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The Kubert School is proud to announce that Amy Chu will be another addition to its faculty in the 2019-20 school year. “To be joining such an illustrious faculty at this legendary institution is a dream come true,” said Chu. “I’m looking forward to working with the third year students to teach them the basic business survival skills that every creator needs.”
Amy Chu is a professional writer for DC Entertainment, Marvel Entertainment, other comic book publishers, and most recently, Netflix. Her work includes Wonder Woman, Poison Ivy, Red Sonja, X-Men, Ant-Man and Deadpool. She is also the co-founder of Alpha Girl Comics, publisher of Girls Night Out, The VIP Room, and Meridien City. She is a frequent guest and speaker at comic conventions around the world.
Chu received dual degrees from Wellesley College (East Asian Studies) and MIT (Architectural Design) and an MBA from Harvard Business School. She has many years of start-up and business consulting experience, including serving as the Executive Director of the Asian American Arts Alliance where she provided management and technical assistance to artists and arts organizations. She will be teaching Business of Art/On-the-Job.
The Kubert School’s faculty consists of working professionals in the various fields of cartooning. Illustration, design, and animation. Besides Chu, the Kubert School also employs instructors Lee Weeks (BATMAN), Kim DeMulder (SWAMP THING), Jan Duursema (STAR WARS), Tom Mandrake (THE SPECTRE), Fernando Ruiz (ARCHIE), and Giovanni Valletta (JOHN WICK).
The Kubert School was founded by award-winning cartoonist Joe Kubert (HAWKMAN, SGT. ROCK) founded in 1976. It is a fully accredited, 3-year vocational school, which is highly respected worldwide. Well-known JKS alumni who are working professionals include Amanda Conner (POWER GIRL, VAMPIRELLA). Jenny Frison (WONDER WOMAN, RED SONJA). Anna-Maria Cool (WIZARD OF OZ, BARBIE), Adam Kubert (SPIDER-MAN, CAPT. AMERICA), and Andy Kubert (BATMAN, SUPERMAN).