Famous South Korean illustrator Kim Jung Gi passed away at the age of 47 after having a heart attack.

Famous South Korean illustrator Kim Jung Gi passed away at the age of 47 after having a heart attack.

Kim Jung Gi, a well-known illustrator and cartoonist from South Korea, passed away in Paris. Just before boarding a flight to New York, the artist had a heart attack at the airport.

Kim Jung Gi, a South Korean native who was born in Goyang, has gained notoriety recently in particular. He has gained notoriety in part because of the numerous live performances that have elevated him to internet celebrity status.

The «longest drawing produced by a single person» by Kim Jung Gi was entered into the Guinness World Records. Kim Jung Gi's career officially begins when he enrolls in the school of fine arts at the age of 19. He then serves in the military for two years as mandated by South Korean law, an experience that will be helpful in his drawing because it will allow him to memorize military equipment.

Young Jump magazine's first edition of Kim Jung Gi's work is titled Funny Funny. He then illustrated the French author Bernard Werber's two books, Paradise and Third Humanity .

Other projects with Steve McCurry that Kim Jung Gi has worked on include Illustration by McCurry, NYC, 9/11, and his first biography.

Along with Marvel Comics and DC Comics, Kim Jung Gi has also collaborated with a number of video game developers. 

Famous South Korean illustrator Kim Jung Gi passed away at the age of 47 after having a heart attack.

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