Influential Comic Book Artist, Nick Cardy, Dies

By James Robert Shaw (The Wind up Geek)

NickCardy1Nick Cardy, famed DC comic book artist and war veteran passed away in Florida’s Sarasota Memorial Hospital, he was 93.

According to, The Perhapanauts artist Craig Rosseau told fans two days ago via Facebook that Cardy had been admitted to the Intensive Care Ward, and asked for thoughts and prayers. Later, The Perhapanauts writer Todd Dezago shared a status from his niece, who said that Cardy’s heart and lungs had fluid in them. According to Dezago’s niece, Dezago has flown down to the Sarasota Memorial Hospital to see Cardy.

At about 7pm PST today, Eisner Award-winning comic book writer and editor, Mark Waid, tweeted:

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