Comic Legend George Pérez was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer

The iconic artist has worked on classic storylines like DC’s ‘Crisis on Infinite Earths’ and Marvel’s ‘Infinity Gauntlet’.

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George PerezLegendary careers of both DC and Marvel include classic comic book storylines like the years 1985-1986 Crisis on Endless Earth and in 1991 Infinity Gauntlet. In a Facebook post, Pérez announced that he had been diagnosed with stage three pancreatic cancer.

In the post, Pérez wrote that he received the diagnosis on November 27 and that the cancer was incurable. Pérez, 67, was told by doctors that he had only six months to a year to live. “I was given the option of chemotherapy and/or radiation,” Pérez wrote in the post, “but after weighing all the variables and assessing how many days I would eat remaining by examination, the treatment, doctors’ hospitalizations, and dealing with the often stressful and frustrating bureaucracy of the health system, I have chosen to let nature change and I will enjoy whatever time I have left. back as fully as possible with his family, friends and fans.” Pérez is currently planning on making one last public appearance to meet fans and will continue to sign autographs.

Pérez’s career includes working with writers Werewolf Marv above The New Teen Titans for DC. Over the course of the book, the two evolved the Titans into the team they are known for today, creating characters like Cyborg/Victor Stone, Starfire/Princess Koriand’r, and Raven. They also introduced the villains Trigon, Deathstroke, and the organization called HIVE The Race also caused Dick Grayson to retire as Robin and put on the Nightwing mantle. NS Judas Contract The plot was later adapted for animation Teen Titans series and an animated film in 2017 (director Sam Liu).

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From 1985 to 1986, Pérez and Wolfman worked on DC’s Crisis on Endless Earth storyline, rebooting the DC Universe. The plot has been adjusted for the 2019-2020 The CW’s Arrowverse crossover. After Crisis, Pérez was the writer and artist for Wonder Woman, which recreated the character’s history. Wonder Woman manager Patty Jenkins says that Pérez’s run on the comics is influence her movies. In 1991, Pérez and Ron Lim did art for Jim Starlin‘NS Infinity Gauntlet for Marvel. The plot then is the inspiration for 2018 Avengers: Infinity War (Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo).


At the end of his post, Pérez wrote, “It is heartening to say that you have had a good life, that you have brought joy to so many lives, and that you are leaving this world for a while. better because you’re a part of it.” His impact on the world of comics is undeniable, and our thoughts go out to Pérez, as well as his family, friends, and loved ones. his in this moment.

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