Outsider is a name used by several villains in the DC Universe. Alfred Pennyworth became the Outsider after he died while saving Batman and Robin from boulders. Brandon Crawford brought him back from the dead, although his appearance changed and he had gone insane. Using telepathic powers, he tried to kill Batman and Robin. In the Flashpoint timeline, international crimelord Michael Desai becomes the Outsider. The New 52 reboot has a new Outsider working as head of the Secret Society of Super-Villains. This is revealed to be the evil Alfred Pennyworth of Earth 3, manservant to the super-villain Owlman. There is also a gangster in Prime Earth named Mr. Bone who resembles Outsider and is an enemy to Catwoman.
Outsider was created by Julius Schwartz, Gardner Fox and Sheldon Moldoff, making his first appearance behind the scenes in Detective Comics #334. (1964) The Outsider's first full appearance was in Detective Comics #356. (1966)