2010 in comics

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Notable events of 2010 in comics. See also List of years in comics.






  • DC Comics shuts down its WildStorm imprint.




  • February 26: Violet Barclay, pioneering female comics artist, dies at age 87







  • September 10: Paul Conrad, political cartoonist, dies at age 86.


  • October 24: Mike Esposito dies at age 83.
  • October 25: Buth, creator of Thomas Pips, dies at age 91. [5]
  • October 27: Don Donahue, publisher of Apex Novelties, one of the instigators of the underground comix movement, dies at age 68.[6]



First issues by title[edit]

Brightest Day
Release: May by DC Comics. Writer: Geoff Johns
Critical Millennium
Release: October by Archaia Studios Press. Writer: Andrew E. C. Gaska Artist: Daniel Dussault
Release: December by Top Cow Productions. Writer: Joshua Hale Fialkov Artist: Rahsan Ekedal
The Flash
Release: April by DC Comics. Writer: Geoff Johns Artist: Francis Manapul
Girl Comics
Release: March by Marvel Comics. Writer: various Artists: various
God of War
Release: March by Wildstorm. Writer: Marv Wolfman Artist: Andrea Sorentino
Green Arrow
Release: June by DC Comics. Writer: J. T. Krul
Hawkeye & Mockingbird
Release: June by Marvel Comics. Writer: Jim McCann Artists: David Lopez
Release: July by Vertigo. Writer & Artist: Matt Kindt
Uncanny X-Force
Release: October by Marvel Comics. Writer: Rick Remender Artist: Jerome Opena
WWE Heroes
Release: April by Titan Publishing. Writer: Keith Champagne Artist: Andy Smith

Renamed titles[edit]

The Dandy
Release: The Dandy Xtreme changes its name back to The Dandy with the last Dandy Xtreme, issue 3507, being dated 6 October 2010 and the retitled Dandy, issue 3508, being dated 30 October 2010. The comic now had British comedian Harry Hill on the front cover.

See also[edit]


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  2. ^ "William Bryan DuBay". Crown Memorial Centers obituary. April 15, 2010. Archived from the original on July 7, 2011.  Additional WebCitation archive. Parents' last name spelled "DuBay" here; original spelling "Dubay" per Bill DuBay Social Security Death Index and California Birth Index records cited here.
  3. ^ "Bertrand, Philippe". bedetheque.com (in French). Retrieved 2012-02-11. 
  4. ^ "Disparition d'Antonio Parras, le dessinateur des Inoxydables et du Lièvre de Mars". actuabd.com (in French). 2010-06-05. Retrieved 2012-02-11. 
  5. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/b/buth.htm
  6. ^ Levin, Bob. "Don Donahue 1942-2010: As Far as Hello," The Comics Journal website (November 2nd, 2010).
  7. ^ Hargro, Carlton. "Revenge of HeroesCon," Creative Loafing (02 June 2010), p. 23.
  8. ^ Hargro, Carlton. "Dynamic duo," Creative Loafing (28 Apr 2010), p. 23.
  9. ^ Eberson, Sharon; Sciullo, Maria; Norman, Tony. "Heroes & Villains Good and Evil Collide at Pittsburgh Comicon," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (22 Apr 2010), p. W.12.
  10. ^ Johnston, Rich. "Baking In Bristol – Comics Expo 2010," Bleeding Cool (May 23, 2010).
  11. ^ Freeman, John. "In Review: The Bristol Comic Expo 2010," DownTheTubes.net (May 24, 2010).
  12. ^ Henrickson, Eric. "A feast for geeks," Detroit News (28 Oct 2010), p. M.14.