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1993 in comics

Notable events of 1993 in comics. See also List of years in comics.



Events

Year overall

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Deaths

January

  • January 17: F. O. Alexander, American cartoonist, comics artist (Finney of the Force The Featherheads, continued Hairbreadth Harry) and key contributor to the design of the board game Monopoly, dies at age 95.[5]
  • January 28: Frans Funke Küpper, Dutch comics artist (Thijs Slof), dies at age 84.[6]

February

March

April

  • April 5: Alberto Giolitti, Italian-American comics artist (worked on Star Trek comics, Tex Willer), dies in Rome at age 69.[10]
  • April 20: Charles Degotte, Belgian comics artist (Flagada, Les Motards), commits suicide at the age of 59.[11]
  • April 23: Bertus Aafjes, Dutch novelist, poet and comics writer (Mannetje Bagatel and Kleine Isar, de Vierde Koning with Eppo Doeve,[12] as well as Peter-kersen-eter (1943) and De Vrolijke Vaderlandse Geschiedenis (1948) with Piet Worm.[13]), dies at age 78.

May

June

July

  • July 20: George Wolfe, known for his strip Pops, dies at age 82.
  • July 28: Jacques Laudy, Belgian comics artist (Hassan & Kadour, worked for Tintin) and painter, dies at age 86.[17]

October

  • October 20: Gaylord DuBois, American comics writer (Tarzan, Red Ryder, The Lone Ranger), dies at age 94.
  • October 31: Federico Fellini, Italian film director and occasional comics artist and writer (Giacomino, Cico e Pallina, Geppi La Bimba Atomica, Viaggio a Tulun, Il Viaggio di G. Mastorna), dies of a stroke at age 73.[18]

November

December

Exhibitions

Conventions

Awards

First issues by title

Sirius Entertainment

DC Comics

Image Comics

Malibu Ultraverse

Marvel Comics

Milestone Comics

Writer: Dwayne McDuffie. Artist: John Paul Leon

References

  1. ^ "Tintin (1946-1988)". www.lambiek.net. 
  2. ^ 2000 AD #842 at Barney
  3. ^ "2000 AD". www.2000adonline.com. 
  4. ^ [1] 'Nuff Said! Guest List Page 1
  5. ^ [www.lambiek.net]
  6. ^ "Frans Funke Küpper". lambiek.net. 
  7. ^ "Harvey Kurtzman". lambiek.net. 
  8. ^ "Norman Mansbridge". lambiek.net. 
  9. ^ "Alden McWilliams". lambiek.net. 
  10. ^ "Alberto Giolitti". lambiek.net. 
  11. ^ [www.lambiek.net]
  12. ^ [www.lambiek.net]
  13. ^ [www.lambiek.net]
  14. ^ "Marge". lambiek.net. 
  15. ^ "Vincent T. Hamlin". lambiek.net. 
  16. ^ "Arturo Moreno". lambiek.net. 
  17. ^ "Jacques Laudy". lambiek.net. 
  18. ^ "Federico Fellini". lambiek.net. 
  19. ^ "Ross Andru". lambiek.net. 
  20. ^ "Alberto Breccia". lambiek.net. 
  21. ^ "John Stanley". lambiek.net. 
  22. ^ [www.lambiek.net]
  23. ^ "Zack Mosley". lambiek.net. 
  24. ^ "Newswatch: Elfquest '93 Tour," The Comics Journal #156 (Feb. 1993).
  25. ^ Price, Michael H. "Harvey Kurtzman, Founder of Mad, Remembered as a Comic-Industry Giant," Ft. Worth Star-Telegram (March 06, 1993).
  26. ^ "Comics Convention Starts in Oakland," San Francisco Chronicle (02 Apr 1993), p. C14.
  27. ^ Black, Ian. "Zap! Kraaak! Pow! Comic culture has landed in Glasgow," The Times (18 Apr 1993).
  28. ^ Isaacs, Deanna. "Clash of the Comic Cons: Wizard World and the new C2E2 battle it out for the hearts and minds of local comics fans," Chicago Reader (April 15, 2010).
  29. ^ Newswatch: Greenhill Sues Great Eastern and Wizard," The Comics Journal #172 (Nov. 1994), p. 40.
  30. ^ Gary St. Lawrence. "The Peter David-Todd McFarlane Debate: Topic: Has Image Comics/Todd McFarlane been treated fairly by the media?". Comics Buyer's Guide #1044. November 19, 1993. Pages 92, 98, 102, 108, 113, 116.
  31. ^ Manning, Matthew K.; Dolan, Hannah, ed. (2010). "1990s". DC Comics Year By Year A Visual Chronicle. Dorling Kindersley. p. 260. ISBN 978-0-7566-6742-9. Selina Kyle finally stole the spotlight in her first ongoing series by writer Jo Duffy and artist Jim Balent. 
  32. ^ Manning "1990s" in Dolan, p. 261: "The Outsiders made their return in a new series courtesy of writer Mike W. Barr and artist Paul Pelletier."