The nature of Gotham Girl and her brother's powers have been an ongoing mystery in Batman.
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Batman #81 answers where those powers came from - and who granted them.
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Their powers come from a derivative of Venom - which was supplied to them by Bane.
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Batman only discovered Bane's involvement after first defeating him in Batman #13
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Of course, Bane is the DC Universe's most notorious Venom addict.
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The rare form of Venom gives Gotham Girl metahuman-level powers.
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Is it her powers that are killing her, though, or her withdrawal from the Venom?
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And if more can be found, could it actually end up saving her?
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