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 Illness: What Disease Did Tim Sale Have?
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, at the age of 66.
However, the exact disease was not mentioned.