Boy Wonder, The

Robin, “The Boy Wonder” (Burt Ward) was the crime fighting partner of Batman on the fantasy adventure BATMAN/ABC/1966-68.


When not fighting crime, The Boy Wonder returned to his role of teenage ward Dick Grayson, an orphan under the care of millionaire Bruce Wayne (Adam West) a.k.a. “Batman.”

Dick’s parents (a high-wire circus act billed as “The Flying Graysons”) were killed my mobster Bess Zucco.

Note: Batman & Robin were based on the comic-strip characters created by Bob Kane in the 1940s. Robin debuted in Detective Comics No.38, June 1940.


Born in Philadelphia, Jerome Alphonse Holst worked 30 years as a librarian. He has since retired and lives in Greensboro, North Carolina. Mr. Holst is also the author of the children’s books “Norman the Troll,” "Norman the Troll and the Haunted House," and "Gretchen and the Gremlins." In addition, he penned the fantasy novel “The Adventures of Glinda Gale,” a retelling of “The Wizard of Oz" and the reference text “The Encyclopedia of Movie and TV Insults.” .

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