Tony Dezuniga - DeZuniga was the first Filipino comic book artist whose work was accepted by American publishers, paving the way for many other Filipino artists to enter the international comic book industry.. Tony DeZuniga Artist, Jonah Hex, Conan the Barbarian. Tony DeZuniga started working for DC Comics in the early 1970s with Gothic Romances and designed two characters, Black Orchid and Jonah Hex.. The latest Tweets from Tony DeZuniga (@tonydezunigart): "Please pray for the soul of Tony Dezuniga who has passed away and extend our condolences to his family.".
Tony DeZuniga (November 8, 1932 – May 11, 2012) was a Filipino comics artist and illustrator best known for his works for DC Comics. He co-created the fictional characters Jonah Hex and Black Orchid.. Also Credited As: deZuniga, A Bio: None entered. Date of Birth: November 8, 1932 Birthplace: Date of death: May 9, 2012 Favorite Creators: Tony DeZuniga is a favorite creator of 6 users. Tony DeZuniga Real Name Tony DeZuniga Employers MLJ First publication Unknown Contents[show] Personal History Personal History of Tony DeZuniga is unknown. Professional History Professional History of Tony DeZuniga is unknown. Notes No special notes. Trivia No trivia. See Also Work History.
A cartoonist best-known to American readers for co-creating the Black Orchid and the surly supernatural western hero Jonah Hex.. Just heard a bit ago that Tony deZuniga died today from complications of a stroke he suffered last month. Tony was a Filipino comics artist who is probably best known to Oz fans for inking the Marvel/DC treasury size comic book MGM's Marvelous Wizard of Oz.. Aside from Jonah Hex, who among the characters that you’ve drawn are important to you as an artist? Conan the Barbarian is one of my best works..
Marvel Comics has always been my favorite comic company as they had characters that captured my imagination as well as stories that were simple yet highly entertaining and also well placed real life drama into them from death of a loved one to drug addictions making the stories seem more real no matter how over the top the heroes and villains were..