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Quino, Creator of Mafalda, Dead at 88

By | Oct 1, 2020 | News

Per the BBC, NBC and Associated Press, Argentinian cartoonist Quino (real name Joaquín Salvador Lavado Tejón) died on September 30, 2020, aged 88. Quino was best known for creating the internationally popular comic strip “Mafalda,” which followed the adventures of a precocious girl concerned by humanity, world peace, education, and other important political issues. Tejón […]

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Jim Janes, Comic Book and Storyboard Artist, Has Died

By | Sep 5, 2020 | News

[Header image from “Legion of Super-Heroes” #270 (December 1980)] CBR reports artist Jim Janes has died. Writer Paul Kupperberg, who collaborated with Janes on “Secrets of the Legion of Super-Heroes,” tweeted on Friday, “I just learned of the death of artist Jim Janes, my long ago collaborator on the ‘Secrets of the Legion of Super-Heroes’ […]

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Chadwick Boseman, Black Panther Star, Dead at 43

By | Aug 29, 2020 | News

Chadwick Boseman, actor and star of Marvel’s Black Panther has died after a four year battle with colon cancer, his representatives confirmed. He was 43. “It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman,” said a statement posted to Boseman’s Twitter account yesterday evening. “Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon […]

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Joe Sinnott, Marvel Artist and Inker, Dead at 93

By | Jun 25, 2020 | News

Writer and poet Dorian J. Sinnott shared on Twitter that his grandfather, longtime Marvel Comics artist and inker, Joe Sinnott has died. “He passed away this morning, June 25th,” he said, “at 8:40am at the age of 93. He enjoyed life and was drawing up until the end. RIP, Poppy.” Joe Sinnott was born on […]

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Dennis O’Neil, Batman Writer and Editor, Dead at 81

By | Jun 12, 2020 | News

Newsarama reports legendary “Batman” writer and editor, Dennis “Denny” O’Neil, has died at the age of 81. According to his family, he passed away at home, from natural causes, on the night of June 11. Dennis J. O’Neil was born in St. Louis, Missouri on May 3, 1939. He studied English literature, creative writing and […]

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Murray Olderman, Award-Winning Sports Cartoonist, Dead at 98

By | Jun 12, 2020 | News

Sportswriter and cartoonist Murray Olderman, whose caricatures of sports figures were featured attractions in newspapers across America for decades, has died at the age of 98, The New York Times reports. A journalist, columnist, and caricaturist whose pen captured the sports world in newspapers for more than 60 years, the advent of television and the […]

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