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Notable events of 2013 in comics. See also List of years in comics.

This is a list of comics-related events in 2013. It includes any relevant comics-related events, deaths of notable comics-related people, conventions and first issues by title. For an overview of the year in Japanese comics, see 2013 in manga.

Contents

EventsEdit

MarchEdit

DeathsEdit

FebruaryEdit

MarchEdit

AprilEdit

MayEdit

  • May 3: Dan Adkins, American illustrator and comics artist (worked for various comics companies drawing sciencefiction stories) , dies at age 76. [16]
  • May 4: Rubén Lara Romero, Mexican comics artist (Fantômas, la Amenaza Elegante), dies at age 78 or 79. [17]
  • May 16: Fred Funcken, Belgian comics artist and writer (Le Chevalier Blanc, Harald le Viking, Jack Diamond, Lieutenant Burton, Capitan and Doc Silver), dies at age 91. [18]
  • May 16: Roger Chevalier, aka Kline, French comics artist (Davy Crockett, Kaza le Martien, Loup Noir), passes away at age 91. [19]

JuneEdit

  • June 14: Zata, Spanish comics artist (El Capitan Martin de la Patrulla de los Diamantes, Goyo y Nico, Quique Banderas), dies at age 84 or 85. [20]
  • June 19: Kim Thompson, Danish-American comics editor, translator and publisher (vice-president of Fantagraphics Books), dies at age 56 from lung cancer.

JulyEdit

  • July 18: Gerrit Stapel, Dutch comics artist (Huon de Neveling), dies at age 92. [21]
  • July 28: Pierre Frisano, French comics artist (made realistic comics), dies at age 79. [22]
  • Specific date unknown: Louis Glanzman, American comics artist (Air Man, Amazing Man, The Shark, Dopey Danny Day, Blue Fire), dies at age 91. [23]

AugustEdit

SeptemberEdit

OctoberEdit

  • October 13: Takashi Yanase, Japanese manga artist (Anpanman), dies at age 94.
  • October 15: George Olesen, American comics artist (continued The Phantom), dies at age 88. [27]
  • October 21: José Luis Beltrán Coscojuela, aka Tran, Beltrán, Koski and Tranis, Spanish comics artist and animator (Constancio Plurilópez, worked for Rolf Kauka), dies at age 82. [28]
  • October 21: Rune T. Kidde, Danish writer, playwright, folk musician, poet, radio presenter and comics artist (Blomstrende Spaghetti), dies at age 46. [29]
  • October 22: Yanwari Kazama, Japanese manga artist (Taberemasen, Pochi Kyokudo), dies at age 36 from liver failure.
  • October 30: Renato Canini, Brazilian comics artist (Dr. Fraud, Kactus Kid, Tibica, Zé Candango, Disney comics, José Carioca), passes away at age 77. [30]

NovemberEdit

  • November 3: Nick Cardy, American comics writer and artist (Lady Luck, worked on Tarzan, Tomahawk, Aquaman, Teen Titans, assisted on Casey Ruggles) and advertising illustrator, passes away at age 93. [31]
  • November 7: Joey Manley, American webcomics publisher (founder of Modern Tales), dies at age 48 from pneumonia.
  • November 11: Pieter van Oudheusden, Dutch novelist and comics writer (worked with Jeroen Janssen, wrote Klein Suske en Wiske), dies of a brain tumor at age 56. [32]
  • November 23: Solveig Muren Sanden, Norwegian illustrator and comics artist (continued Tuss og Troll and Smørbukk), dies at age 95. [33]
  • November 25: Al Plastino, American comics artist (Superman, co-creator of the characters Supergirl and Brainiac), dies at age 91. [34]
  • November 26: Joan Nebot, Spanish comics artist (Angelina, Yolanda), dies at age 80 or 81. [35]

DecemberEdit

Specific date unknownEdit

ExhibitionsEdit

  • May 16–31: Orbital Comics (London, England, U.K.) — "Image Duplicator", an exhibition of cartoonists "re-appropriating the works of Roy Lichtenstein, tracking them back to their original source material and then creating a new comic book image that credits the original artist," curated by Rian Hughes and Jason Atomic. Cartoonists featured in the show include Dave Gibbons, Rian Hughes, Salgood Sam, Steven Cook, Howard Chaykin, Carl Flint, Betty Boolean, Mark Blamire, Tony Abruzzo, Jason Atomic, and David Leach.[40]

ConventionsEdit

First issues by titleEdit

The Accelerators
Release: May by Blue Juice Comics. Writer: RFI Porto Artist: Gavin Smith
Age of Ultron
Release: March by Marvel Comics. Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Bryan Hitch
Alex + Ada
Release: November by Image Comics. Writer: Sarah Vaughn and Jonathan Luna Artist: Jonathan Luna
Black Beetle
Release: January by Dark Horse Comics. Writer/Artist: Francesco Francavilla
East of West
Release: March by Image Comics. Writer: Jonathan Hickman Artist: Nick Dragotta
Five Weapons
Release: February by Image Comics. Writer & Artist: Jimmie Robinson
Guardians of the Galaxy vol 3
Release: February by Marvel Comics. Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Steve McNiven
Helheim
Release: March by Oni Press. Writer: Cullen Bunn Artist: Joëlle Jones
Lazarus
Release: June by Image Comics. Writer: Greg Rucka Artist: Michael Lark
Lost Vegas
Release: March by Image Comics. Writer: Jim McCann Artist: Janet Lee
New Avengers vol 3
Release: January by Marvel Comics.[50] Writer: Jonathan Hickman Artist: Steve Epting
Nova vol 5
Release: January by Marvel Comics. Writer: Jeph Loeb Artist: Ed McGuiness
Resident Alien: The Suicide Blonde
Release: August by Dark Horse. Writer: Peter Hogan Artist: Steve Parkhouse
Sex
Release: March by Image Comics. Writer: Joe Casey Artist: Piotr Kowalski
Uncanny Skullkickers
Release: February by Image Comics. Writer: Jim Zub Artists: Edwin Huang and Misty Coats

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