The underrated artist was born 100 years ago…
Win Mortimer — who was born May 1, 1919, and died Jan. 11, 1998 — was one of the great Batman artists of the ’40s and ’50s, but his name is often lost in the mists of time.
It’s too bad too: I really dig his fluid style. And you know what else he did that was really cool? He inverted the eyeholes on Batman’s mask — giving the Caped Crusader a bit of an edgier look at a time when most other artists drew them arc-side up.
So check out these 13 COVERS. And for a second selection from a previous birthday celebration, click here. You’ll be happy you did.
Most cover images and credits from the snazzy Grand Comics Database.