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Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art in Dover, New Jersey was recognized as a 2016 School of Excellence at the 2016 PDC.
More information about this award can be found on ACCSC’s website. #ACCSC #SchoolofExcellence
Congratulations are due to 2016 graduate Minkyu Jung, Minkyu who originally came to the school from South Korea, was chosen by DC Comics, Talent Development department to be a part of their 2016 Artist's Workshop. Minkyu's work which has previously appeared in GOTHAM ACADEMY will also be a part of NEW TALENT SHOWCASE #1, where he's drawn a story featuring both Catwoman and Wonder Woman.
The Kubert School will be attending the New Jersey Comic Book Expo at the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center on November 19th and 20th. Stop by our table and say hello.
The Kubert School will be attending the first ever Jewish Comic Con in Brooklyn on November 13th. Stop by are table for more information about the school.
Congregation Kol Israel
603 St. Johns Place
Brooklyn, New York 11213
It has been forty years since Joe Kubert opened the doors to what was then the world's only school dedicated solely to cartooning and graphic art. Today we are celebrating with our first ever Founder's Day.
2009 Kubert School graduate Tamra Bonvillian, is working on a new project with Aftershock Comics, ALTERS is a new comic series written by Paul Jenkins with art by Lelia Leiz. The story features Chalice, the first transgender leading character in comics.
Student Anthony Ojeda and graduates Adam Page and Petterson Oliveira will be celebrating Pop Culture with Barnes and Noble bookstore at their Bridgewater, New Jersey location. The event includes free art and comic giveaways, cosplay and more.
The Kubert School has teamed up with the Dare 2 Draw art mentoring program to provide artists and mentors for their first published anthology. Featuring Mike Baron and Steve Rude's classic independent comic book character Nexus, the anthology will spotlight new talent (artists) teamed up with industry professionals (writers).
Mike Chen, Adam and Andy Kubert are among some of the project's professional mentors, while Idan Knafo and Cecillia Liang of the class of 2016 and 2011 graduate Elisa Fěliz are among the featured artists. Contributing pin-up art to the anthology are 2016 grads Erik Klaus and Yosam Cardenas Zavala, as well as current students CJ Oeschele, Anthony Ojedo, Kendal Gates and Bane Wade.
For more information about this project check out the Kickstarter page:
2016 grads Vanessa Solis, Petterson Oliveira and 2015 grad Dov Smilovic, were all part of a great adventure, providing artwork for the comic book, ADVENTURES FROM MY WORLD a comic written by Julie Averbach, which highlights what it's like to have a special needs sibling.
Congratulations to the 38th graduating class of The Kubert School. Our graduation ceremony took place on May 26th at Meadow Wood Manor in Randolph, New Jersey with iconic comic book artist/writer Walt Simonson, as our special guest speaker.
This past Friday the 22nd there was a mini reunion of sorts as some members of the Class of 1996 returned to visit the school. Shane Hill, Josh Janes, Mike Leonard, John Loftus, Andrew Mayer and Jerry Lindo traveled from near and far to take a stroll down memory lane and celebrate the 20th anniversary of their graduation.
The Secret Life of Darren Auck. - Alumni and current instructor Darren Auck gets interviewed by the Daily Record.
Saturday, March 12th A Little Shop of Comics in Scotch Plains, New Jersey will be hosting a Women of Power sketch event that will feature three of our amazing students. Emma Kubert, Vanessa Solis and Marki Wolfson will be drawing sketches for customers and accepting commissions.
On Saturday, March 19th Barnes and Noble in Bridgewater, New Jersey will be helping to celebrate the release of the new Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice movie with a special event. Third year students Brian Uglow and Petterson Oliveira and first year student Sarah Madura will be on hand sketching and drawing for customers.
Starting today you'll be able to see some of the amazing special guests who visit the school to talk to our students. Lloyd Briggery our event coordinator has been working on this project for over a year, bringing visiting artists to the school and interviewing them in front of a student assembly.
Kubert School alumni and current instructor, Bob Hardin has a story in the newly revised CARtoons magazine, out now. CARtoons began publication in 1959 and embraced the Hot Rod culture of the 1960's. Bob is a noted car enthusiast and his work previously appeared in the original CARtoons magazine before it folded way back in 1991. Bob teaches 1st year Layout and 2nd year Humor and Caricature classes at the school. .
We are proud to welcome well known comic book artist Rags Morales as an instructor at The Kubert School. Rags is best know for his work at DC Comics, including Black Condor, Identity Crisis and Action Comics. He will be instructing our second year students Story Adaptation classes.
Part two of the Artist's Ave. Wonder Woman episode. Six of our students and alumni in a podcast interview talk about life at The Kubert School and their life and work after the school.