Profile On Jerry Robinson – Creator of the Joker

Posted: February 8, 2009 in Batman, DC Comics, The Joker
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This article is from the Amazing World of DC Comics #4, January/February 1975. Robinson talks about how he came up with the idea of the Joker and Robin, about Bob Kane and Bill Finger, and about his work in the Golden Age of Comics.


 



* Just a brief note, Jerry Robinson’s recollections about the creation of  two key Bat-characters (Joker and Robin) are very different to those expressed by Bob Kane less than a decade before this article was written. This article came out not long after the untimely death of Bill Finger, by which time I think that Kane had somewhat changed his view. I previously posted information on Bob Kane’s recollections of the creation of Batman and the major Bat-characters here and here.

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