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Twitter users mourn the passing of Filipino comic book legend Gerry Alanguilan

Today is a sad day for comic book readers as they mourn the death of Gerry Alanguilan. According to reports, the passing of the Filipino comic book legend came from his wife Ilyn Florese, who posted the announcement on social media early this morning.

Alanguilan was known for his local comics which included “Wasted”, “Elmer”, “Johnny Balbona”, and “Timawa”. He was also involved in the Western comic industry as an inker for Marvel and DC Comics.

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Since news of this broke, many of Alanguilan’s friends and fans took to Twitter to share their thoughts, praises, and condolences for the Filipino artist. Here are some of the sentiments they shared online:



Even Marvel Editor-In-Chief C.B. Cebulski posted this message on Twitter:

The world lost a great man today and like many of these online users, we offer our condolences to Gerry Alanguilan’s family and friends. May he rest in peace.

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