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Notable events of 1997 in comics. See also List of years in comics.



Events

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April

  • Comic strip Cigarman begins publication in Smoke Magazine

July

  • July was Marvel Comics' Flashback month. All issues were released with the number −1.

November

  • Mayo Kaan takes out newspaper ads claiming to be the original model for Superman,[1] although his allegations were later proven false.[2]

December

Deaths

January

February

March

June

November

Exhibitions and shows

Conventions

First issues by title

Clover
Release: by Kodansha (Amie). Authors: Clamp
Desert Punk
Release: August 5 by Enterbrain (Comic Beam). Author: Usune Masatoshi
Peach Girl
Release: by Kodansha (Bessatsu Friend). Author: Miwa Ueda

References

  1. Bisbee, Dana. "Obituary; Mayo J. Kaan, said to be inspiration for Superman", Boston Herald, Jul 11, 2002 p.057
  2. "Mayo Kaan 1915 – 2002," Superman Super Site. Accessed Oct. 28, 2012.
  3. "Chaos! And the Crow Go to Church, 1997 Big Apple Comic Con Report," Comics Buyer's Guide (Mar. 21, 1997), p. 10.
  4. "Newswatch," The Comics Journal #193. (Feb. 1997). p. 27.
  5. "Spotlight," Orlando Sentinel (14 Mar 1997), p. 43.
  6. Ottaviani, Jim. "News Watch: Motor City Convention, March 21–23," The Comics Journal #195 (Apr. 1997), p. 25.
  7. "Comic Book Fans to Convene," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (18 Apr 1997), p. A.23.
  8. "Weekend Hot List," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (18 Apr 1997), p. 3.
  9. Sangiacomo, Mike. "Superman Vet Had Write Stuff: Alviin Schwartz will make Rare Public Appearance and Discuss Years at DC," Cleveland Plain Dealer (Nov. 27, 1997).
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