R.I.P. Joe Kubert

R.I.P. Joe Kubert

Joe Kubert, legendary comic book artist, and father of comic book artists Andy Kubert and Adam Kubert has passed away at the age of 85. Kubert is probably best known for creating Sgt. Rock, Enemy Ace and Tor, and recreating [...]

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R.I.P. Ray Bradbury

R.I.P. Ray Bradbury

Yesterday, visionary sci-fi fantasy author Ray Bradbury, who penned such classics as The Martian Chronicles, Dimension X, Fahrenheit 451, X Minus One, Something Wicked This Way Comes, Dandelion Wine, and The Illustrated Man (to name a few), passed away at [...]

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R.I.P. Maurice Sendak

R.I.P. Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak, beloved author of the 1963 children's picture book Where the Wild Things Are, which was adapted for the big screen in 2009 by director Spike Jonze and writer Dave Eggers, has reportedly passed away at the age of [...]

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R.I.P. Joel Goldsmith

R.I.P. Joel Goldsmith

Three time Grammy-nominated composer Joel Goldsmith passed away at the age of 54 on Sunday, April 29, from cancer. The composer was prolific, having written the music not only for over 330 episodes of the Stargate franchise, from the original [...]

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R.I.P. Ralph McQuarrie

R.I.P. Ralph McQuarrie

Saturday, Legendary concept artist and illustrator Ralph McQuarry passed away in his California home at the age of 82. McQuarry designed the look of the original Star Wars trilogy for George Lucas, creating the aesthetics of Darth Vader, Chewbacca, R2-D2 [...]

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R.I.P. Comic-Con Co-Founder Richard Alf

R.I.P. Comic-Con Co-Founder Richard Alf

Back in November of 2009, we sadly brought you the news of San Diego Comic-Con Co-Founders Sheldon Dorf and Ken Krueger passing away at the ages of 76 and 83 respectively. Unfortunately, we have yet another Comic-Con Co-Founder's unfortunate passing [...]

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R.I.P. Bob Anderson

R.I.P. Bob Anderson

English Swordmaster Bob Anderson, the man who performed the role of Darth Vader for the light saber fight scenes in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi has [...]

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R.I.P. Joe Simon

R.I.P. Joe Simon

Joe Simon, a legend of the comic book industry has passed away at the age of 98. Simon was one of the last living links to the Golden Age of comics, having created Captain America alongside Jack Kirby for Marvel [...]

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R.I.P. Jerry Robinson

R.I.P. Jerry Robinson

Jerry Robinson, creator of The Joker, Robin and Alfred passed away in his sleep last night at the age of 89. Robinson, who was inducted into the Comic Book Hall of Fame in 2004 was also known as an advocate [...]

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R.I.P. Anne McCaffrey

R.I.P. Anne McCaffrey

Sci-Fi/Fantasy author Anne McCaffrey, who published almost 100 books, was the first woman to win both a Hugo Award and a Nebula Award, and the creator of the planet of Pern has died in her home after a massive stroke, [...]

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R.I.P. Steve Jobs

R.I.P. Steve Jobs

Pixar and Apple co-founder Steve Jobs lost his years-long battle with pancreatic cancer and passed away yesterday at the age of 56. People around the globe offered their condolences on Twitter, Facebook and their own websites. Apple's own website was [...]

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