Joe Kubert

Fictional Character Creator

1926 – 2012

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Who was Joe Kubert?

Joseph "Joe" Kubert was an American comic book artist, art teacher and founder of The Kubert School. He is best known for his work on the DC Comics characters Sgt. Rock and Hawkman. He is also known for working on his own creations, such as Tor, Son of Sinbad, and Viking Prince, and, with writer Robin Moore, the comic strip Tales of the Green Beret. Two of Kubert's sons, Andy Kubert and Adam Kubert, themselves became successful comic book artists, as have many of Kubert's former students, including Amanda Conner, Rick Veitch, Eric Shanower, Steve Lieber, and Scott Kolins.

Kubert was inducted into the Harvey Awards' Jack Kirby Hall of Fame in 1997, and the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 1998.

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Born
Sep 18, 1926
Jezierzany, Lower Silesian Voivodeship
Also known as
  • Joseph Kubert
  • Yosaif Kubert
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Siblings
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
  • Poles
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • The High School of Music & Art
Lived in
  • Brooklyn
  • Jezierzany, Lower Silesian Voivodeship
Died
Aug 12, 2012
Morristown

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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