Born: 1922 January 1 in Trenton, New Jersey, United States

Died: 2011 December 7 in Staten Island, New York City, New York, United States

Biography: Sherrill David Robinson AKA Jerry Robinson, was an American comic book artist known for his work on Batman during the 1940s. He is best known as the co-creator of Robin and the Joker. Robinson was very active on behalf of creators' rights. In 2004, he was inducted into the Comic Book Hall of Fame.

Notes: His archival repository is at Columbia University Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Archival Collections, New York, New York, .

Jerry Scott and Rejeog pen names with George Roussos. To be confirmed against the Who's Who entry.


    Jerry Robinson Type: Pen Name

Other Names:

  1. Bob Kane Type: Ghost Name
  2. Rejeog Type: Pen Name
  3. Sherrill David Robinson Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Sherrill David Family name: Robinson
  4. Jerry Scott Type: Pen Name


  1. Columbia University ? to ?


  1. Bob Kane [generic]
  2. Jerry Robinson [generic]
  3. JR [generic]
  4. Robinson [generic]


  1. 1956: National Cartoonist Society Awards (NCS Awards) - Comic Book Division
  2. 1963: National Cartoonist Society Awards (NCS Awards) - Newspaper Panel Cartoon Division
  3. 1965: National Cartoonist Society Awards (NCS Awards) - Special Features Division
  4. 1984: Association of American Editorial Cartoonists - Ink Bottle Award
  5. 1989: Inkpot Award - [no name]
  6. 1999: Bob Clampett Humanitarian Award - [no name]
  7. 2002: National Cartoonist Society Awards (NCS Awards) - Milton Caniff Lifetime Achievement Award
  8. 2004: Eisner Award - Hall of Fame - Voter's Choices
  9. 2010: Hero Initiative Awards - Dick Giordano Humanitarian of the Year Award

Art Influences:

Jerry Robinson (b. 1922) stated influences by:
  1. Mort Meskin (b. 1916)
Influences by Jerry Robinson (b. 1922) were stated by:
  1. Jack Abel (b. 1927)
  2. Steve Ditko (b. 1927)
  3. John Langton (b. 1939)
  4. Alex Toth (b. 1928)


  1. International Museum of Comic Art Type: member
    Notes: He was a Board Member.

  2. Overseas Press Club Type: member

  3. Society of Illustrators Type: member

  4. Association of American Editorial Cartoonists Type: president Duration: 1973 - 1975

  5. National Cartoonists Society Type: president Duration: 1967 - 1969

Non Comics Works:

  1. Publication Title: Batman (other) - Role: artist - Year: 1989
    Employer Name : Eurobond Records
    Notes: Cover artwork for Washington Dead Cats' single.


  1. Ghosted for - Bob Kane (b. 1915)