In light of the untimely passing of Joe Kubert, there's been much discussion throughout the industry about the incredible influence he had as an artist, a teacher, a father, and a friend. While many have written tributes about the legend and his work, some creators are paying tribute the best way they know how: through art.

ComicsAlliance has a few favorites, which you can see after the cut.

Here's a portrait of Joe, with a few of the characters's he's most closely associated, beautifully illustrated by Francesco Francavilla.

A heartfelt tribute from Darwyn Cooke, featuring art by Joe Kubert from the cover to Star Spangled War Stories #151.

Kubert with some of his many artistic protégés. Art by Neal Adams.

The superhero Kubert was most associated with is likely Hawkman. Art by Todd Nauck

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