Days of Comics Past

A calendar of notable events across the comic book world.

Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Events for January 2

Jan 2, 1929: Don Heck, artist for Iron Man and the Avengers, is born in Jamaica, NY.

Jan 2, 1978: Neil Swaab, cartoonist for the newspaper comic strip Rehabilitating Mr. Wiggles, is born in Detroit, MI.

Jan 2, 1986: Zelda Jackson "Jackie" Ormes, creator of Torchy Brown and first syndicated Black female cartoonist, passes away in Chicago.

Jan 2, 2005: Frank Kelly Freas, science fiction illustrator and cover artist for Mad Magazine, passes away at the age of 82.


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