Barry Blair, Founder of Aircel Comics Passes

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Barry Blair, founder of the comic book company passed away Sunday, January 3 from a brain aneurysm.  After complaining to his friends of an ear ache to his friends he was prescribed medication.  He eventually felt so ill he went to the hospital but it was too late.

Airecel was originally an insulation company and after losing a government contract Barry Blair prodded it into comic book publishing.  The company was known for such comics as Elflord, Samurai and after being a part of Malibu it would create Men in Black.  Blair also worked on numerous Elfquest titles.

Our condolences are with his friends and family.