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Kubert School Scholarships - 2020-2021

The Kubert School, is very proud to announce the following scholarships winners


Incoming 1st Year Scholarship

The Joe Kubert Scholarship - Ulysses Roseo Decided in August, 2019. This very special award honoring The Kubert School's founder is based on merit and worth $2,500 and is available to all incoming registered first year students. 

Sergio Cariello Scholarship - Noah Jacquez Decided in August, 2019. $1,000 Award for a worthy incoming student going to TKS. Sponsored by comic book artist and an alumni of the school, Sergio Cariello.

Incoming Cartoon Graphics II Scholarships

Norman Maurer Memorial Scholarship - ADRIAN WOOLNOUGH Norman Albert Maurer (May 13, 1926 – November 23, 1986), a comic book artist and writer, was also a director and producer of films and television shows. $2000 Award for a worthy 1st Year Student going into the 2nd Year at TKS; Sponsored by the  family and friends of Norman Maurer.

A Wave Blue World Scholarships - MARIANO BENITEZ CHAPO and LORENZO JILES  A Wave Blue World is a comic book/graphic novel publishing company for creator-owned projects. Two $1,000 Award for a worthy 1st Year Student going into the 2nd Year at TKS; Sponsored by A Wave Blue World.

Storyteller Award - FRANCESCO CRIVELLI  $500 1ST YEAR TO 2ND Presented  on behalf of Comic Con Revolution

 Zapp Comics Scholarship - ETHAN FARINA $500 Award for a worthy 1st Year student going into the 2nd Year at TKS. Sponsored by ZAPP Comics of Wayne, New Jersey


Incoming Cartoon Graphics III Scholarships

Storyteller Award - ARMAND BODNAR   $500  Presented on behalf of Comic Con Revolution

Dave Cockrum Memorial Scholarship - ADELIA GUNDERSON  $500 Award for a worthy 2nd Year Student going into the 3rd Year at TKS; Sponsored by the family and friends of Dave Cockrum.

Dave Simons Inkwell Memorial Scholarship - RYUSEI SAWADA Dave Simons was an American comic book artist known for his work on Conan, Ghost Rider, Red Sonja, and Spider-Man for Marvel Comics, and Forgotten Realms for DC Comics. $1000 Award for a worthy 2nd Year Student going into the 3rd Year at TKS; Sponsored by the Inkwell Awards.


The La Greca Scholarship - ELENA MORTON $1500 Award to 2nd Year Student going into the 3rd Year to encourage and support emerging comic artists and cartoonists; Sponsored by Charlie LaGreca and Pop Culture Classroom.


Dave Monahan Memorial Scholarship - KEN NSIDINANYA Kubert School alumnus Dave Monahan was a graduate of the Class of ’99. He worked in the Kubert Art Store before starting to receive freelance work from DC Comics (Pirana Press) and Dark Horse Comics. This scholarship was set up in his name after his untimely death due to a sudden illness shortly after he graduated.

$2000 Award for a worthy 2nd Year Student going into the 3rd Year at TKS; Sponsored by the Monahan family.


Graduating Cartoon III Scholarships

Jumpstart Scholarship - PETER CLINTON Presented on behalf of Comic Con Revolution

Phil Amara Scholarship - ZACK MAROIS $500 award annually, for a graduating student to produce his/her original sequential work; Sponsored by children's book author and former comics editor Phil Amara.



$25 gift certificate to the Art Store

 Mariano Chapo

John Torkos

Ken Nsidinanya

Gabby Weber

Leonard Agrusti

Thank you all!  Congratulations to the recipients.  Thank you to the Benefactors. 


Irwin Hasen - Drawing on a long life

From the moment Joe Kubert first opened the school in 1976 until his retirement in 2007, Irwin Hasen was a well respected member of our faculty. Still active at 93, the New York Times recently ran an article on the creator of "Dondi".

Former Kubert School students interviewed

Former students Rob Kelly and Dan O'Connor are interviewed about their new daily web-series Ace Kilroy.

Class of 1988 graduate profiled

Kubert School Class of 1988 graduate Steve Mannion is profiled at

Joe Kubert draws poster for the Lucasfilm production, RED TAILS

Director  Anthony Hemingway's World War Two drama RED TAILS features a poster created by Joe Kubert. The film tells the story of the  black pilots of the experimental Tuskegee training program and their courageous battles in the skies over Europe.

2008 Kubert graduate makes a Big Bang!

2008 Kubert School graduate Zane DeGaine provided artwork used as set dressing for the CBS comedy show THE BIG BANG THEORY.
Zane was commissioned by the production department of the hit show to provide artwork which would be used as dressing for the show's comic shop set.

Zane's artwork can be seen in the background of the comic shop in the recent episode; Russian Rocket Reaction, aired: 10/13/11

Art Imitates Life as Illustrators visit Picatinny Arsenal

Former Kubert School students now working on "PS Magazine," also known as the Preventive Maintenance Monthly are featured in this new article from Picatinny Arsenal Highlights.

New York Comic Con: Panel and Portfolio Reviews

The Kubert School represents at the New York Comic Con - Appearances by Joe Kubert and his sons Adam and Andy, a special panel discussion featuring Joe and Adam and portfolio reviews by school representatives.

Saturday, October 15
Kubert School Spotlight and Art Demo with Joe and Adam Kubert.
2:30-3:30 p.m. Room 1A23

The Kubert School Portfolio Reviews
7:45-8:45 p.m. Room 1A15

For more information check out our Appearances link on our MEDIA & PRESS page.

Special guests of Israreli Cartoon Museum

Joe Kubert, and his son Adam, to be special guests of the Israeli Museum of Comics and Caricature, at Animix 11, the International Animation, Comics and Caricature Festival, August 16th through the 20th.

He is equipped with a pencil, a brush, and a stylus. 

Class of 2011 already hard at work

Recent 2011 Kubert School graduate Carli Ihde, will be providing the finished artwork over layouts by Giuseppe Camuncoli for DC Comics HELLBLAZER #285 written by Peter Milligan.

Flashpoint #2 cover by Andy Kubert


Flashpoint is the huge summer event for DC Comics, written by Geoff Johns, penciled by Andy Kubert, and inks by Sandra Hope. 


For more information on Flashpoint #2 go to DC Comics.


The 40 page Flashpoint #1 shipped May 11th and you can find out more about it at DC Comics.


Interviews with the Kuberts

Joe, Adam and Andy Kubert talk with CBR about our new logo, website and the evolution of The Kubert School.

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Sgt. Rock Appears in PS Magazine Issue #700

Legendary comic creator Joe Kubert illustrates the cover and an 8 page comic titled “PM For Easy Company” written by PS Magazine’s Production Manager, Stuart Henderson. In this unique comic Joe makes firearm maintenance a blast. For the full article, go to DC Comics.