Comic book creators pay tribute to Denny O’Neil

Comic book creators pay tribute to Denny O’Neil

News of Denny O’Neil’s passing earlier this week continues to reverberate throughout the comic book industry. In a career that spanned five decades, O’Neil left an impact on the medium that cannot be overstated, especially when it comes to his work at DC Comics. Its running on Batman starring artist Neal Adams completely redefined the Dark Knight in the ’70s. However, O’Neil certainly didn’t play favorites. He’s also made his home in Marvel Comics’ bullpen and mentored Frank Miller, Bill Sienkiewicz, and countless others.

O’Neil’s demise also gave some of the most notable names in the comic book industry a chance to reflect on his artistry and influence. You can read what some of them had to say via Twitter below.

You can continue to share your favorite Denny O’Neil memories in the comments section below.

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Lisa M. Horner