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Jason Todd (Red headed stepchild or just #2?)

This week focus is on Jason Todd, the second Robin.  Jason first appeared in Batman #357 (March 1983).  At this point, he had an identical origin to Dick Grayson.  Jason was the son of circus acrobats that were killed by a criminal seeking protection money.  The red haired boy was taken in and trained by Batman, then decided to dye his hair black so the public would assume he was the first Robin.  Jason did not