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RIP Gaspar Saladino, lettering legend

Gaspar Saladino, one of the greatest comic book letterers of all time, died yesterday at age 89, a few days short of his 90th...

RIP Jack Davis

And just to make this day even more sorrowful in comics circles, legendary MAD cartoonist Jack Davis has passed away at age 91. Davis created some of the most memorable horror comics at EC, but then basically invented an entire style of caricature that was endlessly imitated throughout the 60s and 70s.

RIP Richard Thompson

Cartoonist Richard Thompson, the artist behind Poor Richard's Almanack, Cul-de-Sac and many other wonderful comics, has passed away from the effects on his battle...

RIP: Muhammad Ali, one time foe of Superman

Athlete, statesman, icon, one of the greatest people of the 20th century....and star of one of the most indelible comics team-ups ever. Muhammad Ali...

RIP Alan Kupperberg

Comics artist Alan Kupperberg passed away last night at age 62 after a battle with thymus cancer, as reported on FB by his brother,...

RIP Earl Norem

Prolific cover artist and painter Earl Norem has passed away at age 91 as reported on Facebook by family members including his daughter: As my...

RIP Michele Wrightson

According to several social media postings, Michelle Wrightson has passed away. Wrightson contributed as a colorist on several Marvel, Heavy Metal and Milestone comics,...

RIP Seth Kushner

Photographer/writer/creator Seth Kushner passed away yesterday after battling leukemia for a year. He is survived by his heroic wife, Terra, and his son Jackson...

RIP: Glen Orbik

Artist and teacher Glen Orbik passed away yesterday after a battle with cancer,. He was either 51 or 52 (Wikipedia says he was born...

RIP: Herb Trimpe

Herb Trimpe, famed artist on the Hulk and GI Joe, co-creator of Wolverine and one of the last remaining Silver Age artists, died Monday...

RIP: Roger Slifer

Lobo co-creator and Bronze Age comics writer Roger Slifer passed away over the weekend. Slifer was badly injured in a hit and run accident two years ago, suffering traumatic brain injury that left him in a nursing home for the remainder of his life. Although he had been making some recent progress in speaking, he died en route to the emergency room. He was 60.

Cartoonist Irwin Hasen passes away at age 96

Word is going around on Facebook today that Dondi co-creator Irwin Hasen has passed away at the ripe old age of 96. Hasen was best known for Dondi, the tale of a WW II orphan who brings joy to the live of those around him. The strip was turned into a movie in 1961. He was presented with an Eisner Award last year.