DC Animated Universe

Martha Wayne was a homemaker, philanthropist, the wife of Thomas Wayne, and the mother of Bruce Wayne.


Martha Wayne, along with her husband Thomas Wayne, was killed by a mugger in front of their eight-year-old son. The Waynes' murder would be the single most important event that drove Bruce Wayne to become Batman.

Appearances and references

Batman: The Animated Series

Feature film

The New Batman Adventures

Batman Beyond

Justice League

Justice League Unlimited