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2010 in comics

Notable events of 2010 in comics. See also List of years in comics.



This is a list of comics-related events in 2010. It includes any relevant comics-related events, deaths of notable comics-related people, conventions and first issues by title.

Events

February

July

September

December

Deaths

January

February

March

April

May

June

  • June 2: Tony DiPreta, American comics artist (Rex Morgan, M.D.) dies at age 88. [24]
  • June 2: Antonio Parras, Spanish comics artist (Les Inoxyables), dies at age 81[25] [26]
  • June 12: Al Williamson, American comics artist and inker (EC Comics, Flash Gordon), dies at age 79. [27]
  • June 13: Hua Junwu, Chinese comics artist, dies at age 95. [28]
  • June 19: Ken Muse, American cartoonist and comics artist (Wayout), dies at age 75. [29]
  • June 23: Joe Messerli, American comics artist (made comics for Western Publishing) , dies at age 79 or 80. [30]

July

August

  • August 24: Satoshi Kon, Japanese manga artist and animator (Opus), dies at age 46 from pancreatic cancer.

September

October

  • October 6: Piet Wijn, Dutch comics artist (Frank de Vliegende Hollander, Douwe Dabbert), passes away at age 81. [35]
  • October 9: Jim Seed, American comics artist and illustrator (Dr. Guy Bennett, Jane Arden), passes away at the age of 83. [36]
  • October 24: Mike Esposito, American comics artist (Marvel Comics, DC Comics) dies at age 83. [37]
  • October 25: Buth, Belgian comics artist (Thomas Pips), dies at age 91. [38]
  • October 27: Don Donahue, American comics publisher (Apex Novelties, one of the instigators of the underground comix movement), dies at age 68.[39]

November

  • November 6: Peter Vos, Dutch comics artist and illustrator (Sylvester en Sebastiaan, Meneer Miereneter), dies from cancer at age 75. [40]

December

  • December 8: Onno Docters van Leeuwen, Dutch graphic designer and illustrator (made designs for the Amsterdam comic shop Lambiek), passes away at age 69. [41]
  • December 12: Marc Henniquiau, Kio, Belgian comics artist (worked on Alix), dies at age 52. [42]

Exhibitions

Conventions

First issues by title

Brightest Day
Release: May by DC Comics. Writer: Geoff Johns
Critical Millennium
Release: October by Archaia Studios Press. Writer: Andrew E. C. Gaska Artist: Daniel Dussault
Echoes
Release: December by Top Cow Productions. Writer: Joshua Hale Fialkov Artist: Rahsan Ekedal
The Flash
Release: April by DC Comics. Writer: Geoff Johns Artist: Francis Manapul
Girl Comics
Release: March by Marvel Comics. Writer: various Artists: various
God of War
Release: March by Wildstorm. Writer: Marv Wolfman Artist: Andrea Sorentino
Green Arrow
Release: June by DC Comics. Writer: J. T. Krul
Hawkeye & Mockingbird
Release: June by Marvel Comics. Writer: Jim McCann Artists: David Lopez
Revolver
Release: July by Vertigo. Writer & Artist: Matt Kindt
Uncanny X-Force
Release: October by Marvel Comics. Writer: Rick Remender Artist: Jerome Opena
WWE Heroes
Release: April by Titan Publishing. Writer: Keith Champagne Artist: Andy Smith

Renamed titles

The Dandy
Release: The Dandy Xtreme changes its name back to The Dandy with the last Dandy Xtreme, issue 3507, being dated 6 October 2010 and the retitled Dandy, issue 3508, being dated 30 October 2010. The comic now had British comedian Harry Hill on the front cover.

See also

References

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