Comic Folk React to the Death of Stephen Hawking

The passing of Stephen Hawking at the age of 76, has been marked for his impact on pop culture as much as the understanding of the universe. Here’s how a few comic book industry-and-related people marked the occasion.

I have a small connection. My cousin Jonathan Jones was Stephen Hawking’s flatmate at University and is played by Daredevil in that film. He later married Jane Hawking and so Stephen’s extended family became part of ours.

I also recall a week back in 2009 where Fox News made the ridiculous claim that the NHS was a breeding ground for terrorists, at the same time Stephen Hawking was talking about the NHS saving his life. Well, there was only one way to go…

About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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