Ahoy Captain Cats here and today we have some sad news to report on a comic book writer/critic and an artist who passed away this past week and they were David Anthony Kraft and Esegé.
David Anthony Kraft was a comic book writer and critic who passed away on May 19 just about a week and few days before his birthday which he would have been 69. Kraft was first a rock and roll journalist before making the jump to comics in the mid-’70s. He wrote for Atlas/Seaboard, DC, and Marvel comics between the late 70s to early 80s. His run on Marvel’s Defenders and Savage She-Hulk were some of his best works to read. He was also remembered for his long-running series of interviews and criticism on comics which was titled Comics Interviews.
Segundo Garcia González AKA Esegé was a Spanish comic artist who works for Mortadelo and Mister K. He work on the series Neronius, which was a continuation of Résidus, tyran de Rome, which was created by the French duo of Blareau and Pierre Guilmard, the series was about a crazy Roman emperor. His other works were Tito Sidecar, Pomponius Triponum, Don Pyme, Parsley and El Pequeño Quijote. Esegé passed away on May 18 at the age of 63.
Our condolences go out to their families and love ones.