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 […]
Annie Goetzinger, a grand dame of French comics has passed away suddenly at the age of 66. NBM’s Terry Nantier, who published two of her books in English, Girl in Dior and Marie Antoinette, Phantom Queen, remembers her on his blog: I’m in shock. She looked in perfect health with many more productive years ahead of her, […]
§ Nice Art: Daniel Warren Johnson shared a Batman Year 100 commission on the tweets. Batman Year 100 commission all done! pic.twitter.com/qtVABvxQXD — Daniel WarrenJohnson (@danielwarrenart) December 5, 2017 § Terror: the fires in Ventura County and LA have threatened many people, including some comics folks, according to my FB feed. Our thoughts go […]
Hall of Famer Len Wein has passed away at age 69. Wein was a mainstay of comics from the 70s on, co-creating Swamp Thing with Bernie Wrightson, creating countless characters at Marvel, such as Wolverine, and writing some of the most memorable tales of the Bronze Age. Wein grew up with his fellow fan Marv […]
June Foray, the first lady of voice acting, passed away yesterday at age 99. Best known for voicing Rocky the Squirrel, she was a mainstay of Disney and Warner Bros., including Granny and Witch Hazel. The above photo is from 2011, at the premiere of Happy Feet Two and if I’m as spry and elegant […]