1995 in comics

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Notable events of 1995 in comics. See also List of years in comics.



Events and publication[edit]

Year overall[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

  • Doom Patrol vol. 2 is canceled by DC Comics with issue #87.

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Deaths[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

  • February 19: Paul Jamin, aka Jam, Alfred Gérard and/or Alidor, Belgian comics artist and cartoonist (Le Vol du Bourdon), dies at age 83. [3]
  • February 23: Don Heck, American comics artist (Iron Man, Avengers), dies at age 66. [4]

March[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

  • June 5: Raye Horne, American underground comix artist (Gay Hearthrobs, White Whore Funnies), dies at the age of 50. [7]

July[edit]

  • July 16: Harry Buckinx, Dutch comics artist (Titul, Titula, De Familie Aepebroeck), passes away from cancer at the age of 51. [8]
  • July 20: George Caragonne, American comics writer and editor (Marvel Comics, Penthouse Comix), commits suicide at c. age 30.
  • July 22: Rick Yager, known for his work on the Buck Rogers comic strip (among others), dies at age 85.

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

  • November 2: Ollie Harrington, American comics artist (Dark Laughter), dies at age 83 in Berlin, Germany.

December[edit]

Exhibitions[edit]

  • August 1–October 27: "See You in the Funny Papers: American Life as Reflected in the Newspaper Comic Strip," curated by Lucy Shelton Caswell in conjunction with the Festival of Cartoon Art (Ohio State University Cartoon, Graphic, and Photographic Arts Research Library, Columbus, Ohio)
  • December 7, 1995 – February 11, 1996: "Classic Comics — A Selection of Stories from EC Comics," featuring the work of, among others, John Severin (Words & Pictures Museum, Northampton, Massachusetts)

Conventions[edit]

First issues by title[edit]

DC Comics[edit]

  • Power of Shazam
  • Sovereign Seven

Delcourt[edit]

Malibu Ultraverse[edit]

  • Godwheel

Marvel Comics[edit]

  • Amazing X-Men
  • Astonishing X-Men
  • Avengers: The Crossing
  • Gambit and the X-Ternals
  • Generation Next
  • Prime
  • Skrull Kill Crew
  • Weapon X
  • X-Calibre
  • X-Men: Omega

Vertigo Comics[edit]

  • Preacher

Independent[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.nytimes.com/1995/01/14/obituaries/george-price-93-cartoonist-of-oddities-dies.html
  2. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/p/price_george.htm
  3. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/j/jamin_paul.htm
  4. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/h/heck_don.htm
  5. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/q/qianyu_ye.htm
  6. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/f/freleng_fritz.htm
  7. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/h/horne_raye.htm
  8. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/b/buckinx.htm%22?lan=dutch
  9. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/p/pratt_h.htm
  10. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/j/johnson_russ.htm
  11. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/r/redondo.htm
  12. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/b/blasco_jesus.htm
  13. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/c/cole_l_b.htm
  14. ^ Schoellkopf, Andrea. "Convention Indulges Comic Book Addicts," Albuquerque Journal (16 Jan 1995), p. A1.
  15. ^ Doten, Patti. "Comics convention a real draw," Boston Globe (21 Jan 1995), p. 23.
  16. ^ Thompson, Mark and Jacques Dutrey. "Newswatch: International News: Angouleme and All That: French Comics Overview," The Comics Journal #176 (Apr. 1995), pp. 36-37.
  17. ^ Szadkowski, Joseph. "A `Wow!' and a ho-hum from Fleer," Washington Times (18 Feb 1995), p. E.2.
  18. ^ Maurstad, Tom. "Dreamland - Think it's all in your mind? - Maybe not at the Fantasy Fair," Dallas Morning News (Apr. 17, 1995).
  19. ^ Evry, Ron. "Small Press Brings In Small Donation for CBLDF : Small Press Expo Highlights Independent Creators," The Comics Journal #179 (Aug. 1995), pp. 20-21.
  20. ^ Reuter, Lisa. "Three Events Perfect for Holiday Getaway," Columbus Dispatch (June 25, 1995), p. 03.G.
  21. ^ Fowler, Jimmy. "Events for the week," Dallas Observer (Aug. 10, 1995).
  22. ^ Dean, Michael. "Newswatch: 2002 Harvey Awards: Motivations and Mathematics," The Comics Journal #244 (June 2002), pp. 16–21.
  23. ^ "Festival Draws Cartoon Creators," Columbus Dispatch (Aug. 20, 1995).
  24. ^ "Inside Plano," The Dallas Morning News (Nov. 25, 1995).
  25. ^ "Comics VIPs due in Columbus," Cleveland Plain Dealer (Nov. 19, 1995).