Soar to the skies Joe!
Joseph Kubert (September 18, 1926 – August 12, 2012) was an American comic book artist who went on to found The Kubert School. He is best known for his work on the DC Comics characters Sgt. Rock and Hawkman. His sons, Andy Kubert and Adam Kubert, have themselves become successful comic-book artists.
Kubert’s other creations include the comic books Tor, Son of Sinbad, and Viking Prince, and, with writer Robin Moore, the comic stripTales of the Green Beret.
Kubert was inducted into the Harvey Awards‘ Jack Kirby Hall of Fame in 1997, and Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 1998.
Kubert at the Big Apple Convention inManhattan, October 17, 2009.