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Denny O’Neil passes away aged 81

It is Cult Faction’s sad duty to announce the comic book legend Dennis J. “Denny” O’Neil has died at age 81 years old. The sad news was confirmed by his family who stated that the legendary comic book writer passed away at home of natural causes on the night of June 11th 2020.

O’Neil was best known for his work on Batman, which included writing Batman, Detective Comics, and Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight, as well as editing DC’s Batman titles from 1986 to 2000. During his time on Batman, he created/co-created Ra’s al Ghul, Talia al Ghul, Leslie Thompkins, Azrael, and Richard Dragon; he was also involved in the revitalization of the Joker and Two-Face as modern DC villains, and oversaw the death of Jason Todd, the second Robin. He also worked on now legendary Green Lantern/Green Arrow series, The Shadow with Michael Kaluta and The Question with Denys Cowan.  He also sat on the board of directors of the charity The Hero Initiative and served on its Disbursement Committee

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