marți, 30 martie 2010

Creator of JD killed by MS

Comic book artist John Hicklenton, 42, from Brighton, who has ended his life at the Swiss clinic Dignitas Photo: PA

John Hicklenton, who lived in Brighton, East Sussex, died at the assisted suicide clinic on March 19 aged 42 following a 10-year battle with the disease. The illness took an increasingly tight hold on him, affecting his mobility and he decided to end his life before he became permanently disabled. He was renowned for his characteristically-grotesque figures in the cult British comic 2000 AD, including interpretations of famous characters Judge Dredd and Nemesis The Warlock.