In Issue # 23, we learn DC Comics has retconned a major part of Jason’s history, painting his father Willis as a criminal who actually worked with several of Batman’s rogues, making his destiny as Bruce Wayne’s adopted son all the more ironic.
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With the helmet removed and Jason’s identity out in the open, the villain calls it a stupid move because Jason, by association, has apparently given him the identity of Batman. RELATED: Batman: DC Gives Jason Todd’s Father a Major Retcon
Batman. Jason Todd reappeared in the «Battle for the Cowl» series. Dressed in a version of a Batman costume, Todd is also living/operating out of an abandoned Gotham subway system.
Jason learned that his father, Willis Todd, had worked for the Penguin but more than that had been set up to take the fall for him as well sending Willis to prison while Jason was still young.
The status quo is changing for Jason Todd, the man best known as Batman’s fallen sidekick – and later known as the antihero/villain/vigilante Red Hood. With his morality meandering over the years, the arrival of the DC Rebirth delivered a shockingly strong debut in the form of «Red Hood and the
A retcon following Crisis on Infinite Earths in 1985 would give Todd a new background as a child of the streets who was taken in by Batman and trained as the new Robin after he tried to steal the hubcaps off the Batmobile. In both timelines, Jason Todd’s interactions with Dick Grayson were limited, and they never fought side-by-side as Robin before Jason Todd’s death in 1988.
Jason Todd’s version of Red Hood was an adaptation from the original Red Hood and first appeared in Batman #635. The latter version of the character was adapted and introduced into the Prime Earth continuity, first appearing as part of the New 52 DC Universe in Red Hood and the Outlaws #1 by Scott Lobdell and Kenneth Rocafort .
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After reading them, Jason chased down the Penguin, who had set up Jason’s father to go to prison. In July’s issue #24, Jason Todd shot the Penguin in the head.
Another notable case concerns events in the story arc Hush. The titular villain appears revealed as long dead Robin Jason Todd, before he turns out to be an imposter (and not the real Hush, at that). Later, a retcon revises the story so that it was a resurrected Todd after all, but he escaped to be replaced by the imposter mid-battle.
Real Name: Jason Peter «Rojo» Todd
Jason Todd was never the same after the «incident», even though running with the Outlaws has actually humanized him a lot more and more or less patched things up with B-man, and Tim Drake honestly