Joker Creator a Political Activist!?
Wizard’s website covers the story, but here’s the highlights:
- The Joker was created by Batman artist and political cartoonist Jerry Robinson
- Robinson launched a media campaign to free the imprisoned Uruguayan political cartoonist Francisco Laurenzo Pons
- Organized a major syndicate for editorial artists to control their own work
- Helped Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster get a much needed financial settlement and their byline restored on their famous creation Superman