2007 in comics

Notable events of 2007 in comics. See also List of years in comics.

EventsEdit

JanuaryEdit

FebruaryEdit

MarchEdit

MayEdit

JulyEdit

AugustEdit

  • August 11: Caption, start of two-day event
  • August 14: Tokyopop begins publishing Undertown.
  • August 26: The final episode of Kudzu is published. Half a month earlier the creator, Doug Marlette, died in a car accident.[2]
  • August 26: The final episode of Triple Take by Scott Nickel and Todd Clark is published.[3]

SeptemberEdit

OctoberEdit

NovemberEdit

DecemberEdit

DeathsEdit

JanuaryEdit

  • January 1: Tiberio Colantuoni, Italian comics artist (Bongo, worked for Rolf Kauka, Disney comics), dies at age 71.[11]
  • January 3: Sam Burlockoff, American comics artist and inker, passes away at age 82. [12]
  • January 8: Drew Posada, American comic colorist and pin-up artist, passes away at age 37 from pancreatitis.

FebruaryEdit

  • February 8: Joe Edwards, American comics artist (Li'l Jinx), passes away at age 85.[13]
  • February 14: Willy Moese, German comics artist and animator (Bogomil, Klaus und Choko), dies at age 79. [14]
  • February 18: Bob Oksner, American comics artist (Miss Cario Jones, made various TV-based comics, continued Dondi), dies at age 90.[15]

MarchEdit

AprilEdit

MayEdit

  • May 1: Tom Artis, American comics artist (DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Fleetway), dies at age 51.
  • May 6: Oscar Blotta, Argentine comics artist (El Gnomo Pimenton, Ventajita), dies at age 88 or 89.[27]
  • May 8: Manuel Moro, Mexican comics artist (Aníbal 5), dies at age 77. [28]

JuneEdit

  • June 5: Arnaud Leterrier, French comics artist (Finn Mac Cumhall, Les Chasseurs de Rêves), dies at age 39.[29]
  • June 7: Roger Armstrong, American comics artist (Disney comics, the Bugs Bunny newspaper comic strip, continued Napoleon and Uncle Elby and Little Lulu), passes away at age 89.[30]
  • June 20: John Bernard Handelsman, British comics artist, cartoonist and illustrator (Freaky Fables), passes away at age 85.[31]
  • June 22: Jeff Wilkinson, Australian comics artist (The Phantom Ranger, The Shadow, Kid Champion), dies at age 82.[32]
  • June 24:
    • Giovanni Boselli, Italian comics artist (Susy Rosa, Gec Sparaspara, Joe Felix, Zia Rapunzía, Pachito Olé, Bellocchio e Leccamuffo, Il Signor Beniamino, Dodo & Cocco, Quelli del West, Topo Leonardo), dies at age 83.[33]
    • Pil, Belgian cartoonist (Meneerke Peeters), dies at age 82.[34]
  • June 28: Howie Schneider, American comics artist (Eek & Meek, Percy's World, Bimbo's Circus, The Sunshine Club), dies at age 77 from complications from heart bypass surgery.[35]

JulyEdit

AugustEdit

SeptemberEdit

  • September 6: George L. Crenshaw, American comics artist and cartoonist (Belvedere), dies at age 93.[39]
  • September 13: Phil Frank, American comics artist (Farley), dies at age 64 from a brain tumor.[4]
  • September 14: Horst Klöpfel, German comics artist and painter, dies at age 82 or 83. [40]
  • September 28: Jan van der Aa, aka Punt, Belgian painter, cartoonist and comics artist (De Perfesser), dies at age 80.[41]

OctoberEdit

NovemberEdit

DecemberEdit

  • December 3:
  • December 8: Al Scaduto, American comics artist (assisted on and continued They'll Do It Every Time, Little Iodine, dies at age 79. [52]
  • December 9: Wayne Howard, American comics artist (Charlton Comics), dies at age 58.[53]
  • December 14: Dave Gantz, American cartoonist, novelist and sculptor (Little Lizzie, Moxy, Dudley D., Don Q., assisted on Peanuts, worked for Timely Comics), dies at age 85. [54]
  • December 23: Raphaël Carlo Marcello, also known as Ralph Marc, Italian comics artist (Docteur Justice, continued Le Cavalier Inconnu), dies at age 78.[55]
  • December 25: Gualtiero Schiaffino, aka Skiaffino, Italian comics artist (I Santicielo, La Bancarella, I Diavoli), dies at age 54. [56]
  • December 27: Wim Meuldijk, Dutch TV writer and comics artist (Ketelbinkie, Sneeuwvlok de Eskimo), passes away at age 85.[57]

Specific date unknownEdit

  • Herbert Geldhof, aka Herbert, Belgian comics artist (Docteur Gladstone, worked on L'oncle Paul), dies at age 77 or 78.[58]
  • Hui Guan-man, Chinese comics artist (Uncle Choi), dies at age 70.[59]

Exhibitions and showsEdit

ConventionsEdit

First issues by titleEdit

Alice in Sunderland (graphic novel)
Release: April 5. Writer: Bryan Talbot. Artist: Bryan Talbot.
Arkin Comics
Release: by Arkin Ventures Pvt. Ltd.. Editor: Shamik Dasgupta.
Banimon
Release: by Rocket North Press. Writer and Artist: Boris Savic.
BeanoMAX
Release: First issue was dated the first of March 2007, this comic was a monthly spinoff of the British comic The Beano.
Kartun Benny & Mice: Jakarta Luar Dalem
Release 2005. Writer: Benny Rachmadi Artist: Muhammad "Mice" Misrad
Forge of War (6-issue mini-series)
Release: May by Boom! Studios. Writers: Dan Abnett and Ian Edginton. Artist: Rahsan Ekedal.
Freddy vs. Jason vs. Ash (6-issue mini-series)
Release: November by Wildstorm, Dynamite Entertainment. Writer: James Kuhoric Artist: Jason Craig
Kamisama Dolls
Release: January by Shogakukan (Monthly Sunday Gene-X). Author: Hajime Yamamura
Last Blood
Release: May by Blatant Comics. Writer: Bobby Crosby Artist: Owen Gieni
March Comes in Like a Lion
Release: by Hakusensha (Young Animal). Author: Chica Umino
Northlanders
Release: December 5 by Vertigo. Writers: Brian Wood. Art by: Davide Gianfelice
Omega the Unknown
Release: Early 2006 by Marvel Comics. Writer: Jonathan Lethem. Art by: Farel Dalrymple and colorist Paul Hornschemeier.
Superman & Batman vs. Aliens & Predator (2-issue mini-series)
Release: January 10 by DC Comics. Writer: Mark Schultz .Art by: Ariel Olivetti.
Ward of the State
Release: May by Shadowline. Writer: Christopher Long Artist: Chee

Renamed titlesEdit

Dandy Xtreme
Release: The Dandy became the Dandy Xtreme in issue 3426 dated the 2 August 2007.

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