Bio: Pamela Lillian Isley was a well-known and highly successful
botanist. After learning she has a hyperactive immune system that causes
her body reject any infection, poison, or outside contamination, she
dons the guise of "Poison Ivy" and begins a career of crime. Those who
spurn or commit acts that harm plant life or the environment become the
object of the evil affections of Poison Ivy. She is evil yet can be
incredibly seductive in luring men to do her bidding. Her crimes are
often targeted toward wealthy men. She is known to use poison perfumes
and lipstick as well as plant creatures of her own design.
The animated series introduces Poison Ivy as a botanist who works for a
cosmetics company developing new fragrances. When she sees then DA
Harvey Dent destroy an endangered plant during the ground-breaking
ceremony for Stone Gate Prison, he becomes the first object of her evil
affections. After almost killing Dent with her poisonous lipstick, she
is apprehended by Batman. This incident with Dent causes a great rift
between Ivy and Two Face, who has a great animosity toward her. She is
known to have an occasional partnership/friendship with Harley Quinn.
She is not liked by the various members of the rogues gallery, but is
For more, refer to the
Batman Adventures bio.