The News of the death of John Paul Leon, an American cartoonist known for his works in the world of comics. The news was confirmed overnight by various professionals, including Chris Conroy, executive editor at DC Comics.

Born in New York on April 26, 1972, Leon began drawing and illustrating at the age of 16. He was working on black and white images from magazines dedicated to Dragon and Dungeon. After graduation below Masters of the caliber Will Eisner, Walter Simonson and Jack Potter At the New York School of Visual Arts, he saw the first official comic in 1992. This was the RoboCop miniseries published by Dark Horse Publishing.

From then on, John Paul Leon worked on many other comics, including Earth X, The Further Adventures of Cyclops and Phoenix, Beastman, Challenger of the Unknown, and Batman: Creature of the Night. He is also known as the architect of the Milestone Comics comic universe with the 1993 miniseries Static, which starred the famous hero Static shock, which will also be receiving a live-action adaptation from Warner Bros.

John Paul Leon died at the age of 49 for reasons as yet unknown. In addition to Chris Conroy, who confirmed the death in the tweet shown below, many other colleagues and members of the US comic industry have offered their condolences.

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