Days of Comics Past

A calendar of notable events across the comic book world.

Friday, May 12, 2006

Events for May 12

May 12, 1947: cat yronwode (born Catherine Manfredi), editor-in-chief at Eclipse Comics and co-author of Women in the Comics with Trina Robbins, is born in San Francisco, CA.

May 12, 1950: Tom Armstrong, writer/artist of the newspaper comic strip Marvin, is born in Indiana.

May 12, 2006: Ferdinando Tacconi, artist for the "Gli Aristocratici" comic strip in Il Corriere dei Ragazzi magazine and illustrator for El Bravo, Jet Morgan, and Isabella, passes away in Italy at the age of 83.


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