Kim Jung Gi is a well-known comic book illustrator and artist.
Kim Jung Gi died on Monday after suffering a heart attack in Paris.
According to a statement posted on the Instagram page,
Kim had completed his last engagement in Europe in the art gallery
and was about to fly New York when he experienced chest discomforts.
He was transported to a nearby hospital, where he passed away as per the post on social media.
In its tribute to him Comic Con described him as an "master artist" "... because of his "unique contribution for comic books."