Word is spreading across the comics community that legendary illustrator Al Williamson passed away June 13. With a career spanning several decades, Williamson's work in newspaper comic strips and comic books included such iconic series as Flash Gordon, Star Wars and Secret Agent Corrigan. Full bio and career retrospective available at Wikipedia.
Examples of Williamson's Star Wars daily newspaper comic strip are reprinted online at Star Wars: Hyperspace. (membership required)
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