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Harley Quinn vs. Joker in the Latest DC Versus Video

Harley Quinn vs. Joker in the Latest DC Versus Video

One of the first villains to really become an iconic figure in his own right, The Joker first appeared in Batman #1 in 1940, created by Bill Finger, Bob Kane, and Jerry Robinson He has been Batman's arch-nemesis for almost 80 years and doesn't seem to be slowing down No one has ever pushed the[...]

A Brief History Of Robin In Comics Showcases An Even Dozen

A Brief History Of Robin In Comics Showcases An Even Dozen

It's been 75 years since the creation of Robin the Boy Wonder by Bill Finger, Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson But there have been a lot of different folks to wear 'R' over the years so DC Entertainment has released this new infographic - the Brief History of Robin in Comics - showing the evolution of the[...]


Help Get Bill Finger A Google Doodle For His 100th Birthday

Help Get Bill Finger A Google Doodle For His 100th Birthday

the whole persona, the whole temper." - Jerry Robinson (Creator of the Joker)"The Darknight [sic] Detective debuted in [Detective] #27, the creation of Bob Kane and Bill Finger." - Paul Levitz (Writer And Former DC Comics President)"Now that my long-time friend and collaborator is gone, I must admit that Bill never received the fame and[...]


The Dark Knight Rises And Rises: Batman #1 CGC 9.2 Sells For Record $850000

The Dark Knight Rises, And Rises: Batman #1 CGC 9.2 Sells For Record $850,000

 There are currently two copies graded CGC 9.0, and three copies graded CGC 8.5.The Spring 1940 cover-dated comic from DC Comics contains the first appearances of both the Joker and Catwoman in stories by Bill Finger, Bob Kane, and Jerry Robinson The comic also reprints Batman's first-told origin from Detective Comics #33, and includes another[...]

The Stock Exchange &#8211 Golden Age Bargains

The Stock Exchange – Golden Age Bargains

Despite having the lowest-possible grade imaginable and still be a book, this copy sold for $554.Similarly, a Batman #15 from Jerry Robinson’s personal collection sold for $350 despite being graded just 1.0 by CGC I have to assume the historical nature of where the comic came from was a large part of the bidding here.Hopefully,[...]

Friday Runaround &#8211 The Creator Of Astra

Friday Runaround – The Creator Of Astra

I hope you will be too...StoreWatch: Evermore Nevermore of Mesa, Arizona, is to close.MangaWatch: While the mass media commemorate the life of Jerry Robinson, mostly by explaining who he was, mostly  referencing Batman and the Joker, the Anime News Network remember him as the co-creator of manga Astra.TigerMomWatch: Chinese ten year old girls have created[...]

Comics Legend Jerry Robinson Deceased at 89

Comics Legend Jerry Robinson, Deceased at 89

Jerry Robinson, legendary for both his work as a comic artist and as a comic historian, passed away on Wednesday afternoon at the age of 89 in New York City.Robinson broke into comics at 17 while attending Columbia University, where he was majoring in journalism He was noticed by Bob Kane while in the Catskills[...]


Superman #14 Cover Art Bidding Reaches Record $402k, But Does Not Meet Reserve

The $402,111 bid in tonight's highly-publicized auction of the original cover of Superman #14 would have been a new record for American comic book art -- had the piece sold.The iconic cover by artist Fred Ray is the most important early Superman cover known to still exist, and was saved from the trash by legendary[...]