Artists’ obituaries: Photographer Simon Marsden and illustrator John SeverinComments Off
It has been reported that Hall of Fame illustrator-cartoonist John Severin passed away on 12 February 2012 at the age of 90. One of the last of the legendary EC Comics’ artists, he was especially known for his Westerns.
Read the full obituary HERE
Also, photographer Sir Simon Marsden died on 22 January 2012. Marsden was famed for his use of infrared film to produce black and white photography in the gothic style. His photos have graced many book, magazine and CD covers. His published collections include The Haunted Realm, Phantoms Of The Isles, Visions Of Poe and The Twilight Hour amongst others.
Colin Leslie’s obituary of the artist can be found on the This Is Horror website HERE
Author/editor Howard Hopkins, 50, dies suddenlyComments Off
Hopkins wrote horror stories and children’s horror novels under his own name in the tradition of Stephen King and Dean Koontz, and wrote westerns under the pseudonym Lance Howard. He was also an editor and writer for Moonstone Books.
Meteor House Press have made a generous offer to help his widow, Dominique, with funeral expenses. For orders placed from now until midnight 20 January 2012 they will send the money to her for this purpose. Alternatively, donations may be made direct to Dominique Hopkins. Full details at the Meteor House website HERE