R.I.P. Steve Bates
Former ICv2 Columnist
Published: 12/07/2010 12:48am
We were saddened to hear of the passing of Steve Bates, our first regular columnist here at ICv2 (see “ICv2 Adds First Regular Columnist”). Bates passed away in his sleep due to cancer on December 3rd; he was 48.
Bates was the longtime manager of Bookery Fantasy, a two-store chain in
Steve was a great guy and had tremendous knowledge of and appreciation for the comics medium. Our sympathies go out to his family and to all who knew him.
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