comic book artist michael turner dead at 37

Michael Turner died

This is really sad, Michael Turner died at the age of 37 due to a long struggle of bone cancer. He died at the end of June ,unfortunately, I found out late last night while watching Family Guy as they dedicated an episode to him.

From Aspen Comics' Vince Hernandez

Hello all,

Unfortunately it's with great sadness that I must inform everyone that Michael Turner tragically passed away last night, June 27th at approximately 10:42 pm in Santa Monica, Ca. Turner had been dealing with recent health complications arisen in the past few weeks. More details concerning Turner's passing, and services, will be given shortly.

Anyone wishing to send their condolences to Michael Turner's family is encouraged to send to:

Aspen MLT, Inc.
C/O Michael Turner
5855 Green Valley Circle, Suite 111
Culver City, CA, 90230

Aspen also encourages anyone wishing to make a charitable donation to please send to Michael Turner's requested charities:

The American Cancer Society


The Make-A-Wish Foundation

Michael Turner was an incredible artist, he drew the sexiest women characters ever. I was an avid reader of Fathom and his run of Witchblade which I stopped collecting because another artist took over. This came as a shock to me last night. He will be missed.

Author: christin Posted: 7/7/2008
Tags: cancer  dead  Michael Turner