COMMENTS: rare; 52 pgs; classic Kubert hanging cover; Toth art; COMIC BOOK IMPACT rating of 5 (CBI)
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rare; 52 pgs; classic Kubert hanging cover; Toth art; COMIC BOOK IMPACT rating of 5 (CBI)
High School of Art & Design alum Carmine Infantino got his start in the industry working Timely, a precursor to Marvel Comics, where he would do spot work on anthology features, in his first work at DC he helped create Black Canary and began his long-running involvement with the Flash during his Golden Age era, as well as illustrating the original Green Lantern. After the post-war comic book slump Infantino collaborated with writer Robert Kanigher and editor Julius Schwartz to help bring back superheroes and launch the Silver Age by updating the Flash in the pages of Showcase, the reboot was a huge success and led to the superhero rebirth that has continued into the modern day, Infantino's ability to capture speed and movement on a page made his Flash believable and engaging. Carmine was promoted to Art Director and then Publisher at DC over the course of his illustrious career,
Joe Kubert (Sept. 18, 1926 - Aug. 12, 2012) began his career at the age of 13. He was also an art teacher and founder of The Kubert School. He is best known for his work on the characters like Sgt. Rock, Hawkman, Tor, Son of Sinbad and the Viking Prince.
Toth began working in comics during the Golden Age at DC where he illustrated Green Lantern and other titles, after returning from military service he began working at Hanna-Barbera on cartoons like Space Ghost and the Herculoids, while continuing to work on comics, particularly in the war genre.