|The Kuberts are coming!|
Joe Kubert, comic industry legend will attend Big Apple Comic-Con along with his sons Andy and Adam. Currently Andy is working on Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader Batman project for DC Comics. See each of their bios on our Guest Page. This rare trifecta appearance by the Kuberts includes a lesson straight from The Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art, Inc. instructors.
"Joe Kubert is an iconic figure and I am so pleased he is coming with his two immensely talented sons, Andy and Adam, to our Big Apple show. I have known the Kubert family for nearly 20 years and this announcement continues our commitment to the fans to showcase the best lineup of storytellers. The fact that Joe and Adam will also teach a class, open to attendees, is an amazing addition to a star-studded event," said Gareb Shamus, CEO of Wizard Entertainment.
Highlights of the Kuberts' appearance include:
*Art panel taught by Joe & Andy together
(approx. 90 minutes)
*A joint signing at the Wizard booth
*Separate individual signings by Joe, Andy & Adam at the Wizard booth
Joe Kubert began his career at the age of eleven and has worked in the field ever since, and in his more than 60 years with the medium, he has produced countless stories for countless characters, including DC's Hawkman, Tarzan, Enemy Ace, Batman, and the Flash.
In 1976, Joe Kubert founded the first and only accredited school devoted solely to the art of cartoon graphics. The Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art, Inc. in Dover, New Jersey, has since produced many of today's leading cartoonists. Hundreds of the school's graduates have gained acclaim and admiration in high profile positions in comic books, advertising agencies, computer color and separation, animation, advertising and illustration.
Kubert has received numerous awards including the Inkpot Award, Will Eisner Award, Harvey Award, and the Jack Kirby Award.
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