Sunday, December 19, 2021

RIP Gérald Forton

Comic book and animator artist Gérald Forton died at his Apple Valley, California ranch on December 16th. He was 90 Born in Brussels, Belgium on April 10, 1931. Forton began his career in 1950 and was an artist on such western comic books as Teddy Ted from 1964-1975, Jonah Hex in 1980, and Zorro in 2011. Others include: some stories from Uncle Paul, Tiger Joe, Bob Morane, The Mysteries of the West, Kim Devil, Cyril Sinclair, Teddy Ted, Borsalino, He moved to the U.S. in 1980 and continued his career with DC Comics, Eclipse Comics and First Comics and began a career in Hollywood as a storyboarder for film, television and advertising. He worked as an artist on the 1992 TV animated Euro-western The Legend of White Fang.


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