2001 in comics

Notable events of 2001 in comics. See also List of years in comics.


Events and publicationsEdit

FebruaryEdit

  • Belgian cartoonist Baudouin de Duve is arrested on the accusation of making an illegal The Adventures of Tintin comic book, Tintin in Thailand in Thailand. He is later cleared from all charges, as he had no intent to plagiarize the franchise and the illegal copies were made without his permission or control. [1]

MarchEdit

JulyEdit

SeptemberEdit

Specific date unknownEdit

DeathsEdit

JanuaryEdit

FebruaryEdit

  • February 3: Neg Cochran, American comics artist (continued Herky, Otto Honk, Out Our Way), passes away at age 87. [16]
  • February 7: Lazar Stanojević, Serbian comics artist (Svermironi), dies at age 69. [17]
  • February 10: Miné Okubo, American comics artist and writer (Citizen 13660), dies at age 88.
  • February 19: Adolfo Mazzone, Argentine comics artist (Piantadino), dies at age 86. [18]

MarchEdit

AprilEdit

MayEdit

JuneEdit

JulyEdit

  • July 7: Toni Pagot, Italian comics artist, cartoonist and animator (Calimero), dies at age 79. [38]
  • July 11: Herman Brood, Dutch rock artist, painter and comics artist (Vaste Prik), commits suicide at age 55 by jumping off the top of a hotel building. [39]
  • July 16: Morris, Belgian comics artist (Lucky Luke), dies at age 77. [40]
  • July 16: Opland, Dutch political cartoonist and comics artist (De Wonderlijke Avonturen van Anna), dies at age 73 from bone cancer. [41]
  • July 22: Eduardo Muñoz Bachs, Spanish-Cuban poster and comics artist (El Cuento), dies at age 64. [42]
  • July 25: Endre Lukács, Hungarian-Dutch comics artist (Disney comics), dies at age 95. [43]
  • July 27: Martha Orr, American comics artist (Apple Mary, prototype for Mary Worth), dies at age 93. [44]
  • July 31: Youji Muku, Japanese comics artist and magazine editor (made S&M comics for various erotic magazines), dies at age 73. [45]
  • Specific date unknown: Maurice Chénechot, aka Chen, aka Mac, French comics artist and illustrator (Riri), dies at age 88. [46]

AugustEdit

SeptemberEdit

OctoberEdit

NovemberEdit

DecemberEdit

Specific date unknownEdit

  • Charlie Bood, Swedish illustrator and comics artist (Allan Kämpe, Sme-Olle), passes away at age 78 or 79. [65]
  • Neg Cochran, American comics artist, (Out Our Way, continued Herky and Otto Honk), dies at age 87 or 88. [66]
  • Roger Emiel de Ruyck, aka Roderyck, Belgian comics artist (Jan Zonder Vrees), dies at age 83. [67]
  • Nat Edson, American comics artist (worked for Dell Comics/Western Publishing), dies at age 91 or 92. [68]
  • Anselmus Kengen, aka Kari, Dutch illustrator and cartoonist (advertising comics), dies at age 84 or 85. [69]
  • Dick Lucas, Canadian cartoonist (celebrity comic about Juliette Béliveau), passes away at age 85 or 86. [70]

AwardsEdit

ExhibitionsEdit

ConventionsEdit

First issues by titleEdit

7 Seeds
Release: November by Shogakukan (Betsucomi). Author: Yumi Tamura.
Angel Cup
Release: by Tokyopop. Writer: Youn Jae-ho. Artist: Kim Dong-wook.
Fakta fra verden
Release: by Karstein Volle
Pearls Before Swine
Release: December 31 by The Washington Post. Writer: Stephan Pastis Artist: Stephan Pastis.
Sgt Mike Battle: The Greatest American Hero!
Release: August by Pier-C Comics. Writer & Artist: Graham Pierce.
The Surgeon
Release: by Rough Cut Comics
Trip to Tagaytay
Release: by Tala Comics Publishing. Writer & Artist: Arnold Arre.

Initial appearances by character nameEdit

Onimar Synn in JSA #24 (June) written by David S. Goyer and Geoff Johns, published by DC Comics.

ReferencesEdit

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