Invoice Tortolini was a Boston-born graphic designer and comedian guide letter artist, who died final week on the age of 46, from a coronary heart assault. After working as an artwork director in promoting and advertising, he started working in comics in 1996, founding LithiumPro Design with Simon Bowland as a design studio primarily specializing in lettering and emblem design. Tortolini has lettered comics and designed collections for a lot of publishers, together with comics corresponding to Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter, Military of Darkness, The Inexperienced Hornet, Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time, XIII and Jim Butcher’s The Dresden Information. A GoFundMe has been set as much as assist his household deal with the bereavement and sudden monetary burden.
Invoice Tortolini has been a member of the Billerica Neighborhood for nearly 20 years. He and his spouse, Kristen, selected to lift their 3 youngsters (Abby – 16, Kate 14 and Cameron – 14) right here. Kristen and Billy have volunteered at college, sports activities, dance and lots of different Neighborhood actions. They each have at all times been there to assist anybody in want – good friend, household, acquaintance, neighbor, in all probability most of you studying this…. It saddens me to say that they’re now in want and I’m hopeful that we are able to come collectively to help Kristen and the youngsters. Billy died unexpectedly this week. To say the household is devastated is an understatement. Sadly, Billy discovered himself laid off in the course of COVID. He was inside hours of securing a job when he had a deadly coronary heart assault. The monetary burden on high of the household’s emotional pressure and utter devastation as they attempt to transfer ahead is unimaginable by most of us. No matter we are able to donate to assist ease their burden will probably be so, so appreciated.
$20,0000 of a objective of $25,000 has been raised thus far, together with donations from the likes of Nick Barrucci, Stephanie Gates, Jimmy Palmiotti, and extra.