Greg Martin passes away

On 3rd January 2014, Bronty, a moderator on Nintendo Age forum posted a message announcing the passing of his friend, the illustrator Greg Martin.

The post starts: “It is with a heavy heart that I announce today the passing of my friend Greg Martin. Greg was the exceptionally talented illustrator that created the packaging artwork for Flintstones 2, Jetsons, Bonk’s Adventure, several Adventure Island games, all of the early Sonic the Hedgehog games, and dozens more classic covers and many promotional (ads, etc) pieces as well. He was an incredible artist and an even better person.

Greg Martin started his career at Hanna Barbera before moving on to Nintendo then Sega, where he designed the original Sonic box covers.

Head over to Nintendo Age to read the full post and see some of Greg Martin’s games boxes.






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