Joe Kubert was an artist who has been active in nearly all aspects of the comic book industry during his long career. He has worked as an artist and writer, but also as editor and teacher. Coming from New York, Kubert began his career at the early age of 12. He was assigned by MLJ Publications to do inking on some of Bob Montana's 'Archie' pages. Kubert then attended the High School of Music of Art and at the same time began a collaboration with the Harry "A" Chesler shop. Now aged 16, he worked fro publications like Smash Comics, Speed Comics and Police Comics, while also doing coloring and inking assignments.