Man of Rock
A Biography of Joe Kubert
By (author) Bill Schelly
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Man of Rock by Bill Schelly
Book DescriptionJoe Kubert's extraordinary career spans the history of the comic book in America: he began drawing comics in 1938, just as Superman made his debut in Action Comics #1, and continues to be one of the most vital cartoonists working today, writing and drawing both mainstream comic book characters as well as, more recently, graphic novels of his own conception. Kubert made his name working for DC Comics on acclaimed series starring Sgt. Rock of Easy Co., Hawkman, Tarzan, and has worked on many of DC's most commercially successful properties (Superman, Batman, Flash, et al.). Kubert has created comics for virtually every major publisher over an incredible 70 years in the business, including Marvel and EC. He started the Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art in the 1980s. In the 1990s, he wrote and drew his own graphic novels, including Fax from Sarajevo, which won the Will Eisner Comics Industry Award for Best Graphic Novel. He was subsequently inducted into both the Harvey Awards' Jack Kirby Hall of Fame and the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781560979289
(226mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Publish Date: 27-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Bill Schelly
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Harvey Kurtzman, Hardback (May 2015)
This biography reveals the true story of Mad creator Harvey Kurtzman the man who revolutionized humor in America; it features new interviews with his colleagues Hugh Hefner, Robert Crumb, and others."
Black Light, Paperback (January 2015)
This book rediscovers the lost art of L.B. Cole; it collects his proto-psychedelic comic-book covers.
Weird Horrors & Daring Adventures, Hardback (December 2012)» View all books by Bill Schelly
Collection of 33 of Kubert's stories, originally published 1944-1955.
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