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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month – Tony DeZuniga

Tony DeZuniga  was a Filipino comics artist and illustrator best known for his work at DC Comics – where he co-created the Jonah Hex and Black Orchid characters. DeZuniga was the first Filipino comic book artist whose work was widely accepted by American publishers, paving the way for many other Filipino artists to enter the international comic book industry. He later became a videogame conceptual designer, spending a decade with the United States and Japan divisions of SegaTony did freelance work for McGraw Hill and the Scholastic Corporation, and illustrated for TSR’s Dungeons & Dragons game. In April 2012, he suffered a life-threatening stroke which led to brain damage and heart failure. Mr. DeZuniga passed away on May 11, 2012.

Jonah Hex Vol 1 83 | DC Database | Fandom
Cover of Jonah Hex, Volume 1 #83

Check back tomorrow for another amazing artist!

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