1993 in comics

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Notable events of 1993 in comics. See also List of years in comics.



Events[edit]

Year overall[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

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Deaths[edit]

January[edit]

  • January 17: F. O. Alexander, American cartoonist, comics artist (Finney of the Force The Featherheads, continued Hairbreadth Harry) and key contributor to the design of the board game Monopoly, dies at age 95.[5]
  • January 28: Frans Funke Küpper, Dutch comics artist (Thijs Slof), dies at age 84.[6]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

  • April 5: Alberto Giolitti, Italian-American comics artist (worked on Star Trek comics, Tex Willer), dies in Rome at age 69.[11]
  • April 20: Charles Degotte, Belgian comics artist (Flagada, Les Motards), commits suicide at the age of 59.[12]
  • April 23: Bertus Aafjes, Dutch novelist, poet and comics writer (Mannetje Bagatel and Kleine Isar, de Vierde Koning with Eppo Doeve,[13] as well as Peter-kersen-eter (1943) and De Vrolijke Vaderlandse Geschiedenis (1948) with Piet Worm.[14]), dies at age 78.

May[edit]

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July[edit]

  • July 20: George Wolfe, known for his strip Pops, dies at age 82.
  • July 28: Jacques Laudy, Belgian comics artist (Hassan & Kadour, worked for Tintin) and painter, dies at age 86.[19]

October[edit]

  • October 20: Gaylord DuBois, American comics writer (Tarzan, Red Ryder, The Lone Ranger), dies at age 94.
  • October 31: Federico Fellini, Italian film director and occasional comics artist and writer (Giacomino, Cico e Pallina, Geppi La Bimba Atomica, Viaggio a Tulun, Il Viaggio di G. Mastorna), dies of a stroke at age 73.[20]

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Exhibitions[edit]

Conventions[edit]

Awards[edit]

First issues by title[edit]

Sirius Entertainment[edit]

DC Comics[edit]

Image Comics[edit]

Malibu Ultraverse[edit]

Marvel Comics[edit]

Milestone Comics[edit]

Writer: Dwayne McDuffie. Artist: John Paul Leon

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tintin (1946-1988)". www.lambiek.net. 
  2. ^ 2000 AD #842 at Barney
  3. ^ "2000 AD". www.2000adonline.com. 
  4. ^ [1] 'Nuff Said! Guest List Page 1
  5. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/a/alexander_fo.htm
  6. ^ "Frans Funke Küpper". lambiek.net. 
  7. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/b/broca.htm
  8. ^ "Harvey Kurtzman". lambiek.net. 
  9. ^ "Norman Mansbridge". lambiek.net. 
  10. ^ "Alden McWilliams". lambiek.net. 
  11. ^ "Alberto Giolitti". lambiek.net. 
  12. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/d/degotte_c.htm
  13. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/d/doeve_eppo.htm
  14. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/w/worm-piet.htm
  15. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/a/anderson_lyman.htm
  16. ^ "Marge". lambiek.net. 
  17. ^ "Vincent T. Hamlin". lambiek.net. 
  18. ^ "Arturo Moreno". lambiek.net. 
  19. ^ "Jacques Laudy". lambiek.net. 
  20. ^ "Federico Fellini". lambiek.net. 
  21. ^ "Ross Andru". lambiek.net. 
  22. ^ "Alberto Breccia". lambiek.net. 
  23. ^ "John Stanley". lambiek.net. 
  24. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/d/davies_roland.htm
  25. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/r/richter-johnsen_fw.htm
  26. ^ "Zack Mosley". lambiek.net. 
  27. ^ "Newswatch: Elfquest '93 Tour," The Comics Journal #156 (Feb. 1993).
  28. ^ Price, Michael H. "Harvey Kurtzman, Founder of Mad, Remembered as a Comic-Industry Giant," Ft. Worth Star-Telegram (March 06, 1993).
  29. ^ "Comics Convention Starts in Oakland," San Francisco Chronicle (02 Apr 1993), p. C14.
  30. ^ Black, Ian. "Zap! Kraaak! Pow! Comic culture has landed in Glasgow," The Times (18 Apr 1993).
  31. ^ Isaacs, Deanna. "Clash of the Comic Cons: Wizard World and the new C2E2 battle it out for the hearts and minds of local comics fans," Chicago Reader (April 15, 2010).
  32. ^ Newswatch: Greenhill Sues Great Eastern and Wizard," The Comics Journal #172 (Nov. 1994), p. 40.
  33. ^ Gary St. Lawrence. "The Peter David-Todd McFarlane Debate: Topic: Has Image Comics/Todd McFarlane been treated fairly by the media?". Comics Buyer's Guide #1044. November 19, 1993. Pages 92, 98, 102, 108, 113, 116.
  34. ^ Manning, Matthew K.; Dolan, Hannah, ed. (2010). "1990s". DC Comics Year By Year A Visual Chronicle. Dorling Kindersley. p. 260. ISBN 978-0-7566-6742-9. Selina Kyle finally stole the spotlight in her first ongoing series by writer Jo Duffy and artist Jim Balent. 
  35. ^ Manning "1990s" in Dolan, p. 261: "The Outsiders made their return in a new series courtesy of writer Mike W. Barr and artist Paul Pelletier."