Days of Comics Past

A calendar of notable events across the comic book world.

Thursday, September 29, 2005

Events for September 29

Russ Heath, western, war, and sci-fi comic book artist, is born on Sep 29, 1926.

Monday, September 26, 2005

Events for September 26

Juan Zanotto, Italian illustrator and creator of Falka and Henga (a.k.a. Yor), is born in Turin on Sep 26, 1935.

Sunday, September 25, 2005

Events for September 25

Richard Felton Outcault passes away in Flushing, NY on Sep 25, 1928. Creator of the "Yellow Kid," Outcault is recognized as the father of the comic strip.

Paul Pope, creator of THB, Escapo, and 100%, is born on Sep 25, 1970.

Friday, September 23, 2005

Events for September 23

Peter David, writer of Hulk, Marvel's Captain Marvel, and Fallen Angel, is born on Sep 23.

Sunday, September 18, 2005

Events for September 18

Joe Kubert, comic book artist and founder of the Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphics, is born on Sep 18, 1926.

Archie Goodwin, comic writer and editor, is born on Sep 18, 1937.

Friday, September 16, 2005

Events for September 16

Kurt Busiek, writer of Marvels and Astro City, is born on Sep 16, 1960.

Monday, September 12, 2005

Events for September 12

Milo Manara, erotic comic book artist, is born in Italy on Sep 12, 1945.

Maric (Raymond Chiavarino), French caricaturist and comic book writer, passes away on Sep 12, 2005, at the age of 78.

Sunday, September 11, 2005

Events for September 11

Max Fleischer, pioneering animator and cartoonist, passes away in Los Angeles, CA, at the age of 89 on Sep 11, 1972.

Saturday, September 10, 2005

Events for September 10

Jim Starlin, creator of Dreadstar and artist on Amazing Spider-Man and Batman, is born on Sep 10, 1949.

Tuesday, September 06, 2005

Events for September 6

Sergio Aragones, co-creator of and artist for Groo the Wanderer, is born in Spain on Sep 6, 1937.

Go Nagai, creator of the Mazinger and Devilman manga, is born on Sep 6, 1945.

Alex Raymond, creator of Flash Gordon, dies in a car accident on Sep 6, 1956.

Monday, September 05, 2005

Events for September 5

Jerry Iger, comic artist and pioneering comic book publisher, passes away at the age of 87 on Sep 5, 1990.

Saturday, September 03, 2005

Events for September 3

Joe Matt, indie comic book artist, is born in Philadelphia, PA on Sep 3, 1963.

Thursday, September 01, 2005

Events for September 1

Gene Colan, comic artist for DC and Marvel, is born in the Bronx, NY on Sep 1, 1926.