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1998 in comics

Notable events of 1968 in comics. See also List of years in comics.



Events and publications

Year overall

February

March

May

Spring

June

  • Emerald Knights begins.
  • Identity Crisis concludes.
  • Superman Red/Superman Blue concludes.

October

November

December

Deaths

January

February

March

April

June

September

November

  • November 2: Enric Sió, Spanish comics artist (La Guerra de los Poetas, Mara, Mis Miedos), dies from a stroke at age 56. [11]
  • November 3: Bob Kane, American comics artist (Batman), dies at age 83.[12] [13]
  • November 17: Bill Ward, American comics artist (Torchy), dies at age 79. [14]
  • November 24: Jacques van Eggermont, Belgian comics artist and animator (Bicky, Kaatje en Klopje), passes away at age 80. [15]

December

Conventions

First issues by title

References

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  12. ^ Boxer, Sarah. "Bob Kane, 83, the Cartoonist Who Created 'Batman,' Is Dead", The New York Times November 7, 1998
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  19. ^ Kannenberg, Jr., Gene. "Veni, Vidi, BD: A First-Time View of Angoulême, 1998," The Comics Journal #202 (Mar. 1998), pp. 24-26..
  20. ^ "Chasing Kevin: Besides Movie Fans, Director Smith Has to Cope With Comic Book Lovers," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (29 Apr 1998), p. F-5.
  21. ^ "Detroit Gears Up for Motor City Con," Comic Book Marketplace, vol. 2, #58 (Apr. 1998), pp. 74-75.
  22. ^ Rimmels, Beth Hannan. "Stripped: Cruising in Queens, Etc.," Long Island Voice (May 14-20, 1998).
  23. ^ "News for the week ending September 27, 1998," Sequential Tart (Sept. 1998).
  24. ^ Kannenberg, Gene. "One-of-a-kind: The Ohio State University Festival of Cartoon Art, October 9–10, 1998, A Personal View," Comics Journal (Dec. 1998), pp. 9–14.