Real Name: Delton Prouse
Identity/Class: Normal human
Occupation: Ethical thief, playboy; former hunter, explorer, soldier
Enemies: Detective Donler
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Unknown
First Appearance: Detective Story Magazine (Street and Smith, 1926)
Powers/Abilities: Good fighter. Uses a gas gun.
History: Playboy Delton Prouse decided, for undisclosed reasons, to use the skills he had picked up during the Great War and subsequently as an explorer and big-game hunter, to right injustices by stealing from those who had profited unfairly from others, then giving the money to those who more readily deserved it. Disguised as the Crimson Clown, he went on a "Robin Hood" crime spree, pursued by police detective Donler.
Comments: Created by Johnston McCulley.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
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