Carlos Ezquerra RIP

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Carlos Ezquerra RIP

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Very sorry to see (via Twitter) that Carlos Ezquerra has just died. The snippet from the Sun that shows up on a google search says 'The co-creator of Judge Dredd has died in Spain at the age of 70 after a battle with lung cancer, it emerged today'. Alas!
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Oh no! :cry:

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It was his second battle with lung cancer and we all thought that Carlos was through the worst of it until today.

In my tribute, I am going to concentrate on his work in Wizard as that seems to be all but forgotten these days.
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Tragic news. I'm devastated, that Wizard cover you posted today was a new one on me. Fantastic!

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Dave Heeley wrote:Tragic news. I'm devastated, that Wizard cover you posted today was a new one on me. Fantastic!
I'm going to post a new Carlos cover each day until I run out of them. I am going to be doing an obituary for ComicScene and I wonder if anyone has any examples of Carlos' work in Mirabelle or know what other romance comic he worked for before he got his DCT break?
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I just discovered this thread and am in shock.

A great loss.

I haven't seen anything in either 2000AD or Judge Dredd Megazine though I wasn't looking for it. I can't believe that they won't do a tribute similar to the one given to Tom Frame.

I wonder what will happen to Strontium Dog since Carlos was Johnny's definitive artist?
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Dave Heeley wrote:Tragic news. I'm devastated, that Wizard cover you posted today was a new one on me. Fantastic!
where is wizard cover posted ? i havent come across it lol

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big bad bri wrote:
Dave Heeley wrote:Tragic news. I'm devastated, that Wizard cover you posted today was a new one on me. Fantastic!
where is wizard cover posted ? i havent come across it lol
Col put it on Facebook

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Fear not if you don't have me on Facebook, John Freeman has collected the first few in a tribute to Carlos in this article
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colcool007 wrote:Fear not if you don't have me on Facebook, John Freeman has collected the first few in a tribute to Carlos in this article
Good tribute.

I am planning to get the last Sniper Elite comic with cover drawn by Carlos and featuring Battle's Rat Pack.
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The latest Judge Dredd Megazine pays tribute to Carlos, with five pages of his fellow creators sharing their memories of him, plus the free reprint magazine which this month presents a selection of his work including his first ever Dredd strip.

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