Prolific Comic Artist Carlos Pacheco Passes Away at 60

Carlos Pacheco, a prolific comic book artist who has worked on a wide variety of Marvel titles, has passed away at the age of 60.

  • Pacheco’s professional career saw him work for both DC and Marvel and he has illustrated iconic comic characters like the Avengers, Fantastic Four, X-Men and many more.
  • Marvel shared a tweet mourning the loss of the incredibly talented artist and offering condolences to his family and friends.

  • According to CBR, Pacheco announced a little over a month ago that he has been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
  • Pacheco had been on a sabbatical from comics as he dealt with his health issues.
  • He was most recently working on covers for Marvel’s ongoing “Damage Control” series and shared his work on the second issue back in September.

  • Pacheco’s career began on Spanish-language editions of Marvel books before he would eventually go on to work on “The Flash” for DC Comics.
  • He eventually worked on major comic events for both DC and Marvel, including DC’s “Final Crisis” and Marvel’s “Age of Ultron.”
  • You can find Pacheco’s work on Marvel Comics here.