2002 in comics

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Notable events of 2002 in comics. See also List of years in comics.



Events[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

  • The British satirical cartoon magazine Punch, which had ended in 1992 but briefly revived since 1996, is once again disestablished. [2]

June[edit]

July[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Deaths[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

  • March 15: Rand Holmes, Canadian underground cartoonist (The Adventures of Harold Hedd), dies at age 60.[9] [10]
  • March 18: Marcel Denis, Belgian comics writer (Hultrasson) and artist (continued Tif et Tondu), passes away at age 79. [11]
  • March 22: Nicola Del Principe, Italian comics artist (comics for Renato Bianconi, Angelica, Il Camionista, Tom & Jerry comics), dies at age 74. [12]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

  • June 7: Waldyr Igayara de Souza, Brazilian comics artist (Disney comics), dies at age 68. [17]
  • June 13: Vincent Fago, American animator and comics artist (Terrytoons comics, continued Peter Rabbit), dies at age 83. [18]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

  • December 18: Mic Delinx, Belgian comics artist (La Jungle en Folie), passes away. [25]

Specific date unknown[edit]

  • Fieke Asscher, Dutch illustrator, graphic artist and comics artist (De Rare Belevenissen van Professor Stap-door-den-Tijd), dies at age 76. [26]

Exhibitions and shows[edit]

Conventions[edit]

First issues by title[edit]

Cavalcade of Boys
Release: by Poison Press. Writer and Artist: Tim Fish
Festering Season
Release: September by Stickman Graphics. Writer: Kevin Tinsley Artist: Tim Smith 3
Global Frequency
Release: October by Wildstorm. Writer: Warren Ellis Artists: various. Cover by: Brian Wood.
Hawaiian Dick
Release: December by Image Comics. Writer: B. Clay Moore Artist: Steven Griffin.
Point Blank
Release: August by Wildstorm. Writer: Ed Brubaker Artist: Colin Wilson.
The Pro
Release: July by Image Comics. Writer: Garth Ennis Artist: Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti.
Strange Killings
Release: February by Avatar Press. Writer: Warren Ellis Artist: Mike Wolfer.
Ultimate War
Release: December 8 by Marvel Comics. Writer: Mark Millar Artist: Chris Bachalo.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Kelley, Peter (April 29, 2010), "Jose Alaniz pens history of Russian comics — ‘from the icon to the internet’," University of Washington. Retrieved March 1, 2017
  2. ^ "Punch - British periodical". Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  3. ^ "Stripheld Nero verlaat Vlaanderen". Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  4. ^ "John Buscema". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  5. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/j/joubert_pierre.htm
  6. ^ "Kurt Schaffenberger". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  7. ^ "Susumu Nemoto". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  8. ^ "Chuck Jones". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  9. ^ Mietkiewicz, Henry. "Rand Holmes (1942-2002)". The Canadian Comic Book Creator Awards. Retrieved 2007-07-13. 
  10. ^ "Rand Holmes". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  11. ^ "Marcel Denis". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  12. ^ "Nicola Del Principe". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  13. ^ "Denis McLoughlin". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  14. ^ "Tom Sutton". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  15. ^ "Ionaldo Cavalcanti". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  16. ^ "Dave Berg". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  17. ^ "Waldyr Igayara de Souza". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  18. ^ "Vincent Fago". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  19. ^ "Jorgé Zaffino". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  20. ^ "Djordje Lobacev". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  21. ^ "Grass Green". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  22. ^ "Fred Guardineer". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  23. ^ "Robert Nixon". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  24. ^ M.Archive. "Charles Dupuis, l'épopée d'un précurseur de la bande dessinée - ActuaBD". www.actuabd.com. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  25. ^ "Mic Delinx". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018. 
  26. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/a/asscher_fieke.htm
  27. ^ Szadkowski, Joseph. "The keen and obscene at Florida's MegaCon," Washington Times (9 March 2002), p. B02.
  28. ^ Reynolds, Eric. "Spanish Comics Convention Scandalized by Live Sex Performance," The Comics Journal #243 (May 2002), pp. 15-17.
  29. ^ Lolley, Sarah. "Comicon Characters Old Legends and Edgy Newcomers Combine Forces at Comic Book Convention," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (26 April 2002), p. 22.
  30. ^ "Does anyone have Earth Day off on Monday? Probably not. But think about it...," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (21 April 2002), p. F-2.
  31. ^ Atchison, Lee. "Wizard World East," Sequential Tart (June 2002).
  32. ^ Litch, Paul. "Motor City Con 2002," CGC Vol. 1, issue #2. (June 2002).
  33. ^ "This Weekend's Top 10," Detroit News (May 18, 2002).
  34. ^ Jellinek, Anna. "Comics 2002 - Bristol," Sequential Tart vol. V, issue #8 (August 2002).
  35. ^ Kerins, Annabelle. "This Weekend," Newsday (28 June 2002), p. B02.
  36. ^ Carol Gnojewski and Michael Dean. "2002: A Comic Odyssey," The Comics Journal #249 (Dec. 2002), p. 24.
  37. ^ Blumenfeld, Bruno. "Sunday In New York," Daily News (Nov. 10, 2002).