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Notable events of 2004 in comics. See also List of years in comics.



Contents

EventsEdit

FebruaryEdit

MarchEdit

AprilEdit

JuneEdit

AugustEdit

  • August 22: The first episode of Bunny is posted.

OctoberEdit

NovemberEdit

DecemberEdit

DeathsEdit

JanuaryEdit

FebruaryEdit

AprilEdit

MayEdit

  • May 1: Jørgen Mogensen, Danish comics artist (Alfredo, Poeten og Lillemor, Roselil og hendes mor), passes away at age 82. [11]
  • May 12: Syd Hoff, American cartoonist and comics artist (Tuffy, Laugh It Off), dies at age 91. [12]
  • May 15:

JuneEdit

JulyEdit

AugustEdit

  • August 2: François Craenhals, Belgian comics artist (Pom et Teddy, Primus et Musette, Les 4 As, Le Chevalier Ardent), passes away at age 77. [18]
  • August 30: Bart Huges, Dutch activist and comics writer (Arnold Slak & de Slow Sisters op weg, Licht uit de put, Een wetenschappelijke sekte...? en Gnōthi seauton/Ken uzelf: erken uw oude engrammen [19]), passes away at age 70.

NovemberEdit

Specific date unknownEdit

  • Joe Buresch, American comics artist (Dinah Mite), dies at age 87 or 88. [21]

ExhibitionsEdit

  • September 15–December 10: "Gillray's Legacy," curated by Lucy Shelton Caswell (8th Festival of Cartoon Art, Philip Sills Gallery, William Oxley Thompson Library, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio)[22]

ConventionsEdit

First issues by titleEdit

DC ComicsEdit

JSA Strange Adventures
Release: October.

Marvel ComicsEdit

Guardians
Release: July 14. Writer: Marc Sumerak. Artist: Casey Jones.
Loki
Release: July 7. Writer: Robert Rodi. Artist: Esad Ribić.
Man-Thing
Release: July 21. Writer: Hans Rodionoff. Artist: Kyle Hotz.
Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Avengers 2004
Release: July 7. Cover by: Salvador Larroca.
Starjammers
Release: July 7.Writer: Kevin J. Anderson. Artist: Francisco Ruiz Velasco.
Witches
Release: June. Writer: Brian Walsh. Artist: Will Conrad.

Other publishersEdit

Capitão Brasil
Osiedle Swoboda
Release: June by Niezależna Prasa. Writer & Artist: Michał Śledziński

Initial appearances by character nameEdit

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ https://books.google.be/books?id=IeoDB7jx4wEC&pg=PR22&lpg=PR22&dq=cerebus+the+aardvark+end+march+2004&source=bl&ots=WdWHhCKnnT&sig=CsOt8lBqH5xxwdxLgvFZxLfvalU&hl=nl&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjJ5oaJkYTYAhXGOBQKHaqIB1s4ChDoAQhaMAc#v=onepage&q=cerebus%20the%20aardvark%20end%20march%202004&f=false
  2. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/r/ryssack_e.htm
  3. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/w/woodbridge_george.htm
  4. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/c/cambiotti_giorgio.htm
  5. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/w/westendorp.htm
  6. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/t/thelwell.htm
  7. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/g/gebe.htm
  8. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/n/novick_irv.htm
  9. ^ "Mitsuteru Yokoyama dies". Anime News Network. 2004-04-15. Retrieved 2012-12-10. 
  10. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/y/yokoyama_mitsuteru.htm
  11. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/m/mogensen_jorgen.htm
  12. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/h/hoff_sydney.htm
  13. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/b/bradbury_jack.htm
  14. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/f/fox_gill.htm
  15. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/b/biddeloo_karel.htm
  16. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/d/dinov_todor.htm
  17. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/m/murphy_john_c.htm
  18. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/c/craenhals.htm
  19. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/d/dijk_eveline-van.htm
  20. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/l/lampert_harry.htm
  21. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/b/buresch_joe.htm
  22. ^ McCreery, Cindy. "A Genius on the Edge: James Gillray and Caricature in Late Georgian Britain" (Ohio State University Cartoon Research Library, 2004).
  23. ^ a b c Press release. "Wizard Announces Successful Debut for Wizard World Los Angeles," Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc. website (2004). Accessed Jan. 30, 2016.
  24. ^ O'Driscoll, Bill. "Angel With A Dirty Face," Pittsburgh City Paper (28 April 2004), p. 32.
  25. ^ "Comicon Coming," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (8 April 2004), p. D-3.
  26. ^ Breithaupt, Christy L. "Pow! Comic Con drops into Novi," Detroit News (May 14, 2004), p. E1.