Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming sci-fi action adventure Pacific Rim has...
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 at the Toonpedia website, Markstein fell in love with cartoons and comics at an early age. He accumulated tens [...]
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 world, died Saturday after a long struggle with cancer at his home in Paris at the age [...]
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 died at the age of 87, according to Variety. Animation was only one area in which White was active. He [...]
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 include conceptual artist on FernGully: The Last Rainforest, visual designer on Jetsons: The Movie and animation director on Tigger: The Movie. He also [...]
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 to the website Comic Book Resources, McDuffie died from complications related to a surgical procedure McDuffie underwent Monday night. McDuffie [...]
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 was born in Dayton, Ohio, on Feb. 9, 1914, and grew up in Indianapolis. He graduated from the [...]
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 in 1974 as an assistant animator on The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat. Within a few [...]