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Rare golden age art added to new Jerry Robinson website
From the press release:
Classic works by Jerry Robinson of Batman, Robin and a rogues gallery of villains, including Robinson’s creation, the Joker, can be seen on www.JerryRobinsonArt.com. In the coming days more art by Robinson and other legendary artists will be added. The new web site covers Jerry’s career of over 70 years – from Batman to Broadway and beyond – as cartoonist, illustrator, author, photographer, historian and curator.
Special, museum-quality giclée prints, carefully reproduced from the original art, are available in the STORE. This section includes Jerry’s iconic Batman covers and the original concept sketch for his creation of the Joker, the first supervillain of the comics. The section also includes works of Jerry’s other classic comic book features from the 1940s and 50s.
This month brings a new edition of the definitive work The Comics: An Illustrated History of Comic Strip Art 1895-2010 (Dark Horse). Among Jerry’s other new books are the biography Jerry Robinson: Ambassador of Comics by Christopher Couch (Abrams) and Jet Scott (Dark Horse), a two-volume set of the sci-fi adventure strip. Also in BOOKS is Jerry’s art from over thirty books of history, science and biography that he wrote and/or illustrated.
FEATURES covers Jerry’s 32-year career as a political/social satirist with his award-winning features still life and Life With Robinson. Other syndicated features include Jet Scott and Flubs & Fluffs, the award-winning Sunday humor feature.
Jerry’s exciting years covering Broadway theatre for Playbill are highlighted, including backstage sketches of Evita, Barnum, and 42nd Street; and portraits of performers such as Mickey Rooney, Mia Farrow and Kevin Kline. Anther dimension of Robinson’s career are his passions for painting and photography (FINE ARTS and PHOTOGRAPHY sections).
Cartoons and graphics by the world’s leading cartoonists are found in the SYNDICATE section, and at www.nytsyn.com/cartoons. NEWS includes reviews of Jerry’s recent books, upcoming public appearances and interviews.