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Andy Yanchus, Marvel Comics Colorist, Dead at 77

By | Oct 12, 2021 | News

Marvel Comics shared that longtime staff colorist Andrew P. Yanchus has passed away, aged 77. He colored various titles for the company from 1976 to 1993, including “Uncanny X-Men,” “Alpha Flight,” and the original “New Warriors” run by Fabian Nicieza and Mark Bagley. According to Scale Model News, Yanchus died in Florida on September 11, […]

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Takao Saito, Creator of “Golgo 13,” Dead at 84

By | Sep 29, 2021 | News

The AFP reports that Japanese cartoonist Takao Saito, the creator of the world’s longest-running manga, “Golgo 13,” has died at the age of 84. According to his publisher Shogakukan, Saito died from pancreatic cancer on Friday, September 24. “Golgo 13,” which follows the adventures of the professional assassin Duke Togo, aka Golgo 13, was created […]

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Jeffrey Huet, Marvel and DC Inker, Has Died

By | Sep 27, 2021 | News

Filipino comic book inker Jeffrey Huet has passed away, artist Carlo Pagulayan announced last week on Facebook. Via Bleeding Cool, Huet died after being infected with COVID-19. Pagulayan and Huet were school friends, and they collaborated together on the ‘Planet Hulk/World War Hulk’ arc of Marvel’s “Incredible Hulk” series from 2006 to 2007. Huet’s other […]

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Robson Rocha, DC Comics Artist, Dead at 41

By | Jul 12, 2021 | News

Brazilian website Omelete reports artist Robson Rocha died yesterday, on July 11, 2021, from COVID-19. He had been in intensive care since mid-June at the Hospital Eduardo de Menezes, in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (in southeast Brazil). He was only 41. Rocha broke into comics in 2010, and penciled ‘New 52’ era DC Comics titles […]

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Benoît Sokal, Cartoonist and Video Game Designer, Dead at 66

By | May 30, 2021 | News

French video game publisher Microids have announced that cartoonist and game developer Benoît Sokal passed away on Friday, May 28, after battling a long-term illness. He was only 66 years old. Sokal was best known for creating the anthropomorphic detective series “Inspector Canardo,” and the steampunk adventure game series Syberia, which he subsequently adapted into […]

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Kentaro Miura, Creator of “Berserk,” Dead at 54

By | May 20, 2021 | News

Kentaro Miura, the creator of the dark fantasy manga “Berserk,” has died, aged just 54. Per the comic’s official Twitter account, Miura died on May 6, 2021, from acute aortic dissection, ie. a tear in the main artery. Miura created “Berserk” in 1989, and continued to write and illustrate it until his death, consequently becoming […]

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