1957 in comics


Publications and eventsEdit

JanuaryEdit

FebruaryEdit

  • February 2: André Franquin's Gaston Lagaffe makes his debut in Spirou. He first appears in its pages without any explanation. After a few weeks Spirou finally asks him who he is, but only finds out his name. Gaston then evolves into its own gag comic, which will run until 1997.[4]
  • February 4: Mell Lazarus' Miss Peach makes its debut. It will run until 8 September 2002.
  • February 10: Leonard Starr's Mary Perkins, On Stage makes its debut.
  • The final issue of the Dutch comics magazine Ketelbinkie Krant is published, which is named Kapitein Rob's Vrienden outside Rotterdam.[5]

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AprilEdit

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OctoberEdit

NovemberEdit

DecemberEdit

Specific date unknownEdit

  • Al Jaffee's Tall Tales makes its debut.[25]
  • Pál Pusztai's Jucika makes its debut and will run until his death in 1970.[26]

DeathsEdit

JanuaryEdit

FebruaryEdit

MarchEdit

  • March 1: A.C. Hutchison, American comics artist and animator (Major Sunshine and Colonel Grouch, Mrs. Economy, Luke Whoozis), dies at age 72.[29]
  • March 20: Arthur Lewis, American comics artist (continued Nervy Nat), dies at age 84.[30]
  • March 25: Ed Smalle, Canadian-American comics artist (Récit Authentiques, comics for Chesler Comics and Funnies Inc.), dies at age 45.[31]
  • March 28: Jack Butler Yeats, Irish painter, illustrator and comics artist. (Chubb-Lock Holmes), passes away at age 85.[32]

AprilEdit

  • April 17: Juan Martinez Buendia, aka Tínez, Spanish comics artist (contributed to TBO, Los Grandes Inventos de TBO), passes away at age 64 or 65.[33]
  • April 23: Guido Fantoni, Italian comics artist (Cartouche, made Italian versions of The Phantom, Mandrake the Magician and Flash Gordon), dies at age 64.[34]
  • April 30: Jacques Souriau, French comics artist (Jean et Jeanette), dies at age 80.[35]

MayEdit

JuneEdit

  • June 6: Andrew A. Munch, American comics artist (continued Mac), passes away at age 48.[37]
  • June 17: J.R. Williams, Canadian comics artist (Out Our Way), dies at age 69.[38]

JulyEdit

  • July 16: Louis Biedermann, American illustrator (the comics characters cross-over book All The Funny Folks), dies at age 82.[39]

SeptemberEdit

  • September 7: Jan Lutz, Dutch illustrator and comics artist, passes away at age 69.[40]
  • September 15: Jos Verdegem, Belgian painter, illustrator and comics artist, dies at age 60.[41]
  • September 24: Harry Paschall, American bodybuilder, columnist and comics artist (Bosco), dies at age 60.[42]

OctoberEdit

DecemberEdit

Specific date unknownEdit

First issues by titleEdit

Charlton ComicsEdit

Marvel ComicsEdit

Renamed titlesEdit

Marvel ComicsEdit

Initial appearance by character nameEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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