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R.I.P. Tommy Castillo

posted Jun 24, 2017, 2:24 AM by Vu Nguyen   [ updated Jun 24, 2017, 8:10 AM ]
From Vu, thanks to John

Tommy Castillo, artist on Batman and Detective Comics has passed away yesterday (June 23rd).  According to, Castillo had a long battle with diabetes, which led to stage 4 kidney failure.  They were in the process of getting approval to get a kidney transplant, but it did not happen soon enough.

His wife, Sammy Castillo posted the news on

"Good Bye My love. Until we meet again. I love you more today from yesterday, but not as much as tomorrow. Tommy Castillo 1/12/1971 - 6/23/2017"

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