Thursday, August 30, 2018

Marvel / EC Artist Marie Severin Passes Away at 89

Artist Marie Severin has passed away Thursday evening, August 29, 2018, at the age of 89 following a series of strokes. Her passing was announced by Irene Vartanoff, who according to Severin's art agent Spencer Beck, was her caretaker.

Severin got her start in comic books when her brother, artist John Severin, hired her as a colorist for some of his work at EC Comics.

However, just a few years later, Severin returned to comic books taking over as the regular artist of Marvel's Doctor Strange feature in Strange Tales, co-creating the Living Tribunal in her time on the feature.

Severin co-created Marvel's Spider-Woman in the 70s, designing her original costume.

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