Illustrator Kim Jung Gi dies of a heart attack

Illustrator Kim Jung Gi dies of a heart attack

Well-known illustrator Kim Jung Gi died on October 5 in Paris.

The 47-year-old suffered  a heart attack.

The South Korean artist had just completed his final engagement in Europe and was set to  fly to New York. 

He was scheduled to appear at Comic Con later this week.

Kim was known for his ability to draw  intricate illustrations  from his memory.

He contributed in terms of artwork and graphic novels, including Marvel and DC Comics.

He even held a Guinness World Record for the longest drawing  by an individual. 

When he served two years in the South Korean army, he pretended to draw poorly so he wouldn't keep getting requests.

Kim, who founded a drawing school called AniChanga in Seoul, has a net worth of $16 million.