Bob kane

Learn about the fascinating life and creative mind of Bob Kane, the visionary artist who brought Batman to life. Explore the legacy of this iconic comic book creator and his impact on the world of superheroes.
1940: Jerry Robinson, eighteen, may have created the first comic-book supervillain with the 1940 introduction of the Joker in Batman number one. Robinson, a Detective Comics artist, has said that “when I came in with my Joker idea, Bob (Kane) and Bill (Finger) loved it.” Kane, artist and co-creator of Batman (Finger was the other co-creator) claimed that he, not Robinson, invented the Dark Knight’s greatest nemesis. Batman, Knight, Inventions, Comics, Batman Joker, Joker, Detective Comics, Robinson, Jerry

1940: Jerry Robinson, eighteen, may have created the first comic-book supervillain with the 1940 introduction of the Joker in Batman number one. Robinson, a Detective Comics artist, has said that “when I came in with my Joker idea, Bob (Kane) and Bill (Finger) loved it.” Kane, artist and co-creator of Batman (Finger was the other co-creator) claimed that he, not Robinson, invented the Dark Knight’s greatest nemesis.

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