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At The Kubert School, our relationship with you and commitment does not end at graduation. Our alumni are heavily involved with the school. A handful return as teachers and/or visiting guest speakers. Many go on to work for some of the industries biggest names. Within the Alumni section of the website, you will find ways to get involved and to support The Kubert School. We encourage you to invest in the arts and education and to make a difference at The Kubert School. If you have questions or would like additional information, please contact The Kubert School at 973-361-1327.

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While we cannot list all our extremely talented alumni and their accomplishments, we present the following list of some of our former students.

Tamara Bonvillain

Tamara Bonvillain is a two time Ringo Award winning colorist, who works with DC Comics, Dark Horse, Image and Marvel.

Attended 2006 – 2009

Garry Brown

Known for his work on The Massive and Catwoman.
Years of attendance 2007-2010

Sergio Cariello

Artist for many comic publishers including Marvel Comics, DC Comics, and CrossGen Comics; currently penciler/inker on the Lone Ranger for Dynamite Entertainment.

Years of Attendance: 1987-88, 1991-93

Kevin Colden

Eisner Award-nominated, Xeric Grant winning American comic book artist for the graphic novel Fishtown; primarily known as a webcomics artist (Rule the Night), his work has been published in print by Zuda Comics, IDW Publishing, Image Comics, Alternative Comics, and Top Shelf Productions.

Years of Attendance: 1998-01

Dave Dorman

Eisner Award-winning science fiction, horror and fantasy illustrator on Indiana Jones, Batman, and Superman; better known for his work on Star Wars.

Years of Attendance: 1977-78

Matt Hollingsworth

Eisner Award-winning colorist on Preacher, Daredevil, and Hellboy.

Years of Attendance: 1988-91


Carli Ihde

Carli Ihde is a multi-disciplinary artist working primarily as a tattooist. Her animation has appeared on Joseph Gorgon Levitt’s show Hitrecord, and her Pumpkin carving abilities earned her a spot as a contestant on the Food Network’s Outrageous Pumpkins

Attended 2007 – 2010

Minku Jung

Minku Jung is a South Korean artist who has worked for both Marvel and DC since graduating from the School. Titles he’s world on include |Nightwing, Ms Marvel, Star Wars, Batgirl and The Flash.

Attended 2013 -2016

Erik Klaus

Erik Klaus is the creator of NIJAS & ROBOTS published by Keenspot. He has provided covers for THE LAST RONIN a TMNT series.

Attended 2013 -2016

Scott Kolins

Illustrator, writer and creator for multiple different superhero and science fiction comic books such as The Flash, Marvel Comics Presents, Prime, Marvel Team-Up, Legion of Super-Heroes, and Beyond!

Years of Attendance: 1989-92

Chris Mooneyham

Chris Mooneyham is the artist/co-creator of Image Comics’ FIVE GHOSTS. His work has also appeared in PREDATOR, JUDGE DREDD VS. PREDATOR, DC Comics NIGHTWING and G.I. JOE from Image Comics.

Attended 2008 – 2011

Tom Mandrake

Notable comic book artist, perhaps best known for his collaborations with writer John Ostrander on multiple comic books, including Grimjack (from First Comics) and The Spectre, Martian Manhunter, and Firestorm, from DC Comics; also artist on Batman, The Punisher, and the X-Files.

Years of Attendance: 1977-79

Nick Napolitano

Nick Napolitano returned to DC Comics in 1999 as a Pre Press artist.  Napolitano has also worked as a comic artist, including on \”Legion of Super Heroes: and \”Crisis on Infinite Earths\” for DC and has done prolific work as a letterer.  In his new role, Nick will continue to oversee the Production and Lettering departments as well as head up DC\’s newly-created Tech Ops department.  Tech Ops\’ main role will be to assist in creating synergy between DC Entertainment\’s bi-coastal production workflows.

Years Attended: 1987 – 1990

Anand Ramcheron

Anand Ramcheron is a South African illustrator whose work appears in the graphic novel Infinity Runners.  He also created artwork for the 2023 film, Across the Spiderverse.

Attended 2016 – 2019

Cliff Rathburn

American comic book artist. Frequent collaborator of Robert Kirkman — graytone artist for Walking Dead, inker of Invincible and penciler/inker/colorist for Reaper. Also inks Tony Harris on Mark Millar’s War Heroes from Image Comics.

Years of Attendance: 1998-01

Eric Shanower

Eisner and Russ Manning Award-winning creator of Age of Bronze, and writer of the Marvel Comics adaptation of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

Years of Attendance: 1981-84

Gavin Smith

Gavin Smith is a comic artist whose work includes THE ACCELERATORS for Blue Juice Comics, DEAD LEGENDS for A Wave Blue World, STAR TREK: MIRROR WAR  and TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES for IDW.

Attended 2007 – 2010

Timothy Truman

American writer, artist and musician. He is best known for his stories and Wild West-style comic book art, and in particular, for his work on Grimjack (with John Ostrander), Scout, and the reinvention of Jonah Hex with Joe R. Lansdale; currently writes Conan the Barbarian.

Years of Attendance: 1978-81

Rick Veitch

American comic book artist and writer who has worked in mainstream, underground, and alternative comics; artist on with Alan Moore’s Swamp Thing, Miracleman, 1963, Supreme, Greyshirt; also worked on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Bratpack, The Maximortal, the One, 1963, Army@Love, Aquaman, The Question, Can’t Get No, Roarin’ Rick’s rare Bit Fiends .

Years of Attendance: 1976-78

Charles Paul Wilson III

Charles Paul Wilson III is the illustrator and co-creator of The New York Times Best-Selling Graphic Novel The Stuff of Legend, he has also worked on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Wraith, with best selling author Joe Hill.

Attended 2002 -2005

Emi Yonemura

Emi Yonemura is a director at Marvel Animation

Attended 2007 – 2010

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