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TORONTO, January 30, 2020 – Fan Expo HQ and The Kubert School are pleased to announce a unique partnership that will delight fans by delivering the ultimate experience to creators across North America in the Fan Expo Creator Academy.  


The Kubert School, known worldwide for providing an exceptional education in cartooning and graphic art, has programmed the curriculum to engage artists and guests at the conventions listed below.  Click the city to learn more or enroll in a class!


“We look at the world of pop culture fandom as an ecosystem. When we can engage and educate as part of our unique offering in top markets, it’s a win for everyone. Partnering with a trusted name like The Kubert School is rooted in collaboration and the drive for quality,” says Andrew Moyes, Vice President of Fan Expo.  

Taught by seasoned professionals, the school will offer two different workshops as well as original programming for Fan Expo. The first workshop is a 2-day event for aspiring professionals who are looking to start off their portfolios on the right foot or who are looking to cap them off with a strong finish. The other is a workshop designed for those looking to start their journey as a comic artist. Additionally, 

The Kubert School will be providing original material for panels at Fan Expo Shows such as “Breaking into Comics The Kubert School Way” and “How to Draw The Kubert School Way: A Focus on Narrative Art”. “This is a wonderful opportunity to be able to present a portion of our curriculum to students who might not be able to attend our full-time program,” says Anthony Marques, President of The Kubert School, based in Dover, New Jersey. “Cultivating the next batch of exciting new artists for this industry is key and we are so honored to carry on the legacy of Joe Kubert in which he set forth to do just that.  

The Kubert School is proud to team up with Fan Expo and provide these classes as well as all new programming for their shows. We look forward to seeing everyone in 2020 and can't wait to create something new and wonderful!” For more information, visit www.fanexpohq.com

2020-04-06
Rick Veitch - Cartoonist Laureate

The state of Vermont appointed cartoonist Rick Veitch, as it's fourth Cartoonist Laureate in a ceremony on Thursday April 2nd. Governor Phil Scott congratulated Veitch and called the honor "well deserved."

The Green Mountain state is the only one in the nation to regularly appoint a Cartoonist Laureate.

Rick was a member of the very first graduating class of The Joe Kubert School, he is know for his work on DC Comic's SWAMP THING, his work in HEAVY METAL and EPIC ILLUSTRATED and his own self publishing efforts that include THE BRAT PACK, DREAMS OF A RAREBIT FIEND and others.

In 1998 Veitch was also a founder of the online comic convention comicon.com and recently launched Eureka Comics, which specializes in educational and informational comics.


2020-03-09
Hy Eisman - A Lifetime Achievement

It is our great pleasure to announce that Hy Eisman will be awarded the Milton Caniff Lifetime Achievement award by the National Cartoonists Society, at the 74th Annual Reuben Awards in Kansas City!


Hy Eisman  was an integral part of The Kubert School as an instructor, from it's founding in 1976 until he retired from teaching in 2018. 

The “Caniff” is awarded by a unanimous vote of the NCS Board of Directors. It is given for a lifetime of outstanding and accomplished work to a cartoonist. 


Hy is currently drawing and writing the gags for the Popeye Sunday strip and for Katzenjammer Kids

2020-01-31
Fan Expo Creator Academy Powered by The Kubert School


TORONTO, January 30, 2020 – Fan Expo HQ and The Kubert School are pleased to announce a unique partnership that will delight fans by delivering the ultimate experience to creators across North America in the Fan Expo Creator Academy.  

The Kubert School, known worldwide for providing an exceptional education in cartooning and graphic art, has programmed the curriculum to engage artists and guests at the conventions listed below.  Click the city to learn more or sign up.
“We look at the world of pop culture fandom as an ecosystem. When we can engage and educate as part of our unique offering in top markets, it’s a win for everyone. Partnering with a trusted name like The Kubert School is rooted in collaboration and the drive for quality,” says Andrew Moyes, Vice President of Fan Expo.  
Taught by seasoned professionals, the school will offer two different workshops as well as original programming for Fan Expo. The first workshop is a 2-day event for aspiring professionals who are looking to start off their portfolios on the right foot or who are looking to cap them off with a strong finish. The other is a workshop designed for those looking to start their journey as a comic artist. Additionally, 
The Kubert School will be providing original material for panels at Fan Expo Shows such as “Breaking into Comics The Kubert School Way” and “How to Draw The Kubert School Way: A Focus on Narrative Art”. “This is a wonderful opportunity to be able to present a portion of our curriculum to students who might not be able to attend our full-time program,” says Anthony Marques, President of The Kubert School, based in Dover, New Jersey. “Cultivating the next batch of exciting new artists for this industry is key and we are so honored to carry on the legacy of Joe Kubert in which he set forth to do just that.  
The Kubert School is proud to team up with Fan Expo and provide these classes as well as all new programming for their shows. We look forward to seeing everyone in 2020 and can't wait to create something new and wonderful!” For more information, visit www.fanexpohq.com

2020-01-08
Our Busy Convention Schedule

The Kubert School will be making the rounds this convention season. Here are some of the conventions we'll be attending.

January 25th
Garden State Comic Fest - Winter Edition
Fairbridge Inn Hotel & Conference Center
130 Route 10 West, East Hanover, New Jersey

February 8th, 9th
Fanfaire NYC
Art and Design High School
245 E 56th St, New York, NY 10022

February 27th - March 2nd
C2E2
South Building at McCormick Place 
2301 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois

March 27th - 29th
Fan Expo Dallas
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center
Dallas, Texas

April 16th - 19th
MegaCon Orlando
Orange County Convention Center, North/South Concourse
Orlando, Florida

April 23rd - 26th
Calgary Expo: Comics & Entertainment
Calgary Stampede
1410 Olympic Way SE, Calgary
Alberta, Canada

May 15th - 17th
Motor City Comic Con
Suburban Collection Showplace
46100 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI 48374

May 15th - 17th
East Coast Comic Con
Meadowlands Exposition Center
355 Plaza Drive Secaucus, NJ 07094

May 15th - 17
Comic Con Revolution
Ontario Convention Center 
2000 E Convention Center Way
Ontario, CA 91764

June 19th - 21st
Heroes Con

Charlotte Convention Center

501 S College St

Charlotte, NC 28202


June 27th - 28th
Garden State Comic Fest
Mennen Arena
161 E. Hanover Ave. Morristown, NJ 07960

August 7th - 9th
Fan Expo Boston
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
415 Summer St
Boston, MA 02210

August 27th - 30th
Fan Expo Canada
METRO TORONTO CONVENTION CENTRE
North Building
255 Front Street West
Toronto, ON M5V 2W6  CANADA

October 8th - 11th
New York Comic Con
Jacob Javits Convention Center
429 11th Avenue, New York, NY, 10001

October 23rd - 25th
Baltimore Comic Con
Baltimore Convention Center
One West Pratt Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201