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R.I.P. Sam Glanzman and Wally Burr

posted Jul 13, 2017, 5:42 PM by Vu Nguyen   [ updated Jul 13, 2017, 5:54 PM ]
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A couple of recent deaths in the comic book world:

American comic book artist Sam Glanzman passed away on July 12th, following a fall. Glanzman was 92. One of his last book Red Range by Joe R. Lansdale & Sam Glanzman, was successfully funded last year.  His friends and family will be putting together a tribute book, which is close to funding via

Also, the voice of Thundercracker and various other cartoons (everything from Jem to Inspector Gadget), Wally Burr, recently died on July 9th, at age 91.

Comic Book Creators Who Died in 2017
July (6)
  • [12 Jul 2017] Sam Glanzman (American comics artist, co-created Captain Willy Schultz), 92, falling
  • [10 Jul 2017] Mangesh Tendulkar (Indian cartoonist), 82
  • [09 Jul 2017] Wally Burr (American voice actor and director for The Transformers, Jem, Spider-Man), 91,
  • [06 Jul 2017] Galip Tekin (Turkish comic book artist for Tuhaf Öyküler), 59, heart attack
  • [06 Jul 2017] Juan Carlos Colombres (Argentine political cartoonist), 94
  • [06 Jul 2017] Joan B. Lee (British-born American voice actress for Spider-Man; wife of Stan Lee), 93, stroke