Comic Legend Dick Giordano Dies

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Posted by G-Man (38466 posts) - - Show Bio

In case you haven't heard, comic legend Dick Giordano died this morning. Giordano was a penciler, inker and editor best known for his work with Charlton Comics and DC Comics. Early this morning, Bob Layton made the announcement.

Dear Friends & Colleagues,

It is my sorrowful duty to announce that legendary artist/editor/entrepreneur Dick Giordano passed away today.
Few could ever hope to match what he accomplished in his chosen profession, or to excel while maintaining great humor, compassion for his peers and an unwavering love for the art form.
His unique vision changed the comic industry forever and all of those who work in the business continue to share in the benefits of his sizable contributions.
I have been honored to call him a business partner, mentor and dear friend throughout the majority of my lifetime.
We will not see his like again.
 
Regretfully,

Bob Layton



It's always sad when we have to discuss the passing of a person. Let's help celebrate Dick's life and think happy thoughts to his family and friends. 


 
Dick Giordano: July 20, 1932 - March 27, 2010.
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#1 Posted by Solenoid Spin (419 posts) - - Show Bio

RIP Dick Giordano

#2 Posted by Agent Buttons (12460 posts) - - Show Bio
RIP
#3 Posted by mimschkin (649 posts) - - Show Bio

Being fairly new to comics, I'd never heard of him before, but the work sampled here is really something. So sad.

#4 Posted by Sparda (15797 posts) - - Show Bio

Rest in peace, Giordano.

#5 Posted by Son Of The Northwind (295 posts) - - Show Bio

RIP

#6 Posted by KRYPTON (2421 posts) - - Show Bio

This is sad news

#7 Posted by donthepoet (1 posts) - - Show Bio

Sometimes I'll be at a flea market etc. and see some DC superheroes lunchbox or etc. The art is usually Dick Giordano. I loved his work.

#8 Posted by Shatterstar (5089 posts) - - Show Bio

RIP 

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#9 Posted by sora_thekey (8602 posts) - - Show Bio

HIs art was amazing... 
Condolences to the family!
#10 Posted by ARMIV (3927 posts) - - Show Bio

Aw man...his stuff is fantastic...such a loss...

#11 Posted by Mr.Starks (49 posts) - - Show Bio

man i feel like such a newbie, i've never heard of this guy (im 18) but R.I.P. and thank you for your contributions to comics
#12 Posted by NightFang (10645 posts) - - Show Bio

R.I.P. Dick Giordano    

#13 Posted by MichaeltheFly (6650 posts) - - Show Bio

How sad, rest in peace Mr Giordano.

#14 Posted by Benzo (642 posts) - - Show Bio

 Rest in peace, Giordano    :(

#15 Posted by #1ElderScrollsFan (2010 posts) - - Show Bio

My prayers go out to his family. 
He was a great artist.

#16 Edited by Comiclove5 (1304 posts) - - Show Bio

Always sad to see a good artist go.
#17 Posted by Nyogtha (356 posts) - - Show Bio

Saw him all the time at these small conventions in Tampa area. Always seemed like a nice guy, very down to earth and always smiling. This is sad.

#18 Posted by defaultdefaultdefault (16426 posts) - - Show Bio

hope he's in a real nice place filled with comic characters.

#19 Posted by ReverseNegative (2974 posts) - - Show Bio
@CATMANEXE said:
"hope he's in a real nice place filled with comic characters. "

Yeah, a giantic collossal comic book store. RIP.
#20 Posted by Knox (483 posts) - - Show Bio

RIP

#21 Posted by The_Warlord (1831 posts) - - Show Bio

RIP

#22 Posted by Theodore (3607 posts) - - Show Bio

sad, he was a great artist. I have a shirt from Six Flags that has his art of all of the justice league.

#23 Posted by Ms. Omega (4646 posts) - - Show Bio

RIP You will be missed

#24 Posted by crazed_h3ro (1006 posts) - - Show Bio

Rest in peace Dick.It's really hard to cope with the fact a legend has fallen T_T

#25 Posted by Omega Ray Jay (8259 posts) - - Show Bio

RIP

#26 Posted by AtPhantom (14434 posts) - - Show Bio

RIP Mr. Giordano.

#27 Posted by Primmaster64 (21660 posts) - - Show Bio

RIP

#28 Posted by ThE FL@$H (139 posts) - - Show Bio

on of the greatest artists in the industry... in the lines of jack kirby, george perez... Rip...

#29 Posted by Bloodstonefreak (154 posts) - - Show Bio

RIP

#30 Posted by Catastrophic (334 posts) - - Show Bio

Present! Arms! RIP.

#31 Posted by Illyana Rasputin (2924 posts) - - Show Bio

Rest in peace. :(

#32 Posted by Emperor Gonzo Noir (19147 posts) - - Show Bio

wow, I can't even believe it....

#33 Posted by The Wondrous (139 posts) - - Show Bio

RIP 

#34 Posted by ElJuano (99 posts) - - Show Bio

What a loss but i can thankfully say I learned a lot from this man and i thank him for the books he published in the sole intent of furthering this medium. Thank you Mr. Giordano you will be missed!

#35 Posted by Bruce Vain (1833 posts) - - Show Bio

Sucks losing a great artist like Dick especially when you're a fan of his work. 
 
R.I.P. Dick Giordano :(
#36 Posted by geraldthesloth (32689 posts) - - Show Bio

RIP

#37 Posted by Decept-O (7683 posts) - - Show Bio

The man's name was synonymous with DC.   
 
A sad loss, and my prayers and condolences for his family.   
 
#38 Posted by Charlie_1981 (35 posts) - - Show Bio

One of the big names on DC, Is a big loss, his stuff always be remembered. Condolences to his family.

#39 Posted by Falco974 (12 posts) - - Show Bio

GREAT artist! 
R.I.P.....

#40 Posted by Subject 30 (211 posts) - - Show Bio

Rest in peace.

#41 Posted by Nerx (15351 posts) - - Show Bio

RIP

#42 Posted by Sharkgirl93 (37 posts) - - Show Bio
@ReverseNegative said:
" @CATMANEXE said:
"hope he's in a real nice place filled with comic characters. "
Yeah, a giantic collossal comic book store. RIP. "
Lol, gona miss him a lot though! such a genius! :( RIP. 
#43 Posted by xerox_kitty (17337 posts) - - Show Bio

I only just found out about this.  It's so sad.  My heart goes out to his family.

#44 Posted by etragedy (2591 posts) - - Show Bio

Goodbye. Thanks for all the comics!

#45 Posted by Overdose.. (27 posts) - - Show Bio

Can't believe I haven't read about this yet. R.I.P Dick Giordano.

#46 Posted by SuperGamera (628 posts) - - Show Bio

RIP

#47 Posted by Scarecrow4 (478 posts) - - Show Bio

RIP you will be missed.

#48 Posted by TosspoT (5 posts) - - Show Bio

Sad news RIP

#49 Posted by harleyquinnhawkgirl (612 posts) - - Show Bio

This is heartbreaking to me. He was such a classic artist. RIP
#50 Posted by daveydavey (369 posts) - - Show Bio

RIP

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