Marsha, Queen of Diamonds
Marsha is an incredibly arrogant and self-absorbed woman. Her hideout is made up to look like an Arabian harem, but she is the master and she makes all her male servants dress up and tend to her every need. She also keeps several lovestruck men in cages in her basement, and enjoys walking past them and hearing them vie for her attention. When one of her slaves was ignored for too long, he tried to tumble himself to death in her automatic dryer. Marsha is famed for her dance of the seven veils.
Weapons and Equipment
- Love darts- fired by remote control from a small Cupid statue stationed in Marsha's lair. If struck by a dart, any man instantly falls in love with her, and will do anything to please her, no matter how repellent the act would normally be to him. The potions on the tips of the darts were brewed by Aunt Hilda.
- Diamond dozing gas- contained in a small pellet which explodes when thrown to the ground, releasing a red-colored knockout gas.
Just as Batman and Robin do not go at crime-fighting alone, Gotham City's most notorious villains need fellow partners in crime to assist them with their malicious schemes.
Aunt Hilda- formerly a professor of chemistry at Vassard. She was fired when she put something in the students' food that turned the entire student body orange for a week. She keeps a large pot with her for brewing potions that doubles as a bathtub. She also keeps many different ingredients around in bottles, lizard tongues, crow's eyes, and the like. She claimed that her potions did not work very well on Batman because 'bats have a very strong resistance to occult powers.' She suffers from arthritis.
When Marsha was capturd, the police apparently let Hilda go, and she got a teaching position at the Bruce Wayne School for Home Economics.
Grand Mogul- Marsha's right hand man, and a master ventriloquist. He was also very skilled with the sword. His first duty was always to protect Marsha, rushing her away if things looked bad. He also served as best man at her wedding to Batman, bringing six rings to the ceremony just in case Batman forgot his.
Guardians- untrustworthy henchmen. When she needed them most, they were held up in traffic.
Circe- Marsha's cat.
Penguin- she helped him raise capital for his movie studio, and participated in his theft of the Federal Sub-treasury money.
To some people villainy is a job; but, unlike the rest of the law-abiding citizens of Gotham City, villains do not work in an office, factory, or from their own homes. They must establish a 'hideout' from which they can organize and orchestrate their evil deeds.
- a harem in an undisclosed location
- Aunt Hilda's cave below Murray Park
From time to time, those nasty villains would resort to insults. What follows are the names used by Marsha.
- Bat-Toad and Robin-Toad *
- Dynamic Dummies
- Two-timing Bat-fink
* under special circumstances