RayZone, the "King of 3-D Comics", passed away
on November 13, 2012 at the age of sixty-five in Los Angeles. Zone was a pioneer in methods of
converting flat images (in particular, comic books) into a stereoscopic format;
additionally he was an author and film producer. He began working in comic
books in 1983 and his early collaborations with Jack C. Harris and Steve Ditko
drew the attention of Archie Goodwin, who recruited him to work with John Byrne
on “Batman 3-D”, a full-length 1990 graphic novel. RayZone produced 3-D adaptations of art
for over 150 comics, for such diverse publishers as PACIFIC COMICS, AARDVARK-VANAHEIM,
BLACKTHORNE PUBLISHING, RENEGADE PRESS, ECLIPSE COMICS, KITCHEN SINK PRESS, COMICO, D.C.
COMICS, WALT DISNEY PUBLISHING, IDW, INNOVATION, IMAGE COMICS, RAW STUDIOS, TwoMORROWS
PUBLISHING and his own self-published imprint, THE 3-D ZONE. The Catacombs
extends its sincerest condolences to his family friends and fans.