2007 in comics

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



Events

January

February

March

May

July

August

  • 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 died in a car accident.
  • August 26: The final episode of Triple Take by Scott Nickel and Todd Clark is published. [1]

September

October

November

December

Deaths

January

February

  • February 8: Joe Edwards, American comics artist (Li'l Jinx), passes away at age 85. [3]
  • February 18: Bob Oksner, American comics artist (Miss Cario Jones, made various TV-based comics, continued Dondi), dies at age 90. [4]

March

April

May

June

  • June 20: John Bernard Handelsman, British comics artist, cartoonist and illustrator (Freaky Fables), passes away at age 85. [13]
  • June 24: Pil, Belgian cartoonist (Meneerke Peeters), dies at age 82. [14]
  • June 28: Howie Schneider, American comics artist (Eek & Meek), dies at age 77 from complications from heart bypass surgery. [15]

July

August

September

  • September 6: George L. Crenshaw, American comics artist and cartoonist (Belvedere), dies at age 93.[19]
  • September 13: Phil Frank, American comics artist (Farley), dies at age 64 from a brain tumor.[20]
  • September 28: Jan van der Aa, aka Punt, Belgian painter, cartoonist and comics artist (De Perfesser), dies at age 80. [21]

October

November

December

Exhibitions and shows

Conventions

First issues by title

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 titles

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

References

  1. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/n/nickel_scott.htm
  2. ^ "Past Seasons". Folger Shakespeare Library. Archived from the original on 2009-09-16. Retrieved 2009-09-12. 
  3. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/e/edwards_joe.htm
  4. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/o/oksner_bob.htm
  5. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/c/cavandoli_osvaldo.htm
  6. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/d/delporte.htm
  7. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/l/leyers_hugo.htm
  8. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/r/rogers_m.htm
  9. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/b/belardinelli_massimo.htm
  10. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/h/hart.htm
  11. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/p/parker_brant.htm
  12. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/s/saaf_arthur.htm
  13. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/h/handelsman.htm
  14. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/p/pil.htm
  15. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/s/schneider_h.htm
  16. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/f/fontanarrosa_r.htm
  17. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/w/wieringo_mike.htm
  18. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/g/gascoine_phil.htm
  19. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/c/crenshaw_george.htm
  20. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/f/frank-phil.htm
  21. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/a/aa_jan_van_der.htm
  22. ^ Richard Goldwater Obituary (paid death notice), New York Times (Oct. 7, 2007).
  23. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/n/norris_p.htm
  24. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/d/de-rop_eduard.htm
  25. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/h/howard_wayne.htm
  26. ^ https://www.lambiek.net/artists/m/meuldijk.htm
  27. ^ Phxart.com Archived March 11, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  28. ^ Hanrahan, Kathy. "Exhibit explores racial images in comic books," Deseret News (4 May 2007), p. C01.
  29. ^ Machosky, Michael. "Artists, writers, fans unite for 3 days of comics culture," Pittsburgh Tribune (26 Apr 2007).
  30. ^ Maida, Jerome. "They're drawn to Philly: East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention meets here this weekend," Philadelphia Daily News (18 May 2007), p. 53.
  31. ^ Frankenhoff, Brent. "Motor City Comic Con 2007: A quick travelogue," CBGXtra.com (May 18, 2007).
  32. ^ Price, Matthew. "Word Ballons: Wizard World brings comic book convention to the Southwest," The Oklahoman (09 Nov 2007).
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