George Pérez

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George Pérez
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Pérez in 2012
Born(1954-06-09)June 9, 1954
New York City, U.S.
DiedMay 6, 2022(2022-05-06) (aged 67)
Sanford, Florida, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
Area(s)Writer, penciller, inker
Notable works
The Avengers
Crisis on Infinite Earths
New Teen Titans
Wonder Woman (vol. 2)
AwardsEagle Award, 1979, 1980, 1986, 2000
Inkpot Award, 1983
Jack Kirby Award, 1985, 1986
Spouse(s)Carol Flynn

George Pérez (/ˈpɛrɛz/;[1] June 9, 1954 – May 6, 2022)[2] was an American comic book artist and writer. He was known for working on The Avengers for Marvel Comics. In the 1980s he worked on The New Teen Titans, which became one of DC Comics' top-selling series.

In December 2021, Pérez was diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer.[3][4] He died from the disease five months later in Sanford, Florida on May 6, 2022 at the age of 67.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Master Comic Book Artist George Perez Interview"
  2. Miller, John Jackson (June 10, 2005). "Comics Industry Birthdays". Comics Buyer's Guide. Iola, Wisconsin. Archived from the original on February 18, 2011. Retrieved December 12, 2010.
  3. Pérez, George (December 7, 2021). "(Untitled)". Facebook. Archived from the original on December 7, 2021. Retrieved December 7, 2021.
  4. Arvedon, Jon (December 7, 2021). "George Pérez Reveals Terminal Cancer Diagnosis". CBR.com. Archived from the original on December 7, 2021. Retrieved December 7, 2021.
  5. Johnston, Rich (May 7, 2022). "Comics Legend George Pérez Died Yesterday, Aged 67". Bleeding Cool. Archived from the original on May 7, 2022. Retrieved May 7, 2022.