Steve Dillon, 'Preacher' and 'Punisher' comic book artist, has died

Published: Saturday, October 22, 2016 @ 10:50 AM
Updated: Saturday, October 22, 2016 @ 10:50 AM

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Legendary comic book artist Steve Dillon has died.

Writer Warren Ellis confirmed the news via Twitter. There was no immediate word on cause of death.

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Dillon was the co-creator and artist of "Preacher," and the artist on "Punisher," "Judge Dredd" and many other comic book series. He was also the co-founder and editor of  Deadline magazine.

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Dillion's online biography indicates he was born in 1962, but does not give a month, so his age at time of death has not been confirmed at this time.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. pays tribute to dad on what would have been his 66th birthday

Published: Saturday, April 29, 2017 @ 8:16 PM

DARLINGTON, SC - SEPTEMBER 3:  Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Dale Earnhardt Sr. pose for a photograph after the Pepsi Southern 500 at the Darlington Raceway on September 3, 2000 in Darlington, South Carolina.  (Photo by Craig Jones/Getty Images)
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. took a moment Saturday morning to pay tribute to his father on what would have been Dale Earnhardt’s 66th birthday.

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Happy Birthday dude,” Dale Earnhardt Jr. wrote on his Instagram page alongside a photo of himself as a child with his dad.

Happy Birthday dude.

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It had already been quite a week for the younger Earnhardt. He announced Tuesday that he would be retiring at the end of the 2017 NASCAR season and he celebrated the creation of The Dale and Amy Earnhardt Activity Room at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, alongside his wife, Amy.

Besides Dale Earnhardt’s fans, fellow drivers and other members of the Earnhardt family also paid tribute to the NASCAR legend.

“Thinking about my pawpaw today on his 66th birthday,” Jeffrey Earnhardt, Dale Earnhardt’s grandson, wrote on his Instagram page. “Some (heroes) wore capes, he wore a fire suit. Big inspiration in my life.”

DMX checks into rehab after canceling shows

Published: Saturday, April 29, 2017 @ 8:29 AM

Rapper DMX has checked into rehab, after canceling shows due to a medical emergency, TMZ reports. 

DMX had been performing on the East Coast recently, and clips of what some fans described as DMX ranting during a Brooklyn show on April 22 was posted on social media, according to TMZ

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Instead of performing shows in California, the rapper checked into a rehab center in southern California. DMX has battled addiction issues in the past.

Prince William, Kate startled after water squirted at them by runner

Published: Monday, April 24, 2017 @ 2:18 PM

A runner squirts water towards Britain's Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, as he hands out water to runners during the London Marathon in London, Sunday.
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Prince William and Kate were startled Sunday during the London Marathon when a runner apparently squirted water at them.

The royal couple was handing out bottles of water along the race course when photos captured the moment William took a bit of a dousing. Only a few drops hit Kate.

The price quickly recovered, seeming to laugh it off with good humor.

It’s unclear whether the runner intended to squirt the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge or whether it was an accident.

William, Kate, and Prince Harry were at the marathon to cheer on the more than 700 athletes competing in the race and to draw attention to their charity Heads Together. reported that the mental health campaign Heads Together was the official charity of the marathon.


Prince William and Kate celebrate 6th anniversary

Published: Saturday, April 29, 2017 @ 11:28 AM

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 23:  Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry cheer on runners as they signal the start of the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon on April 23, 2017 in London, England.  (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are celebrating their sixth anniversary Saturday.

Prince William and Kate Middleton shared a message on Twitter, thanking well-wishers and saying "it's been an amazing six years."

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William and Kate now have two children, George and Charlotte, and remain active in public life. They attend many events together, such as the London Marathon on April 23, where they cheered on runners.