DC Comics artist Joe Kubert passed away

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DC Comics artist Joe Kubert passed away

Joined: February 22nd, 2001, 4:07 am

August 14th, 2012, 4:02 pm #1

Just saw an announcment about his passing on 12-Aug. Joe was well known for his "Haunted Tank" and "Sgt Rock" series for DC Comics.

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August 14th, 2012, 9:28 pm #2

He was to DC comics what Jack Kirby was to Marvel comics. The best."Enemy Ace" was fantastic.With the loss of John Severn a few months ago, the ranks of great comic-book war artists is getting very thin.
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Joined: April 19th, 2005, 1:40 am

August 14th, 2012, 11:52 pm #3

Just saw an announcment about his passing on 12-Aug. Joe was well known for his "Haunted Tank" and "Sgt Rock" series for DC Comics.

Roy Chow
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Man I loved Sgt Rock, the Haunted Tank and Unknown Soldier. I was suprised to recognize and later be told he drew the comics for the Army's PM magazine. So we add Connie and Bonnie as well MSG Half-Mast to the list of Old Soldiers fading away.

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Joined: November 4th, 2001, 1:33 am

August 15th, 2012, 1:12 am #4

I grew up with Rock and Easy Co. Jeb and the Haunted tank, I have most of them still. He made childhood a real adventure following them from comic to comic. Brock
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Joined: April 18th, 2005, 5:18 pm

August 15th, 2012, 11:41 am #5

Just saw an announcment about his passing on 12-Aug. Joe was well known for his "Haunted Tank" and "Sgt Rock" series for DC Comics.

Roy Chow
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... But I do remember enjoying the Sgt Rock series back when I was real young. As a matter of fact, this and my father's enjoyment of old war flicks is probably what kindled my interest in military things.

God speed, Mr. Kubert.

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Joined: September 21st, 2001, 12:15 pm

August 15th, 2012, 11:52 am #6

Man I loved Sgt Rock, the Haunted Tank and Unknown Soldier. I was suprised to recognize and later be told he drew the comics for the Army's PM magazine. So we add Connie and Bonnie as well MSG Half-Mast to the list of Old Soldiers fading away.

A US veteran is someone who, at one point, wrote a blank check made payable to 'The United States of America ' for an amount of 'up to and including their life.'
When I was going through AIT at Fort Knox, one of our instructors told us that either connie or bonnie where based off a girl who worked at the Ft. Knox Exchange....

AFAIK, PM Magazine is still going strong, I've seen one or two floating around my job

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Joined: April 18th, 2005, 1:46 pm

August 15th, 2012, 4:11 pm #7

Just saw an announcment about his passing on 12-Aug. Joe was well known for his "Haunted Tank" and "Sgt Rock" series for DC Comics.

Roy Chow
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a Coke and a Revell or Aurora 1/72nd scale plane, all for under a $1.00, at the local READS Drugstore.....man he made a 8-10 yr old boy happy. Mike
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Joined: May 18th, 2004, 2:57 pm

August 15th, 2012, 4:48 pm #8

Just saw an announcment about his passing on 12-Aug. Joe was well known for his "Haunted Tank" and "Sgt Rock" series for DC Comics.

Roy Chow
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great stuff as a kid back then.

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Joined: May 24th, 2003, 3:07 pm

August 15th, 2012, 6:44 pm #9

a Coke and a Revell or Aurora 1/72nd scale plane, all for under a $1.00, at the local READS Drugstore.....man he made a 8-10 yr old boy happy. Mike
Yep, with 50 cents a week for allowance, I could get a new model and comic book every other Saturday (and have the model built by Sunday!) and still get a pop, some chips and some jawbreakers with which to rot my teeth.

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Joined: July 22nd, 2005, 5:10 pm

August 16th, 2012, 2:14 am #10

Just saw an announcment about his passing on 12-Aug. Joe was well known for his "Haunted Tank" and "Sgt Rock" series for DC Comics.

Roy Chow
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one of my fav Joe Kubert covers was two soldiers/marines hanging from a tree {one holding the other by one hand and his free hand holding on for dear life} with a giant reptile ,mouth agape waiting for his meal to drop....did i mention one guy is firing his thompson into godzillas mouth?awesome stuff to a ten year old we,ll miss you Joe and all the imaginations you helped fuel .
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