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YoungWillz

Posted 27 June 2015 - 03:31 PM

Shusei Nagaoka, an illustrator best known for making the imaginative, fantasy-based album covers for Earth, Wind & Fire, Electric Light Orchestra and other bands in the 1970s and ’80s, heart attack, 78. http://www.japantime...8/#.VY7BaXnbLrc


time

Posted 26 June 2015 - 04:32 PM

Kaja Saudek, Czech comic illustrator, 80. He had been in a vegetative state for some years. https://translate.go...udek/&edit-text=

So more cartoon than animation then

YoungWillz

Posted 26 June 2015 - 02:16 PM

Kaja Saudek, Czech comic illustrator, 80. He had been in a vegetative state for some years. https://translate.go...udek/&edit-text=


YoungWillz

Posted 21 June 2015 - 11:52 AM

Earl Norem, famous for his Masters of the Universe illustrations and many others (as I recall he also worked on some adult magazines back in the day), 92 according to the article. http://www.actionfig...l-norem-passes/

 

According to Dread Central, he was working on Mars Attacks trading cards. http://www.dreadcent...for-new-series/

 

RIP for a lifetime well drawn out.


gcreptile

Posted 02 June 2015 - 04:09 PM

Michele Wrightson, aka, Michele Brand, a contributor to the first all-women underground comics anthology is dead:

 

http://robot6.comicb...on-passes-away/

 

And on the same page it is noted that turkish political cartoonist Bedri Koraman died at 87. He used comics to report on the junta trials after the country's military coup of 1960.


Phantom

Posted 08 May 2015 - 01:56 PM

 

Children's books illustrator Marcia Brown is dead at 96:
 
http://www.latimes.c...0507-story.html


Neither cartoonist nor animator.

(Expecting "it was the closest category where else should I have put her"
Response "that's what catch-all Dead of 2015 is there for"

There. I sufficiently nipped that conversation in the bud.
SC

 

 

I had no idea you had become a self-appointed moderator. I still had you labeled as "twunt"


Sir Creep

Posted 08 May 2015 - 12:02 PM

Children's books illustrator Marcia Brown is dead at 96:
 
http://www.latimes.c...0507-story.html


Neither cartoonist nor animator.

(Expecting "it was the closest category where else should I have put her"
Response "that's what catch-all Dead of 2015 is there for"

There. I sufficiently nipped that conversation in the bud.
SC

gcreptile

Posted 08 May 2015 - 11:34 AM

Children's books illustrator Marcia Brown is dead at 96:

 

http://www.latimes.c...0507-story.html


gcreptile

Posted 27 April 2015 - 04:11 PM

Ty Templeton, Canadian comic book artist involved in a couple of huge franchises, had a heart attack and is now in a medically induced coma:

 

http://robot6.comicb...r-heart-attack/

Apparently, Templeton was shortly dead three times after his heart attack, but he survived, which the medical staff did not expect:

http://robot6.comicb...m-not-dead-yet/


gcreptile

Posted 20 April 2015 - 12:34 PM

The woman who inspired the "Lucy" character from the Peanuts, Louanne Van Pelt, has died:

 

http://gazette.com/c...article/1549967

 

Lucy was the one who always pulled the football away.


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