|Name:|| Pamela Isley|
|Relationships:||Harleen Quinzel (friend/lover)|
|Fandom:||DC Comics, Batman, Batman: The Animated Series , Injustice: Gods Among Us, Gotham, DC Bombshells|
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Pamela Isley, more commonly known as Poison Ivy, is a DC Comics character.
Poison Ivy made her first appearance Batman #181 (June 1966).
Poison Ivy is a supervillain and eco-terrorist with the ability to control plants, usually an antagonist to Batman. Originally, she was botanist Pamela Isley working underneath professor Jason Woodrue until an accident gave her powers and turned her insane. Protecting the sanctity and supremacy of nature at all costs, she sadistically lashes out against humanity as a blight upon the planet. Although much of her life has been spent imprisoned in Arkham Asylum for the criminally insane, she has also held down a S.T.A.R. Labs position. She has been a member of the Gotham City Sirens, the Injustice League, Injustice Gang, the Secret Society of Super-Villains and the Suicide Squad.--Poison Ivy at DC Comics Database
- In 1992, the Poison Ivy appeared in Batman: The Animated Series. BTAS also introduced Pamela's new friend and future comics love interest, Harley Quinn
- In 1997, Uma Thurman portrayed Pamela Isley in the live-action Batman & Robin movie.
- In 2009, the character appeared in the Batman:Arkham Asylum series of video games.
- In the TV series, Gotham, Ivy Pepper was introduced, and she went on to transform into Poison Ivy.
- In 2019, the Harley Quinn animated series introduced Ivy as a central character in Harley's crew, and later as a love interest.
Following the announcement, that Poison Ivy might appear in a live-action Gotham City Sirens film alongside Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn fans began to fancast actresses for the role. Madelaine Petsch, Bridget Regan and Jessica Chastain were among those named by fans.
- Pamela Isley/Harleen Quinzel
- Pamela Isley/Selina Kyle
- Pamela Isley/Selina Kyle/Harleen Quinzel
- Pamela Isley/Bruce Wayne
Common Tropes & Storylines
- Sex Pollen is a well known trope in fanfiction, and it is fairly common in fanfiction featuring Poison Ivy. She may attack vigilantes with such a toxin or a botanical experiment may go wrong, leading to smutty consequences.
- Flower Shop AUs are becoming more common, given Ivy's love of plants and current popularity of such Mundane AUs.
- ivy by nebezial
- Poison Ivy by ChrisEvenhuis
- DC Femme Fatales: Poison Ivy by annecain
- poison ivy - flowering by missveryvery
- Warmup Poison Ivy, Archived version by paulinaganucheau
- well this is as done as its gonna get!! Based on that greys anatomy scene that’s been goin around, Archived version by ink-shaming
- poison Ivy by CamaraSketch
- redhead for a redhead., Archived version by inkydandy
- Pamela Isley, Archived version by julianamoonar
Example Art Gallery
Archives & Fannish Links
- Pamela Isley works at AO3
- Poison Ivy works at FFN (Batman)
- Pamela I. works at FFN (Batman the Animated Series)