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Freeze Victor Fries is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comicscommonly as an adversary of the superhero Batman.
Created by writer Dave Wood and artist Sheldon Moldoffthe character first appeared in Batman February , where he was known as Mr.
Freeze is one of Batman's most enduring enemies and belongs to the collective of adversaries that make up Batman's rogues gallery. In the most common variation of his origin storyhe is a former cryogenics expert in Gotham City who was involved in a laboratory accident while attempting to cure his terminally ill wife Nora Fries.
The disaster lowered his body temperature to the point that he must wear a cryogenic suit in order to survive, and he utilizes a "freeze gun" that freezes its targets solid.
He was voiced by Michael Ansara in Batman: Arkham video game franchise. Zero, he was renamed and popularized by the s Batman television seriesin which he was played by several actors. The Animated Series retold Mr. Freeze's origin in " Heart of Ice ", an episode by writer Paul Dini.
The episode introduced his terminally ill, cryogenically frozen wife Norawhich explained his obsession with ice and need to build a criminal empire to raise research funds.
This backstory was also made canon in the comics and has been the character's official origin in almost every incarnation of Batman until Septemberwhen The New 52 rebooted DC's continuity. Zero" in Batman Feb.
Art by Curt Swan. From the time of his first appearance in onwards, Mr. Freeze was portrayed as one of many "joke" villains see also Killer Moth cast as stock enemies of Batman. Zero, the producers of the s Batman television series renamed him Mr.
Freeze and portrayed Batman addressing him as "Dr. Schivel" , and the name quickly carried over to the comic books. Freeze is a rogue scientist whose design for an "ice gun" backfires when he inadvertently spills cryogenic chemicals on himself, resulting in him needing subzero temperatures to survive.
As a child, he was fascinated with cryonicsso he began freezing animals. His parents, horrified by his "hobby", sent him to a strict boarding schoolwhere he was miserable and felt detached from humanity. In college, he met a woman named Norawhom he fell in love with and ultimately married.
Fries' boss Ferris Boyle decides to tell the mob about the gun, leading Batman to create a team of specialists to help him do his job better.
As Fries puts Nora in suspended animation, Boyle interrupts and tampers with the experiment, resulting in an explosion that kills Nora. Fries survives, but the chemicals in the freeze ray lower his body temperature to the point that he must wear a cryogenic suit in order to survive.
He swears revenge on those responsible for the death of his wife whom he talks to oftenand becomes Mr. Freeze, the first supervillain Batman faces in this continuity. Eventually, however, Batman's operatives find Freeze, who shoots one of them with his freeze gun.
However, Batman eventually apprehends him. On rare occasions he has worked with another member of Batman's rogues gallery, usually as an enforcer for Gotham's mob bosses, such as the Penguin or Black Mask.
In one of his notable team-ups, Freeze constructs a cryogenic machine for Hush so that Hush might take revenge on Batman, Freeze's equipment allowing Hush to preserve Catwoman 's surgically-removed heart to use as a means of threatening her life. During his time with the Secret Society of Super Villainshe fashions for Nyssa al Ghul a sub-zero machine in exchange for the use of her own Lazarus Pit.
He attempts to restore Nora to life without waiting for the adjusting needed in the pool chemicals. However, she returns to life as the twisted Lazara, and escapes. She blames her husband for her plight, and she estranges herself from him.Dr. Jace's actions in resulted in Louise Lincoln was the second villain to use the name Killer Frost and Victor Fries became the villain Mr.
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Mr Freeze first appeared in Batman # (February, ) and was created by Bob Kane, David Wood and Sheldon Moldoff as "Mr Zero" and was considered a gimmick character. He was later renamed and popularized by the s Batman television series, in which he was played by several actors.
Mr. Freeze is a secondary antagonist in Batman: The Enemy Within. A scientist who desperately searched for a cure to his wife's terminal illness, Dr Victor Fries was rendered unable to survive in temperatures higher than sub-zero, after an accident in his rutadeltambor.comations: The Pact. Mr.
Freeze (Dr. Victor Fries) is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly as an adversary of the superhero Batman.
Created by Bob Kane, David Wood and Sheldon Moldoff, the character first appeared in Batman # (February ),  where he was known as Mr. Zero. Victor Fries antagonises Batman as the ice-based supervillain Mr.
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Batman Mr. Freeze: Mr Freeze Comics – July 1, Wanting revenge against Batman, supervillain Mr. Freeze plots to destroy everything he cares about: law and order, and Gotham City.
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Mr. Freeze is a secondary antagonist in Batman: The Enemy Within. A scientist who desperately searched for a cure to his wife's terminal illness, Dr Victor Fries was rendered unable to survive in temperatures higher than sub-zero, after an accident in his rutadeltambor.comations: The Pact. Mr. Freeze (Victor Fries) is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly as an adversary of the superhero Batman. Created by Bob Kane, David Wood, and Sheldon Moldoff, the character first appeared in Batman # (February ), where he was known as Mr. Zero. Victor Fries, nicknamed Mr. Freeze, is a minor character in Gotham: Origins and a supporting antagonist turned anti-hero and minor protagonist in Batman: Wraith of the Villains. He is the supporting antagonist of season 1 and later a minor protagonist/anti-hero in season 2 and 3.