2000 in comics

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Notable events of 2000 in comics. See also List of years in comics.



Events[edit]

Year overall[edit]

January[edit]

  • January 4: The British comics magazine Buster ends its run after 40 years.

February[edit]

  • February 13: After nearly half a century of publication the final episode of Charles M. Schulz's long-running and best-selling newspaper comic Peanuts is published. Schulz had announced his retirement a month earlier. The episode happens to coincide with Schulz' death, a day before the final episode is published. Both events make headlines all over the world.[1]
  • The final episode of Daniel Clowes' David Boring is prepublished in Eightball.

March[edit]

May[edit]

August[edit]

  • August 25: The death of Donald Duck comics artist Carl Barks makes headlines on a global scale, but predominantly in Europe and Latin-America where his comics are far more beloved than in his home country.[4]

September[edit]

Publications by release date[edit]

Year overall[edit]

February

October[edit]


Deaths[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

  • March 3: Nicole Van Goethem, Belgian cartoonist, animator and film director (A Greek Tragedy), dies at the age of 58.
  • March 10: John Henry Rouson, American painter, cartoonist and comics artist (Little Sport, Boy and Girl, Ladies Day), dies at age 91. [14]
  • March 20: Johan Anthierens, Belgian journalist, columnist, critic, writer, publisher and comics writer (De Geheime Avonturen van Kapitein Matthias with Eddy Ryssack), passes away from cancer at age 62.

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

  • September 5: Palle Nielsen, Danish illustrator, graphic and comics artist ((Orfeus og Eurydike), dies at age 80.
  • September 9: Takashi Fukutani, Japanese manga artist (Dokudami Tenement, aka The Tokyo Drifter), dies at the age of 48, from a pulmonary edema.[26]
  • September 13: Rolf Kauka, German comics artist and animated film director (Fix and Foxi), passes away at the age of 83.[27]
  • September 29: Wim Bijmoer, Dutch comics artist and illustrator (Oessoef Bontebuis), dies at age 86.[28]

October[edit]

  • October 16: Ed Nofziger, American animator and comics artist (Mildred th' Zoo-Keeper's Daughter, Buenos Dias, Animalogic, Chloe, Sir Lim'rick) and writer (Hanna-Barbera comics, Disney comics), dies at age 87. [29]
  • October 28: Irving Phillips, American comics artist, playwright, TV scriptwriter, novelist, illustrator and educator (The Strange World of Mr. Mum), passes away at age 95.[30]

November[edit]

December[edit]

  • December 21: Jan Sanders, Dutch cartoonist and illustrator, passes away at age 81.[34]
  • December 27: Radovan Devlić, Croatian comics artist (Macchu Picchu, Strossmayer), dies at age 49 or 50. [35]


Conventions[edit]

First issues by title[edit]

DC Comics[edit]

Adventures in the Rifle Brigade
Release: October by Vertigo. Writer: Garth Ennis Artist: Carlos Ezquerra.

Marvel Comics[edit]

Midnight Nation
Release: October by Marvel Comics. Writer: J. Michael Straczynski Artist: Gary Frank.

Independent titles[edit]

Requiem Chevalier Vampire
Release: November by Nickel Editions. Writer: Pat Mills Artist: Olivier Ledroit.


Initial appearances by character name[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Boxer, Sarah (14 February 2000). "Charles M. Schulz, 'Peanuts' Creator, Dies at 77". Retrieved 7 April 2018 – via NYTimes.com. 
  2. ^ "Mort Walker". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  3. ^ "Bringing Up Father and the Rest of the Comic Page - The Comics Journal". www.tcj.com. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  4. ^ a b "Carl Barks". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  5. ^ Duke, Sara (31 January 2014). "Biographical Sketches of Cartoonists & Illustrators in the Swann Collection of the Library of Congress". Lulu.com. Retrieved 7 April 2018 – via Google Books. 
  6. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/d/day_chon.htm
  7. ^ "Goseki Kojima". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  8. ^ "Don Martin". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  9. ^ "Pat Boyette". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  10. ^ "Gil Kane". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  11. ^ "Charles M. Schulz". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  12. ^ "Will". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  13. ^ "George Roussos". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  14. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/r/rouson_john-henry.htm
  15. ^ "Alfredo P. Alcala". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  16. ^ "Edward Gorey". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  17. ^ "Shigeru Sugiura". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  18. ^ "Dick Sprang". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  19. ^ "Fred Schwab". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  20. ^ "Denis Gifford". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  21. ^ "Jeff MacNelly". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  22. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/v/verschoor_frans.htm
  23. ^ "Tove Jansson". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  24. ^ "Pepo". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  25. ^ "Chic Stone". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  26. ^ "Takashi Fukutani". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  27. ^ "Rolf Kauka". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  28. ^ "Wim Bijmoer". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  29. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/n/nofziger_ed.htm
  30. ^ "Irving Phillips". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  31. ^ "Dupa". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  32. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/k/kotenochkin.htm
  33. ^ "Ray Burns". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  34. ^ "Jan Sanders". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  35. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/d/devlic_radovan.htm
  36. ^ Zabel, Joe. "SPACE Show — Columbus does Indies," Amazing Montage Magazine (May 2000).
  37. ^ Jellinek, Anna. "Comics 2000: Lovely Bristols," Sequential Tart (May 2000).
  38. ^ Contino, Jennifer. "Conventioneers," Sequential Tart (June 2000).
  39. ^ Bell, Bill. "Holy Comic Convention! It's Batgirl!" New York Daily News (23 June 2000), p. 50.
  40. ^ Kerins, Annabelle. "This Weekend," Newsday (23 June 2000), p. B02.
  41. ^ Nelson, Beth. "Sports and comic books in Wildwood; doo-wop in Smithville," Courier Post (25 Aug 2000): T.15.
  42. ^ Pessoa, Carlos. [https://www.publico.pt/2000/10/20/jornal/os-superherois-sobrevoam-festival-de-bd-da-amadora-150198 "Os super-heróis sobrevoam Festival de BD da Amadora," Ipsilon (October 20, 2000).
  43. ^ "Convention Listings - November 2000". Locus. 
  44. ^ Grisaffi, Joe (2000-12-02). "UncommonCon Convention in Irving TX". Archived from the original on 2008-03-28. Retrieved 2014-02-22. 
  45. ^ Talbot, Bryan (2007). The Naked Artist: Comic Book Legends. Calumet, Illinois: Moonstone. p. 69. ISBN 1-933076-25-9.