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1992 in comics

Notable events of 1992 in comics. See also List of years in comics.



Events and publications

Year overall

January

February

March

April

May

July

August

September

October

November

December

Deaths

March

May

  • May 31: Walter Neugebauer, Yugoslavian comics artist (Jack Jackson, Bimbo Bambus, Patuljak Nosko, Winnetou), dies at age 71. [2]

June

July

August

  • August 25: Jan Gerhard Toonder, Dutch writer, poet and comics writer (wrote scripts for comics by his brother Marten Toonder), passes away at age 78.
  • August 26: Bob de Moor, Belgian comics artist (long time collaborator of Hergé, creator of Barelli, Meester Mus, Snoe en Snolleke and Cori, de Scheepsjongen), passes away at age 66. [5]
  • August 30: Jeanne Hovine, Belgian comedienne and comics artist (Nic et Nac), dies at age 104. [6]

September

  • September 25: Jaap Beckmann, Dutch illustrator, art critic and comics artist (Kabouterboekjes), passes away at age 88. [7]
  • September 27: Zhang Leping, Chinese comics artist (Sanmao), dies at the age of 91. [8]

December

Unknown date

Exhibitions and shows

Conventions

Awards

First issues by title

DC Comics

Dark Horse Comics

Image Comics

Brigade

Release: August. Writers: Rob Liefeld, Hank Kanalz, and Eric Stephenson. Artists: Marat Mychaels, Paul Scott, and Norm Rapmund.

Cyberforce (1 of 4)

Release: October. Writer: Eric Silvestri. Artist: Marc Silvestri

Savage Dragon (1 of 3)

Release: July. Writer/Artist: Erik Larsen

Shadowhawk

Release: August. Writer/Artist: Jim Valentino

Spawn

Release: May. Writer/Artist: Todd McFarlane

Supreme

Release: October. Writers: Rob Liefeld and Brian Murray. Artists: Brian Murray and Rob Liefeld.

WildC.A.T.S.

Release: August. Writers: Brandon Choi and Jim Lee. Artists: Jim Lee and Scott Williams.

Youngblood

Release: April. Writers: Rob Liefeld and Hank Kanalz. Artist: Rob Liefeld.

Kodansha

Sailor Moon

Release: July. Writer and artist: Naoko Takeuchi.

Marvel Comics

Cage

Release: April.

Darkhold: Pages From The Book of Sin

Release: October.

James Bond Jr.

Release: January.

Kid 'n Play

Release: February.

Morbius, the Living Vampire

Release: September

Nomad v2

Release: May.

The Punisher War Zone v1

Release: March.

Ravage 2099

Release: December.

Spider-Man 2099

Release: November.

Spirits of Vengeance

Release: August.

Warlock v2

Release: May.

Warlock and the Infinity Watch

Release: February.

WCW World Championship Wrestling

Release: April.

Limited series

The Adventures of The Thing

Release: April.

An American Tail: Fievel Goes West

Release: January.

Cops: The Job

Release: June.

Defenders of Dynatron City

Release: February.

Hook

Release: February.

Quasar Special

Release: March.

The Infinity War

Release: June.

Independent titles

Kick Fighter Komiks
Release: by Infinity. Writer: Jojo Ende Jr. Artist: Gilbert Monsanto
Oombah, Jungle Moon Man
Release: August by Strawberry Jam Comics. Writer/Artist: Mike Bannon.

Canceled titles by publisher

DC Comics

Last Gasp

Marvel Comics

References

  1. ^ [www.lambiek.net]
  2. ^ [www.lambiek.net]
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  4. ^ [www.lambiek.net]
  5. ^ [www.lambiek.net]
  6. ^ [www.lambiek.net]
  7. ^ [www.lambiek.net]
  8. ^ [www.lambiek.net]
  9. ^ [www.lambiek.net]
  10. ^ [www.lambiek.net]
  11. ^ [www.lambiek.net]
  12. ^ Not affiliated with Great Eastern Conventions of New Jersey.
  13. ^ Smith, Bill. "Comic Collectors Congregate Baom! Pow! Whap! Paper Heros' Capture Big Prices", St. Louis Post-Dispatch (06 Jan 1992), p. 3A.
  14. ^ Dutrey, Jacques. "Angouleme '92 : A Dizzying Display of Comic Art," The Comics Journal #150 (May 1992), pp. 35-36.
  15. ^ Haberstroh, Joe. "Holy Books, Batman – It's a Comics Convention", Seattle Times (April 13, 1992).
  16. ^ Buckman, Rebecca. "Aardvark attracts loyal fans", Indianapolis Star (07 July 1992), p. C.1.
  17. ^ Thomas, Keith L. "Dragon Con Explores Worlds of Fantasy", The Atlanta Constitution (July 17, 1992), p. D8.
  18. ^ The Comics Journal #75 (Sept. 1982).
  19. ^ Turnquist, Kristi. "Comics to Take Seriously", The Oregonian (October 31, 1992).
  20. ^ Westbrook, Bruce. "Comic book aardvark keeps its maker creative, fulfilled", Houston Chronicle (10 Dec 1992), p. 1.