The beloved cartoonist died at his home in El Paso, Texas on Monday (20Jul15).

A statement posted on the Archie Comics official Facebook.com profile, reads, "Archie Comics is saddened to hear of the passing of artist Tom Moore. Our thoughts are with his family and fans."

Moore began drawing for the teen comic in 1953 and he continued until 1988.

He also drew for comics including Mighty Mouse, Snuffy Smith and Underdog.