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Crimson Knight
Crimson knight dc
Earth One
Pre-Crisis
Characteristics
Real name Richard Lyons
Alias Crimson Knight
Occupation Crimelord
Alignment Bad (masquerading as good)
Family none known
Affiliation none known
First appearance Detective Comics vol 1 #271 (Sep 1959)
Universe Pre-Crisis/Earth-One
Alternate versions none
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History[]

Richard Lyons was a crimelord who posed as a masked vigilante called the Crimson Knight in order to gain the Gotham City Police Department's trust. Lyons often helped Batman and Robin to earn their trust as well, but the Dynamic Duo were always suspicious of the new crimefighter. Eventually, Batman and Robin confronted the Crimson Knight as he tried to steal some valuable objects and learned his secret identity as the crimelord Lyons, who was captured and his criminal career ended.

Pre-Crisis/Earth-One[]

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