José Ortiz Dies, Aged 81

José Ortiz Dies, Aged 81

Posted by December 24, 2013 Comment

autores-F366-629-380-429José Ortiz Moya died yesterday, aged 81. A Spanish, or Catalan artist, he worked on comics including Warren’s Apocalypse, Night of the Jackass and Coffin in Eerie, and Pantha in Vampirella.

He also co-created Hombre with Antonio Segura in the magazine Cimoc, as well as founding the publishing house Metropol in the eighties.During that period he also worked on British comics Eagle, Scream and considerable work on Rogue Trooper for 2000AD as well as Judge Dredd.He also created and co-created the comics Ives (later, Morgan) and The Thousand Faces of Jack the Ripper, sci-fi comic Burton & Cyb, and in the nineties  Juan el Largo.Since then, he worked on Italian comics Tex Willer, Ken Parker and Magico Vento.

Reportedly, Ortiz began feeling unwell last week and went to hospital, where he died on Monday.

(Last Updated December 24, 2013 2:18 pm )

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