DEAD: John Buscema


John Buscema (aged 74)
-Artist (Conan the Barbarian, The Avengers, Silver Surfer)

John Buscema (born Giovanni Natale Buscema, December 11, 1927 – January 10, 2002)was an American comic book artist and one of the mainstays of Marvel Comics during its 1960s and 1970s ascendancy into an industry leader and its subsequent expansion to a major pop cultureconglomerate. His younger brother Sal Buscema is also a comic book artist.

DEATH: Buscema was diagnosed with stomach cancer, and died on January 10, 2002, at the age of 74. He was buried with an artist’s pen in his hand.


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