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Matt Baker – First Black Comic Artist

Matt Baker – First Black Comic Artist

Clarence Matthew Baker was a Black comic book artist who died in 1959. He attended the Cooper Union School of Engineering, Art, and Design in New York. In 1944, he got a job as a background artist with the S.M. Iger Studio. His first published work was in Jumbo Comics #69.

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Joe Kubert 1926 – 2012

Joe Kubert 1926 – 2012

Comic book artist Joe Kubert, aged 85, passed away on August 12, 2012 from multiple myeloma. His influence upon comic books and comic book artists is monumental.

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