Sorry to hear this. I am glad that the movie gave him more widespread recognition in his final years. His stuff wasn't always my cup of tea, but I admired the fact that a guy like him (a Joe Blow) could make it as a writer.
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."
Since FCBD is always on Kentucky Derby weekend I've only been able to attend on the actual day once. I'm hoping the shop I frequent was able to save me a copy of Divergence from DC and the Valiant anniversary special.