The creator of Supernatural Law was 65.
Comics and animation lost another key figure this week. Fred Patton, a protean champion of early anime/manga fandom passed away at age 77 this week. He had been confined to a nursing home after a stroke in 2005, but continued writing and pursuing his interests in anime. Until then he wrote widely about anime, […]
John Rogers, president of the San Diego Comic-Con for more than 30 years, passed away Saturday morning. CCI released the following statement. It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of John Rogers, President of Comic-Con. John died on Saturday, November 10, 2018 as a result of complications from glioblastoma, an aggressive […]
Today the comics community at large mourns the passing of legendary artist Carlos Ezquerra whose work co-creating Judge Dredd for 2000 AD defined that magazine through over 40 years of publishing and coalesced the modern British comics movement.
The legendary Batman artist passed away earlier this week at the age of 58.
And now word comes that comics writer Gary Friedrich has passed away at age 75. Best known as the co-creator of Ghost Rider, Friedrich also worked on Captain America, Shield and many more titles. Tony Isabella broke the news from Roy Thomas: Friedrich was best known in recent years for losing a legal battle […]
Comics legend Marie Severin has passed away at age 89 after suffering a stroke. Severin was a mainstay of both the legendary EC Comics period (her brother John was an illustrator there) and more importantly at the Marvel Bullpen, where she was an artist and colorist for decades. She particularly excelled at Not Brand Echh […]
The classic DC war comics artist was 91.
Cartoonist John Blair Moore passed away after a brief illness, according to a post from his daughter on FB. Moore was a prolific newspaper cartoonist, and wrote and drew Invaders From Home for the experimental DC imprint Piranha Press in the 90s, but was perhaps best known for his Disney work. He wrote numerous stories […]
Steve Ditko, the legendary co-creator of Spider-Man, has passed away, as confirmed by the NY police department. The reclusive artist, who was 90, was found dead in his apartment, and is believed to have died on June 29. THR broke the story, although rumors had been circulating for a few days. Ditko’s Spider-Man run remains a […]