Joe Kubert's career spans the history of the comic book in America. He began drawing comics in 1938, the same year Superman made his debut in Action Comics #1. Over decades, Kubert has created comics for virtually every major publisher, including Marvel, DC, and EC. He is best known for his work for DC Comics on series starring Sgt. Rock, Hawkman, and Tarzan, as well as more commercially successful properties such as Superman and Batman. His multifaceted career includes illustrating the Green Beret newspaper strip in the '60s, founding the Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art in the '70s, and creating graphic novels dealing with the Holocaust more recently.