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



Events

September

Deaths

February

March

May

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

Conventions

First issues by title

Alpha Girl
Release February by Image Comics. Writers: Jean-Paul Bonjour and Jeff Roenning Artist: Robert Love[9]
Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes Adventures
Release April by Marvel Comics. Writer: Chris Yost Artist: Adam Dekraker[10]
Bad Medicine
Release June by Oni Press (also available on FCBD in May 2012). Writers: Christina Weir and Nunzio DeFilippis Artist: Christopher Mitten
Batman Incorporated volume 2
Release May by DC Comics. Writer: Grant Morrison Artist: Chris Burnham[11]
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[11]
Fatale
Release January by Image Comics. Writer: Ed Brubaker Artist: Sean Phillips
Dial H
Release May by DC Comics. Writer: China Miéville Artist: Mateus Santoluoco[11]
G.I. Combat
Release May by DC Comics. Writers: J. T. Krul, Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray Artists: Ariel Olivetti, Dan Panosian, Scott Kolins[11]
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
The Massive
Release June by Dark Horse. Writer: Brian Wood Artist: Kristian Donaldson
Mind MGMT
Release May by Dark Horse. Writer and Artist: Matt Kindt
The New Deadwardians
Release March by Vertigo. Writer: Dan Abnett Artist: I.N.J. Culbard[12]
Planetoid
Release June by Image Comics. Writer & Artist: Ken Garing
Point of Impact
Release October by Image Comics. Writer: Jay Faerber Artist: Koray Kuranel
The Ravagers
Release May by DC Comics. Writer: Howard Mackie Artist: Ian Churchill[11]
Saga
Release March by Image Comics. Writer: Brian K. Vaughan Artist: Fiona Staples
Scarlet Spider volume 2
Release January by Marvel Comics. Writer: Chris Yost Artist: Ryan Stegman
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[13]
Thief of Thieves
Release February by Image Comics (Skybound). Writers: Robert Kirkman, Nick Spencer Artist: Shawn Martinbrough
Think Tank
Release August by Image Comics. Writer: Matt Hawkins Artist: Rahsan Ekedal
Ultimate Spider-Man Adventures
Release April by Marvel Comics. Writers: Dan Slott, Ty Templeton Artist: Nuno Plati[10]
Whispers
Release January by Image Comics. Writer and Artist: Joshua Luna
Worlds' Finest
Release May by DC Comics. Writer: Paul Levitz Artist: George Pérez[11]

References

  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". [[wikipedia:Bleeding Cool|]].
  3. "Asbury Park Comic Con Comes to New Jersey". Comic Book Resources. http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=37131. Retrieved 25 March 2013. 
  4. Hammerstein, B J. "Artists, wrestlers and stars of yore," Detroit Free Press (17 May 2012), p. Z.24.
  5. Henrickson, Eric. "'Uhuru' beaming in for Comic Con," Detroit News (May 17, 2012).
  6. Peters, Monica. "Celebrating blacks' work with comics: Two-day convention in Philly," Philadelphia Inquirer (18 May 2012), p. W.28.
  7. The Beat. "This Weekend: Asbury Park Comic Con II". Comics Beat. The Beat. http://comicsbeat.com/this-weekend-asbury-park-comic-con-ii/. Retrieved 25 March 2013. 
  8. Hopkins, David. "Mark Walters: Leader of the Geeks," D Magazine (Sept. 19, 2012)
  9. Dana Shukartsi On Alpha Girl From Image Bleeding Cool
  10. 10.0 10.1 Marvel Announces New Adventures Line, Multiversitycomics.com, January 24, 2012
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 11.5 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. 
  12. ‘The New Deadwardians’: If vampires, zombies visited ‘Downton Abbey’ LA Times
  13. http://www.darkhorse.com/Blog/677/dark-horse-announces-star-wars-dawn-jedi


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