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kdmelrose
05-28-2006, 12:56 AM
Comics legend Alex Toth died yesterday morning (http://www.thegreatcurve.net/2006/05/rip-alex-toth.html) (May 27). He was 77.

carynord
05-28-2006, 12:58 AM
That sucks.

TAP_LEGION
05-28-2006, 01:35 AM
He died at his drawing table....Man , thats only befitting one of legends in the field....one of my top influences growing up....I'll mourn his passing.

ryanscottottney
05-28-2006, 01:50 AM
Always sad to see a legend pass, but he will live on forever through his art.

The Art Keeper
05-28-2006, 02:03 AM
:(

pi0trov
05-28-2006, 02:23 AM
Damn. A legend that'll be sorely missed. R.I.P.

BKMDog
05-28-2006, 04:31 AM
I'm stunned. Toth was one of my heroes and a great influence on my work. Reading his thoughts about his work, taught me a lot a having respect for my own. Few artists will ever match his level of craftsmanship, IMHO. And what better way to remember one of your favorite artists than to say, simply: 'I enjoyed his work.'

j giar
05-28-2006, 09:43 AM
:( :cry: Sad.... Very sad.

Mr.Musgrave
05-28-2006, 10:18 AM
Damn it. Just damn it. If nothing else, at least he died with his boots on.

Cat
05-28-2006, 11:50 AM
Like alot of you having grown up with his work he was one of my great modern influances. To this day the style of Johnny Quest has to be one of best animated series ever and he had a part of that among the rest of his protfolio. I will be a the memorial at Comic Con.

Blackjack
05-29-2006, 02:01 AM
Sad news.

Paul Sanderson
05-29-2006, 07:08 AM
A sad day. Best wishes go to his family and friends. He was a legend. RIP Mr Toth.

Mark Bertolini
05-29-2006, 07:19 AM
Very sad news. Too many of the legends in the field are passing away. However, Toth's art will stand the test of time, and keep influencing creators for many years to come.

ShanE
05-30-2006, 05:09 AM
His Herculoids,and Jonny Quest, were a big influence on me as a kid. Oddly enough, it was because of those I have recently been getting into 2D animation as a background artist. Always wanted to full-fill that desire, he will be missed.

Phatman
05-30-2006, 12:23 PM
Toth might be the most influential artist on the superhero side of the comics medium. What a great talent. He will be missed.

Craig DeBoard
05-31-2006, 01:39 PM
A huge influence and a great creator that we should all aspire to be like. :(