Cartoonist Jeremy Dale – RIP

 Jeremy Dale with wife, Kelly.

Jeremy Dale with wife Kelly at DragonCon 2010.

Sad news, just heard that artist Jeremy Dale has passed away.
I’m at a loss for words – Jeremy was truly one of the good ones. A talented artist and always greeted you with a smile. My thoughts and prayers go out to his wife, Kelly.

Here’s a few news posts for more information:

The Washington Post – RIP, Jeremy Dale
Friends remember ‘Skyward’ creator as big-hearted talent

Comic Alliance – R.I.P. Jeremy Dale, Creator of ‘Skyward’
Geeks of Doom – Comic Book Creator Jeremy Dale Passes Away At 34
Bleeding Cool – Skyward’s Jeremy Dale, RIP
CBR – “Skyward” Creator Jeremy Dale Passes Away
The Beat – RIP: Jeremy Dale
Newsarama – Skyward Creator Jeremy Dale Dead at 34

I’ll leave you with a brief video of Jeremy doing a commission sketch at C2E2 2011.



For those interested, here are two GoFundMe accounts that were set up
to help Kelly with expenses.

Help Out Kelly Dale
Jeremy and Kelly Dale fund

About Jim Keefe

Jim Keefe is the current artist of the Sally Forth comic strip, he is also the writer and artist of the Flash Gordon comic strip - both available at ComicsKingdom.com. A graduate of the Joe Kubert School, Keefe likewise teaches Comic Art. Teaching and speaking engagements include SVA in Manhattan, Hofstra’s UCCE Youth Programs, The University of Minnesota and most recently the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
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