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Notable events of 2012 in comics. See also List of years in comics.



Events Edit


Deaths Edit

March Edit

May Edit

  • May 11: Artist Tony DeZuniga dies at age 79 following a stroke.
  • May 16: Artist Ernie Chan dies at age 71 of cancer.

ConventionsEdit

First issues by titleEdit

Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes Adventures
Release April by Marvel Comics. Writer: Chris Yost Artist: Adam Dekraker[3]
Bad Medicine
Release June by Oni Press (also availible on FCBD in May 2012). Writers: Christina Weir and Nunzio DeFilippis Artist: Christopher Mitten
Batman Incorporated Vol 2
Release May by DC Comics. Writer: Grant Morrison Artist: Chris Burnham[4]
Dark Matter
Release January by Dark Horse Comics. Writers: Joseph Mallozzi, Paul Mullie Artist: Garry Brown
Earth-Two
Release May by DC Comics. Writer: James Robinson Artist: Nicola Scott[4]
Fatale
Release January by Image Comics. Writer: Ed Brubaker Artist: Sean Phillips
Dial H
Release May by DC Comics. Writer: China Mieville Artist: Mateus Santoluoco[4]
GI Combat
Release May by DC Comics. Writers: JT Krul, Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray Artists: Ariel Olivetti, Dan Panosian, Scott Kolins[4]
King Conan
Release January by Dark Horse Comics. Writers: Tim Truman Artist: Tomás Giorello
The Manhattan Projects
Release March by Image Comics. Writer: Jonathan Hickman Artist: Nick Pitarra
Planetoid
Release June by Image Comics. Writer & Artist: Ken Garing
The Ravagers
Release May by DC Comics. Writer: Howard Mackie Artist: Ian Churchill[4]
Saga
Release March by Image Comics. Writer: Brian K Vaughan Artist: Fiona Staples
Smoke and Mirrors
Release March by IDW Publishing. Writer: Mike Costa Artist: Ryan Brown
Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi
Release February by Dark Horse Comics. Writer: John Ostrander Artist: Jan Duursema[5]
Thief of Thieves
Release February by Image Comics (Skybound). Writers: Robert Kirkman, Nick Spencer Artist: Shawn Martinbrough
Ultimate Spider-Man Adventures
Release April by Marvel Comics. Writers: Dan Slott, Ty Templeton Artist: Nuno Plati[3]
Whispers
Release January by Image Comics. Writer and Artist: Joshua Luna
Worlds' Finest
Release May by DC Comics. Writer: Paul Levitz Artist: George Pérez[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Hamel, Ian (March 10, 2012). "Décès à Paris du dessinateur et scénariste de BD Moebius". Le Point.fr.
  2. Connelly, Brendon (March 10, 2012). "Moebius, aka Jean Girard, aka Gir, Has Passed Away". Bleeding Cool.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Marvel Announces New Adventures Line, Multiversitycomics.com, Jan 24 2012
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Kushins, Josh (January 12, 2012). "DC Comics in 2012-–-Introducing the "Second Wave" of DC Comics The New 52". The Source. DC Comics. Archived from the original on January 14, 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/64hEz5q0J. Retrieved January 14, 2012. 
  5. http://www.darkhorse.com/Blog/677/dark-horse-announces-star-wars-dawn-jedi
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