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Created by Bill Finger and Lew Sayre Schwartz

The Original Universe


Real Name: Jervis Tetch
Occupation: Professional Criminal
Status: Deceased
Base of Operation: Gotham City
Group Affiliation(s): Secret Six III
Gender: Male
Height: 5' 8"
Weight: 149 lbs.
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Red
First Appearance: (Golden Age): Batman Vol. 1 #49/2 (October-November 1948): "The Scoop of the Century"
Detective Comics #510 (January 1982): "Head-Hunt by a Mad Hatter"
Creators: Bill Finger and Lew Sayre Schwartz


Jervis Tetch, a highly eccentric foe of Gotham City's protector Batman, who is certifiably insane, having, among other mental oddities, a strange hat fixation. Although quite mad, he is a scientific genius, his best-known invention being mind-control devices which are placed in his victims hats, making them susceptible to his will.


For a definitive list of appearances of Mad Hatter in chronological order click here


Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe #14 (April 1986)

Who's Who in the DC Universe #5 (December 1990)