | Max Eckhardt† | Vinnie Ricorso† | Antoine Rotelli† | Eddie

Batman Returns
Penguin† | Max Shreck† | Catwoman | Red Triangle Circus Gang (Organ Grinder, Poodle Lady, Tattooed Strongman†, Stungun Clown, Thin Clown, Fat Clown†, Sword Swallower & Knifethrower Dame)

Batman Forever
Riddler | Two-Face† | Two-Face's Thugs (Sugar & Spice) | NygmaTech (Frogmen) | Neon Gang (Neon Gang Leader) | Salvatore Maroni

Batman & Robin
Poison Ivy | Mr. Freeze | Bane | Snowy Cones Thugs | Golums | Jason Woodrue