George Pérez Not At East Coast Comic Con Today, Amid Health Concerns

George Perez

Legendary comic book creator George Pérez was due to appear at the East Coast Comic Con this weekend (and is still planned for Crash Comics in Florida for Free Comic Book Day next weekend, despite their ordinance issues), but is not appearing at today due to medical issues. It was reported to Bleeding Cool organizer Cliff Galbraith told attendees that Perez is in the hospital with a "heart problem."

Other voices of creators have echoed this.

Friends and family have posted their well wishes. We join them wishing George a speedy recovery and good health.

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Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.