Artist And Illustrator Richard Sala Passes Away

Artist And Illustrator Richard Sala Passes Away

Goodbye To A Surreal Artistic Master

The sad news has reached us that artist and illustrator Richard Sala has just passed away. Here’s the brief statement from Fantagraphics, who published a number of his books…

The cause of death is still unknown at present.

Sala was best known for his work drawing horror and mystery. His books included  Night Drive, The HiddenThe Bloody Cardinal, Violenzia and Other Deadly AmusementsThe Chuckling Whatsit, The Grave Robber’s Daughter to name just some of them. Sala also contributed to a number of indie comic anthologies including Art Spiegelman’s RAW and Monte Beauchamp BLAB!, and he also worked on an animated version of his story Invisible Hands. As recently as April, he had just announced an upcoming webcomic titled Carlotta Havoc Versus Everyone.

Everyone at Tripwire offers their condolences to his friends and family.

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