Bane is a fictional character, a supervillain who appears in comic books published by DC Comics. The character’s origin was in Batman: Vengeance of Bane #1 (January 1993), and was created by Chuck Dixon, Doug Moench, and Graham Nolan. Bane has been one of Batman’s more physically and intellectually powerful foes. He is often credited for being the only villain to have “Broken The Bat”. IGN’s list of the Top 100 Comic Book Villains of All Time ranked Bane as #34.