On the eve of this 12 months’s New York Comedian Con, some unhappy information—however delivered by its topic himself in wry model. In keeping with a submit on his official Facebook page that was reposted on his X account, legendary comedian e book artist Keith Giffen—co-creator of Marvel’s Rocket Raccoon and DC’s Lobo—has handed away.
Along with his work serving to create two of the comedian world’s most cult-beloved characters—Rocket Raccoon, in fact, rose to new prominence in recent times due to James Gunn’s trilogy of Guardians of the Galaxy films—Giffen’s lengthy record of titles included DC’s Legion of Tremendous-Heroes and Justice League books; he additionally labored in different mediums, serving as a storyboard artist on animated exhibits together with The Actual Ghostbusters.
io9’s ideas are with Giffen’s household, associates, and colleagues right now.
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