Artists’ obituaries: Photographer Simon Marsden and illustrator John Severin

It has been reported that Hall of Fame illustrator-cartoonist John Severin passed away on 12 February 2012 at the age of 90. One of the last of the legendary EC Comics’ artists, he was especially known for his Westerns.

Read the full obituary HERE

Also, photographer Sir Simon Marsden died on 22 January 2012. Marsden was famed for his use of infrared film to produce black and white photography in the gothic style. His photos have graced many book, magazine and CD covers. His published collections include The Haunted Realm, Phantoms Of The Isles, Visions Of Poe and The Twilight Hour amongst others.

Colin Leslie’s obituary of the artist can be found on the This Is Horror website HERE