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Notable events of 1973 in comics. See also List of years in comics.

Section heading=Edit

Events and publications Edit

Year overall Edit

January Edit

  • DC Comics raises the price of its typical comic book from 20 cents to 25 cents, keeping the page-count at 36.

Spring Edit

March Edit

April Edit

MayEdit

First appearance of the new X-Men Colossus, Storm, Nightcrawler, and Thunderbird

JulyEdit

AugustEdit

  • Uncanny X-Men #94 — first issue of title featuring the new X-Men. Written by Chris Claremont; he will write the title continuously for the next 17 years.

Fall Edit

  • Atlas/Seaboard Comics folds, after parts of two years in business, having published 23 comics titles and five comics magazines.

SeptemberEdit

  • September 12: Patty Klein and Jan Steeman's Noortje makes its debut in the Dutch girls' magazine Tina. It will run for 41 years, becoming the longest-running Dutch comic strip by the same creative team. [8]
  • The first issue of the Dutch alternative comics magazine De Vrije Balloen is published. [9]

October Edit

November Edit

DecemberEdit


Section headingEdit

DeathsEdit

January Edit

  • January 4: Bob Montana, American comics artist (Archie Comics), dies at age 54 of a heart attack. [12]
  • January 19: Marino Benejam Ferrer, Spanish comics artist (La Familia Ulises, Morcillón y Babalí, Los Grandes Inventos de TBO), passes away at age 84. [13]

FebruaryEdit

  • February 9: Blanche Dumoulin, aka Davine, Belgian comics artist and writer (Spirou, Les Aventures de Zizette), passes away from cancer at age 80. [14]
  • February 20: Artie Simek, American comics letterer (Marvel Comics), dies at age 59.
  • February 28: Robert Lips, Swiss comics artist (Globi), passes away at age 62. [15]

MarchEdit

  • March 2: Salvador Mestres, Spanish animator and comics artist (Tom Relámpango, El Tresoro Maldito, Mae Blond la Mujer Fantasma, El Héroe Público No. 1 contra el Enemigo Público No. 1, Gong!, Guerra en la Estratosfera), dies at age 64 or 65.[16]

AprilEdit

  • April 3: Otto Soglow, American comics artist (The Little King), dies at age 74. [17]
  • April 19: Jim Navoni, American comics artist (continued Have You Seen Alonso?), dies at age 87. [18]

MayEdit

  • May 1: José Peñarroya, Spanish comics artist (Don Pío, Calixto, Gordito Relleno, Don Berrinche, Pedrusco Brutote, La Familia Pi, Floripondia Piripi, Viborita, Pepe, el Hincha, Don José Calmoso, Pitagorín), dies at age 64 or 65. [19]
  • May 8: George Baker, American comics artist (The Sad Sack), dies at age 59. [20]

JuneEdit

  • June 3: Victor Dancette, French playwright and comics writer (La Bête est Morte), passes away at age 74.

JulyEdit

AugustEdit

OctoberEdit

  • October 2: Ton van Tast, Dutch illustrator, caricaturist, painter, lithographer and comics artist (De Daverende Dingen Dezer Dagen), dies at age 91. [24]

NovemberEdit

DecemberEdit

  • December 13: John Millar Watt, British comics artist (Pop), dies at age 80. [25]
  • December 24: Harold Mack, British animator and comics artist (Les Aventures des Deux Barbus), passes away at the age 67. [26]

Specific date unknownEdit

DeathsEdit

January Edit

  • January 4: Bob Montana, American comics artist (Archie Comics), dies at age 54 of a heart attack. [29]
  • January 19: Marino Benejam Ferrer, Spanish comics artist (La Familia Ulises, Morcillón y Babalí, Los Grandes Inventos de TBO), passes away at age 84. [30]

FebruaryEdit

  • February 9: Blanche Dumoulin, aka Davine, Belgian comics artist and writer (Spirou, Les Aventures de Zizette), passes away from cancer at age 80. [31]
  • February 20: Artie Simek, American comics letterer (Marvel Comics), dies at age 59.
  • February 28: Robert Lips, Swiss comics artist (Globi), passes away at age 62. [32]

MarchEdit

  • March 2: Salvador Mestres, Spanish animator and comics artist (Tom Relámpango, El Tresoro Maldito, Mae Blond la Mujer Fantasma, El Héroe Público No. 1 contra el Enemigo Público No. 1, Gong!, Guerra en la Estratosfera), dies at age 64 or 65.[33]

AprilEdit

  • April 3: Otto Soglow, American comics artist (The Little King), dies at age 74. [34]
  • April 19: Jim Navoni, American comics artist (continued Have You Seen Alonso?), dies at age 87. [35]

MayEdit

  • May 1: José Peñarroya, Spanish comics artist (Don Pío, Calixto, Gordito Relleno, Don Berrinche, Pedrusco Brutote, La Familia Pi, Floripondia Piripi, Viborita, Pepe, el Hincha, Don José Calmoso, Pitagorín), dies at age 64 or 65. [36]
  • May 8: George Baker, American comics artist (The Sad Sack), dies at age 59. [37]

JuneEdit

  • June 3: Victor Dancette, French playwright and comics writer (La Bête est Morte), passes away at age 74.

JulyEdit

AugustEdit

OctoberEdit

  • October 2: Ton van Tast, Dutch illustrator, caricaturist, painter, lithographer and comics artist (De Daverende Dingen Dezer Dagen), dies at age 91. [41]

NovemberEdit

DecemberEdit

  • December 13: John Millar Watt, British comics artist (Pop), dies at age 80. [42]
  • December 24: Harold Mack, British animator and comics artist (Les Aventures des Deux Barbus), passes away at the age 67. [43]

Specific date unknownEdit

Conventions Edit

Editor

First issues by title Edit

DC Comics Edit

Batman Family

Release: September /October Editor: Julius Schwartz.[49]

Beowulf

Release: April /May. Writer: Michael Uslan. Artist: Ricardo Villamonte.[50]

Claw the Unconquered

Release: May/June. Writer: David Michelinie. Artist: Ernie Chua.[51]

First Issue Special

Release: April. Writer/Artist: Jack Kirby.[52]

Hercules Unbound

Release: October /November Writer: Gerry Conway. Artists: José Luis García-López and Wally Wood.[53][54]

The Joker: arguably the first regular series to feature a villain.

Release: May. Writer: Dennis O'Neil. Artist: Irv Novick and Dick Giordano.[55]

Justice, Inc.

Release: May/June. Writer: Dennis O'Neil. Artist: Al McWilliams.[56]

Kong the Untamed

Release: June/July. Writer: Jack Oleck. Artist: Alfredo Alcala.[57]

Man-Bat

Release: December 1975/January 1976. Writer: Gerry Conway. Artists: Steve Ditko and Al Milgrom.[58]

Richard Dragon, Kung Fu Fighter

Release: April /May. Writer: Jim Dennis. Artist: Leopoldo Duranona.[59]

Secrets of Haunted House

Release: April /May. Editor: Joe Orlando.

Sherlock Holmes

Release: September /October Writers: Denny O'Neil (adaptation) and Arthur Conan Doyle (original story). Artists: E.R. Cruz.

Stalker

Release: June/July. Writer: Paul Levitz. Artist: Steve Ditko.[60]

Super-Team Family

Release: October/November Editor: Gerry Conway.[61]

Tales of Ghost Castle

Release: May/June Editor: Tex Blaisdell.

Tor: first DC issue, featuring reprints of a Kubert character created in 1953.

Release: May/June Writer/Artist: Joe Kubert.[62]

Marvel Comics Edit

The Champions

Release: October. Writer: Tony Isabella. Artists: Don Heck and Mike Esposito.[63]

Doc Savage: Man of Bronze

Release: August by Curtis Magazines. Writer: Doug Moench. Artists: John Buscema and Tony DeZuniga.

Giant-Size Chillers

Release: February.

Giant-Size Super-Villain Team-Up

Release: March. Editor: Roy Thomas.[64][65]

Giant-Size X-Men

Release: May. Writer: Len Wein. Artist: Dave Cockrum.[7]

The Inhumans

Release: October. Writer: Doug Moench. Artists: George Pérez and Frank Chiaramonte.[66]

The Invaders

Release: August. Writer: Roy Thomas. Artists: Frank Robbins and Vince Colletta.[67]

Kull and the Barbarians

Release: May by Curtis Magazines. Writer/Editor: Roy Thomas.

Marvel Feature vol. 2

Release: November. Editor: Roy Thomas.

Marvel Presents

Release: October. Writer: John Warner. Artists: Mike Vosburg, Pat Boyette, and Bob McLeod.

Marvel Preview

Release: Winter by Magazine Management/Curtis Magazines. Editor: Roy Thomas.

Masters of Terror

Release: July by Curtis Magazines. Editor: Tony Isabella.

Skull the Slayer

Release: August. Writer: Marv Wolfman. Artist: Steve Gan.

Super-Villain Team-Up

Release: August. Writer: Tony Isabella.[64]

Unknown Worlds of Science Fiction

Release: January by Magazine Management/Curtis Magazines. Editor: Roy Thomas.

Other publishers Edit

Arcade

Release: Spring by The Print Mint. Editors: Art Spiegelman and Bill Griffith.

Arzach

Artist/Writer: Jean Giraud.

Battle Picture Weekly

Release: March 8 by IPC Magazines. Editor: Pat Mills.

Big Apple Comix

Release: by Big Apple Productions. Editor: Flo Steinberg.

Captain Canuck

Release: July by Comely Comix. Writer/Artist: Richard Comely.
The Demon Hunter
Release: September by Atlas/Seaboard Comics. Writer: David Anthony Kraft Artist: Rich Buckler

Doomsday + 1

Release: July by Charlton Comics. Writer: Joe Gill. Artist: John Byrne.

Scary Tales

Release: August by Charlton Comics. Editor: George Wildman.

Zombie Hunter

Release: May by Kadokawa Shoten. Writer: Kazumasa Hirai. Artist: Yang Kyung-il

First issues by title Edit

DC Comics Edit

Batman Family

Release: September /October Editor: Julius Schwartz.[68]

Beowulf

Release: April /May. Writer: Michael Uslan. Artist: Ricardo Villamonte.[69]

Claw the Unconquered

Release: May/June. Writer: David Michelinie. Artist: Ernie Chua.[70]

First Issue Special

Release: April. Writer/Artist: Jack Kirby.[71]

Hercules Unbound

Release: October /November Writer: Gerry Conway. Artists: José Luis García-López and Wally Wood.[72][73]

The Joker: arguably the first regular series to feature a villain.

Release: May. Writer: Dennis O'Neil. Artist: Irv Novick and Dick Giordano.[74]

Justice, Inc.

Release: May/June. Writer: Dennis O'Neil. Artist: Al McWilliams.[75]

Kong the Untamed

Release: June/July. Writer: Jack Oleck. Artist: Alfredo Alcala.[76]

Man-Bat

Release: December 1975/January 1976. Writer: Gerry Conway. Artists: Steve Ditko and Al Milgrom.[77]

Richard Dragon, Kung Fu Fighter

Release: April /May. Writer: Jim Dennis. Artist: Leopoldo Duranona.[78]

Secrets of Haunted House

Release: April /May. Editor: Joe Orlando.

Sherlock Holmes

Release: September /October Writers: Denny O'Neil (adaptation) and Arthur Conan Doyle (original story). Artists: E.R. Cruz.

Stalker

Release: June/July. Writer: Paul Levitz. Artist: Steve Ditko.[79]

Super-Team Family

Release: October/November Editor: Gerry Conway.[80]

Tales of Ghost Castle

Release: May/June Editor: Tex Blaisdell.

Tor: first DC issue, featuring reprints of a Kubert character created in 1953.

Release: May/June Writer/Artist: Joe Kubert.[81]

Marvel Comics Edit

The Champions

Release: October. Writer: Tony Isabella. Artists: Don Heck and Mike Esposito.[82]

Doc Savage: Man of Bronze

Release: August by Curtis Magazines. Writer: Doug Moench. Artists: John Buscema and Tony DeZuniga.

Giant-Size Chillers

Release: February.

Giant-Size Super-Villain Team-Up

Release: March. Editor: Roy Thomas.[64][83]

Giant-Size X-Men

Release: May. Writer: Len Wein. Artist: Dave Cockrum.[7]

The Inhumans

Release: October. Writer: Doug Moench. Artists: George Pérez and Frank Chiaramonte.[84]

The Invaders

Release: August. Writer: Roy Thomas. Artists: Frank Robbins and Vince Colletta.[85]

Kull and the Barbarians

Release: May by Curtis Magazines. Writer/Editor: Roy Thomas.

Marvel Feature vol. 2

Release: November. Editor: Roy Thomas.

Marvel Presents

Release: October. Writer: John Warner. Artists: Mike Vosburg, Pat Boyette, and Bob McLeod.

Marvel Preview

Release: Winter by Magazine Management/Curtis Magazines. Editor: Roy Thomas.

Masters of Terror

Release: July by Curtis Magazines. Editor: Tony Isabella.

Skull the Slayer

Release: August. Writer: Marv Wolfman. Artist: Steve Gan.

Super-Villain Team-Up

Release: August. Writer: Tony Isabella.[64]

Unknown Worlds of Science Fiction

Release: January by Magazine Management/Curtis Magazines. Editor: Roy Thomas.

Other publishers Edit

Arcade

Release: Spring by The Print Mint. Editors: Art Spiegelman and Bill Griffith.

Arzach

Artist/Writer: Jean Giraud.

Battle Picture Weekly

Release: March 8 by IPC Magazines. Editor: Pat Mills.

Big Apple Comix

Release: by Big Apple Productions. Editor: Flo Steinberg.

Captain Canuck

Release: July by Comely Comix. Writer/Artist: Richard Comely.
The Demon Hunter
Release: September by Atlas/Seaboard Comics. Writer: David Anthony Kraft Artist: Rich Buckler

Doomsday + 1

Release: July by Charlton Comics. Writer: Joe Gill. Artist: John Byrne.

Scary Tales

Release: August by Charlton Comics. Editor: George Wildman.

Zombie Hunter

Release: May by Kadokawa Shoten. Writer: Kazumasa Hirai. Artist: Yang Kyung-il

Marvel Comics Edit

The Champions

Release: October. Writer: Tony Isabella. Artists: Don Heck and Mike Esposito.[86]

Doc Savage: Man of Bronze

Release: August by Curtis Magazines. Writer: Doug Moench. Artists: John Buscema and Tony DeZuniga.

Giant-Size Chillers

Release: February.

Giant-Size Super-Villain Team-Up

Release: March. Editor: Roy Thomas.[64][87]

Giant-Size X-Men

Release: May. Writer: Len Wein. Artist: Dave Cockrum.[7]

The Inhumans

Release: October. Writer: Doug Moench. Artists: George Pérez and Frank Chiaramonte.[88]

The Invaders

Release: August. Writer: Roy Thomas. Artists: Frank Robbins and Vince Colletta.[89]

Kull and the Barbarians

Release: May by Curtis Magazines. Writer/Editor: Roy Thomas.

Marvel Feature vol. 2

Release: November. Editor: Roy Thomas.

Marvel Presents

Release: October. Writer: John Warner. Artists: Mike Vosburg, Pat Boyette, and Bob McLeod.

Marvel Preview

Release: Winter by Magazine Management/Curtis Magazines. Editor: Roy Thomas.

Masters of Terror

Release: July by Curtis Magazines. Editor: Tony Isabella.

Skull the Slayer

Release: August. Writer: Marv Wolfman. Artist: Steve Gan.

Super-Villain Team-Up

Release: August. Writer: Tony Isabella.[64]

Unknown Worlds of Science Fiction

Release: January by Magazine Management/Curtis Magazines. Editor: Roy Thomas.

Other publishers Edit

Arcade

Release: Spring by The Print Mint. Editors: Art Spiegelman and Bill Griffith.

Arzach

Artist/Writer: Jean Giraud.

Battle Picture Weekly

Release: March 8 by IPC Magazines. Editor: Pat Mills.

Big Apple Comix

Release: by Big Apple Productions. Editor: Flo Steinberg.

Captain Canuck

Release: July by Comely Comix. Writer/Artist: Richard Comely.
The Demon Hunter
Release: September by Atlas/Seaboard Comics. Writer: David Anthony Kraft Artist: Rich Buckler

Doomsday + 1

Release: July by Charlton Comics. Writer: Joe Gill. Artist: John Byrne.

Scary Tales

Release: August by Charlton Comics. Editor: George Wildman.

Zombie Hunter

Release: May by Kadokawa Shoten. Writer: Kazumasa Hirai. Artist: Yang Kyung-il

Canceled titles Edit

DC Comics Edit

Marvel Comics Edit

Curtis Magazines Edit

Other publishers Edit

Marvel Comics Edit

Curtis Magazines Edit

Curtis Magazines Edit

Other publishers Edit

Initial appearance by character name Edit

DC Comics Edit

Marvel Comics Edit

Other publishers Edit

Initial appearance by character name Edit

DC Comics Edit

Marvel Comics Edit

Other publishers Edit

Marvel Comics Edit

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  50. McAvennie "1970s" in Dolan, p. 165: "Scribe Michael Uslan and artist Ricardo Villamonte introduced the broadsword-bashing hero of Anglo-Saxon myth in May's Beowulf: Dragon Slayer #1."
  51. McAvennie "1970s" in Dolan, p. 163: "David Michelinie's pen and Ernie Chan's pencils and inks provided the magic for this fantasy series that introduced Claw the Unconquered, a barbaric outlander with a deformed claw-like right hand."
  52. McAvennie "1970s" in Dolan, p. 162: "Debuting with Atlas the Great, writer and artist Jack Kirby didn't shrug at the chance to put his spin on the well-known hero."
  53. McAvennie "1970s" in Dolan, p. 165: "Hercules Unbound featured powerful writing from Gerry Conway plus stellar artwork by José Luis García-López."
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  56. McAvennie "1970s" in Dolan, p. 163: "DC again translated pulp fiction into comics with a revival of the icy-eyed 1930s hero, the Avenger. Writer Denny O'Neil and artist Al McWilliams adapted the novel Justice, Inc. by "Kenneth Robeson" (a.k.a. writer Paul Ernst)."
  57. McAvennie "1970s" in Dolan, p. 164: "Writer Jack Oleck and artist Alfredo Alcala focused on a primitive, powerful theme with which to depict the prehistoric warrior Kong in his debut issue: a growing son's bond with his mother."
  58. McAvennie "1970s" in Dolan, p. 168: "Thanks to his appearances in Detective Comics and Batman, Man-Bat's popularity soared to the point where writer Gerry Conway and artist Steve Ditko launched the [character] into his own series."
  59. McAvennie "1970s" in Dolan, p. 163: "Richard Dragon, Kung-Fu Fighter was based on the 1974 novel Dragon's Fists by 'Jim Dennis' (the shared pseudonym of comic book writer Dennis O'Neil and artist Jim Berry)."
  60. McAvennie "1970s" in Dolan, p. 164: "This sword and sorcery title by scripter Paul Levitz and artist Steve Ditko epitomized the credo 'Be careful what you wish for'. The series anti-hero was a nameless wanderer whose dreams of becoming a warrior brought him first slavery, then worse."
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  63. Sanderson "1970s" in Gilbert (2008), p. 171: "Created by writer Tony Isabella and artist Don Heck, the Champions consisted of Angel, Iceman, Hercules, the Black Widow, and Ghost Rider."
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  67. Sanderson "1970s" in Gilbert (2008), p. 170: "In 1975, Thomas and adventure comic strip artist Frank Robbins created the Invaders."
  68. McAvennie "1970s" in Dolan, p. 164: "DC launched Batman Family with its memorable debut of the Batgirl-Robin team. Scribe Elliot S! Maggin and artist Mike Grell unleashed 'The Invader From Hell'."
  69. McAvennie "1970s" in Dolan, p. 165: "Scribe Michael Uslan and artist Ricardo Villamonte introduced the broadsword-bashing hero of Anglo-Saxon myth in May's Beowulf: Dragon Slayer #1."
  70. McAvennie "1970s" in Dolan, p. 163: "David Michelinie's pen and Ernie Chan's pencils and inks provided the magic for this fantasy series that introduced Claw the Unconquered, a barbaric outlander with a deformed claw-like right hand."
  71. McAvennie "1970s" in Dolan, p. 162: "Debuting with Atlas the Great, writer and artist Jack Kirby didn't shrug at the chance to put his spin on the well-known hero."
  72. McAvennie "1970s" in Dolan, p. 165: "Hercules Unbound featured powerful writing from Gerry Conway plus stellar artwork by José Luis García-López."
  73. ==Further reading==
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  74. McAvennie "1970s" in Dolan, p. 163: "It may have been an unusual idea at the time, but writer Denny'Oneil and artist Irv Novick decided to feature a villain in his own comic book. The Joker only lasted nine issues."
  75. McAvennie "1970s" in Dolan, p. 163: "DC again translated pulp fiction into comics with a revival of the icy-eyed 1930s hero, the Avenger. Writer Denny O'Neil and artist Al McWilliams adapted the novel Justice, Inc. by "Kenneth Robeson" (a.k.a. writer Paul Ernst)."
  76. McAvennie "1970s" in Dolan, p. 164: "Writer Jack Oleck and artist Alfredo Alcala focused on a primitive, powerful theme with which to depict the prehistoric warrior Kong in his debut issue: a growing son's bond with his mother."
  77. McAvennie "1970s" in Dolan, p. 168: "Thanks to his appearances in Detective Comics and Batman, Man-Bat's popularity soared to the point where writer Gerry Conway and artist Steve Ditko launched the [character] into his own series."
  78. McAvennie "1970s" in Dolan, p. 163: "Richard Dragon, Kung-Fu Fighter was based on the 1974 novel Dragon's Fists by 'Jim Dennis' (the shared pseudonym of comic book writer Dennis O'Neil and artist Jim Berry)."
  79. McAvennie "1970s" in Dolan, p. 164: "This sword and sorcery title by scripter Paul Levitz and artist Steve Ditko epitomized the credo 'Be careful what you wish for'. The series anti-hero was a nameless wanderer whose dreams of becoming a warrior brought him first slavery, then worse."
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  81. McAvennie "1970s" in Dolan, p. 163: "In conjunction with DC's launch of fantasy/adventure titles, writer and artist Joe Kubert revived Tor, the caveman whose legend began in the early 1950s...Kubert's revival of Tor lasted six issues."
  82. Sanderson "1970s" in Gilbert (2008), p. 171: "Created by writer Tony Isabella and artist Don Heck, the Champions consisted of Angel, Iceman, Hercules, the Black Widow, and Ghost Rider."
  83. Sanderson "1970s" in Gilbert (2008), p. 168: "After two giant-size issues, Super-Villain Team-Up switched to a thirty-two-page format in August [1975]."
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  85. Sanderson "1970s" in Gilbert (2008), p. 170: "In 1975, Thomas and adventure comic strip artist Frank Robbins created the Invaders."
  86. Sanderson "1970s" in Gilbert (2008), p. 171: "Created by writer Tony Isabella and artist Don Heck, the Champions consisted of Angel, Iceman, Hercules, the Black Widow, and Ghost Rider."
  87. Sanderson "1970s" in Gilbert (2008), p. 168: "After two giant-size issues, Super-Villain Team-Up switched to a thirty-two-page format in August [1975]."
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  89. Sanderson "1970s" in Gilbert (2008), p. 170: "In 1975, Thomas and adventure comic strip artist Frank Robbins created the Invaders."
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