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June 18 2005

R.I.P. Sam Loeb. Writer of one of the short stories in Tales of the Vampires #5 and son of Jeph Loeb, Sam passed away yesterday at the age of 17.

I liked his story, he had great potential and talent and would have been a big success in the comic book industry. Deepest condolences to his family.

All our prayers. I will light a candle.
Wow, I am so sorry to hear this. Jeph is a really great guy, likewise Sam, who had an interesting career starting to open up to him. He will be mourned and he will be missed. Rest in peace, Sam.
Heartbreaking. Deepest condolences to his family, indeed. Rest in peace, Sam.
My condolences as well.
What a terrible shame. I never met the young man, but it sounds like he had a lot going for him. My condolences to friends and family.
I read an interview with Sam after his Tales story came out. Couldn't get over what an upbeat and engaging young man he was.

Damn.

Strength to his family.
How awful. Never good to hear of the death of a son. Thoughts out to the Loeb family.
Oh my gosh. I can't believe that. I had no idea he had cancer. He wrote my favorite story in Tales. I was so impressed that he was so young. My deepest condolences indeed.
My deepest sympathies.
I'm just heartbroken right now. I wish the best for Jeph and his whole family.
What a shame. :( My condolences goes out to his family.
That's just a terrible tragedy for his family. I'll pray for them during this time.
Rob Liefield had this to say at the MillarWorld forums:

Sam Loeb's favorite charity was The Sarcoma Alliance.

http://www.sarcomaalliance.com/master.html?ArticleId=206

The Sarcoma Alliance is a 501C(3) nonprofit organization. Tax ID # 68-0443045.

A donation in his honor can be made at the following address.

To mail a donation, please send a check or money order to:
The Sarcoma Alliance
775 E. Blithedale #334
Mill Valley, CA 94941

Terrible. Truly terrible.
I have two boys and I can not even imagin what it must be like.

Rest in peace.

PS - I have read a fair share of comics written by Loeb. Amazing how upbeat they allways are!
My heart goes out to his family in this time of grief. Rest in peace.
Deepest and most heartfelt condolences.
I am soo sorry to hear this. It is absolutely devastating. I truly wish my deepest sympaties toward the Loeb Family.
Losing a child so young has to be one of the great nightmares of this world. Familiar with his father's work on "Smallville"; what a tragedy.
Oh, my God. This saddens me a great deal. My deepest and fullest condolences to the Loeb family.
Oh... sincere condolences . No words are even welcome, really. Peace to the family. A tragic loss.
Prayers of strength for the family and my deepest condolences as well.
So sad, so much promise! My thoughts are with his family.
This is tragic news; the loss of a child is a devastating wound that nothing can ever truly heal. May light and the sustaining love of friends and family surround and comfort them in their time of grieving.
That means 'Some Like it Hot" was written by Sam when he was 14? 15? - such talent, so young and now lost. My sincerest condolences to Jeph and family on their loss.
My condolences to the Loebs in their time of grief. I'm sorry for your lost.
I also put forward my condolences towards the family. Never met him, but from what I've been reading here, and in other forums, Sam Loeb was a charming young boy with a great future following his fathers footsteps into the comic book world. I read "Some Like It Hot" a couple of months ago, and I thought it was absoloutely brilliant, made even more fantastic by the fact it was written by somebody so young.

Rest In Peace Sam.
Deepest sympathies.
My condolences to the Loeb family.

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