Comics Creator Alan Alanguilan Has Died at Age 51


Comics creator Gerry Alanguilan has died at the age of 51, as confirmed by Alanguilan’s wife, Ilyn.


“To everyone who has loved Gerry, thank you very much. You brought him so much joy,” Ilyn Alanguilan posted on Facebook.

Alanguilan is best known as the inker of comic books such as Wetworks, X-Men, Superman: Birthright, Wolverine, and Fantastic Four (often alongside penciler Leinil Francis Yu). He is also known as the creator of the comic books Johnny Balbona, Humanis Rex!, ELMER, Timawa and Where Bold Stars go to Die in his native Phillipines.

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Alanguilan achieved viral video fame with his “Hey Baby” YouTube video, which has been viewed 6.49 million times, and was featured in a segment on Comedy Central’s Tosh.0.

Alanguilan’s cause of death has not been disclosed. 

Bleeding Fool offers its sincere condolences to Mr. Alanguilan’s family, friends and fans.


(via Newsarama)

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