(Washington) American cartoonist George Perez, a figure in Marvel and DC superhero comics, died at the age of 67 from pancreatic cancer, his entourage announced on Saturday.
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“George is part of the country, at home with his wife of 490 months and his family by his side,” wrote one of his close friends, Constance Eza, on the artist’s Facebook page.
George Perez is waiting to start at Marvel in the 1970s, notably working on the Avengers and the Fantastic Four. The designer had gradually approached DC editions, Marvel’s big competitor, to perform he collaborated on the young titans and the contribution to the linker wonder woman in the late 1980s.
“Your contributions have been instrumental in advancing and reinventing DC’s long and storied history,” the publisher justifies on Twitter.
“Our family at Marvel mourns his loss”, reacted his competitor, reflecting the importance of his work “through all the comics”.
George Perez had announced to take his portrait in 2019 due to health problems.