1954 in comics

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Notable events of 1954 in comics. See also List of years in comics.



Events and publications[edit]

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Deaths[edit]

January[edit]

  • January 7: Bruno Angoletta, Italian illustrator and comics artist (Marmittone, Calogero Sorbara, Centerbe Ermete), dies at age 64. [14]
  • January 7: Albertine Randall, aka Albertine Randall Wheelan, American illustrator and comics artist (The Dumbunnies), passes away at age 90. [15]

July[edit]

  • July 16: Attilio Mussino, Italian comics artist and illustrator (Bilbolbul, Gian Saetta, Schizzo, Dorotea and Salomone), passes away at age 76. [16]

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First issues by title[edit]

Archie Comics[edit]

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Hulton Press[edit]

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Toby Press[edit]

Initial appearances by character name[edit]

Atlas Comics[edit]

Dell Comics[edit]

Harvey Comics[edit]

L. Miller & Son[edit]

National Comics[edit]

Prize Comics[edit]

Newspaper strips[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/b/baxendale_leo.htm
  2. ^ Irvine, Alex; Dolan, Hannah, ed. (2010). "1950s". DC Comics Year By Year A Visual Chronicle. Dorling Kindersley. p. 72. ISBN 978-0-7566-6742-9. Following the decision to close the comics division of Fawcett Publications in 1953, Hopalong Cassidy came to DC with issue #86...by the writers Gardner Fox and Don Cameron and artist Gene Colan. 
  3. ^ BDoubliées. "Spirou année 1954" (in French). 
  4. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/t/toonder.htm
  5. ^ http://bdoubliees.com/tintinbelge/annees/1954.htm
  6. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/comics/wertham_fredric.htm
  7. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/w/wolverton.htm
  8. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/aanvang/grabbelton.htm
  9. ^ "Comic Stories". Roy of the Rovers.com. Archived from the original on 2005-02-05. Retrieved 2005-06-09. 
  10. ^ http://www.toonopedia.com/hilois.htm
  11. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/w/walker.htm
  12. ^ http://bdoubliees.com/tintinbelge/annees/1954.htm
  13. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/h/herge.htm
  14. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/a/angoletta.htm
  15. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/r/randall_albertine.htm
  16. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/m/mussino_a.htm
  17. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/f/fisher_b.htm
  18. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/m/mcmanus.htm
  19. ^ Irvine "1950s" in Dolan, p. 73: "Jimmy Olsen got his own adventures in Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #1. A comic remarkable for its inventiveness and longevity, it ran for 163 issues."