2002 in comics

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Notable events of 2002 in comics. See also List of years in comics.



Events[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

June[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Deaths[edit]

January[edit]

March[edit]

  • March 15: Rand Holmes, Canadian underground cartoonist (The Adventures of Harold Hedd), dies at age 60.[6] [7]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

December[edit]

  • December 18: Mic Delinx, Belgian comics artist (La Jungle en Folie), passes away. [19]

Exhibitions and shows[edit]

Conventions[edit]

First issues by title[edit]

Cavalcade of Boys
Release: by Poison Press. Writer and Artist: Tim Fish
Festering Season
Release: September by Stickman Graphics. Writer: Kevin Tinsley Artist: Tim Smith 3
Global Frequency
Release: October by Wildstorm. Writer: Warren Ellis Artists: various. Cover by: Brian Wood.
Hawaiian Dick
Release: December by Image Comics. Writer: B. Clay Moore Artist: Steven Griffin.
Point Blank
Release: August by Wildstorm. Writer: Ed Brubaker Artist: Colin Wilson.
The Pro
Release: July by Image Comics. Writer: Garth Ennis Artist: Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti.
Strange Killings
Release: February by Avatar Press. Writer: Warren Ellis Artist: Mike Wolfer.
Ultimate War
Release: December 8 by Marvel Comics. Writer: Mark Millar Artist: Chris Bachalo.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Kelley, Peter (April 29, 2010), "Jose Alaniz pens history of Russian comics — ‘from the icon to the internet’," University of Washington. Retrieved March 1, 2017
  2. ^ https://www.nrc.nl/nieuws/2002/12/31/stripheld-nero-verlaat-vlaanderen-7620294-a1356150
  3. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/b/buscema_john.htm
  4. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/s/schaffenberger_kurt.htm
  5. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/n/nemoto_susumu.htm
  6. ^ Mietkiewicz, Henry. "Rand Holmes (1942-2002)". The Canadian Comic Book Creator Awards. Retrieved 2007-07-13. 
  7. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/h/holmes_rand.htm
  8. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/m/mcloughlin_denis.htm
  9. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/s/sutton_tom.htm
  10. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/c/cavalcanti_ionaldo.htm
  11. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/b/berg_david.htm
  12. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/i/igayara-de-souza_waldyr.htm
  13. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/f/fago_vincent.htm
  14. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/z/zaffino_jorge.htm
  15. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/l/lobacev_djordje.htm
  16. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/g/green-grass.htm
  17. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/g/guardineer_fred.htm
  18. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/n/nixon_robert.htm
  19. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/d/delinx_mic.htm
  20. ^ Szadkowski, Joseph. "The keen and obscene at Florida's MegaCon," Washington Times (9 March 2002), p. B02.
  21. ^ Reynolds, Eric. "Spanish Comics Convention Scandalized by Live Sex Performance," The Comics Journal #243 (May 2002), pp. 15-17.
  22. ^ Lolley, Sarah. "Comicon Characters Old Legends and Edgy Newcomers Combine Forces at Comic Book Convention," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (26 April 2002), p. 22.
  23. ^ "Does anyone have Earth Day off on Monday? Probably not. But think about it...," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (21 April 2002), p. F-2.
  24. ^ Atchison, Lee. "Wizard World East," Sequential Tart (June 2002).
  25. ^ Litch, Paul. "Motor City Con 2002," CGC Vol. 1, issue #2. (June 2002).
  26. ^ "This Weekend's Top 10," Detroit News (May 18, 2002).
  27. ^ Jellinek, Anna. "Comics 2002 - Bristol," Sequential Tart vol. V, issue #8 (August 2002).
  28. ^ Kerins, Annabelle. "This Weekend," Newsday (28 June 2002), p. B02.
  29. ^ Blumenfeld, Bruno. "Sunday In New York," Daily News (Nov. 10, 2002).