Jerry Robinson, was an American comic book artist lauded for his work on DC Comics’ Batman line of comics during the 1940s. He is best-known as the co-creator of Robin and the Joker and for his work on behalf of creators’ rights. He was inducted into the Comic Book Hall of Fame in 2004.
In this memoir, penned by the late Jerry Robinson in his final years, he tells the story of a seventeen-year-old college hopeful who became the artist on Detective Comics, and later Batman, shares his thoughts on creating the Joker as the first super villain, and relates the celebrity-studded journeys that a long life in comics afforded him. In this volume, you’ll also find never before published original artwork from iconic comics like Detective Comics #76 and Batman #14 and cover artwork featuring Batman, Robin, and the Joker, delving deep into imagery that has shaped the evolution of comics’ most famous villain.
Series Overview: Collects original sketch art and process pieces that include Jerry Robinson’s work on Black Terror, Atom Man, Detective Comics #76, Batman #14, and various Batman covers.