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Bob Weber, Sr. – RIP

Comic strip and magazine cartoonist Bob Weber, Sr. has passed away. Robert P. (Bob) Weber, Sr. June 26, 1934 – October 17, 2020 It is being reported on social media that Bob Weber has passed away: Just heard that gag cartoonist and longtime King Features’ Moose and Molly comic strip artist Bob Weber, Sr. passed […]

Posted on: Oct 17, 2020,  Section: Comic strips, Magazine cartoons, Obituary, Comments: 2 Comments

Gerald Gardner – RIP

Screenwriter, gag writer, humorist, author Gerald Gardner has passed away. Gerald Clifford Gardner July 22*, 1929 – October 11, 2020 *the IMDb has June 15, 1929 as birthdate The notice of death from The Monkees Film and TV Vault Facebook page: From his son Lindsey Gardner – Gerald Clifford Gardner, legendary screenwriter … died peacefully […]

Posted on: Oct 13, 2020,  Section: Comic strips, Obituary, Television, Comments: 3 Comments

Charles Preston – RIP

Wall Street Journal cartoon editor Charles Preston has passed away. Charles M. PrestonNovember 6, 1921 – October 2, 2020   Instigator, idea man, and long-time editor of the Wall Street Journal cartoon panel “Pepper … and Salt” Charles Preston passed away Friday. From the Wall Street Journal: Seventy years ago a Columbia undergraduate named Charles […]

Posted on: Oct 6, 2020,  Section: Cartoons, Magazine cartoons, Obituary, Comments: 1 Comment

Quino – RIP

Famed cartoonist Quino has passed away. Joaquín Salvador Lavado (“Quino”) July 17, 1932 – September 30, 2020   From the Buenos Aires Times: “Quino has died. All good people in the country and in the world will mourn him,” Daniel Divinsky, the head of Buenos Aires publisher Ediciones de la Flor, wrote on Twitter. Under […]

Posted on: Oct 3, 2020,  Section: Comic strips, International, Obituary, Comments: 1 Comment

Bob Fujitani – RIP

Comic strip and comic book artist Bob Fujitani has passed away. Robert (Bob) FujitaniOctober 15, 1921 – September 6, 2020   From the obituary: Bob is well known among comic buffs for his lifelong career as a comic book artist. He was only twenty when he went to work at the New York studio of […]

Posted on: Sep 8, 2020,  Section: Comic Books, Comic strips, Illustration, Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Bob Fujitani – RIP

Tom Ward – RIP

Cartoonist Tom Ward has passed away. Thomas Roland (Tom) WardJune 1, 1928 – August 14, 2020 designer, cartoonist From the obituary: After high school in 1946, he asked if the Indianapolis Times would buy his cartoons. He picked up jobs at the Indianapolis Speedway drawing the drivers and cars. His drawings helped him to land […]

Posted on: Aug 18, 2020,  Section: Cartoonist, Comic strips, Obituary, Comments: 3 Comments

Kiraz – RIP

International cartoonist and illustrator Kiraz has passed away. Edmond “Kiraz” KirazianAugust 25, 1923 – August 11, 2020   From the notice: The cartoonist, known in particular for his illustrations of “Parisiennes” published in many magazines, died on Tuesday at the age of 96, his companion told AFP. “Edmond Kiraz, born in Cairo on August 25, […]

Posted on: Aug 12, 2020,  Section: Cartoonist, Illustration, International, Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Kiraz – RIP

Ronnie Goodman – RIP

Cartoonist – artist – homeless advocate Ronnie Goodman has passed away. Ronnie Goodman(Ronald Lamont Goodman July 25, 1960 – August 7, 2020)    above: “Woman at Work” Well-known San Francisco street artist and social warrior for the homeless died on the streets where he lived. From the Mission Local: Ronnie Goodman, a homeless artist and […]

Posted on: Aug 12, 2020,  Section: Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Ronnie Goodman – RIP

British Cartoonist Brian Walker – RIP

British cartoonist Brian Walker has passed away. Brian H. N. Walker March 22, 1926 – May(?) 2020   cartoonist, author, illustrator From Brian’s daughter Jo writing for The Guardian: My father, Brian Walker, who has died aged 94, was a cartoonist and illustrator whose work appeared across a span of 50 years in comics such […]

Posted on: Jul 24, 2020,  Section: Cartoonist, Comic Books, International, Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on British Cartoonist Brian Walker – RIP

Dan Nakrosis – RIP

Cartoonist Dan Nakrosis has passed away. Daniel A. “Dano” Nakrosis July 4, 1963 – July 21, 2020   Comic writer, artist, letterer, editor From the obituary: Born in Bayonne, Dan’s coloring, lettering and artwork graced the pages of all the major comics publishers across a wide genre of books. His work history included stints at […]

Posted on: Jul 22, 2020,  Section: Cartoonist, Comic Books, National Cartoonist Society, Obituary, Comments: 4 Comments

Kurt Mitchell – RIP

Chicago illustrator/cartoonist Kurt Mitchell has passed away. Kurt Davis Mitchell July 24, 1952 – July 1, 2020 From the obituary: A freelance artist and writer, his work graced the pages of the Chicago Reader, Chicago Tribune, and Chicago Sun-Times among others. He also worked in video game development. In later years he self-published over a […]

Posted on: Jul 13, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Cartoonist, Comic Books, Editorial cartooning, Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Kurt Mitchell – RIP

Duane McKenna – RIP

Art director and cartoonist Duane McKenna has passed away. Duane Alton McKenna August 20, 1922 – July 1, 2020 From the obituary: Born 97 years ago in Sioux Falls, SD, he served in the Army Air Force from 1943-46 before graduating from the University of South Dakota with an art degree. Upon moving to Washington, […]

Posted on: Jul 12, 2020,  Section: Cartoonist, Comic strips, Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Duane McKenna – RIP

Marty Riskin – RIP

Cartoonist Marty Riskin has passed away. Martin S. (Marty) Riskin November 26, 1936 – July 9, 2020   From the newspaper notice: When the computer came along setting the graphic art’s world into a tailspin, Marty was left behind, [son] Gregg said. “It turned him into a prehistoric relic … he did not adapt,” he […]

Posted on: Jul 12, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Cartoonist, Editorial cartooning, Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Marty Riskin – RIP

Fred Purucker – RIP

Cartoonist Fred Purucker has passed away. Frederick J. (Fred) Purucker, Jr.May 28, 1931 – June 30, 2020 Malibu Times editorial cartoonist 1999-2016(?),art school teacher, Disney animator From the Malibu Times notice: Purucker, TMT cartoonist for more than two decades, died last week at the age of 89. Although his face may not be known to […]

Posted on: Jul 10, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Fred Purucker – RIP

Henry Martin – RIP

Magazine cartoonist Henry Martin has passed away. Henry Read MartinJuly 15, 1925 – June 30, 2020   Excerpted from daughters Ann and Jane’s announcement via Michael Maslin: Longtime New Yorker cartoonist Henry Read Martin (who signed his cartoons H. Martin) died on June 30, 2020, just two weeks shy of his 95th birthday. For a […]

Posted on: Jul 1, 2020,  Section: Cartooning, Cartoonist, Magazine cartoons, Obituary, Comments: 1 Comment