The legendary Neal Adams died at the age of 80

A sad news has recently fallen like a bolt from the blue. Unfortunately, the legendary Neal Adams died at the age of 80one of the most famous cartoonists of all time, as well as founder of his label Continuity Studios.

Neal Adams died at 80

Neal passed away due to several health complications related to sepsis. The announcement of his disappearance was given by his wife Marilyn Adams to the microphones of The Hollywood Reporter. Already numerous messages of condolence on social media from colleagues and fans who wanted to remember his enormous contributions to the world of comics and beyond.

Nato a New York nel 1941, Neal Adams helped redefine the Batman character during the Silver Age, giving him a darker and more serious look than the TV series with Adam West, and giving a more moody and crazy identity to the Joker. His contribution to the stories of other DC heroes such as Green Arrow and Green Lantern is also fundamental.

Neal Adams also conceived the character of Ra’s al Ghulfirst appeared in Batman # 232 and later became a major nemesis of the Dark Knight, John Stewart and Man-Bat.

But that’s not all, because the well-known cartoonist has also worked for Marvel on the stories of X-Men and Avengers. In 2020 he took care of the Fantastic Four miniseries. Neal Adams has influenced numerous artists including Bill Sienkiewicz and Frank Miller, always fighting for the rights of his category.

He also worked with Stan Lee to create the Academy of Comic Book Arts in order to protect the rights of cartoonists and artists, never two did not continue due to creative differences. The Pop Culture editorial team gathers around Neal Adams’ family.


Source: Tom's Hardware by www.tomshw.it.

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