Jerry Robinson, was an American comic book artist lauded for his work on DC Comics'Batmanline 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 onDetective Comics, and laterBatman,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 likeDetective Comics#76 andBatman#14 and cover artwork featuring Batman, Robin, and the Joker, delving deep into imagery that has shaped the evolution of comics' most famous villain.