Joe Kubert: in memoriam.
PS Magazine is saddened to announce the passing of Joe Kubert, a comic-book illustrating legend and the lead creative artist for PS for the last 12 years.
Mr. Kubert, 85, passed away August 12th, after working more than 70 years as a cartoonist. Two of Joe's sons, Adam and Andy, who are fine comic artists, will continue overseeing the creative art that makes PS Magazine such a useful publication for Soldiers.
Joe was born in Poland, but his family soon immigrated to the United States and settled in Brooklyn, NY. He spent much of his career working for DC Comics where he gained fame for illustrating Sergeant Rock. Tarzan. Hawkman and Enemy Ace, He became an editor at DC Comics in 1968. In 1976, Joe and his wife Muriel opened the Joe Kuberl School of Cartoon and Graphic Ari in Dover, NJ, which continues to this day to turn out some of the finest comic book artists in the world.
Joe was more than just a great artist, PS Magazine will miss him both for his art and for his kind and gentle manner.