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Charles Valderrama
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Posted: 24 March 2023 at 11:14pm | IP Logged | 1 post reply

I read about that... great tribute to Pérez. Maybe DC will do something similar?

-C!


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Posted: 03 May 2023 at 12:47pm | IP Logged | 2 post reply

The recent anniversary of the death of Neal Adams got me thinking about George. When I checked the dates, I was surprised to be reminded they were so close together.

Jumping the gun, here. The actual anniversary is Friday. But is it ever too soon to give thought to absent friends?

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Kevin Brown
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Posted: 03 May 2023 at 2:18pm | IP Logged | 3 post reply

Hard to believe it's been nearly a year.  Not a day goes by where I don't see Perez artwork online on either FB or Twitter. 
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Gustavo C Cruz
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Posted: 07 May 2023 at 1:12am | IP Logged | 4 post reply

So I decided to put George Perez art everywhere in my lap.
I had to do it, Mr. Perez still keeps getting better every year...
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Robert Bradley
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Posted: 07 May 2023 at 3:59am | IP Logged | 5 post reply

I was luck enough to chat with George briefly at a convention here in Phoenix years ago, and as anyone who has met him can probably attest, he was a joy to meet and must have enjoyed interacting with the fans quite a bit.
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Vinny Valenti
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Posted: 08 May 2023 at 1:27pm | IP Logged | 6 post reply

I regret that I never had the chance to meet him. I've never seen a photo of him where he wasn't smiling from ear to ear - even when he knew that he didn't have much time left.

And I'm with you guys - I joined several Neal Adams and George Perez Facebook groups just to get a daily dose of their art - but there are definitely times where I get sad or angry when I do.
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One of my favorite George memories remains singing show tunes with him as we shared a ride from a con hotel to the airport.
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Wesley Wong
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Were you and George able to hit those high notes on Star
Trek: TOS's theme?
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Broadway, not TV.
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