Not only does Bats get to kick seven bells out of Superman in this story arc - he also spends a significant amount of time wisecracking about him to Catwoman.
As Seen In:
Why So Cool:
Catwoman: "You've studied Superman, haven't you?"
Batman: "He's the best at what he does."
Catwoman: "That's open to debate."
Batman: "I said, he's the best at what he does. [Holds up Kryptonite ring.] Not at what I do."
If It Had Been Superman:
Wouldn't have happened. As Bats observes elsewhere in
, "Even more than the Kryptonite, he's got one big weakness...
...deep down, Clark's essentially a good person. And deep down, I'm not."