Police Still Vague On Fate Of Steve Perry
The sensational facts surrounding the disappearance of comics writer Steve Perry have lead to speculation in the media and on the internet. With Perry’s two roommates in custody and reports of a severed arm and other body parts found near the writer’s van police have not identified Perry as the victim and have only gone so far as to call the case a “possible homicide”.
Meanwhile local news outlets in Florida have picked up the story, interviewing frightened neighbors in the area and Perry’s ex-wife. It appears their five year old son, who Perry had been caring for, is with his mother.
Long time friend and recent benefactor, Steve Bissette, has posted a heartfelt biography of Perry, saying their last contact was via e-mail on May 8th and that other friends were in touch up until May 10th. Bissette said:
At present, the police have requested that no one publicly say anything more.
As you can imagine, this has been horrifying, sickening, depressing, frustrating, infuriating, sorrowful news.
I can say no more at this time, I’m sorry.
Note on the accompanying illustration: Steve Perry posed for photo reference for the character “Milbur” in Alan Moore and Rick Veitch’s “Love Doesn’t Last Forever” in 1985