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George Perez

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Birthday
9, 1954
Birthplace
New York City, NY
DEATH DATE
May 6, 2022 (67)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
9, 1954
Birthplace
New York City, NY
DEATH DATE
May 6, 2022 (67)

About

Famous comic book writer and illustrator who was best known for his innovative work on "The Avengers," "The New Teen Titans," "Crisis on Infinite Earths," and "Wonder Woman." He also worked for the publisher, CrossGen. He died at the age of 67 due to pancreatic cancer. 

Before Fame

He was hired as an assistant by famed artist Rich Buckler in 1973. He debuted in Marvel Comics' "Astonishing Tales" #25 in August 1974.

Trivia

He won the Eagle Award, which honored comic book authors, four times between 1979 and 2000. It was stated that he passed away "peacefully at home." 

Family Life

He was born to factory workers who relocated to the Bronx, New York, in the 1940s from Caguas, Puerto Rico. He began drawing at the age of five. He married Carol Flynn.

Associated With

He gave a contemporary twist to many of the Marvel Comics characters co-created by Stan Lee.