(Carlos doing what he did best - drawing. Pic from Ally's Flickr)

In Memoriam: Artist and Judge Dredd co-creator Carlos Ezquerra

At the start of this week, 2000AD sadly confirmed that we had lost the mighty Carlos Ezquerra. Many in the Brit comics community and worldwide fans will remember Carlos suffering from cancer several years ago, and the Get Well Soon, Carlos comic that a number of creators put together in secrecy so it would be aContinue reading In Memoriam: Artist and Judge Dredd co-creator Carlos Ezquerra

Carlos Ezquerra 2018

Judge Dredd Co-Creator Carlos Ezquerra dies aged 70

Carlos Ezquerra, legendary co-creator of Judge Dredd, Strontium Dog and many more all-time classics for 2000AD has died, aged 70. One of the all-time greatest comic book artists, the Spanish illustrator was one of the titans of 2000AD but had recently been fighting a second battle with cancer, which had forced him to reluctantly cancel UKContinue reading Judge Dredd Co-Creator Carlos Ezquerra dies aged 70

Detective Comics #590 - Norm Breyfogle snip

In Memoriam: Comic Artist Norm Breyfogle

We’re sorry to report the passing of award-winning American comic artist Norm Breyfogle, aged 58, and artist perhaps best known for his work on DC Comics Batman and Detective Comics, who worked with a number of British creators over his much-admired and influential career. Commenting on the news, Alan Grant, who wrote many of theContinue reading In Memoriam: Comic Artist Norm Breyfogle

Jack Cunningham, Art Editor of Misty

In Memoriam: Jack Cunningham, Art Editor of Misty

The recent death of artist Jack Cunningham ended a long life that contributed to many British girls’ comics. Jack was one of IPC’s unsung heroes, and worked on a number of their women’s magazines and girls’ comics, including Mirabelle (1956-77), Valentine (1957-74), and Princess (1960-67, then becoming Princess Tina 1967-73). Most notably, he was artContinue reading In Memoriam: Jack Cunningham, Art Editor of Misty

Terry Wiley. Photo by Jenni Scott SNIP

In Memoriam: Terry Wiley – a tribute by Jay Eales, Selina Lock and other friends

The British comics community was stunned by the news of the passing of award-winning comic creator Terry Wiley, a key figure of the independent scene for decades, after a long battle with cancer. He was 56. Here, Jay Eales, Selina Lock and others pay tribute to this singular talent… On the Toon with Terry WileyContinue reading In Memoriam: Terry Wiley – a tribute by Jay Eales, Selina Lock and other friends