What first started out as a way to terrify his enemies, the theme of this antagonist soon got out of hand. The crazed criminal has an obsession with the childhood tale of Alice in Wonderland. The Mad Hatter is a fictional character in the Batman comics, published by DC Comics. Get menu, photos and location information for Madhatter in Washington, DC. Or book now at one of our other 5036 great restaurants in Washington. Madhatter, Washington DC: See 97 unbiased reviews of Madhatter, rated 3.5 of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #1,041 of 3,268 restaurants in Washington DC. Notes. The Mad Hatter is one of Batman's most notorious villains. In DC Comics, Jervis Tetch, also known as the Mad Hatter, is a member of Batman's rogues gallery who uses mind-control technology and has an obsession with Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, believing himself to being the real life reincarnation of the character Mad Hatter. Like other Batman villains, he has become a … He was modeled after The Hatter from Lewis Carroll's book, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.He made his first appearance in Batman #49 in October 1948. Jervis Tetch was a scientist who became the villain known as the Mad Hatter.