Archie Cartoonist, Tom Moore, Has Passed Away in his Hometown of El Paso, Texas

Tom Moore passed away in the early morning hours of Monday, July 20, in his home in El Paso, Texas, where he grew up. He was 86 years old. 

Best known for being the cartoonist for the Archie Comic Book series from 1953 through 1988, Tom Moore was also an illustrator for Snuffy Smith, Underdog and Mighty Mouse.

Having graduated in 1946 from Austin High School in El Paso, Moore went on to collaborate with the likes of George Gladir, Orlando Busino, Sy Reit, and Frank Doyle.

Tom Moore poses with a larger-than-life Archie.

h/t El Paso Times

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