Robin. Dick Grayson, a child acrobat, watches in horror as his parents are killed through the work of a gangster. The Batman is on the trail of the gangster, and makes the child his helper and legal ward, and together they bring down the gangster. Robin becomes Batman’s sidekick; he has no powers but is trained by the Batman and is a skilled fighter and acrobat. He also has a neat utility belt.
First Appearance: Detective Comics #38 (DC), Apr 1940. 100+ appearances, 1940-1949+. Created by Bill Finger, Bob Kane, and Jerry Robinson.
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