In new York at the age of 54 years died a famous British comic book artist Steve Dillon, reports the BBC. About the artist’s death was reported in the Twitter by his brother Glyn Dillon.
Steve Dillon was born in 1962 in the UK in Luton (Bedfordshire). Began his professional career at the age of 16 years as the artist of Marvel comics. He moved to the United States in the late 1980-ies.
The most famous work of Dillon illustration for comics sci-Fi anthology “2000 AD” Judge Dredd, as well as drawings for the comic book “the Punisher” and “Preacher.”
“2000 AD” is a series of popular comics. The first edition was published in 1977.
The Punisher is a fictional antihero in Marvel Comics universe created by writer Gerry Conway and artists John Romita and Roth, Andrew. For the first time the Punisher appeared in the pages of the comic “The Amazing Spider-Man” N129 in February 1974.
The comic book series “Preacher” began to emerge in 1996.