R.I.P. Joe Kubert 1926 – 2012

Published On August 12, 2012 | By Richard Bruton | Comics

Sad news breaking tonight of the death of Joe Kubert.

Founder of the Kubert School, co-creator of Sgt. Rock and Tor, noted artist on Hawkman amongst many, many more, and father to Andy and Adam Kubert, Joe Kubert died aged 85, 12th August 2012.

Another legend lost.

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Richard Bruton
- Started in comics retail aged 16 at Nostalgia & Comics, Birmingham. Now located in Yorkshire, he's written for the Forbidden Planet International Blog since 2007. Specialising in UK Comics and All-Ages comics, Richard's day job in a primary school allowed him to build the best children's graphic novel library in the country.

One Response to R.I.P. Joe Kubert 1926 – 2012

  1. Matt Badham says:


    Another of the greats gone.

    Very sad.