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Schelly, Bill: Man of Rock. A Biography of Joe Kubert. Seattle: Fantagraphics, 2008. (306 S.)
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ID no. (ISBN etc.): 978-1-56097-928-9
BibTeX citation key: Schelly2008
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Keywords: Biographie, Kubert. Joe, USA
Publisher: Fantagraphics (Seattle)
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Joe Kubert’s extraordinary career spans the history of the comic book in America: he began drawing comics in 1938, just as Superman made his debut in Action Comics #1, and continues to be one of the most vital cartoonists working today, writing and drawing both mainstream comic book characters as well as, more recently, graphic novels of his own conception.
Man of Rock: A Biography of Joe Kubert provides a unique, behind-the-scenes look at the career of one of the most distinctive, dynamic artists in the history of comics. Bill Schelly’s insightful book covers all facets of Kubert’s creative life: artist, writer, innovator, entrepreneur, and educator. It abounds in heretofore unknown details about Kubert’s life and work, and is rich in colorful anecdotes drawn from numerous interviews the author conducted with Kubert’s colleagues, family and friends.