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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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Richard Sala, Cartoonist and Fantagraphics Artist, Dead at 61

By | May 10, 2020 | News

Richard Sala, the creator of “Delphine,” “Cat Burglar Black,” and “Evil Eye,” has passed away at the age of 61. He was known for his uniquely surreal and stylistic art across a swathe of horror-centric, evergreen titles. According to his professional profile, Sala grew up in Chicago with “a fascination for musty old museums, dusty […]

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Juan Vlasco, Veteran Marvel Inker, Dead at 51

By | May 2, 2020 | News

[Header image from “Avengers” (2018) #3] Mexican comic book inker Juan Vlasco has died, according to his friend Jorge Break on Facebook. Break shared that Vlasco died in Mexico City on April 24, 2020, following complications from appendicitis surgery. Vlasco — full name Juan Francisco Velasco Hernandez — worked for both Marvel and DC, and […]

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