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== History ==
 
== History ==
   
Maximilian Zeus was the CEO of [[Maximilian Shipping Company]] in [[Gotham City]], when his business interests started to struggle he used his company to smuggle for the mafia in order to maintain his business. As a result of the stresses that this double life involved, he suffered a mental breakdown and became detatched from reality. He had always admired Greece and its history, even travelling there with his assistant/girlfriend Clio. After his mental breakdown, he fashioned himself as the supreme Greek God Zeus by dressing up in a period costume and carrying a prop thunderbolt that could emit an electrical charge. His penthouse which occupied the entire top floor of his office building was decorated in the Greek style and stretched above Gotham was his Mount Olympus and he also began to brandish a prop thunderbolt that could emit an electrical charge.
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Maximilian Zeus was the CEO of Maximilian Shipping Company in [[Gotham City]]. When his business started to struggle, he used his company to smuggle for the Mafia. A combined result of the stress as well as the luck that he escaped notice from the authorities caused Maximillian to believe he was not bound by the laws of earthly governments. He had always admired Greece and its history, even traveling there with his assistant/girlfriend [[Clio]]. After his mental breakdown, he believed himself to be the supreme Greek God Zeus and presented himself as such, dressing in a period costume and carrying a metal thunderbolt that could emit an electrical charge. His penthouse, which occupied the entire top floor of his office building, was decorated in the Greek style and stretched above Gotham as his Mount Olympus.
   
Dubbing himself [[Zeus]], he planned to steal the federal government's [[Electrical Discharge Cannon]], attempting to assert Gotham as his private domain. Zeus was so deluded that not even his girlfriend [[Clio]] could completely convince Zeus to stop, but he soon met [[Batman]], who he referred as Hades. Batman infiltrated Zeus' complex and tried to overload the cannon with Zeus' thunderbolt rod, who lept after it and electrocuted himself unconscious. He was later sent to [[Arkham Asylum]], where he realized the place was the real Mount Olympus, teamed with his own pantheon of personae.
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Dubbing himself Zeus, he planned to steal the federal government's Electrical Discharge Cannon, attempting to claim Gotham as his private domain. Zeus was so deluded that not even Clio could completely convince him to stop.
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[[File:Zeus happy.png|thumb|left|200px|"Now at last, Mighty Zeus is [[Arkham Asylum|home]]."]]
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After stealing the cannon, Zeus first met [[Batman]], who he referred to as Hades. Batman later infiltrated Zeus' complex and tried to overload the cannon with Zeus' thunderbolt rod. Zeus leapt after it and electrocuted himself unconscious. He was later sent to [[Arkham Asylum]], where he viewed the place as the real Mount Olympus, associating the inmates with Ancient Gods. He then proclaimed that he was home at last.
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== Continuity ==
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== Appearance ==
* It is interesting that Maxie Zeus would preceive Batman as Hades, considering that later Batman would actually have to fight the real [[Hades]] in "[[Paradise Lost]]".
 
 
== Appearances ==
 
 
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* "[[Fire From Olympus]]"
 
* "[[Fire From Olympus]]"
[[Category:Batman rogues|Zeus, Maxie]]
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[[Category:White Collar Criminals|Zeus, Maximillian]]
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== References ==
[[Category:Businesspeople|Zeus, Maxie]]
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[[Category:Arkham Asylum inmates]]
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[[Category:Batman rogues]]
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[[Category:Businesspeople]]
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[[Category:Residents of Gotham City]]
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[[Category:White-collar criminals]]

Latest revision as of 15:24, December 13, 2019

Batman rogue

Maximillian "Maxie" Zeus was a former shipping CEO turned supervillain.

History Edit

Maximilian Zeus was the CEO of Maximilian Shipping Company in Gotham City. When his business started to struggle, he used his company to smuggle for the Mafia. A combined result of the stress as well as the luck that he escaped notice from the authorities caused Maximillian to believe he was not bound by the laws of earthly governments. He had always admired Greece and its history, even traveling there with his assistant/girlfriend Clio. After his mental breakdown, he believed himself to be the supreme Greek God Zeus and presented himself as such, dressing in a period costume and carrying a metal thunderbolt that could emit an electrical charge. His penthouse, which occupied the entire top floor of his office building, was decorated in the Greek style and stretched above Gotham as his Mount Olympus.

Dubbing himself Zeus, he planned to steal the federal government's Electrical Discharge Cannon, attempting to claim Gotham as his private domain. Zeus was so deluded that not even Clio could completely convince him to stop.

Zeus happy

"Now at last, Mighty Zeus is home."

After stealing the cannon, Zeus first met Batman, who he referred to as Hades. Batman later infiltrated Zeus' complex and tried to overload the cannon with Zeus' thunderbolt rod. Zeus leapt after it and electrocuted himself unconscious. He was later sent to Arkham Asylum, where he viewed the place as the real Mount Olympus, associating the inmates with Ancient Gods. He then proclaimed that he was home at last.

Appearance Edit

Batman: The Animated Series

References Edit

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