2007 in comics

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Notable events of 2007 in comics. See also List of years in comics.



Events[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

May[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

  • August 11: Caption, start of two-day event
  • August 14: Tokyopop begins publishing Undertown.
  • August 26: The final episode of Kudzu is published. Half a month earlier the creator
  • died in a car accident.
  • August 26: The final episode of Triple Take by Scott Nickel and Todd Clark is published. [1]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Deaths[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

  • February 8: Joe Edwards, American comics artist (Li'l Jinx), passes away at age 85. [4]
  • February 18: Bob Oksner, American comics artist (Miss Cario Jones, made various TV-based comics, continued Dondi), dies at age 90. [5]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

  • June 7: Roger Armstrong, American comics artist (Disney comics, the Bugs Bunny newspaper comic strip, continued Napoleon and Uncle Elby and Little Lulu), passes away at age 89. [15]
  • June 20: John Bernard Handelsman, British comics artist, cartoonist and illustrator (Freaky Fables), passes away at age 85. [16]
  • June 22: Jeff Wilkinson, Australian comics artist (The Phantom Ranger, The Shadow, Kid Champion), dies at age 82. [17]
  • June 24: Pil, Belgian cartoonist (Meneerke Peeters), dies at age 82. [18]
  • June 28: Howie Schneider, American comics artist (Eek & Meek), dies at age 77 from complications from heart bypass surgery. [19]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

  • September 6: George L. Crenshaw, American comics artist and cartoonist (Belvedere), dies at age 93.[23]
  • September 13: Phil Frank, American comics artist (Farley), dies at age 64 from a brain tumor.[24]
  • September 28: Jan van der Aa, aka Punt, Belgian painter, cartoonist and comics artist (De Perfesser), dies at age 80. [25]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

  • December 3: Eduard De Rop, Belgian comics artist (Studio Vandersteen), passes away at age 79. [29]
  • December 9: Wayne Howard, American comics artist (Charlton Comics), dies at age 58. [30]
  • December 14: Dave Gantz, American cartoonist, novelist and sculptor (Timely Comics), dies at c. age 85.
  • December 23: Raphaël Carlo Marcello, also known as Ralph Marc, Italian comics artist (Docteur Justice, continued Le Cavalier Inconnu), dies at age 78. [31]
  • December 27: Wim Meuldijk, Dutch TV writer and comics artist (Ketelbinkie, Sneeuwvlok de Eskimo), passes away at age 85. [32]

Specific date unknown[edit]

  • Herbert Geldhof, aka Herbert, Belgian comics artist (Docteur Gladstone, worked on L'oncle Paul), dies at age 77 or 78. [33]
  • Hui Guan-man, Chinese comics artist (Uncle Choi), dies at age 70. [34]

Exhibitions and shows[edit]

Conventions[edit]

First issues by title[edit]

Alice in Sunderland (graphic novel)
Release: April 5. Writer: Bryan Talbot. Artist: Bryan Talbot.
Arkin Comics
Release: by Arkin Ventures Pvt. Ltd.. Editor: Shamik Dasgupta.
Banimon
Release: by Rocket North Press. Writer and Artist: Boris Savic.
BeanoMAX
Release: First issue was dated the first of March 2007, this comic was a monthly spinoff of the British comic The Beano.
Kartun Benny & Mice: Jakarta Luar Dalem
Release 2005. Writer: Benny Rachmadi Artist: Muhammad "Mice" Misrad
Forge of War (6-issue mini-series)
Release: May by Boom! Studios. Writers: Dan Abnett and Ian Edginton. Artist: Rahsan Ekedal.
Freddy vs. Jason vs. Ash (6-issue mini-series)
Release: November by Wildstorm, Dynamite Entertainment. Writer: James Kuhoric Artist: Jason Craig
Kamisama Dolls
Release: January by Shogakukan (Monthly Sunday Gene-X). Author: Hajime Yamamura
Last Blood
Release: May by Blatant Comics. Writer: Bobby Crosby Artist: Owen Gieni
March Comes in Like a Lion
Release: by Hakusensha (Young Animal). Author: Chica Umino
Northlanders
Release: December 5 by Vertigo. Writers: Brian Wood. Art by: Davide Gianfelice
Omega the Unknown
Release: Early 2006 by Marvel Comics. Writer: Jonathan Lethem. Art by: Farel Dalrymple and colorist Paul Hornschemeier.
Superman & Batman vs. Aliens & Predator (2-issue mini-series)
Release: January 10 by DC Comics. Writer: Mark Schultz .Art by: Ariel Olivetti.
Ward of the State
Release: May by Shadowline. Writer: Christopher Long Artist: Chee

Renamed titles[edit]

Dandy Xtreme
Release: The Dandy became the Dandy Xtreme in issue 3426 dated the 2 August 2007.

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Past Seasons". Folger Shakespeare Library. Archived from the original on 2009-09-16. Retrieved 2009-09-12. 
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  5. ^ "Bob Oksner". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  6. ^ "Osvaldo Cavandoli". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
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  15. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/a/armstrong_roger.htm
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  17. ^ "Jeff Wilkinson". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  18. ^ "Pil". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  19. ^ "Howie Schneider". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  20. ^ "Roberto Fontanarrosa". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  21. ^ "Mike Wieringo". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  22. ^ "Phil Gascoine". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  23. ^ "George Crenshaw". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  24. ^ "Phil Frank". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  25. ^ "Jan van der Aa". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  26. ^ Richard Goldwater Obituary (paid death notice), New York Times (Oct. 7, 2007).
  27. ^ "Paul Norris". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  28. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/d/donev_donio.htm
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  30. ^ "Wayne Howard". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  31. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/m/marcello_rc.htm
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  33. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/h/herbert.htm
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  39. ^ Frankenhoff, Brent. "Motor City Comic Con 2007: A quick travelogue," CBGXtra.com (May 18, 2007).
  40. ^ Price, Matthew. "Word Ballons: Wizard World brings comic book convention to the Southwest," The Oklahoman (09 Nov 2007).