Film and Comic Artist John Watkiss Dies

A Unique Talent Passes

The sad news has reached us from online that British film and comics artist John Watkiss, whose most recent comics work was Surgeon X from Image has passed away at the age of 55 from cancer. Here’s a tribute to him courtesy of fellow comics website Downthetubes. Thanks to its editor John Freeman for allowing us to run this, which he originally posted back in December…

“Painting and art for me is a means of showing the world a vision which  I have seen with my mind not with my eyes – which I use merely as a means of perception. I call this ‘Mindsight’.

– John Watkiss

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