Obituary: Gene Colan

Artist Gene Colan (b.1926) died on June 23. Colan began working on comics in 1944 and his art appeared in Batman, Daredevil, Tomb of Dracula, and Howard the Duck, among other titles. Colan also co-created the Falcon, the first mainstream African-American superhero. Colan was inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 2005.