Paul Ryan has died. The comic book artist (pictured, via) was 66 years old.
According to Comic Book Resources, Ryan devoted almost three decades to building a career in the comics industry. Ryan has created artwork for a number of iconic Marvel properties including Spider-Man, Iron Man, and The Fantastic Four.
Ryan’s cousin, Chad Callanan, posted a message on Facebook to announce the news.
Here’s an excerpt: “He was a true giant and artist, who achieved more success in his short life than any one of us would ever know in ten lifetimes. He was somebody who showed me how to dream big, but he was also my friend and that was good enough.” (via Newsarama)