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‘Toonopedia’ Creator Don Markstein Dies

Donald D. Markstein, a longtime fan and activist for comics and animation and creator of the Toonopedia website, has died due to respiratory failure at age 65. According to his biography ... Continue Reading →
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Acclaimed Comics, Film Artist Jean ‘Moebius’ Giraud Dies

Jean Giraud, whose comic book work and film designs under his own name and his science fiction nom de plume Moebius made him one of the most acclaimed and influential artists in the ... Continue Reading →
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‘He-Man,’ ‘She-Ra’ TV Writer Robert A. White Dies

Robert A. White, a television writer who penned multiple episodes of the 1980s animated series He-Man and the Masters of the Universe and its spinoff She-Ra: Princess of Power, has ... Continue Reading →
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Animator Jean-Maxime Perramon Dies in Freeway Accident

The Los Angeles Times is reporting the death of animator and storyboard artist Jean-Maxime Perramon in an automobile accident that occurred Saturday. He was 63. Perramon’s credits ... Continue Reading →
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Animation, Comics Writer Dwayne McDuffie Dies

Dwayne McDuffie, a writer and producer who contributed to comic books and such animated series as Static Shock, Justice League, Ben 10 and the just-released All-Star Superman, has died. According ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Legend Bill Justice Dies at Age 97

Bill Justice, one of the legends of Walt Disney animation and imagineering who contributed to 57 short films and 19 features, died in Santa Monica of natural causes. He was 97. Justice ... Continue Reading →
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Storyboard Veteran John Dorman, 58, Dies

Veteran storyboard artist John Dorman died Saturday at the age of 58, according to a post on The Animation Guild blog. The cause of death has not been revealed. Dorman began his career ... Continue Reading →