2003 in comics

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Notable events of 2003 in comics. See also List of years in comics.



Events[edit]

Year overall[edit]

  • The AOL name was finally dropped from Time Warner, reverted to the Time Warner name.

April[edit]

June[edit]

  • Wolverine vol. 2 is canceled by Marvel with issue #189.
  • June 10 - Manhwa Dragon Hunter begins publication[1]

July[edit]

  • July 18: The first issue of the Croatian comics magazine Q strip is published. It will last until 2013.

December[edit]

Deaths[edit]

January[edit]

  • January 2: Jack Keller, American comics artist (Kid Colt) dies at age 80. [3]
  • January 10: Ramón Sabatés, Spanish comics artist ('Casimiro Noteví, Agente tel TBI, worked on Los Grandes Inventos de TBO), dies at age 87. [4]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

September[edit]

  • September 25: Herb Gardner, American playwright, screen writer and comics artist (The Nebbishes), passes away at age 68 from lung disease.

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Conventions[edit]

First issues by title[edit]

Confidential Assassination Troop
Release: by Tong Li Comics. Writer & Artist: Fung Chin Pang
Fluffy
Release: by Jonathan Cape. Writer & Artist: Simone Lia
Opus
Release: November 23 by The Washington Post Company. Writer: Berkeley Breathed Artist: Berkeley Breathed.
xxxHolic
Release: February 24 by Kodansha. Authors: Clamp.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Anime-and-Manga | Dragon Hunter Vol. 1, Storenvy
  2. ^ "Suske en Wiske weekblad". suskeenwiske.ophetwww.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  3. ^ "Jack Keller". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  4. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/s/sabates_ramon.htm
  5. ^ "Bill Woggon". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  6. ^ "David Pascal". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  7. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/k/karabajic_branco.htm
  8. ^ "Fernando Carcupino". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  9. ^ "Karel Boumans". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  10. ^ "Jerry Bittle". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  11. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/k/kent_john.htm
  12. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/r/rice_pierce.htm
  13. ^ "Al Hartley". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  14. ^ "Georges Pichard". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  15. ^ "Warren Kremer". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  16. ^ "Guido Crepax". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  17. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-10-01. Retrieved 2015-10-01. 
  18. ^ "John Tartaglione". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  19. ^ "Len Lawson". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  20. ^ "Kin Platt". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  21. ^ "Bob Gregory". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  22. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/s/saavedra_hector.htm
  23. ^ "Pete Alvarado". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  24. ^ "Don Lawrence". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  25. ^ "Homegrown artists at Comicon," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (25 April 2003), p. 30.
  26. ^ Press release. "2003 Harvey Awards Banquet Cancelled, Awards Unaffected, Comic Book Resources (Jan. 24, 2003).
  27. ^ Broussard, Meredith. "In Full Color: The 2nd Annual East Coast Black Age Of Comics Convention," Sun Reporter (26 June 2003), p. 4.
  28. ^ a b Allass, Marcia. "Lovely Bristols," Sequential Tart vol. 6, issue #6 (June 2003).
  29. ^ Kempeneers, Michel. "Selected Highlights of the XIVth Festival Internacional de Banda Desenhada da Amadora," International Journal of Comic Art, vol. 6, #1 (Spring 2004) pp. 365-367.