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Notable events of 1942 in comics. See also List of years in comics.

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Events and publicationsEdit

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Year overallEdit

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  • The final issue of the Flemish comics magazine Wonderland is published, a supplement to the newspaper De Dag.[13]
  • The first episode of Carl Grubert's The Berrys is published. It will run until 1974.
  • Vic Herman creates Winnie the Wac.[14]
  • Philip Mendoza draws The Early Life of Winston Churchill, which is the earliest biographical comic about Winston Churchill.[15]


DeathsEdit

AprilEdit

  • April 1: Charles H. Wellington, American comics artist (Pa's (Imported) Son-In-Law), passes away at age 48.[16]

MayEdit

  • May 14: René Bull, Irish comics illustrator and comics artist, passes away at the age of 79.[17]

JulyEdit

  • July 11: Antonio Salemme, Italian comics artist (Il Principe Azzurro), dies at the age of 48 or 49.[18]

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Specific date unknownEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Wallace, Daniel (2010). "1940s". In Dolan, Hannah (ed.). DC Comics Year By Year A Visual Chronicle. Dorling Kindersley. p. 40. ISBN 978-0-7566-6742-9. DC scored a coup by luring to their ranks the popular artist and writer team of Jack Kirby and Joe Simon, who [in 1942] introduced the Newsboy Legion, the Guardian, and the Boy Commandos.
  2. ^ Wallace "1940s" in Dolan, p. 40: "Wonder Woman...took the lead in Sensation Comics following a sneak preview in All Star Comics #8."
  3. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/t/toonder.htm
  4. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/aanvang/1950sjors.htm
  5. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/w/wolverton.htm
  6. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/f/forrest_hal.htm
  7. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/h/herge.htm
  8. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/b/baker_g.htm
  9. ^ https://books.google.be/books?id=hnuQBQAAQBAJ&pg=PA231&lpg=PA231&dq=fearless+fosdick+august+1942&source=bl&ots=G5Svlumi5S&sig=6PSyte1hYzA_Fy_REFkK_FohWEA&hl=nl&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjCtMv0qt_YAhVFZ1AKHbgOB8wQ6AEIQDAH#v=onepage&q=fearless%20fosdick%20august%201942&f=false
  10. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/b/barks.htm
  11. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/h/hannah_jack.htm
  12. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/s/semitjov_eugen.htm
  13. ^ KOUSEMAKER, Kees en Evelien, "Wordt Vervolgd- Stripleksikon der Lage Landen", Uitgeverij Het Spectrum, Utrecht, Antwerpen, 1979, page 235.
  14. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/h/herman_vic.htm
  15. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/m/mendoza_philip.htm
  16. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/w/wellington_d.htm
  17. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/b/bull_rene.htm
  18. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/s/salemme_antonio.htm
  19. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/g/guillaume_albert.htm
  20. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/r/rosenthal_horst.htm
  21. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/d/debeck_b.htm
  22. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/w/whittington_larry.htm
  23. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/d/devlin_joe.htm
  24. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/r/reinicke_emil.htm