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Wayne Stayskal – RIP

Editorial and comic strip cartoonist Wayne Stayskal has passed away. WAYNE STAYSKAL December 11, 1931 – November 20, 2018 Columnist and friend Cal Thomas broke the news: Google “Great American Political Cartoonists” and you will undoubtedly find the late Herbert Block (aka “Herblock”) of The Washington Post, (Paul) Conrad of the Los Angeles Times, Michael […]

Posted on: Nov 20, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Obituary, Comments: 0 Comments

Stan Lee Tributes from Editorial Cartoonists

  Ramsey   Stiglich   Breen   Stahler   Heller   Enos   Beeler   Summers   McKee     Castillejos   Peters   Hall   Marlette   Englehart   Luckovich     below: November 14 additions Streeter   Archer   Darkow   Handelsman   Bell    

Posted on: Nov 13, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Obituary, Comments: 1 Comment

Charles Glass – RIP

  Cartoonist Charles Glass has passed away. Charles Edward Glass July 4, 1930 – November 5, 2018 Magazine cartoonist, advertising From the obituary: After graduating, Charlie moved to New York City and studied at the Arts Students League. It was in New York City where his career as a cartoonist took off. He was a […]

Posted on: Nov 13, 2018,  Section: Obituary, Comments: 4 Comments

Anthea Bell – RIP

Translator Anthea Bell has passed away. Anthea Bell May 10, 1936 – October 18, 2018 From the above linked obituary: In 1970 Anthea Bell found herself with the tricky task of translating Asterix in Britain. The eighth adventure in the comic book series about everyone’s favourite Gaul rested on a French view of the English […]

Posted on: Oct 18, 2018,  Section: Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Anthea Bell – RIP

Who Was Rick Stein? – updated

updated October 10: It seems the unusual obituary of Rick Stein, featuring the Baron Munchausen-like (Major Hoople-like?) achievements and adventures of the deceased has gained some notoriety across the internet. People have found it as entertaining and intriguing a read as I have. (I found it enjoyable enough to post here, though it is off-topic.) […]

Posted on: Oct 10, 2018,  Section: Obituary, Off topic, Comments: 1 Comment

Charley Burns – RIP

Wilmington sport cartoonist Charley Burns has passed away. Charles Kennedy (Charley) Burns January 10, 1923 – September 29, 2018 From the obituary: [Charley] graduated in 1949 from the John Hussian School of Art in Philadelphia, which launched his art career with the E.I DuPont & de Nemours Company for over 30 years. After retirement, he […]

Posted on: Oct 6, 2018,  Section: Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Charley Burns – RIP

Jim Sizemore – RIP

Cartoonist Jim Sizemore has passed away.   JAMES EDWARD (JIM) SIZEMORE OCTOBER 3, 1937 – SEPTEMBER 24, 2018   From the obituary: Jim had been a Visual Information Specialist in the Social Security Administration’s Art Department in Woodlawn for 23 years until he retired early, in 1988, to become a free-lance cartoonist.   above: Jim’s […]

Posted on: Sep 28, 2018,  Section: Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Jim Sizemore – RIP

Lorraine Williams – RIP

Cartoonist and worship leader Lorraine Williams has passed away. After moving to Homer, she attended and graduated from Alaska Bible Institute in 1985. That same year, she married her husband, Darren Williams. Moving back to California in 1987, she became an adored worship leader with a wonderful community of friends. She was sent back to […]

Posted on: Sep 14, 2018,  Section: Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Lorraine Williams – RIP

Wallace Tripp – RIP

Illustrator Wallace Tripp has passed away. From Wallace Tripp’s Facebook page earlier today: Dear friends, Wally has passed on to the Studio in the Sky. He had a wonderful life full of love, laughter, art, music and airplanes. WALLACE WHITNEY (WALLY) TRIPP June 26, 1940 – September 9, 2018   A bit of biography from […]

Posted on: Sep 9, 2018,  Section: Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Wallace Tripp – RIP

Paul Carlson – RIP

Animator/cartoonist Paul Carlson has passed away.   PAUL WAYNE CARLSON DECEMBER 27, 1932 – AUGUST 22, 2018 Paul got his start in the animation business at the Walt Disney studio on Lady and the Tramp, filling in the drawings between the animator’s key drawings, a position known in industry parlance as an inbetweener.  He contributed […]

Posted on: Sep 1, 2018,  Section: Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Paul Carlson – RIP

Marie Severin and Gary Friedrich – RIP

I don’t do much comic book news, but these two were a part of my youth. Marie Severin and Gary Friedrich, creators during Marvel Comics Silver Age (and beyond), have passed away. Born on the same day separated by 14 years, they passed on the exact same day.   GARY EUGENE FRIEDRICH AUGUST 21, 1943 […]

Posted on: Aug 30, 2018,  Section: Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Marie Severin and Gary Friedrich – RIP

Phil Jackson – RIP

Editorial cartoonist Phil Jackson has passed away. …the former Ludington Daily News cartoonist left the accompanying cartoon at Cornerstone Baptist Church, where he long had been an active member. He left instructions that it was for publication in the Daily News when he died. Phillip (Phil) Jackson August 14, 1922 – August 24, 2018 Newport […]

Posted on: Aug 27, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Phil Jackson – RIP

Russ Heath – RIP

Comic book and comic strip artist Russ Heath has passed away. above image via The Beat   RUSSELL DEHART (RUSS) HEATH, JR. SEPTEMBER 29, 1926 – AUGUST 23, 2018   A master of the art of sequential comics, Russ was one of a dwindling few survivors from The Golden Age of Comic Books. His specialty […]

Posted on: Aug 24, 2018,  Section: Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Russ Heath – RIP

John Blair Moore – RIP

Cartoonist John Blair Moore has passed away. JOHN BLAIR MOORE 1948 – AUGUST 5, 2018 From John’s autobiography: Born in Tibet in the 1880’s, John Blair Moore was raised by a family of iternant(sic) Yak herders high in the Himalayas, where he spent years perfecting his skills in animation and narrative cartoon strips. Unfortunately, being […]

Posted on: Aug 7, 2018,  Section: Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on John Blair Moore – RIP

Steve Ditko – RIP

The Hollywood Reporter is reporting the death of Steve Ditko. Artist Steve Ditko, who co-created Spider-Man and Doctor Strange with Stan Lee, has died at age 90. The New York Police Department confirmed his death to The Hollywood Reporter.No cause of death was announced. Ditko was found dead in his apartment on June 29 and […]

Posted on: Jul 6, 2018,  Section: Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Steve Ditko – RIP