Filipino comic book legend Gerry Alanguilan dies

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The Eisner-nominated comic book creator dies at age 51

REST IN PEACE. Comic book creator Gerry Alanguilan dies at age 51, with no cause of death announced yet. Photo from Gerry Alanguilan's Facebook page


MANILA, Philippines – Filipino comic book creator Gerry Alanguilan died on Saturday, December 21. He was 51.

His wife Ilyn Alanguilan confirmed the sad news on Facebook. The official Facebook page for the Philippine Komikon, comic book store Filbar’s, and Marvel Comics’ editor-in-chief C.B. Cebulski all offered their condolences for the Filipino illustrator.

 

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As of publication, the cause of his death has not yet been made known.

However, Gerry had tweeted about “pain” on December 17. 

 

Gerry is known for his first self-written comic Wasted, along with other original works, such as Johnny BalbonaHumanis Rex!Elmer, Timawa, and Where Bold Stars go to DieHe also drew for the comics WetworksX-MenSuperman: BirthrightWolverine, and Fantastic Four– Rappler.com