Joe Kubert: The Legacy of a Legend

Joe Kubert passed away last Sunday. He was 85 years old, and had been active as late as this year creating art. What can be said about him that hasn’t been said already? I wasn’t into war comics much as a kid, but once I started recognizing artists, I realized that the only war comics worth looking at were the Joe Kubert ones.

The regular news sources are already inundating the internet with obituaries, so here are some sites with information more on Joe, his work, and his life (they may have been updated to include obituaries by the time you access them).

Joe Kubert’s FaceBook page
YouTube interview of Joe Kubert at a recent convention
Popular comic artist and Kubert student Sergio Cariello films Joe Kubert with students in 1992 (part 1 of 6)
Kubert School website
Marvel Wiki entry
DC Comics Wiki entry
Lambiek Comiclopedia entry
Information on an interesting Joe Kubert project that was never published (scroll down to REDEEMER)
A fan remembers where Joe Kubert touched his life
Information about the DC Comics Stories from the Bible project from the 70’s

~Steve

 

 

 

 

 

 

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