Tributes paid to Filipino Marvel artist Bong Dazo

Tributes have poured in for Filipino Marvel and Dark Horse Comics artist Angelo “Bong” Ty Dazo, who succumbed to liver cancer on Friday.

His agent David Campiti and Marvel Entertainment confirmed the report. He passed away less than two weeks after his 53rd birthday.

He is survived by his wife Jessica and two children, Johan and Jianon. His wake is held at St. Peter Memorial Chapel, Bancal, Meycauayan, Bulacan.

Dazo is best known for his various work on Deadpool series for Marvel and Dark Horse's Star Wars: Knights of the Old RepublicFor Deadpool, he collaborated with Victor Gischler on the series Deadpool: Merc With a Mouth, and also drew a few issues of Daniel Way's long run on the regular series.

He also contributed key tie-in series for various events for Marvel, including Secret Invasion, Shadowland and War of KingsHis most recent work was with 451 comics such as Bad Moon Rising and Darby Pop's Side-Kicked, and covers for Zenescope Entertainment's Belle: Beast Hunter.


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