1991 in comics

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Notable events of 1991 in comics. See also List of years in comics.

Events[edit]

Year overall[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Specific date unknown[edit]

  • The final episode of Costa Rican artist Fernando Zeledón Guzmán's satirical comic strip La Semana en Serio in the communist magazine Adelante is published. [4]

Deaths[edit]

February[edit]

  • February 11: Michel Mahy, Belgian comics artist (De Spookjes, assisted on Bessy), dies at age 42. [5]

April[edit]

  • April 4: Graham Ingels, American comics artist (EC Comics), dies at age 75 from stomach cancer.[6]
  • April 19: Frederik Bramming, Danish animator and comics artist (Frederik, Chas, Motorskatten), dies at age 79. [7]

May[edit]

June[edit]

  • June 6: Gianni De Luca, Italian comics artist (Commissario Spada), passes away at age 64.[10]
  • June 10: Jean Bruller, aka Vercors, French novelist, illustrator and comics artist (Le Mariage de Monsieur Lakonik), dies at age 89.[11]
  • June 10: Milorad Dobrić, Yugoslavian (Serbian) comics artist (Pera Pesak, Ljuba Truba, Kurir Fica, Slavuj Gilsa, Inspektor Zuca), dies at age 66. [12]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

  • October 16: Henricus Kannegieter, Dutch illustrator and comics artist (made various one-shot comics in the 1930s), dies at age 93.[20]
  • October 23: Antonio Canale, Italian comics artist (Amok), passes away at age 76.[21]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Specific date unknown[edit]

  • Jaap Lamberton, Dutch illustrator and comics artist (worked on Panda), passes away at age 45.[29]
  • Charles Popineau, French illustrator and comics artist (worked on the Le Crime ne Paie Pas and Les Amours Célèbres series), dies at age 65 or 66. [30]
  • Eugen Taru, Romanian illustrator, caricaturist and comics artist ('Barbăcot), dies at age 78.[31]

Conventions[edit]

Awards[edit]

First issues by title[edit]

DC Comics[edit]

Limited series[edit]

Release: November.

Dark Horse Comics[edit]

Marvel Comics[edit]

Release: January
Release: January.
Release: December.
Release: October.
Release: March.
Release: July.
Release: December.
Release: July.
Release: July.
Release: October.
Release: June.
Release: May.
Release: April.
Release: September.
Release: August.
Release: October.

Limited series[edit]

Release: September.
Release: July.
Release: November by Epic Comics.
Release: June by Epic Comics.
Release: June.
Release: May.
Release: May.
Release: July.
Release: September.
Release: November.
Release: June by Epic Comics.
Release: November.
Release: September.
Release: July by Epic Comics.
Release: December by Epic Comics.

Independent[edit]

Release: July by Cartoon Books
Release: January by Drawn and Quarterly
Release: April by Drawn and Quarterly
Release: by Rubber Blanket Press

Initial appearance by character name[edit]

DC Comics[edit]

Marvel Comics[edit]

Other publishers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://comicsuk.co.uk/forum/download/file.php?id=3908&mode=view
  2. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/f/frank.htm
  3. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/t/toonder.htm
  4. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/z/zeledon_guzman_fernando.htm
  5. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/m/mahy_michel.htm
  6. ^ "Graham Ingels". lambiek.net.
  7. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/b/bramming_frederik.htm
  8. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/s/samper_adolfo.htm
  9. ^ "Ed Dodd". lambiek.net.
  10. ^ "Gianni De Luca". lambiek.net.
  11. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/b/bruller_jean.htm
  12. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/d/dobric_milorad.htm
  13. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/c/cheneval_fernand.htm
  14. ^ "Art Sansom". lambiek.net.
  15. ^ "Rick Griffin". lambiek.net.
  16. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/c/coughlin_bing.htm
  17. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/g/good_edmond.htm
  18. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/o/orejudos_dom.htm
  19. ^ "Dr. Seuss". lambiek.net.
  20. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/k/kannegieter.htm
  21. ^ "Antonio Canale". lambiek.net.
  22. ^ "Tom of Finland". lambiek.net.
  23. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/b/bilek_franziska.htm
  24. ^ "Reginald Parlett". lambiek.net.
  25. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/c/colvin_neville.htm
  26. ^ "Alex Graham". lambiek.net.
  27. ^ "Sheldon Mayer". lambiek.net.
  28. ^ "Tony Strobl". lambiek.net.
  29. ^ "Jaap Lamberton". lambiek.net.
  30. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/p/popineau_charles.htm
  31. ^ "Eugen Taru". lambiek.net.
  32. ^ Stack, Peter. "Something Else," San Francisco Chronicle (27 Apr 1991), p. C4.
  33. ^ "'Rocketeer' lands at Comix Fair," Houston Chronicle (21 June 1991), p. 2.
  34. ^ "Rosemont to Host Comicon," Chicago Sun-Times (June 28, 1991).
  35. ^ Thomas, Keith L. "Comics Expo to Feature Creator of the Darker Side of Batman," The Atlanta Constitution (11 July 1991), p. D4.