2006 in comics

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Notable events of 2006 in comics. See also List of years in comics.



Events[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Deaths[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

  • July 14: Tom Frame, British comics letterer (Judge Dredd), dies of cancer at age 74 or 75.
  • July 17: Mickey Spillane, American crime novelist and comics writer, dies at the age of 88. Spillane contributed text pieces to comic books early in his career. [77]
  • July 23: Vernon Grant, American comics artist (The Love Rangers), passes away at age 71. [78]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

  • October 13: Hilda Terry, American comics artist (Teena), dies at age 92. [84]
  • October 18: Don R. Christensen, American animator, comics artist and writer (Disney comics, Looney Tunes comics, Walter Lantz comics Hanna-Barbera comics), dies at age 90. [85]
  • October 20: Ab'Aigre, aka Pascal Habegger, Swiss illustrator and comics artist (Le Chaman, Nombre, Blues), dies at age 47. [86]
  • October 20: R.K. Sloane, American underground comics artist (Ric Sloane Comics, Rat Fink Comics), passes away at age 56. [87]
  • October 21: Paul Biegel, Dutch novelist, journalist and comics writer (wrote for Kappie), dies at age 81.
  • October 24: Dino Leonetti, Italian comics artist (Maghella), passes away at age 69. [88]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Exhibitions and shows[edit]

Conventions[edit]

First issues by title[edit]

Blue Space
Release: by Glénat. Writer: Richard Marazano Artist: Chris Lamquet
Captain Cutaneum
Writer: Ruskin R Lines, III
Captain Nemo
Release: March 1 by Seven Seas Entertainment. Writer: Jason DeAngelis Artist: Aldin Viray
Cobb: Off the Leash
Release: May by IDW Publishing. Writer: Beau Smith Artist: Eduardo Barreto
Damnation Crusade (6-issue mini-series)
Release: December by Boom! Studios. Writers: Dan Abnett and Ian Edginton. Art by: Lui Antonio and JM Ringuet.
Jimbo's Inferno
Release: April 2006. Writer/Artist: Gary Panter
A Kiss for my Prince
Release: by Infinity Studios. Writer/Artist: Kim Hee-eun
Meltdown
Release: December 2006. Writer:David Schwartz Artist: Sean Wang
Star Wars: Legacy
Release: Issue 0 June. Writers: John Ostrander and Jan Duursema. Art by: Jan Duursema.
Zombies! Eclipse of the Undead
Release: September by IDW Publishing.

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