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Notable events of 1996 in comics. See also list of years in comics.



Events

Year overall

January

February

March

  • With issue #75, The Sandman ends its run. (DC/Vertigo)

May

June

July

August

September

December

Conventions

First issues by title

Independent titles

Allegra
Release: August by Image Comics. Writer: Steven T. Seagle. Artist: Scott Clarke
Cyberpunx
Release: March by Image Comics. Writer: Robert Loren Fleming Artist: Ching Lau
Keyhole
Release: June by Millennium Publications. Writers: Dean Haspiel, Josh Neufeld, R. Walker, Chris Cliadakis, Linda Perkins. Art by: Haspiel, Neufeld, and Perkins.
Tim Curry
Release February by Curry Comics.

Marvel Comics

Release August
Release October
Release November
Release November
Release November
Release November

References

  1. "Diamond Comic Distributors acquires Capital City Distribution; Comic distribution industry stabilized by purchase," bNet: Business Wire (July 26, 1996).
  2. "Newswatch: NYC Comics Convention Cancelled, Fans Irate," The Comics Journal #185 (Mar. 1996), pp. 18-19.
  3. "Comic Marvels," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (19 Apr 1996), p. 2.
  4. "Book events," Houston Chronicle (02 June 1996), p. 20.
  5. Cwiklik, Gregory. "The 21st Annual Chicago Comicon: A Personal View," The Comics Journal #189 (Aug. 1996), pp. 23–27.
  6. Wardle, Paul: "Freaks, Outcasts, and Peter David: Dragon Con '96," The Comics Journal #189 (Aug. 1996), pp. 27–30.
  7. Raphael, Jordan. "Dallas Fantasy Fair Cancelled: New Con Takes Its Place," The Comics Journal #189 (Aug. 1996), p. 23.
  8. "People Watch," Fort Worth Star-Telegram (July 26, 1996), p. 7.
  9. "Choices: What's Happening This Weekend," Newsday (25 Oct 1996), p. B.02.
  10. Van Domelen, Dave. "Dave's Mid-Ohio Con Page," Dave's Online Nest (Dec. 16, 1999).
  11. "Top Comic-Book Talents Convene for Aficionados," Columbus Dispatch (Nov. 28, 1996).

Category:1996 in comics Category:Incomplete literature lists

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