Jerry Robinson

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Birthday
1, 1922
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Dec 7, 2011 (89)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
1, 1922
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Dec 7, 2011 (89)

About

Best known for his work for DC Comics, this artist co-created the Joker character of the Batman comic books. In 2000, he was the recipient of the National Cartoonists' Society's Milton Caniff Lifetime Achievement Award.

Before Fame

He began his work as a comic book artist while studying journalism at Columbia University.

Trivia

After leaving the comic book industry, he created a newspaper comic strip called True Classroom Flubs and Fluffs and a politically-themed satirical cartoon titled Still Life.

Family Life

Born and raised in Trenton, New Jersey, he died at the age of eighty-nine in Staten Island, New York.

Associated With

In the late 1930s, he was hired by artist Bob Kane to provide inking and lettering work for the newly-created Batman series.