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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

Carl Granath – RIP

Cartoonist Carl Granath has passed away. Carl Robert GranathSeptember 30, 1930 – May 28, 2020   From the obituary: He was in demand as a writer, art director and voice talent during his long career with major advertising agencies in Chicago but hated watching commercials. He was an animator and cartoonist who grew up idolizing […]

Posted on: Jun 28, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Cartooning, Editorial cartooning, Obituary, Comments: 0 Comments

Joe Sinnott – RIP

Famed comic book artist Joe Sinnott has passed away. Joseph Leonard (Joe) Sinnott October 16, 1926 – June 25, 2020 From the Joe Sinnott Facebook notice: It with great sorrow that we must announce the passing of Joltin’ Joe Sinnott on June 25th at 8:40am at the age of 93. He went peacefully with the […]

Posted on: Jun 25, 2020,  Section: Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comic Books, Comic strips, Obituary, Comments: 1 Comment

Ralph Dunagin – RIP

Editorial and comic strip cartoonist Ralph Dunagin has passed away. Raymond Ralph Dunagin, Jr.June 19, 1937 – June 24, 2020 newspaper illustrator, art director, cartoonist From the Orlando Sentinel notice: Ralph Dunagin, an editorial cartoonist for the Sentinel and its predecessor, the Orlando Evening Star, from 1961 to 2001, died Wednesday. He was 83. Meeting […]

Posted on: Jun 24, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Obituary, Comments: 3 Comments

Phil Hirsch – RIP

Cartoon editor and humor and gag writer Phil Hirsch has passed away. Philip (Phil) Hirsch August 18, 1926 – January 20, 2020 Pyramid Books vice president/editor/writer From the Jewish Exponent notice of death: Philip Hirsch, 93 of Voorhees, NJ, passed away on 1/2/20 in Voorhees. Philip was born in Bronx, NY to Clara and Leo […]

Posted on: Jun 18, 2020,  Section: Books, Cartoons, Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Phil Hirsch – RIP

Condolences to Jeff and the entire Keane Family

Melinda Kay Keane Melinda Kay Keane, 59, passed away on the morning of May 29, in Dana Point, CA. She was the wife of Family Circus cartoonist Jeff and a loving mother to her three children – Spencer, Matilda, and Olivia. Melinda was an accomplished costume designer, seamstress, and educator at St. Margaret’s Episcopal School […]

Posted on: Jun 13, 2020,  Section: Obituary, Comments: 2 Comments

Denny O’Neil – RIP

Comic book writer Denny O’Neil has passed away. Dennis Joseph (Denny) O’Neil May 3, 1939 – June 11, 2020 I don’t mark a lot of comic book creators here, but Denny was making highly readable comic books during my prime comic book reading years. He will be remembered better by those who knew him, I […]

Posted on: Jun 12, 2020,  Section: Comic Books, Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Denny O’Neil – RIP

Dan Danglo – RIP

Animation and gag cartoonist Dan Danglo has passed away. Daniel R. (Dan) Danglo March 1, 1925 – June 6, 2020 (There is also a Dan A. Danglo, and a March 26, 1925 birthdate. I hope to get that cleared up.) animation, comic books, gag cartoonist An autobiography from Dan’s website: Dan Danglo was born in […]

Posted on: Jun 12, 2020,  Section: Animation, Cartooning, Comic Books, Obituary, Comments: 1 Comment

Murray Olderman – RIP

Famed sports cartoonist Murray Olderman has passed away. Murray OldermanMarch 27, 1922 – June 10, 2020 SPORTS CARTOONIST (yeah, he merits the upper case), sports columnist From the notice: Marty Appel posted that Murray Olderman died at the age of 98.Murray Olderman profiled and drew sports cartoons of every major sports figure of the past […]

Posted on: Jun 11, 2020,  Section: Cartooning, Obituary, sports cartoons, Comments: 1 Comment

Frank Bolle – RIP

Long time and prolific comic artist Frank Bolle has passed away. Frank W. BolleJune 23, 1924 – May 12, 2020 From the 1940s to the 1980s Frank’s comic book contributions were hard to miss, and during that time he also illustrated books and magazines. Not to mention a comic strip career that ran from the […]

Posted on: Jun 10, 2020,  Section: Comic Books, Comic strips, Obituary, Comments: 5 Comments

Sandy Huffaker – RIP

Illustrator and editorial cartoonist Sandy Huffaker has passed away. Calvin Sanford (Sandy) Huffaker, Sr. September 23, 1943 – May 23, 2020 From the obituary: Huffaker was a highly acclaimed political cartoonist who started his career with The Birmingham News and the Raleigh News and Observer. He later moved to New York City and illustrated covers […]

Posted on: May 25, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Caricature, Cartooning, Editorial cartooning, Illustration, Obituary, Comments: 2 Comments

Frank Johnson – RIP

Cartoonist Frank Johnson has passed away. Frank B. Johnson April 13, 1931 – April 2, 2020 From the obituary: Frank came out of the Army, he started working for Charlton Press Comics doing humor comic books, including “Lil Genius”, “Lil Tomboy”, “Rock and Rollo”, “Double Trouble”, “Lil Rascal Twins”, and “My Little Margie’s Boyfriends”. Frank […]

Posted on: May 14, 2020,  Section: Comic Books, Comic strips, Obituary, Comments: 2 Comments

Marty Pasko – RIP

Comic book writer Marty Pasko has passed away. Martin Joseph (Marty) Pasko né Jean-Claude Rochefort August 4, 1954 – May 10, 2020 Friends Paul Kupperberg and Paul Levitz broke the news on social media. covers via Grand Comic Database Marty began writing comic books in the early 1970s, and was a writer and editor into […]

Posted on: May 11, 2020,  Section: Comic Books, Comic strips, Obituary, Television, Comments: 1 Comment

Mary Von Egidy – RIP

Artist Mary Von Egidy has passed away. Mary Frances (Mae) Von Egidy (née: Boyd) March 9, 1921 – April 22, 2020   From the obituary: She was a talented artist and worked for Alex Raymond in her younger years painting backgrounds for the Rip Kirby and Flash Gordon comic strips. Couldn’t find anything else about […]

Posted on: May 7, 2020,  Section: Comic strips, Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Mary Von Egidy – RIP

Don Schnably – RIP

Advertising artist and executive Don Schnably has passed away. Donald James (Don) Schnably September 12, 1936 – April 20, 2020   From the obituary: He graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art and went on to have a highly successful career in advertising, winning countless CLIO and Addy awards. He has a TV commercial […]

Posted on: Apr 24, 2020,  Section: Cartooning, Illustration, Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Don Schnably – RIP