Tom Spurgeon

American writer (1968-2019)

Thomas Spurgeon[1] (December 16, 1968 – November 13, 2019) was an American writer, historian and editor. He worked in the field of comics,[2] known for his five-year run as editor of The Comics Journal and his blog The Comics Reporter. He was a three time winner of the Eisner Award. Spurgeon was born in Muncie, Indiana.

Tom Spurgeon by Michael Netzer

Spurgeon died on November 13, 2019 in Columbus, Ohio at age 51.[3][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Spurgeon, Thomas. "Mickey Mouse." World Book Advanced, World Book, 2018
  2. O'Brien, Kathleen (August 15, 2005). "Are comics for kids or adults?". The Seattle Times. Archived from the original on October 7, 2008. Retrieved March 24, 2009.
  3. @CHofferCBus (November 13, 2019). "We lost @comicsreporter today. He was the reason I stuck with doing what I do in comics for so long and the industry will be much poorer without him" (Tweet). Retrieved November 13, 2019 – via Twitter.
  4. MacDonald, Heidi (November 13, 2019). "RIP Tom Spurgeon". Comics Beat.

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