Known for his pioneering comic book art, Joe Kubert has passed away at 85. A contributor to the golden age of comics, specifically working on Hawkman, Tarzan, Fax from Sarajevo, and more. Kubert was also known for his extensive work as a teacher, founding the Joe Kubert School of Cartoon & Graphic Art in 1976.
Kubert’s sons Adam and Andy have followed in their father’s footsteps and have recently worked on Before Watchmen: Nite Owl. DC comics is set to publish the last Kubert comic in October called Joe Kubert Presents.
We salute Joe and his contributions to comics fans everywhere.
[News via Comic Book Resources]