Wednesday, July 10, 2024


Michael Zulli has passed away. Michael and I worked on a number of projects together in the late 90s/early 2000s. He wasn't just a brilliant artist, he was a brilliant man: deep, passionate, philosophical. During those years of collaboration, we spent many hours talking about the art of storytelling, the spiritual path, the search for God. 

Michael very generously gave me the painting below—the cover to one of our Seekers Into The Mystery issues—as a gift many years ago. It's hung in a place of honor in my house ever since. I look at it every day, a piece of Michael woven into my life.

Heartfelt condolences to Michael's friends and family. Safe travels, Mr. Zulli. Say hello to the Magician for me. 


  1. Condolences to you and all his kin. I was a huge fan of all his work, including that run of SEEKERS with those great covers. And I was surprised by how good a super-hero artist he turned out to be on stuff like your Longshot one-shot, Spider-Man arc and Hal Jordan Spectre story. I also really liked the 9/11 story you did in that benefit special.

    1. Thank you. Yes, Michael was incredibly versatile. That LONGSHOT story was especially fun, playing in the fields of a lighter kind of fantasy. And the combination of Zulli and Al Williamson was superb.