Friday, June 24, 2011

Gene Colan (1926–2011)

Legendary comic book artist Gene Colan died late Thursday following a broken hip and complications from liver disease. He was 84. His career in comics, which spanned seven decades, included classic runs with such characters as Batman, Captain America, Wonder Woman, Iron Man, Doctor Strange, Daredevil, Howard the Duck and, of course, Count Dracula.

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