Van Platt

Religion: indeterminate

Name: Van Platt

Classification: supporting character supporting character  

Publisher(s): DC

First Appearance: Batman (vol. 1) #4 (Winter 1941): "The Case of the Joker's Crime Circus"

Creators: Bill Finger, Bob Kane, Jerry Robinson, George Roussos

Number of Appearances: 1

Enemy of: The Joker, The Crime Circus

Occupation: millionaire

Gender: male

Note: mansion robbed by Joker's Crime Circus

Panel 1 on page 5 of this story features a newspaper: the Gotham City Gazette. The headline tells about the fifth in a string of robberies: "Van Platt Home Robbed . . . Fifth rich home looted in latest robbery epidemic."

The article begins: "Those mysterious burglars, who have been striking at the society rich this past month, brazenly entered the Van Platt mansion last night and..."

This character is in the following story which has been indexed by this website:
Batman (vol. 1) #4 (Winter 1941): "The Case of the Joker's Crime Circus" (name seen in illustration (or on screen))

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