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Sad news today Polish/Jewish born Jacob Kubert who emagrated to Brooklyn NY at age two months, known for his comics and the graphic novel Yossel. Kubert wrote, “I got my first paying job as a cartoonist for comic books when I was eleven-and-a-half or twelve years old. Five dollars a page. In 1938, that was a lot of money”. Kubert was inducted into the Harvey Awards’ Jack Kirby Hall of Fame in 1997, and Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 1998. Joe Kubert died on August 12, 2012, three weeks short of his 86th birthday. He will be missed.