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Andy Kubert

Andrew Kubert is an American comics artist and writer, son of Joe Kubert, brother of Adam Kubert, both of whom are artists, the uncle of comics editor Katie Kubert. He is a graduate of and an instructor of second-year classes at The Kubert School, founded by his father who taught there. Andrew Kubert is the son of Muriel and Joe Kubert, the latter of whom came from a Jewish family in southeast Poland, his siblings include a sister and brothers David and Adam. He and his siblings were raised in New Jersey, he is the uncle of comics editor Katie Kubert. He graduated from The Kubert School, founded by his father in Dover. Andy Kubert started his comics career as a letterer at DC Comics in 1980, his first credited artwork for the company was the story "Old Soldiers Never Die" in Sgt. Rock #393, he drew Adam Strange and the Batman versus Predator intercompany crossover. He is best known for his work at Marvel Comics the company's X-Men titles. An occasional cover artist on Uncanny X-Men and X-Men Classic, Kubert served as a fill-in penciller for Uncanny X-Men #279-280 and #288 before becoming the regular penciller on X-Men vol.

2, following Jim Lee's departure from Marvel to form Image Comics. Kubert was one of the artists of the "X-Cutioner's Song" storyline which ran through the X-Men titles in 1992 and drew the wedding of Cyclops and Jean Grey in X-Men #30. Kubert drew the Amazing X-Men limited series as part of the "Age of Apocalypse" storyline in 1995. In 2001, Kubert drew two issues of the new Ultimate X-Men title. With writers Bill Jemas, Joe Quesada and Paul Jenkins, Kubert produced the Origin limited series which revealed the early history of Wolverine. Kubert collaborated with novelist Neil Gaiman on the Marvel 1602 eight-issue limited series published from November 2003 to June 2004. Writer Orson Scott Card and Kubert crafted the Ultimate Iron Man limited series in 2005. Both Kubert and his brother, signed exclusive contracts to work for DC Comics in 2005. Andy Kubert became the penciller of the Batman series and with writer Grant Morrison introduced the Damian Wayne character, he illustrated the covers to Batman: Cacophony, a three-issue miniseries published in November 2008.

Kubert drew the two-issue Batman story by Neil Gaiman entitled, "Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader?" This reunited Gaiman and Kubert, who worked together on the series Marvel 1602. While his brother Adam has returned to Marvel Comics following his three-year deal with DC, Dan DiDio confirmed in 2009 that following "Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader?", Kubert had two more Batman projects in the works, one of which he would write himself. He contributed covers to the Blackest Night: Batman mini-series, as well as variant covers for "Blackest Night" issues of Green Lantern. In late 2009, DC announced that Andy Kubert was working on two DC stories, one featuring Batman, the other featuring the DCU. Kubert's father Joe inked over his pencils on the first two issues of DC Universe: Legacies, a 10 issue series chronicling the history of the DC Universe. Andy Kubert contributed to Batman #700, teaming again with Grant Morrison to tell another tale of Damian Wayne as Batman in the future as part of the oversized anniversary issue.

In 2011 Kubert illustrated the DC miniseries Flashpoint. In 2013 Kubert wrote and drew Damian: Son of the Batman, a four-issue mini series about Robin in an alternate future. Kubert was one of the artists on The Dark Knight III: The Master Race, co-written by Frank Miller and Brian Azzarello; as of 2018, Kubert is collaborating with writer Scott Snyder on the New Challengers, part of the Dark Metal project. Kubert and his brother Adam teach at alma mater, the Joe Kubert School. Interior art includes: Airboy vol. 2 #50 Skateman #1 Andy Kubert at the Comic Book DB Andy Kubert at The Kubert School Andy Kubert at Mike's Amazing World of Comics Andy Kubert at the Unofficial Handbook of Marvel Comics Creators

Canada's New Government

"Canada's New Government" was a branding term or political slogan used by the Government of Canada during the first twenty months of the 28th Canadian Ministry under Stephen Harper. Federal government announcements referred to the "Government of Canada". Harper, leader of the Conservative Party, took office as Prime Minister of Canada on February 6, 2006. Thereafter, the federal government began to use the term as part of a marketing campaign to differentiate the Harper government from the previous Liberal Party government, led by Paul Martin. For the first few months after Harper's party assumed office, it is believed that this term was used only in high level communication and press releases from the Prime Minister's Office and the offices of federal cabinet ministers, it was applied to some government communication through the web portal. Beginning in the summer of 2006, wider use of the term was encouraged by the Harper government in Canada's public service, however policies for its use were unclear.

The phrase was dropped in October 2007, with most references reverting to the "Government of Canada". Issues regarding usage of the phrase within the public service culminated in a situation where Andrew Okulitch, a retired research scientist and at that time a scientist emeritus with the Geological Survey of Canada, refused to comply with a communications directive from Natural Resources Canada that specified employees use the term, it read as follows: "As per the Minister's Office, effective the words "Canada's New Government" are to be used instead of "the Government of Canada" in all departmental correspondence. Please note that the initial letters of all three words are capitalized. Thank you for your cooperation." )This was followed with a reply from Okulitch to all recipients of the email: "Why do newly elected officials think everything begins with them taking office? They are stewards for as long as the public allows, they are the Government of Canada. Nothing more. I shall use "Geological Survey of Canada" on my departmental correspondence to avoid any connection with "New Government."

The GSC, steward to Canada's earth resources for 164 years, is an institution worthy of my loyalty, as opposed to idiotic buzzwords coined by political hacks." Okulitch received this reply to his email within an hour from Irwin Itzkovitch Assistant Deputy Minister, Earth Sciences Sector: "Given your strong though misdirected views of the role and authority of the Government as elected by the people, your duty to reflect their decisions, I accept that you are removing yourself from the Emeritus Program. I wish you every success in your future." A media frenzy ensued, deriding the federal government's treatment of the affair and Okulitch was reinstated by Deputy Minister of Natural Resources, Cassie Doyle who informed Okulitch that he would not have to use the phrase as it was not intended for "working-level people and never was." This was confirmed by Minister of Natural Resources, Gary Lunn, who said there was no expectation for anyone in the department to use the slogan. Brand management CBC.

CA article: B. C. scientist booted over refusal to use "New Government" CBC. CA article: Dr. Okulitch reinstated as scientist emeritus with Geological Survey of Canada CBC. CA article: PMO directive rebrands'Harper Government' CTV. CA article regarding reinstatement of Okulitch "Our Home and Native Brand" - ridiculing use of term "Canada's New Government" Globe and Mail article on Okulitch "Canada's new, spin-doctored government" By Harry Bruce, The Sunday Herald, Halifax, NS, January 14, 2007

Strength in Numbers (The Music album)

Strength in Numbers is the third and final album from Leeds-based indie rock band The Music. It comes in a regular CD and a deluxe digipak Edition; the limited edition will feature two bonus tracks, "The Price" and "The Rain", but does not feature the hidden track "No Danger". A website for the album was launched in April 2008, it features a flash teaser video from video producer Chris Boyd. The video was released on the band's YouTube channel; the site now features the option to sign up for extra content, with a 30-second live video of one of the songs from the new album, as well as a discussion forum and other minor features. "Strength In Numbers" was released as a 3-format single on 9 June 2008. "The Spike" was the second single released from the album, with "Drugs" being released as a special limited edition third single sold through the band's official website. All tracks written by The Music. "Strength In Numbers" - 3:41 "The Spike" - 4:01 "Drugs" - 5:20 "Idle" - 3:37 "The Left Side" - 3:29 "Fire" - 2:58 "Get Through It" - 2:58 "Vision" - 4:23 "The Last One" - 3:44 "No Weapon Sharper Than Will" - 3:51 "Cold Blooded" - 4:20 "Inconceivable Odds" - 4:28 Contains hidden track "No Danger", starts at 5:02 B-Sides "The Price" "The Rain" "Symbol of Hope" "What Am I" "Traps" "Victim" "Honest" "Funky" Official UK site Official US site Strength In Numbers Deluxe Digipak Strength in Numbers Interview with Nutter and Coleman

The Watchers (album)

The Watchers is an album released by Danish progressive metal band Royal Hunt, comprising a new long suite published in Japan in the EP titled Intervention - Part 1, re-recorded versions of old songs and some live tracks. The live tracks were recorded from May to August 2000. All songs written by André Andersen. "Intervention" – 14:02 "Lies" – 9:42 "Flight" – 4:32 "Message to God" – 6:10 "Epilogue" – 8:04 "One by One" – 5:33 "Clown in the Mirror" – 5:36 "Day In Day Out" – 3:59 "Legion of the Damned" – 5:17 "Intervention" – 5:56 André Andersen – keyboards and guitars John West – lead and backing vocals Jacob Kjaer – guitars Steen Mogensenbass guitar Allan Sorensen – drums Maria McTurk backing vocals Kenny Lubcke backing vocals Heavy Harmonies page


Internalization is the process of making something internal, with more specific meanings in various fields. It is the opposite of externalization. In psychology, internalization is the outcome of a conscious mind reasoning about a specific subject. Internalization of ideals might take place following religious conversion, or in the process of, more moral conversion. Internalization is directly associated with learning within an organism and recalling what has been learned. In psychology and sociology, internalization involves the integration of attitudes, values and the opinions of others into one's own identity or sense of self. In psychoanalytic theory, internalization is a process involving the formation of the super ego. Many theorists believe that the internalized values of behavior implemented during early socialization are key factors in predicting a child's future moral character; the self-determination theory proposes a motivational continuum from the extrinsic to intrinsic motivation and autonomous self-regulation.

Some research suggests. These early years of socialization may be the underpinnings of moral development in childhood. Proponents of this theory suggest that children whose view of self is "good and moral" tend to have a developmental trajectory toward pro-social behavior and few signs of anti-social behavior. In one child developmental study, researchers examined two key dimensions of early conscience – internalization of rules of conduct and empathic affects to others – as factors that may predict future social and competent behavior. Data was collected from a longitudinal study of children, from two parent families, at age 25, 38, 52, 67 and 80 months. Children's internalization of each parent's rules and empathy toward each parent's simulated distress were observed at 25, 38 and 52 months. Parents and teachers rated their adaptive, pro-social behavior and anti-social behavior at 80 months; the researchers found that first, both the history of the child's early internalization of parental rules and the history of their empathy predicted the children's competent and adaptive functioning at 80 months, as rated by parents and teachers.

Second, children with stronger histories of internalization of parental rules from 25 to 52 months perceived themselves as more moral at 67 months. Third, the children that showed stronger internalization from 25 to 52 months came to see themselves as more moral and "good"; these self-perceptions, in turn, predicted the way parents and teachers would rate their competent and adaptive functioning at 80 months. In behavioral psychology, the concept of internalization may refer to disorders and behaviors in which a person deals with stressors in manners not externally evident; such disorders and behaviors include depression, anxiety disorder and anorexia. In sciences such as biology, internalization is another term for endocytosis, in which molecules such as proteins are engulfed by the cell membrane and drawn into the cell. In economics, internalization theory explains the practice of multinational enterprises to execute transactions within their organization rather than relying on an outside market.

It must be cheaper for an MNE to internalize the transfer of its unique ownership advantages between countries than to do so through markets. In other words, the alternative to internalization through direct investment is some form of licensing of the firm's know-how to a firm in the target economy. In finance, internalization can refer to several concepts. "When you place an order to buy or sell a stock, your broker has choices on where to execute your order. Instead of routing your order to a market or market-makers for execution, your broker may fill the order from the firm's own inventory – this is called'internalization'. In this way, your broker's firm may make money on the "spread" –, the difference between the purchase price and the sale price." For a related issue regarding trade execution, see payment for order flow. Social influence Cultural homogenization Meissner, W. W. Internalization in Psychoanalysis, International Universities Press, New York. Wallis, K. C. and J. L. Poulton, Internalization: The Origins and Construction of Internal Reality, Open University Press and Philadelphia.

Oxford Open Learning GCSE Psychology - Module three: lesson nine

Novi Punk Val

Novi Punk Val is a compilation album of punk rock and new wave music from the SFR Yugoslavia. It covers the period from 1978 till 1980, it was released by ZKP RTLJ in 1981. It includes songs by notable Slovenian and Croatian artists from the former Yugoslav punk rock and new wave scenes including: Pankrti, Prljavo kazalište, Termiti and others. Along with Paket aranžman and Artistička radna akcija compilations which featured artists from Belgrade, Serbia it is considered a symbol of the former Yugoslav punk and new wave era. "Anarhist" - Pankrti "Tovar'ši, jest vam ne verjamem" - Pankrti "Lublana je bulana" - Pankrti "Moj otac je bio u ratu" - Prljavo kazalište "Narodna pjesma" - Paraf "Sranje" - Problemi "Grad izobilja" - Problemi "Možgani na asfaltu" - Berlinski zid "Po cestah mesta" - Berlinski zid "Videti jih" - 92 "Kontroliram misli" - 92 "To ni balet" - Buldogi "Vjeran pas" - Termiti "Mama, s razlogom se brineš" - Termiti "Vremenska progonoza" - Termiti Paket aranžman Artistička radna akcija Svi marš na ples!

Vrući dani i vrele noći Punk rock in Yugoslavia New wave music in Yugoslavia