Fans pay tribute to legendary comic artist Steve Dillon

The comic book world is in mourning as legendary artist Steve Dillon passed away this weekend, aged 54. His death was confirmed on Twitter by his brother, Glyn Dillon, who said he will 'sorely miss my big brother and my hero'.

Born in Luton, Bedfordshire, in 1962, Steve Dillon's prodigious talent saw him starting work as a professional comic book artist at the age of just 16, where he drew the title story for the first issue of Hulk Weekly.

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Dom Carter

Dom Carter is a freelance writer who specialises in art and design. Formerly a staff writer for Creative Bloq, his work has also appeared on Creative Boom and in the pages of ImagineFX, Computer Arts, 3D World, and .net. He has been a D&AD New Blood judge, and has a particular interest in picture books.