2001 in comics

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Notable events of 2001 in comics. See also List of years in comics.

Events and publications[edit]

Year overall[edit]



  • January 23: Fred Ray, Superman's primary cover artist of the 1940s, dies at age 80.











First issues by title[edit]

7 Seeds
Release: November by Shogakukan (Betsucomi). Author: Yumi Tamura.
Angel Cup
Release: by Tokyopop. Writer: Youn Jae-ho. Artist: Kim Dong-wook.
Fakta fra verden
Release: by Karstein Volle
Pearls Before Swine
Release: December 31 by The Washington Post. Writer: Stephan Pastis Artist: Stephan Pastis.
Sgt Mike Battle: The Greatest American Hero!
Release: August by Pier-C Comics. Writer & Artist: Graham Pierce.
The Surgeon
Release: by Rough Cut Comics
Trip to Tagaytay
Release: by Tala Comics Publishing. Writer & Artist: Arnold Arre.

Initial appearances by character name[edit]

Onimar Synn in JSA #24 (June) written by David S. Goyer and Geoff Johns, published by DC Comics.


  1. ^ Brady, Matt. "Baltimore Comic Con '08: 2008 Harvey Awards Announced," Newsarama (September 27, 2008).
  2. ^ Mervis, Scott. "Heroic comeback," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (27 April 2001), p. 22.
  3. ^ Sandells, Natalie. "Comics 2001," Sequential Tart vol. IV, issue #7 (June 2001).
  4. ^ Press release. "Wizard World Chicago 2001 attendance tops 40,000," Comic Book Resources (September 6, 2001).
  5. ^ "Newswatch: SPX/ICAF Cancelled in Wake of Terrorist Attacks on New York and Washington DC," The Comics Journal #238 (October 2001), p. 100.
  6. ^ "New York: Impromptu SP-Xiles Event Raises Funds for Charity," The Comics Journal #238 (October 2001), p. 101.
  7. ^ McClelland, Eileen. "Eight-Day Planner September 13–September 20," The Houston Chronicle (September 13, 2001), p. 14.
  8. ^ "Convention Listings - November 2001". Locus. 
  9. ^ "Uncommoncon Cancelled! discussion". Comicon.com.