Jason todd, one of the robins, was murdered by the original red hood or more commonly known as the joker. He made mistakes, and showed more emotional reactions than batman. The white streak in jason todds hair is due to the creators of the batman book hush. Jason todd is going solo in september as his series red hood and the outlaws title is about to get a name change to red hood. In 1988, the joker killed robin aka jason todd, in the legendary batman story a death in the family. Red x is a former villain identity which robin temporarily used as part of an undercover operation. When thomas elliot hush was messing with batmans head in that story line he took the appearance of jason todd to throw batman off. The redheaded jason and his parents, joe and trina todd, were a trio of circus acrobats known as the flying todds. First appearance of jason todd, one of many first appearances.
Jason todd dc comics extended universe wiki fandom. The identity was later assumed by a mysterious antihero whose real identity remains unknown. Jason todd was the son of willis todd and sheila haywood, although his mother was. Jason fits that role and is a good foil for bruce, dick and tim. Born in 1995 jason was adopted by billionaire philanthropist bruce wayne and trained him to protect gotham city as the new robin in 2009 when dick grayson left the role. Jason todd was the son of willis todd and sheila haywood, although his mother. Just like the robin of the 1940s through 1960s, the first jason todd was occasionally impetuous and immature. Every family needs a black sheep, even the batfamily. Jewls additionally states that he is much too small to be a. From onetime hated boy wonder to arguably the second most popular dc antihero batman, of course, being the first, jason todds rise through dc comics is both unprecedented and important. On the 80th anniversary of robins first appearance. In that period, each superhero comic usually had a complete adventure in one issue, but subplots extending over many months.
He was also the first person to hold the monicker or red hood after the collapse of the red hood gang. Week of wonder the first introduction of jason todd. Jason todd is the most widely known character to assume the red hood identity in the main dc comics continuity while the joker has also previously assumed the red hood identity. Jason todd was a street orphan until he met batman after he had saved him from the joker. Sep 01, 2015 27 videos play all first appearances coronation street coronation street coronation street jason receives some shocking news duration. Don newton, adrienne roy, and alfredo alcala rounded out the. Unlike batmans first protegee dick grayson, jason was impulsive, reckless, and full of rage.
Jason todd appeared in very few detective comics issues at this point in time, and. Jason toddoriginal female characters works archive of. To be clear, when the comic was first announced, cowriter paul dini confirmed jason todd s appearance. Fans of the young justice tv series were happy just to get another season, but now, they just got a major tease that jason todd is already transforming into the famous red hood in dcs animated universe. But what you might not know is that this wasnt always the case. His parents, trina and joe todd, were later killed by the gangster killer croc. Jason todd was the second hero to go by the moniker of robin. Jason todd is a vigilante antihero who has been a member of and antagonist to the batman family.
After he was enraged that batman didnt avenge him, jason located the joker, stole the red hood outfit but not before he beat him brutally, and took up the mantle of the. At some point, jason took the mantle of robin and joined the team. Jason todds first appearance in a costume not dick graysons robin costume, takes place in detective comics. When superboyprime altered reality, jason returned from the grave. Batman fell into a deep depression over jasons death. Why does jason todd have a white streak in his hair. The first time you met the red hood was like everything else in your life.
This page contains a listing of all known appearances of jason todd new earth. After jason died, under unknown circumstances, tim drake became his successor. Jason makes his first appearance as red hood during a smuggling operation on a. Jason todd robin first appearance titans 2018 youtube. Batman fell into a deep depression over jason s death. Primary a killer for hire, todd once held a deep grudge against his former mentor, bruce wayne, for being unable to save him, but that since faded do to jasons attempts to look. To be clear, when the comic was first announced, cowriter paul dini confirmed jason todds appearance. The undeniable importance of jason todds robin to batman. Fans of the young justice tv series were happy just to get another season, but now, they just got a major tease that jason todd is already transforming into the famous red hood in dcs animated universe if batman fans have been waiting to figure out how to watch the new young justice, the time has definitely come. He is the second character to assume the role of robin and the second character to take up the red hood alias.
Under the red hood was jason todds first animated appearance, based off of the comic book batman. Jason toddoriginal female characters works archive. Jason was murdered by the joker, although he was later resurrected and returned as the second red hood. Jason todd was created as dick graysons replacement as robin. After he was enraged that batman didnt avenge him, jason located the joker, stole the red hood outfit but not before he beat him brutally, and took up the mantle of.
Don newton, adrienne roy, and alfredo alcala rounded out the art team with john costanza handling the lettering duties. Since i really did want to know about him i searched through the internet to know the chronological order when he was appeared first in the. Jason todd was the second robin, but was brutally murdered by the joker. Jason todd was the second person who held the mantel of robin. While wearing the suit, robinred xs appearance is that of a person dressed in a completely black bodysuit that features a redx with the lowerright point elongated to stretch across the chest. But for a lot of readers that tale probably turned them against jason todd, because its one thing to show jason sassing batman, acting cocky, or roughing up criminals. The adventures continue teases jason todds dcau debut. Geoff johns explains why titans robin isnt nightwing yet now streaming on dc universe, titans stars brenton thwaites as robin, anna diop as starfire, teagan croft as raven, ryan potter as beast boy, alan ritchson.
Though initially popular, following a revamping of his origin by max allan collins. Jason fought alongside bruce for 1 year as robin, taking down a wide variety of. Dc comics killed off robin in a batman contest, but had a. Red hood is normally seen in a brown leather jacket on top of a jet black bat suit modified from different suits acquired through starfire. Until tim decided to give jason a chance and now he has the opportunity to start a new life, to move on from his past. After he was resurrected, jason learned batman did nothing to avenge his death. Jason todd was one of bruce waynes adopted sons who fought alongside him as robin until his death at the hands of the joker and harley quinn. Like dick, jason was the son of circus acrobats who were. Jason todd was once batmans sidekick robin and later became the vigilante the red hood in the dc universe. How to read jason todds journey from robin to red hood cbr.
This essentially is the first appearance of jason todd as we know him the precrisis jason was a lazy rehash of dick grayson with an identical origin and no defining characteristics. Jason todd is the most widely known character to assume the red hood identity in the main dc comics continuity while the joker. At the end of the issue, dick praises jasons potential. Bruce has memories of jason when he was robin when he was a child till present. He was later revealed to be alive, as in the movie. Jason peter todd is a fictional character appearing in american comic books published by dc comics, commonly in association with batman. Aggressive reminder that jason todd was killed by the joker and dc endlessly blamed a 15yearold boy for his own murder throughout years of comics and had other. Jason todds first appearance jason todd comic vine. Red hood finally confirmed in dcs young justice screen rant. Damian wayne does not like jason for his time as robin as shown in. In another story about socks, jason is said to wear a red shirt, and jason and open wide tell that he has a big mouth, the secondbiggest in class, only beaten by joy. Batman originally trained him to be the second robin, his new sidekick after dick grayson became nightwing. He is the quintessential cautionary tale to all who would wear a.
Jason in his role as robin, and failing to protect him from the joker. Personally, i like jason todd, despite the fact that writers have sometimes failed to have a good grip on his character. The undeniable importance of jason todds robin to batmans history. Jason was trained by batman and later became the second robin, but he was beaten and tortured by the joker, who sent batman a video of the event and lied by telling him that jason was dead. Technically, it was batman 357 in 1983, in which he appeared as a circus acrobat. Jason peter todd is a fictional character appearing in american comic books published by dc. Jun 27, 2011 under the red hood was jason todd s first animated appearance, based off of the comic book batman. Jason todd is a vigilante antihero who has been a member of and. Jason peter todd is a fictional character appearing in comic books published by dc comics. What were doing with this is looking at this as a chance to go back and actually acknowledge that was a part of the animated batmans history, dini said. The son of willis todd and catherine todd, jason lives on the east end of.
Jason in his role as robin and failing to protect him from the joker. Kenneth rocafort dc comics jason todd is going solo in september as his series red hood and the outlaws title is about to get a name change to red hood. A few months ago, talking jason todd on twitter brought up the fact that despite jason todds consistent status as an underage minor, history has regularly attributed his death at the hands of the joker to his own arrogance. This is essentially, the introduction of jason todd to the batverse, showcasing his introduction to the world of robinness, reveal how pre crisis batman handled so many things differently from his postcrisis self, and also highlight the gorgeous, rich artwork of the late, great don newton inked by alfredo alcala, one of the most underappreciated batman artists ever imho. Jason todd is the most widely known character to assume the red hood identity in the main dc comics continuity while the joker has also assumed the red hood identity. Jaytoddz for the masses jason todds first appearance. But if his death, crappy first 23 years of life and a family who didnt care for him at all, told him anything, was that he couldnt escape his pain. Under the red hood jason todd as robin hd 1080p duration. Impressed by the boys ingenuity and guts, batman took the orphan in and trained him as the new robin.
With the first seasons seventh episode titled jason todd, this does not look to be a oneoff appearance by walters. In this new continuity, jason todd is a street orphan who first encounters batman. The son of willis todd and catherine todd, jason lives on the east end of gotham in the park row district called crime alley. If you find an issue this character appears in that is not shown here, please edit that issue adding jason todd new earth as a cast member. Updated canon batfam agesheightsweights prereboot vampy. Shipped bagged and boarded in a gemini mailer with usps first class package. Years later, jason returned, sought revenge against batman. The red hood is an alias used by multiple fictional characters and a criminal organization in comic books published by dc comics. Jason todd jason todd, one of the robins, was murdered by the original red hood or more commonly known as the joker. Mar 10, 2020 in 1988, the joker killed robin aka jason todd, in the legendary batman story a death in the family. Jason todd was an orphan who attempted to steal the batmobile.13 1118 1401 456 733 1389 1191 971 1222 1008 646 400 972 796 673 954 1412 1544 1331 1523 822 539 1478 1070 723 1097 1346 540 1239 1275 1020 1274 74 676 263