Ernie Colon

Jul 13, 1931 – Aug 8, 2019 (Age 88)


Ernie Colon was a legendary comic book artist who worked on Richie Rich, Casper the Friendly Ghost, and co-created Arak, Son of Thunder. For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

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My sincere sympathy to the Colon family and close friends for the loss of your loved one. May you always love, cherrish and remember the many times you shared and laughed with each other. May the God of all comfort, sustain you in this hard time

My deepest condolences to the family on your loss. He filled the world with laughter and we are forever grateful. May God be with you in the days to come.

Our deepest condolences to the family of Ernie. We pray that God continues to strengthen and comfort you all during this extremely difficult time.

I spoke with my Dad, Sid Jacobson, who reminded me that he had met Ernie back in the 50's when they both were boycubs at Harveys. They even double-dated, Ernie with his bough and my dad with his. Apparently both couples hit it off cause they married. And one turned out to have Kathy and me! So, they were chums from the beginning. And their friendship grew as did their creative partnership, which bore so much fruit! Now, everyone knows how they worked at Harveys (the Richie and Caspar...

Extending heartfelt condolences and prayers of comfort to the family of Ernie Colon. Growing up & reading the comic books that Ernie created brought much joy to me as a little girl. I thank him for that & I pray that the family be comforted by this encouraging promise. John 11: 24 & 25

May you be comfort by Almighty God.

Our sincere condolences to the Colon family. We remember reading many of those comics when we were younger. What a talented person! May the God of all comfort be with all of you, as you cope with your loss.

Dear Colon Family;

I am very sorry for your loss.