Manny was a wonderful person, and a great friend of the tattoo industry. Today I have shared my thoughts on his passing on my blog. Be at peace, Manny.
I was extremely saddened this week to learn that the fabulous Manwoman passed away on Tuesday morning. In fact, I still am sad by this. I meant to write something for him when it happened, but that is always easier said than done, as he had been so kind to me in the past.
I remember when I first saw Manny in an old issue of Bizarre Magazine. It’s not very often I read that magazine, but just by chance I came across it and saw him. I remember thinking, ‘wow, look at this mad bastard! I bet he’s cool’. I wasn’t wrong about him being cool, though ‘mad’ isn’t a word I’d ever use to describe him again. Quite a long time went by but I always remembered seeing his picture in the magazine, for some reason.
A couple of years later, I started working for a magazine called…
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