Steve Dillon, 'Preacher' and 'Punisher' comic book artist, has died

Legendary comic book artist Steve Dillon has died.

Writer Warren Ellis confirmed the news via Twitter. There was no immediate word on cause of death.

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Dillon was the co-creator and artist of "Preacher," and the artist on "Punisher," "Judge Dredd" and many other comic book series. He was also the co-founder and editor of  Deadline magazine.

Posted by Steve Dillon on Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Dillion's online biography indicates he was born in 1962, but does not give a month, so his age at time of death has not been confirmed at this time.

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