Poison Ivy
Publication Information
First appearance Detective Comics #181
Story: "Beware of... Poison Ivy!"
Created by Robert Kanigher
Sheldon Moldoff
Origin Batman #181
Batman: Shadow of the Bat Annual #3
Biographical Information
True Identity Pamela Lillian Isley
Hair Red
Eyes Green
Height 5'8"
Weight 110 lbs
Skin color Green
Gender Female
Affiliations Injustice League
Suicide Squad
Legion of Doom
Partner(s) Harley Quinn
Catwoman (occasional)
Known alias(es) Red
May Queen
Abilities Mental plant manipulation
Can secrete and invent various toxins
Immune to all toxins and diseases
Chemically and genetically
increased stamina and agility

High Intellect

Arch-nemesis Batman

Poison Ivy is one of Batman's most powerful rogues. She is one of the worlds most prominent eco-terrorists. Poison Ivy adores plants, and has a Ph.D in Botany. She has the ability to control plant life and often protects herself with her plant minions. She often uses her powers to protect nature.


Dr. Pamela Lillian Isley, was a smart and succesful botanist who was later seduced by his high school professor, Marc LeGrande into helping him rob an Egyption artifact containing special herbs. Later he decided to poison her with the herbs, but instead of killing her, turns her into a plant controlling villain!