Francis Tsai

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Francis Tsai
DiedApril 23, 2015

Francis Tsai (1968 – April 23, 2015) was an American comic book artist, illustrator, author and conceptual artist. He was of Taiwanese and Japanese ancestry. Tsai also contributes covers and interior art for Marvel Comics.[1][2]

Tsai was from Honolulu, Hawaii.

Tsai provided interior artwork for a number of Dungeons & Dragons manuals for Wizards of the Coast, including Sharn: City of Towers, Monster Manual III, d20 Future, Races of Eberron, Lost Empires of Faerûn, Explorer's Handbook, Tome of Magic: Pact, Shadow, and Truename Magic, Power of Faerûn, and d20 Future Tech.[3]

He also worked on movies such as Sucker Punch and TMNT - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

In 2010, at the age of 42, Tsai was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. He died April 23, 2015.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Francis Tsai at the Grand Comics Database
  2. Phegley, Kiel (2008-06-23). "Marvel Artists on the Cutting Edge". Retrieved 2008-10-06.
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2005-04-04. Retrieved 2015-04-24.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. Melrose, Kevin (April 24, 2015). "Artist Francis Tsai passes away". Comic Book Resources.

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