Jerry Robinson

Bizarro Back Issues: Batman Vs Gotham's Christmas Tree Racket
When you read as many Christmas comics as I have --- and folks, I have read plenty --- you start to get the idea that you know what you're in for. There are a few basic plots that tend to be recycled over and over again when the holidays roll in, and when a story announces right up front that i…
The Evolution of the Joker: Best Joker Stories by Decade
Many of comics’ most popular characters have been around for decades, and in the case of the big names from the publisher now known as DC Comics, some have been around for a sizable chunk of a century. As these characters passed through the different historical eras known in comics as the Gol…
Why Is Nightwing Hot? A Comics Alliance Investigation
Nightwing is comics' hottest male superhero. His superior hotness is a fact so indisputable that, when we compiled our list of the 50 Sexiest Guys In Comics a while back, there was never any serious doubt that he would come out on top. His appeal is not only recognized by fans, but also by crea…
'Batman: A Celebration Of 75 Years' Lives Up To Its Title
As much as I love Batman, and I think the record will show that I love Batman a whole heck of a lot, I haven't really been looking forward to sitting down and cracking open the new Batman: A Celebration of 75 Years hardcover. Last year's Superman anniversary hardcover was a disaster of rev…
The 10 Greatest Batman Stories By Bill Finger
This Saturday, February 8, marks the 100th birthday of Bill Finger, one of the true unsung heroes of comic books. In the decades of his comic book career, Finger was one of the most prominent writers of the Golden and Silver Ages, contributing to characters like Superman and Green Lantern, but it's …
R.I.P. Jerry Robinson, Creator of The Joker
The comics community woke up Thursday morning to the sad news that Jerry Robinson, creator of the legendary Batman villain The Joker, had passed away. Besides his invaluable contributions to the medium during its Golden Age, Robinson was throughout his life a vocal proponent of creators' rights and …
Jerry Robinson Auctioning Original DC Cover Art from 1942
Attention collectors, you're going to need to dig ALL your quarters out of the couch for this one.
Jerry Robinson, the 88-year-old co-creator Batman's Robin and the Joker, is placing the original art from two 1942 DC covers in his comics collection on sale now at ComicConnect...