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Years in comics
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19th Century
1900s
1900 · 1901 · 1902 · 1903 · 1904
1905 · 1906 · 1907 · 1908 · 1909
1910s
1910 · 1911 · 1912 · 1913 · 1914
1915 · 1916 · 1917 · 1918 · 1919
1920s
1920 · 1921 · 1922 · 1923 · 1924
1925 · 1926 · 1927 · 1928 · 1929
1930s
1930 · 1931 · 1932 · 1933 · 1934
1935 · 1936 · 1937 · 1938 · 1939
1940s
1940 · 1941 · 1942 · 1943 · 1944
1945 · 1946 · 1947 · 1948 · 1949
1950s
1950 · 1951 · 1952 · 1953 · 1954
1955 · 1956 · 1957 · 1958 · 1959
1960s
1960 · 1961 · 1962 · 1963 · 1964
1965 · 1966 · 1967 · 1968 · 1969
1970s
1970 · 1971 · 1972 · 1973 · 1974
1975 · 1976 · 1977 · 1978 · 1979
1980s
1980 · 1981 · 1982 · 1983 · 1984
1985 · 1986 · 1987 · 1988 · 1989
1990s
1990 · 1991 · 1992 · 1993 · 1994
1995 · 1996 · 1997 · 1998 · 1999
2000s
2000 · 2001 · 2002 · 2003 · 2004
2005 · 2006 · 2007 · 2008 · 2009
2010s
2010 · 2011 · 2012 · 2013 · 2014
2015 · 2016 · 2017 · 2018 · 2019

This is a list of comics-related events in 1970.

Notable events of 1970 in comics. See also List of years in comics.



Events and publications Edit

JanuaryEdit

First appearance of the Losers
First appearance of Zodiac, as well as team members Aquarius, Aries, Cancer, Capricorn, Gemini, Leo, Libra, Pisces, Sagittarius, Taurus, and Virgo

MarchEdit

First appearance of Mal Duncan, DC Comics' first black superhero.

April Edit

June Edit

First appearance of the Man-Bat

July Edit

September Edit

October Edit

November Edit

First appearance of Darkseid

December Edit

Conventions Edit

Awards Edit

Shazam Awards Edit

Presented in 1971 for comics published in 1970:

First Issue by titleEdit

DC Comics Edit

All-Star Western vol. 2

Release: September. Editor: Dick Giordano.

Marvel Comics Edit

Amazing Adventures vol. 2

Release: August. Editor: Stan Lee.

Astonishing Tales

Release: August. Editor: Stan Lee.

Conan the Barbarian

Release: October. Writer: Roy Thomas. Artist: Barry Smith and Dan Adkins.

Fear

Release: November. Editor: Stan Lee.

Where Monsters Dwell

Release: August. Editor: Stan Lee.

Ka-Zar

Release: January. Editor: Stan Lee.

Independent titles Edit

Hulk: The Manga

Release: by Weekly Bokura Magazine. Writer: Kazuo Koike. Artists: Yoshihiro Moritou and Kosei Saigou.

Oriental Heroes

Release: by Jade Dynasty. Writer/Artist: Wong Yuk Long.

Spider-Man: The Manga

Release: by Monthly Shōnen Magazine. Writer/Artist: Ryoichi Ikegami.

Initial appearance by character name Edit

DC Comics Edit

Marvel Comics Edit

Independent titles Edit

References Edit

  1. Evanier, Mark. POV Online: "Shel Dorf, R.I.P." (column of November 3, 2009).
  2. Comic-Con Souvenir Book #40 p.61 (2009).
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