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Created by Don Cameron and Jerry Robinson (as Bob Kane)

The Original Universe


Real Name: Dumfree Tweed
Occupation: Professional criminal
Marital Status: Presumed single
Known Relatives: Deever Tweed (cousin)
Base of Operation: Gotham City
Gender: Male
Height: 5' 1"
Weight: 187 lbs.
Eyes: Green
Hair: Bald
First Appearance: Detective Comics #74 (April 1943)
Creators: Don Cameron and Jerry Robinson (as Bob Kane)


Deever and Dumfree Tweed, two cousins who resemble each other so closely that they are frequently mistaken for twins. They encountered Batman and Robin I several times while conducting miscellaneous criminal enterprises in and around Gotham City. They have been judged criminally insane and are regularly returned to Arkham Asylum, where they encountered The Joker who involved them in one of his schemes.


For a definitive list of appearances of Tweedledum in chronological order click here


Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe #24 (February 1987)

Who's Who in the DC Universe #7 (February 1991)