Active Topics | Member List | Search | Help | Register | Login
The John Byrne Forum MOBILE
Byrne Robotics | The John Byrne Forum << Prev Page of 10 Next >>
Topic: George Perez has passed Post Reply | Post New Topic
Author
Message
Brian Miller
Byrne Robotics Member


Joined: 28 July 2004
Location: United States
Posts: 29187
Posted: 07 May 2022 at 12:41pm | IP Logged | 1 post reply

Horrible week for comics. I hope he had experienced at least a fraction of
the joy he brought to so many of us thru his work.
Back to Top profile | search
 
Mike Benson
Byrne Robotics Member


Joined: 04 January 2010
Location: United States
Posts: 758
Posted: 07 May 2022 at 12:48pm | IP Logged | 2 post reply

Feel like I've lost a dear friend.  RIP genius and gentleman. 
Back to Top profile | search
 
Bill Mimbu
Byrne Robotics Member


Joined: 14 April 2008
Location: United States
Posts: 7285
Posted: 07 May 2022 at 12:51pm | IP Logged | 3 post reply

Enjoyed his art over the many years and it was a pleasure
to meet him for the first time back in 2019.

Back to Top profile | search
 
Rick Senger
Byrne Robotics Member


Joined: 16 April 2004
Location: United States
Posts: 9272
Posted: 07 May 2022 at 1:04pm | IP Logged | 4 post reply

My peak comic buying years from the early-mid-1970s to the late 80s are chock full of Perez goodness. I met him a couple times at conventions and he seemed like a genuinely nice guy and a positive fan of comics in general. Some guys were just pros doing a job but somehow from George I got the feeling that he was really jazzed about what he was doing and it showed in his work.
Back to Top profile | search e-mail
 
L Hunt
Byrne Robotics Member


Joined: 20 November 2020
Location: United Kingdom
Posts: 125
Posted: 07 May 2022 at 1:32pm | IP Logged | 5 post reply

This brought me to tears. It was the work of George and JB that made me fall in love with comics and gave me so much joy. 
Back to Top profile | search
 
Kevin Brown
Byrne Robotics Member


Joined: 31 May 2005
Location: United States
Posts: 8424
Posted: 07 May 2022 at 1:37pm | IP Logged | 6 post reply

RIP George.  I'm just very glad he went out they way he wanted to go.  Being with his family and living his life to the fullest as best as he could until his death.  2 legends gone in such a short period of time hurts deeply.

Pardon me as I go cry now.
Back to Top profile | search
 
Sebastien Herve
Byrne Robotics Member


Joined: 10 March 2019
Location: France
Posts: 44
Posted: 07 May 2022 at 2:02pm | IP Logged | 7 post reply

George and Neal, what a terrible time! Many thoughts to their families.The world we live in today is close to a nightmare, in many ways.

Edited by Sebastien Herve on 07 May 2022 at 3:25pm
Back to Top profile | search
 
Greg McPhee
Byrne Robotics Member


Joined: 25 August 2004
Location: United Kingdom
Posts: 4714
Posted: 07 May 2022 at 2:24pm | IP Logged | 8 post reply

The world is a little emptier and smaller now.

Between Neal Adams and George passing things just aren't fair.
Back to Top profile | search
 
Jonathan A. Dowdell
Byrne Robotics Member


Joined: 17 July 2016
Location: United States
Posts: 327
Posted: 07 May 2022 at 2:31pm | IP Logged | 9 post reply

Sad news. Mr Perez was one of the first comics creators whose name I knew and would look for his work. He got me to buy my first DC books. One of the very greatest. 

Rest In Peace 
Back to Top profile | search
 
Joe Hollon
Byrne Robotics Member


Joined: 08 May 2004
Location: United States
Posts: 13585
Posted: 07 May 2022 at 2:35pm | IP Logged | 10 post reply

One of the most memorable interactions with a comic pro I
ever had was with George Perez at a Cincinnati Comic Expo
back in....must've been 2010 or so? Somehow I ended up at
dinner with George and small group (I think there were 5 of
us total) at a fantastic Brazilian steakhouse. George held
court the entire meal and was bursting with personality. I
think he really appreciated his fans and at the end of the
night we each got a great hug from the man. He will be
missed.
Back to Top profile | search | www e-mail
 
Athanasios Kollias
Byrne Robotics Member


Joined: 27 September 2021
Location: Greece
Posts: 103
Posted: 07 May 2022 at 2:59pm | IP Logged | 11 post reply

This is too hard..
RIP, George
Back to Top profile | search
 
John Popa
Byrne Robotics Member


Joined: 20 March 2008
Posts: 3952
Posted: 07 May 2022 at 3:06pm | IP Logged | 12 post reply

George was just the best - on the page, with the fans, just the best about everything. I'll always be thankful that I got to meet him, multiple times, and share in his love of all things - comics, theater, everything.
Back to Top profile | search
 

<< Prev Page of 10 Next >>
  Post Reply | Post New Topic |

Forum Jump

 Active Topics | Member List | Search | Help | Register | Login

You are currently viewing the MOBILE version of the site.
CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE FULL SITE