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Notable events of 1975 in comics. See also List of years in comics.



This is a list of comics-related events in 1975.

Events and publications Edit

Year overall Edit

January Edit

FebruaryEdit

Spring Edit

March Edit

April Edit

  • Detective Comics, with issue #446, resumes a monthly schedule, after going bi-monthly in June/July 1973. (DC Comics)
  • Black Magic, with issue #9 (Apr./May cover date), is cancelled by DC.
  • Rima, the Jungle Girl, with issue #7 (Apr./May cover date), is cancelled by DC.
  • Monsters Unleashed, with issue #11, cancelled by Curtis Magazines/Marvel Comics.

MayEdit

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

June Edit

JulyEdit

AugustEdit

September Edit

Fall Edit

October Edit

November Edit

DecemberEdit

Conventions Edit

First issues by title Edit

DC Comics Edit

Batman Family

Release: Sept./Oct. Editor: Julius Schwartz.

Beowulf

Release: Apr./May. Writer: Michael Uslan. Artist: Ricardo Villamonte.

Claw the Unconquered

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

First Issue Special

Release: April. Writer/Artist: Jack Kirby.

Hercules Unbound

Release: Oct./Nov. Writer: Gerry Conway. Artists: José Luis García-López and Wally Wood.

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

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

Justice, Inc.

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

Kong the Untamed

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

Man-Bat

Release: Dec. 1975/Jan. 1976. Writer: Gerry Conway. Artists: Steve Ditko and Al Milgrom.

Richard Dragon, Kung Fu Fighter

Release: Apr./May. Writer: Jim Dennis. Artist: Leopoldo Duranona.

Secrets of Haunted House

Release: Apr./May. Editor: Joe Orlando.

Sherlock Holmes

Release: Sept./Oct. 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.

Super-Team Family

Release: Oct./Nov. Editor: Gerry Conway.

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.

Marvel Comics Edit

The Champions

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

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.

Giant-Size X-Men

Release: May. Writer: Len Wein. Artist: Dave Cockrum.

The Inhumans

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

The Invaders

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

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.

Unknown Worlds of Science Fiction

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

Independent titles Edit

Arcade

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

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.

Doomsday + 1

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

Scary Tales

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

Initial appearance by character name Edit

DC Comics Edit

Marvel Comics Edit

Independent titles Edit

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