Last month, acclaimed comic book artist Kevin O'Neill, known for some of his work on Marvel Comics, passed away at the age of 69.
- Marvel extended their condolences to O'Neill’s family, friends, and fans all over the world.
- O'Neill was also widely known as the co-creator of “Marshal Law” and “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen,” but he also created covers for titles like “Marvel Comics Presents.”
- O'Neill was born on August 22, 1953 in London, England, and was hired to work at the publishing company IPC at the age of 16.
- From there, he began working on children’s comics and Disney comic reprints.
- O'Neill began drawing short stories in landmark British comics anthology “2000AD,” under the tutelage of writer Pat Mills.
- O'Neill made his American comics debut in 1986 with DC’s “Tales of the Green Lantern Corps Annual #2.”
- He then reunited with Mills in 1987 for Marvel’s Epic Comics imprint and together they created “Marshal Law.”
- O’Neill would also go on to work on Epic’s “Shadowline Saga” and Marvel’s “Hellraiser” comics as well as a story for the primary Marvel Universe in “2099 Special: The World of Doom.”
- One of O’Neill’s final projects was another collaboration with Mills, a novel called Serial Killer.