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Pulp artist Ernest Chiriacka has died

Posted by at 4:30 pm Thursday, April 29, 2010 in News, Obituaries, People, Pulps, Pulpsters
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Walker Martin on the PulpMags group at Yahoo posted a notice that pulp artist Ernest Chiriacka died Tuesday, April 27, 2010. “Darcy,” as Chiriacka was known, was 96.

Several tributes, with his artwork, are available:

Pulp artist Ernest Chiriacka

Pulp artist Ernest Chiriacka

• Newsday: A short obituary for Chiriacka appears on the Newsday Web site.

• Pulp Artists: David Saunders has a short item about Chiriacka on his Web site. On the Chiriacka page inside the site are a number of his pulp covers.

• Killer Covers: This weekly blog talks about Chiriacka and features a number of his paperback covers.

• Today’s Inspiration: Leif Peng has posted several of Chiriacka’s later work on his blog.

Sadly, with the passing of Chiriacka and Philip Klass, we’ve lost this year both Guests of Honor from Pulpcon 35.

– William

Updated: Added Newsday obituary link.