Dylan Williams, R.I.P.

Dylan Williams, cartoonist, writer, and publisher of Sparkplug Comic Books, reportedly passed away yesterday after a long battle with cancer. He was one of the defining figures of the contemporary independent comics world, and beloved within it. He will be greatly missed.

A benefit art auction to help pay for his medical costs is ongoing.

5 Responses to Dylan Williams, R.I.P.

  1. kim deitch says:

    Oh no. I’m so sorry to hear this!

  2. Very sad news. Dylan was an incredibly generous and gifted person and truly will be missed.

  3. Kelsey Smith says:

    I didn’t know Dylan well but he was always so kind to me at the Portland Zine Symposium, and always so generous with donations for my library. My most sincere condolences to his family and friends.

  4. Karen Trochta says:

    Just wanted to say Thanks to all of my cousins friends for helping him and Emily during his illness and after his death. I sometimes just need to say something when I’m thinking of him and what better way than to say it here. Thank you for being there for him and Emily. Dylan was a special person, even when he was little. He had great parents and was so lucky to be able to travel the world w/ them. I think of him daily. He will be missed. Later……… Karen Trochta, his cousin from Texas.

  5. Karen Trochta, El Campo, TX says:

    Thinking of you today. I hope all is well in your Heavenly Home. Love you, Karen……

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