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1953 in comics

Events and publications

Year overall


  • Al Gordon's art career begins with Trojan Comics' Attack! #6 and Beware #14.
  • Jumbo Comics (1938 series), with issue #167, canceled by Fiction House.




First issues by title

Atlas Comics/Marvel Comics

Other publishers

Renamed titles

Atlas Comics/Marvel Comics

  • Battle Brady #10 renamed from Men in Action
  • Bible Tales for Young People #3 renamed from Bible Tales for Young Folk
  • Combat Casey #6 renamed from War Combat
  • Miss America #50 renamed from Miss America Magazine
  • Young Men #21 renamed from Young Men on the Battlefield
  • Young Men in Action #24 renamed from Young Men

Other publishers

Initial appearances by character name

DC Thomson & Co.

Other publishers


  1. ^ "The World's Mightiest Mortal & Big Red Cheese". The Museum of Comic Book Advertising. Retrieved June 17, 2005.