Celebrated Comic Artist Ed Piskor Passes Away Amid Controversy

Renowned comic artist Ed Piskor, known for his work on titles like ‘American Splendor’ and ‘X-Men,’ has tragically passed away at the age of 41. The news was confirmed by the Savolskis-Wasik-Glenn Funeral Home in Munhall.

Piskor, who had earned an Eisner Award for his acclaimed series ‘Hip-Hop Family Tree,’ was set to showcase his art at the 707 Penn Gallery until the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust postponed the exhibition upon learning of misconduct allegations against him.

Earlier, a woman accused Piskor of inappropriate behavior on social media, sparking a wave of controversy. Piskor did not face criminal charges but expressed anguish over the impact of the allegations on his life and career.

In a heartfelt Facebook post, his sister Justine Cleaves shared the devastating news, urging for prayers and support during this difficult time for the family.

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, where Piskor’s exhibition was slated to run, released a statement expressing deep sorrow over the artist’s untimely passing, offering condolences to his loved ones.

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