Colorist Jonny Rench passed away this weekend of a heart attack at the insanely young age of 28, it was reported via Twitter. Rench was a Wildstorm mainstay and colored such books as The Authority, The Highwayman and many, many more. More of his art can be seen here.
He’s being fondly remembered as Chris Gage wrote:
I was lucky enough to have Jonny Rench’s awesome color work grace my books and luckier to have met the man. Terrific guy. He’ll be missed.
Our condolences to his friends and family.
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