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Passings | Via Tim Sale’s Twitter account comes word that the 66-year-old artist died of kidney failure.
“He was sick for years and was even in the hospital since May 24. He was a private person and never wanted to worry all of you, but his death was neither preventable or unexpected. Tim was a wonderful man and simply didn’t want to cause any unnecessary stress to his friends and fans,” the statement says.
Many have posted remembrances of the Long Halloween artist since his death last week. At The Comics Journal, Joseph McCabe posts an in-depth obituary. Augie De Blieck looks back at several of Sale’s comics, including Batman: The Long Halloween. And artist Elsa Charretier shares a post on Substack titled “I wouldn’t be drawing comics if not for Tim Sale.”
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Tillie Walden continues the story of the popular Walking Dead video game character this fall.
With the first volume of the graphic novel Clementine hitting stores today, Skybound has announced that the second volume will arrive from Image Comics in October.
Released under the new Skybound Comet banner — an imprint for young adult and middle grade graphic novels — Clementine features the character made popular in the Telltale Walking Dead games, in new stories written and drawn by On a Sunbeam creator Tillie Walden.
“We couldn’t be more proud of the work Tillie did on Clementine Book One,” said Alex Antone, Senior Editor at Skybound, “And in Book Two, Tillie takes Clementine’s story to even greater heights with a new heart-pounding and heart-wrenching adventure about finding family, embracing love and growing up in the darkest of times.”
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Check out new comic and graphic novel releases this week from Gengoroh Tagame, Jeff Lemire, Jock, Tyler Crook, Mark Waid, Leonard Kirk, Peter David and more.
Welcome to Can’t Wait for Comics, your guide to what comics are arriving in comic book stores, bookstores and on digital. This week brings a new Black Adam series, a Punisher tie-in, a new Tyler Crook series, a new graphic novel from Gengoroh Tagame and more.
I’ve pulled out some of the highlights below, but for the complete list of everything you might find at your local comic shop and on digital this week, you’ll want to check out one or more of the following:
As a reminder, things can change and what you find on the above lists may differ from what’s actually arriving in your local shop. So always check with your comics retailer for the final word on availability.
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