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Famed Filipino artist for Marvel Comics passes on

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Comic inker and writer Doroteo Gerardo Alanguilan has died for still undisclosed reasons. He was 51.

Gerry Alanguilan (Facebook)

Gerry Alanguilan (Facebook)

This was confirmed by his wife Ilyn Alanguilan on Facebook. Some of his artist friends have sent condolatory messages, including Marvel Editor in Chief C.B. Cebulski.

Gerry’s best known works as inker for Marvel Comics include “X-Men,” “Superman” and “Wolverine.” Under his alias Komikero, he is known as creator of comic books “Timawa,” “ELMER” and “Johnny Balbona.”

His video “Hey Baby” on YouTube went viral, amassing millions of views.

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