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    Jerry Robinson
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Bio:
At the age of seventeen, Jerry Robinson was hired by Bob Kane as an art assistant on the newly created "Batman" series for Detective Comics. In 1941, when Kane moved on to other features, Robinson became the major artist on the strip. But Robinson never received bylines. Together with writer Bill Finger, Jerry Robinson created The Joker and Robin, the Boy Wonder. Robinson also did considerable work for other strips, including Green Hornet for Harvey, Atoman for Spark, and Fighting Yank and Black Terror (together with Mort Meskin) for Nedor. At DC Robinson worked with Meskin drawing The Vigilante and Johnny Quick. In the 1950s he worked for Timely and Western on a variety of titles.

In 1955 Robinson moved into the comic strip and editorial cartooning field. He was president of the National Cartoonist Society from 1967 to 1969. He created Life with Robinson in the 1970s, which eventually led him to establish the Cartoonist and Writers Syndicate. He wrote one of the "bibles" about comic strips, The Comics, and has traveled around the world promoting cartooning and cartoonists. Most recently, he curated an art exhibit on Golden Age creators.

Date of Birth: January 1, 1922
Birthplace: Trenton, New Jersey
Date of death: December 7, 2011



Favorite Creators:
Jerry Robinson is a favorite creator of 3 users


Awards:
  • 1998 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards - Nominee - Hall of Fame
  • 1999 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards - Winner - Bob Clampett Humanitarian
  • 1999 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards - Nominee - Hall of Fame
  • 2000 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards - Nominee - Hall of Fame
  • 2003 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards - Nominee - Hall of Fame
  • 2004 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards - Winner - Hall of Fame: (Voter's choice)




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Writer:
Astra (2001)
Batman Archives (1990)
The Batman Vault (2009)
Batman: Cover to Cover (2005)
Black Terror (1942)
Comic Book Artist (2003)
The Comics: An Illustrated History of Comic Strip Art (2011)
Daredevil (1941)
The Jack Kirby Collector (1994)
Will Eisner: A Spirited Life (2005)

Penciller:
Action Comics (1938)
Adventures into Weird Worlds (1952)
All True Crime Cases (1948)
Amazing Detective Cases (1950)
Astonishing (1951)
Atoman Comics (1946)
Batman (1940)
Batman Archives (1990)
The Batman Family (1975)
The Batman Gallery (1992)
Batman In The Forties (2004)
Batman: Cover to Cover (2005)
Batman: Featuring Two-Face and The Riddler (1995)
Batman: Secrets of the Batcave (2007)
Batman: The Dark Knight Archives (1992)
Batman: The World's Finest Comics Archives (2002)
Battle (1951)
Battle Action (1952)
Battlefront (1952)
The Best of DC (1979)
Bible Tales for Young Folk (1953)
Black Terror (1942)
Black's Terror Tales (2003)
Boris Karloff Tales of Mystery (1962)
Boris Karloff Tales of Mystery Archives (2009)
Boris Karloff Thriller (1962)
Comics Buyer's Guide Presents The Greatest Comic Book Covers of AllTime! (2012)
Crime Can't Win (1950)
Crime Cases Comics (1950)
Crime Exposed (1950)
Crime Must Lose! (1950)
Daredevil (1941)
The Dark Knight - Special DVD Issue (2008)
The DC Comics Encyclopedia (2004)
Detective Comics (1937)
The Essential Batman Encyclopedia (2008)
Exciting Comics (1940)
The Fighting Yank (1942)
Four Color Comics (1942)
Girl Confessions (1952)
Golden-Age Men of Mystery (1996)
The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told (1988)
Green Hornet Comics (1942)
Green Lama (1944)
Green Lama Featuring the Art of Mac Raboy (2008)
Gunsmoke Western (1955)
Headline Comics (1943)
Journey Into Mystery (1952)
Justice (1947)
Lassie (1950)
Love Adventures (1949)
Love Romances (1949)
Lovers (1949)
Man Comics (1949)
Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Journey into Mystery (2008)
Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Strange Tales (2007)
Marvel Tales (1949)
Men of Mystery Comics (1999)
Mystery Tales (1952)
Mystic (1951)
The Official Golden-Age Hero & Heroine Directory (1997)
Secret Story Romances (1953)
Spy Cases (1950)
Strange Tales (1951)
Superman (1939)
Superman Superband (1973)
Suspense (1949)
Tales of Justice (1955)
The Twilight Zone (1962)
Uncanny Tales (1952)
War Action (1952)
War Adventures (1952)
War Comics (1950)
Western Outlaws and Sheriffs (1949)
Western Thrillers (1954)
World's Finest Comics (1941)

Inker:
Adventures into Weird Worlds (1952)
All True Crime Cases (1948)
Amazing Detective Cases (1950)
Astonishing (1951)
Atoman Comics (1946)
Batman (1940)
Batman [FIN] (1987)
Batman Archives (1990)
The Batman Chronicles (2005)
The Batman Family (1975)
The Batman Gallery (1992)
Batman In The Forties (2004)
Batman Vs. Two-Face (2008)
Batman-klassikot (1989)
Batman: Cover to Cover (2005)
Batman: Featuring Two-Face and The Riddler (1995)
Batman: Scarecrow Tales (2005)
Batman: Secrets of the Batcave (2007)
Batman: The Dark Knight Archives (1992)
Batman: The Greatest Stories Ever Told (2005)
Batman: The World's Finest Comics Archives (2002)
Battle (1951)
Battle Action (1952)
Battlefront (1952)
The Best of DC (1979)
Bible Tales for Young Folk (1953)
Black Terror (1942)
Black's Terror Tales (2003)
Boris Karloff Tales of Mystery Archives (2009)
Boris Karloff Thriller (1962)
Catwoman: Nine Lives of a Feline Fatale (2004)
Crime Can't Win (1950)
Crime Cases Comics (1950)
Crime Exposed (1950)
Crime Must Lose! (1950)
Daredevil (1941)
The Dark Knight - Special DVD Issue (2008)
DC 100-Page Super Spectacular (1971)
DC Comics Super Hero Collection (2008)
Detective Comics (1937)
The Fighting Yank (1942)
Four Color Comics (1942)
Girl Confessions (1952)
The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told (1988)
Green Hornet Comics (1942)
Green Lama (1944)
Green Lama Featuring the Art of Mac Raboy (2008)
Gunsmoke Western (1955)
Journey Into Mystery (1952)
Justice (1947)
Lassie (1950)
Love Adventures (1949)
Love Romances (1949)
Lovers (1949)
Man Comics (1949)
Marvel Tales (1949)
Mystery Tales (1952)
Mystic (1951)
Secret Origins (1973)
Secret Story Romances (1953)
Spy Cases (1950)
Strange Tales (1951)
Superman (1939)
Suspense (1949)
Tales of Justice (1955)
The Twilight Zone (1962)
Uncanny Tales (1952)
War Action (1952)
War Adventures (1952)
War Comics (1950)
Western Outlaws and Sheriffs (1949)
Western Thrillers (1954)
World's Finest Comics (1941)

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Cover Artist:
Amazing World of DC Comics (1974)
Atoman Comics (1946)
Batman (1940)
The Batman Chronicles (2005)
Batman In The Forties (2004)
Batman: Cover to Cover (2005)
Batman: The Dark Knight Archives (1992)
Battle Action (1952)
Battlefront (1952)
Bible Tales for Young Folk (1953)
Combat (1952)
Comic Book Marketplace (1991)
The Comics Journal (1977)
Detective Comics (1937)
Green Hornet Comics (1942)
Lovers (1949)
Men in Action (1952)
Men's Adventures (1950)
Millennium Edition:... (2000)
The Official Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide (1970)
Previews (1988)
War Adventures (1952)
War Comics (1950)
Young Men on the Battlefield (1952)



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