1999 in comics

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Notable events of 1999 in comics. See also List of years in comics.




Events and publications[edit]

January[edit]

March[edit]

May[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

November[edit]

Deaths[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

  • June 15: John Glashan, Scottish painter, illustrator, playwright and comics artist (Genius), dies at age 71. [7]

August[edit]

September[edit]

  • September 14: Joel Beck, American underground cartoonist (Lenny of Laredo, Marching Marvin, The Profit), dies from complications from alcoholism at age 56. [10]

October[edit]

December[edit]

Exhibitions and shows[edit]

Conventions[edit]

Awards[edit]

First issues by title[edit]

100 Bullets
Release: August by Vertigo. Writer: Brian Azzarello Artist:Eduardo Risso
E.V.E. Protomecha
Release: by Top Cow. Writers: Chris Lichtner and Aron Lusen Artist: Ale Garza
Exit
Release: by Albin Michel. Writer & Artist: Bernard Werber
The Mythology Class
Release: by Tala Comics Publishing. Writer & Artist: Arnold Arre
Strange Adventures
Release: November by Vertigo.
Vampire Girl
Release: by Shodensha. Writer & Artist: Fujiwara Kaoru

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dean, Michael. "Words & Pictures Museum Comes to a Virtual End," The Comics Journal #212 (May 1999), pp. 16-17.
  2. ^ "Vince Sullivan, Original DC Editor, Passes Away": DC Comics Press Release #177 (Feb. 10, 1999), postsed at Sequential Tart
  3. ^ "Paid Notices: Deaths Goldwater, John L.". The New York Times. February 28, 1999. Retrieved 2008-09-05. 
  4. ^ Denis Gifford (March 27, 1999). "Obituary: John L. Goldwater". The Independent. Retrieved 2015-10-17. 
  5. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/c/carpi-gb.htm
  6. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/s/steinberg_saul.htm
  7. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/g/glashan_john.htm
  8. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/g/geering_john_k.htm
  9. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/p/poivet_raymond.htm
  10. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/b/beck_joel.htm
  11. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/g/greg.htm
  12. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/a/andreasson_rune.htm
  13. ^ Brownstein, Charles. "San Jose Goes APE Feb. 27 and 28," Comics Buyer's Guide (July 9, 1999), pp. 24, 26.
  14. ^ Allass, Marcia. "Comics 99: Bristol 1999," Sequential Tart (May 1999).
  15. ^ Contino, Jennifer. "Conventioneers," Sequential Tart (June 2000).
  16. ^ Collier, Gene. "Comic Books Have Come a Long Way Since Archie," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (25 Apr 1999), p. A-1.
  17. ^ Weisberg, Deborah. "Pittsburgh in Comics," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (24 Apr 1999), p. C-16.
  18. ^ Andre, Mila. "Show & Sell," Daily News (May 2, 1999).
  19. ^ Press release. "SPX 99: THE EXPO -- CELEBRATING COMICS CULTURE," Collector Times Online (Sept. 1999).
  20. ^ Patton, Marc. "Big Apple Deems Nov. 12–14 Con a Success," Comics Buyer's Guide (Dec. 31, 1999), pp. 8–9.