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Comic Book Creators Pay Tribute And Share Memories Of Trina Robbins
Comic book creators of all stripes paid their tributes and shared their memories on social media Here is a small selection. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Colleen Doran: Deeply and profoundly sad to hear of the death of my friend[...]
Trina Robbins of Wonder Woman, Vampirella & Wimmen's Comix Dies At 85
Her first strip for Wimmen's Comix, Sandy Comes Out, was the first comic strip to feature a stated lesbian character. The eighties saw her work for Marvel, drawing Misty for their children's imprint Star Comics, based on their Millie the Model and her niece Misty, as well as Barbie and The Little Mermaid This saw her[...]
Francine Grillo, Marvel & DC Comics Employee For 27 Years, Has Died
RIP Fran – give 'em what for in the hereafter! Simon & Anna" Pat Brousseau: "R.I.P., Francine Grillo We met a long time ago when we were both on staff at Marvel Comics and then we crossed paths again at DC Comics Your honesty, strength and sense of humor will be greatly missed[...]
Joe Matt, Creator Of Peepshow, Died At 60 At His Drawing Board
Originally a series of comic strips, Peepshow was published as a comic book by Drawn & Quarterly from 1991 and saw the creator win multiple awards including Eisner Awards An incredibly raw and self-critical look at the author's views of life, women, pornography and being part of a cartoonist community, it was one of a[...]
Walter Simonson Marc Silvestri & Adam Kubert Remember Dan Green, RIP
RIP legend" Linda Lessmann Reinhold: I was instantly, mentally, transported to the old days when Dan and his beautiful wife, Sandi, were the most lovely friends, and we visited often, both in the city and upstate where they lived in their train station house Sadly, Sandi passed away in 2015 and several years later, before the[...]
JC Glindmyer, Owner of Earthworld Comics, Albany, New York, Dies
You'll be missed deeply Michael McCall: I was never a regular, but I have made my fair share of trips there I always wanted to tell him about my first time going alone as a child about 30 years ago How I left the house without permission to make my trek all the way from N[...]
Al Jaffee of MAD Magazine Dies, Aged 102
Today it was announced that he had sadly passed away at the ripe age of 102 Best known for his run on Mad Magazine since the fifties, he has the longest continual run on any publication by any cartoonist His fold-in pages alone that so defined him in the eyes of many were published every[...]
Jason Pearson, Creator Of Body Bags, Died In December, Aged 52
RIP Jay. JH Williams III: I remember years and years ago us discussing our mutual love of Michael Golden's art — Despite the unfortunate difficult problems that plagued Jason Pearson, it's sad that he's passed away, and I hope there is some sort of peace. Kody Chamberlain: Damn This one hits hard Jason Pearson has passed away,[...]
Comic Creator Carlos Pacheco Has Died, Aged 60
His artistic skill was immeasurable What a loss for us all RIP Will Sliney: The first time I ever got to visit a comic book publisher was DC comics many years ago There I was shown the gold standard of what a comic book page was It was an original page by Carlos Pacheco I still[...]
Mitch Drucker, Cosplayer, Dies At New York Comic Con, RIP
RIP. Mitchell Drucker, known as Mitch, a well-known and much-loved cosplayer, died at New York Comic Con this weekend Jenna Merchant posted the following to social media "To all friends & family of Mitchell Drucker Unfortunately, Uncle Mitch passed away unexpectedly this morning while attending his favorite event New York Comic Con We are very[...]
French Comics Creator François Corteggiani Passes Away, Aged 69
In 2015, he even got into trouble for writing and drawing a vitriolic strip about a local far-right politico Bold, brave, funny, prolific, a born storyteller, François will be greatly missed by everyone in the French comics industry." François Corteggiani was a prodigious French comic book writer, editor and artist who studied art, and worked[...]
Tom Palmer Sr, Inker Extraordinaire, Dies At The Age Of 81
RIP, Tom. CB Cebulski: Gutted by the news of Tom Palmer's passing Yet another comic legend has left us Aside from being an incredible inker and painter, Tom was a true gentleman He was like Obi-Wan to so many young editors, freely sharing his experiences and wisdom with us all Rest in peace, Tom. Dean Haspiel: Sad[...]