Public Domain Super Heroes

Crime Baron

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Crime Baron
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Real Name

Johann Hervitz

First Appearance

Black Hood Comics #11 (1944)

Original Publisher


Created by

Pen Shumaker and Clem Weisbecker

Golden Age Origin

The Crime Baron did not want his estate to go bankrupt, so he needed to raise some money quick. He and his two "noblemen", the Duke of Felonee and Count Kleptomania, did a jewelry heist, but were caught by the Black Hood due to their polite manners and chivalry.

Golden Age Appearances

  • Black Hood Comics #11


  • Part of this text was taken from the DC Database with their permission.

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