1944 in comics

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Notable events of 1944 in comics. See also List of years in comics.



Events and publications

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Year overall

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

December

Winter

Deaths

January

  • January 9: Döes, Swiss illustrator and comics artist, passes away at age 84 or 85. [8]
  • January 20: Arthur Lemay, Canadian caricaturist, illustrator and comics artist (continued Les Aventures de Timothée), passes away at age 43 or 44. [9]

April

September

  • September 2: Jan Feith, Dutch illustrator and comics artist (De Geschiedenis des Vaderlands), dies at age 80. [11]
  • September 13: William Heath Robinson, British cartoonist, passes away at age 72 [12]

October

  • October 21: Nell Brinkley, American illustrator and comics artist (Brinkley Girls), passes away at age 68. [13]
  • October 23: Gerrit Rotman, Dutch teacher and comics artist (Snuffelgraag en Knagelijntje, Meneer Pimpelmans), dies at age 51. [14]

December

  • December 22: Louis Briault, British comics artist (The Comical Capers of Billie Reeves, the Scream of the Screen, The Psychic Trip), dies at age 59.[15]

Specific date unknown

  • Paul Fung, American comics artist (Innocent Hing, A Guy from Grand Rapid, Big House Fables, Gus and Gussie, continued Dumb Dora), passes away at age 56 or 57. [16]
  • Henry Thol, American comics artist (Adamson's Adventures), dies at age 57 or 58. [17]

First issues by title

Initial appearances by character name

References

  1. ^ http://www.internationalhero.co.uk/m/magpatch.htm
  2. ^ TARR
  3. ^ "GCD :: Issue :: Better Comics #v3#3". comics.org. 
  4. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/h/herriman.htm
  5. ^ http://www.seriesam.com/barks/comicswdc031.html#ccus_wdc0049-02
  6. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/t/tune_buford.htm
  7. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/s/sleen.htm
  8. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/d/does.htm
  9. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/l/lemay_arthur.htm
  10. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/h/herriman.htm
  11. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/f/feith_jan.htm
  12. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/r/robinson_william.htm
  13. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/b/brinkley_nell.htm
  14. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/r/rotman.htm
  15. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/b/briault_louis.htm
  16. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/f/fung_p.htm
  17. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/t/thol_henry.htm
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