Born on May 1, 1956, in Ithaca, New York, United States, Tim Sale was an American Eisner Award-winning comics artist. He is primarily known for his collaborations with writer Jeph Loeb.
1983 was the year Sale began doing art for the series MythAdventures and was soon working on Thieves’ World.
The body of Sale’s comics work has been with collaborator Jeph Loeb.
With Darwyn Cooke, Sale launched the Superman Confidential series in 2007.
Sale worked on artwork for the television program Heroes, where his frequent collaborator Jeph Loeb served as a writer and producer.
Sale’s artwork appeared in the show as the work of the precognitive artist Isaac Mendez as well as other artists on the show.
Eric Powell was hired as the colorist for Sale’s work. Not only that, but Sale also created the font used in the show’s captions and credits, which he based on his handwriting.
Sale won an Eisner Award in 1999 in the “Best Artist/Penciller/Inker or Penciller/Inker Team” category.
Tim Sale Cause Of Death
On June 13, 2022, Jim Lee announced Sale had been admitted to the hospital with severe health issues.
Representatives of Sale later confirmed he was in the hospital while asking for privacy. Sale died three days later on June 16, 2022.
Tim Sale Age
He was 66 years at the time of death.
Tim Sale Family: Wife, Children, Parents, Siblings
Sale was born to parents Roger Sale and Dorothy Young Sale. He spent most of his early life in Seattle, Washington, having moved there with his family at age six.
He attended the University of Washington for two years before moving to New York City to attend the School of Visual Arts, as well as the comics workshop run by artist John Buscema. He returned to Seattle before graduating from SVA.
Sale was someone who kept his personal life secret, and did not speak about his wife and children anywhere, hence, details about them remain unknown, as our efforts to find out more about them came to no avail.
Tim Sale Net Worth
Sale has an estimated net worth of $2 million at the time of death in 2020.
Tim Sale Funeral
His funeral will be held very soon; the date, time, and venue are not yet out.