See All Topics

Home / Section: Obituary

This category contains 5058 posts.
RSS feed for this category

Joan Crosby Tibbetts – RIP

Joan Crosby Tibbetts, daughter of Percy Crosby, has passed away. Joan Crosby Tibbetts September 21, 1932 – October 26, 2019   From Joan’s Linkedin page:  Owner,  Skippy, Inc.,  Feb 1968 – Present 51 years 11 months primary job as court-appointed administrator of Percy Crosby Estate (my father), involving licensing of his famous SKIPPY character; policing […]

Posted on: Dec 29, 2019,  Section: Comic strips, Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Joan Crosby Tibbetts – RIP

Stuart J. Knickerbocker – RIP

Animator/gag cartoonist Stuart J. Knickerbocker has passed away. Stuart James (Stu) Knickerbocker March 10, 1925 – December 14, 2019 animator, artist, gag cartoonist From the obituary: Stu was a substitute teacher in Detroit before he began his career in commercial art at the Jam Handy Organization in Detroit. He spent most of his career at […]

Posted on: Dec 16, 2019,  Section: Comic strips, Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Stuart J. Knickerbocker – RIP

Art Lozzi – RIP

Animation background artist Art Lozzi has passed away. Arminio Guido (Art) Lozzi October 22, 1929 – November 4, 2019 A career outline and a description of Art’s style from Animation Resources: Worked as an inbetweener at MGM and Disney, submitted humorous cartoons to magazines such as the New Yorker, designed holiday cards, worked on Tom […]

Posted on: Nov 29, 2019,  Section: Animation, Obituary, Comments: 1 Comment

A Cumulative Remembrance – Gahan Wilson

A collection of news stories and tributes on the death of Gahan Wilson. above: Michael Cavna-Warped News The Washington Post The New York Times The Associated Press (via The Los Angeles Times) 27East – The South Hampton Press CNN   Comics Sites The Comics Journal Multiversity Comics Comic Book Resources Four Realities Grand Comics Database […]

Posted on: Nov 28, 2019,  Section: AAEC-feed, Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comic history, news, Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on A Cumulative Remembrance – Gahan Wilson

Howard Cruse – RIP

Cartoonist Howard Cruse has passed away. Howard Russell Cruse May 2, 1944 – November 26, 2019   Howard’s daughter shared on Facebook earlier today: With sadness I share that my birth father passed this afternoon after a too short battle with cancer, with his dear friend Pam and loving husband Eddie by his side, among […]

Posted on: Nov 26, 2019,  Section: Alternative comics, Cartoonist, Comic Books, Comic strips, Obituary, Comments: 5 Comments

Lew Little – RIP

Famed comics syndicator Lew Little has passed away. Lewis Auburn (Lew) Little September 1, 1933 – November 21, 2019   From the obituary: Some of the world’s best-known comic strips were discovered by Little during a career spanning 80 years. He launched “Wee Pals,” the first integrated comic strip by Morrie Turner, and “Tumbleweeds,” a […]

Posted on: Nov 26, 2019,  Section: Comic history, Comic strips, Obituary, Syndicates, Comments: 1 Comment

Gahan Wilson – RIP

Iconic cartoonist Gahan Wilson has passed away. Gahan Allen Wilson February 18, 1930 – November 21, 2019 Stepson Paul Winters is reporting the death of Gahan Wilson: Gahan Wilson 2/18/1930 – 11/21/2019 The world has lost a legend. One of the very best cartoonists to ever pick up a pen and paper has passed on. […]

Posted on: Nov 22, 2019,  Section: Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comic strips, Magazine cartoons, Obituary, Comments: 8 Comments

Mike Lane 1949 – 2019

Editorial cartoonist Mike Lane has passed away. Mike Lane was a Baltimore Evening Sun/Sun editorial cartoonist from 1972 – 2004.   Mike was an early contributor to Cagle Cartoons from 2001 – 2009.   Mike’s cartoons were timely, and they reflected the gifts in his hand, his heart and his brain — his artistic talent, […]

Posted on: Nov 18, 2019,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Obituary, Comments: 2 Comments

Five For Friday Results Post #Last – Tom Spurgeon

Recently Comics Beat asked friends and fans of Tom Spurgeon to “Name your 5 best memories of Tom Spurgeon. It can be ways he influenced you, or the things he did that touched you the most.” This is how they responded. From Comics Beat: In honour of Tom Spurgeon, The Comics Beat created a special […]

Posted on: Nov 15, 2019,  Section: Comic history, Obituary, Comments: 1 Comment

Tom Spurgeon Memorial at Billy Ireland Dec. 14

SAT, DEC 14 AT 5 PM EST Memorial for Tom Spurgeon The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum   The Spurgeon Family and the Billy Ireland are setting up a memorial service for Tom. From the Billy Ireland: Our community is grieving an incalculable loss today. Thomas Spurgeon, friend, donor, member of our National Advisory […]

Posted on: Nov 14, 2019,  Section: AAEC-feed, Gatherings, Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Tom Spurgeon Memorial at Billy Ireland Dec. 14

Tom Spurgeon – RIP

Comics Reporter Tom Spurgeon has passed away. From Tom’s brother Whit: R.I.P. to my amazing brother Thomas Spurgeon. He lived one hell of an amazing life, and I love him. Thomas Martin (Tom) Spurgeon December 16, 1968 – November 13, 2019 From the obituary: Tom Spurgeon, a writer, editor, journalist and historian whose lifelong passion […]

Posted on: Nov 14, 2019,  Section: Obituary, Comments: 1 Comment

Coila Davis – RIP

Editorial cartoonist Coila Davis has passed away. Coila Ann Davis (nee Brown) April 28, 1947 – November 4, 2019   Coila freelanced for the Rockford (Illinois) Register Star. From the Register Star obituary: Coila Davis, who over decades crafted dozens of quirky editorial cartoons for the Register Star, died Monday after a short illness. “I […]

Posted on: Nov 5, 2019,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Coila Davis – RIP

Día de los Muertos (2)

We want to open this year’s respect to those who have come before us by thanking the people who made it possible for Barbara Shermund to be given her due.           (Phil May)           (Wilhelm Busch)                     images […]

Posted on: Nov 1, 2019,  Section: Cartoonist, Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comic history, Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Día de los Muertos (2)

Steve DuQuette – RIP

  Cartoonist Steve DuQuette has passed away. Steven Aldrich (Steve) DuQuette May 13, 1927 – October 26, 2019   Saying Steve was a cartoonist seems a bit of understating. He was a gag/magazine cartoonist, a caricaturist, an editorial cartoonist, a spot illustrator, he did comic features, and on and on. From Mike Lynch: He was […]

Posted on: Oct 28, 2019,  Section: AAEC-feed, Caricature, Cartooning, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Magazine cartoons, Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Steve DuQuette – RIP

Rusins Kaufmanis – RIP

Editorial Cartoonist Rusins Kaufmanis has passed away. Rusins Kaufmanis March 27, 1925 – September 20, 2019 Globe and Mail cartoonist 1960 – ???? Ottawa Citizen editorial cartoonist 1963 – 1989 From the Ottawa Citizen obituary: He remained interested in politics, people, and especially humour to the very end. In his last week, when initially told […]

Posted on: Oct 19, 2019,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Rusins Kaufmanis – RIP