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R.I.P. James Galton

posted Jun 14, 2017, 5:48 AM by Vu Nguyen

James Galton
James Galton, the former president and CEO of Marvel Entertainment Group who is widely credited with saving the famed comic book company from bankruptcy in the 1970s, has died. He was 92.

Galton died Monday surrounded by his family at his home in Naples, Fla., a family spokesman announced.

Deaths in the month of June 2017

June (5)
  • [13 Jun 2017] Anita Pallenberg (Italian actress on Barbarella), 73
  • [12 Jun 2017] Jim Galton (CEO of Marvel Entertainment Group), 92, saved Marvel Comics in 1970s
  • [10 Jun 2017] Malang aka Mauro Santos (Filipino artist, cartoonist for Kosme, the Cop, Retired and Tikoy), 89, lingering illness
  • [09 Jun 2017] Adam West (American actor famous for portraying 1960's Batman, played Mayor West on Family Guy), 88, leukemia
  • [02 Jun 2017] Peter Sallis (English actor of Wallace and Gromit), 96