Comics Calendar

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  • Zoran Vanjaka b.1948

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  • Richard Guérineau born 1969

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  • C. Spike Trotman, b. 1978

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  • Raffaele Della Monica b.1961

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  • Alan Moore born 1953

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    Alan Moore (born 18 November 1953) is an English writer primarily known for his work in comic books, a medium where he has produced a number of critically acclaimed and popular series, including Watchmen, V for Vendetta, and From Hell.

    Alan Moore

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  • Calvin & Hobbes debuts 1985

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    Calvin and Hobbes is a syndicated daily comic strip that was written and illustrated by American cartoonist Bill Watterson, and syndicated from November 18, 1985, to December 31, 1995. It follows the humorous antics of Calvin, a precocious and adventurous six-year-old boy, and Hobbes, his sardonic stuffed tiger. The pair are named after John Calvin, a 16th-century French Reformation theologian, and Thomas Hobbes, a 17th-century English political philosopher. At the height of its popularity, Calvin and Hobbes was featured in over 2,400 newspapers worldwide; as of January 2010, reruns of the strip still appear in more than 50 countries. Nearly 45 million copies of the 18 Calvin and Hobbes books have been sold.

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  • Bob Smith b.1951

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    Bob Smith (born 18 November 1951, USA) has been a comic-book artist since the early 1970s. He works mostly as an inker but he sometimes pencils and occasionally writes.

    After a few stories in “Star*Reach” and “Crazy”, he worked primarily at DC Comics from 1976 to about 2001. He worked on hundreds of comics there, including “Super Friends” (1977–1981), “The Night Force” (1982-1983), and “Batman: Gotham Adventures” (1999–2003).

    During this period he also appeared published at First, Kitchen Sink, Renegade Press, Apple Press, Dark Horse, and Malibu.

    Since the late 1990s, he has worked at Archie Comics, across the core character titles. He has already worked on more comics there than he did at DC.

    He inked the daily and Sunday ‘Archie’ newspapers strips over pencils by Fernando Ruiz, continuing until new material for the strips ended in 2011.

    In the new millennium, Smith has also appeared in Bongo comics, some humor and super-hero comics for DC, and more recently at Charlton Neo.

    At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_Smith_%28comics%29
    In the GCD — http://ow.ly/mzyp306ikF6

     

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  • J. David Spurlock b.1959

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    J. David Spurlock (born Jess David Spurlock, November 18, 1959 in Memphis, Tennessee) is an author, illustrator, editor, and artist's-rights advocate best known as the founder of Vanguard Productions, a publisher of art books, graphic novels, and prints.

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  • Cécile Chicault b.1967

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  • Sam Hamm, b.1955

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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sam_Hamm

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  • Fabio Valdambrini b.1964

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    Fabio Valdambrini (born 19 November 1964, Italy)

    At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/v/valdambrini_fabio.htm
    In the GCD — http://ow.ly/3b6Z30gFEdk (some explicit images)

     

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  • Janet Hetherington b.1955

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    Janet Hetherington (born 19 November 1955, Canada) is a comics writer and artist and a prose author.

    As a fan, she contributed articles to “Amazing Heroes” magazine in the 1980s.

    She and her partner, comics artist Ronn Sutton, formed a studio in Ottawa in the early 1990s, where they continue to collaborate and to work on individual projects. They produced collateral material for the popular Canada Post release of ‘Superhero Stamps’ (1995).

    She both wrote and drew the anthology series “Eternal Romance” at Best Destiny (1997–1998) and her short stories have been published since 2000.

    Hetherington has been nominated multiple times for Prix Aurora Awards (from the Canadian SF and Fantasy Association). She received one in 1999 for being a curator of the “60 Years of Superman” exhibit at the Nepean Museum in Ottawa.

    At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/h/hetherington_janet.htm
    At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Janet_Hetherington
    In the GCD — http://ow.ly/PD9U306kquS

     

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  • Rick McCollum b.1954

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    Rick McCollum (born 19 November 1954, USA) was active in art-focused fanzines and small-press comics in the 1980s and 1990s. He created stories and he collaborated on stories, usually as artist.

    He appeared in comics from Jabberwocky Graphix, Pyramid, White Wolf, Crystal, FantaCo, and other publishers.

    At the end of the 1990s, he published in a few titles at Eros Comix, a Fantagraphics imprint.

    In the GCD — http://ow.ly/8pO2306kq8V

     

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  • Karel Verschuere b.1924

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    Karel Verschuere (19 November 1924 – 10 August 1980, Belgium) was a comics artist who was a war veteran when he began working at Willy Vandersteen’s studio in 1952.

    He is known primarily for realistic features such as historicals and adventure stories.

    He co-created the western series ‘Bessy’ with Vandersteen himself (the credit ‘Wirel’ is from ‘Willy’ and ‘Karel’). It began in the newspaper “La Libre Belgique” in 1952.

    In 1959 he suggested adapting the character ‘De Rode Ridder’ from stories by Leopold Vermeiren. He drew most of the first fifteen albums.

    Verschuere continued to work on a variety of features until he left the field in the mid-1970s.

    At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/v/verschuere.htm
    In the GCD — http://ow.ly/KUE7306kq4G

     

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  • Georges Mazure b.1919

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    Georges Mazure (19 November 1919 – 25 February 1980, The Netherlands)

    At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/m/mazure_geo.htm
    In the GCD — http://ow.ly/Hspp30gFDCf (some explicit images)

     

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  • Steve Lightle b.1959

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    Steve Lightle (born 19 November 1955, USA) is a comics creator who began his career at DC Comics as part of their “New Talent Showcase” program in the early 1980s. He also drew a few covers at Americomics (predecessor of AC Comics).

    He was primarily at DC until about 1988. During that time, he drew for a variety of titles but is best known for his work with the ‘Legion of Super-Heroes’.

    Lightle was the story and cover artist on “Legion of Super-Heroes” from 1984 and continued doing covers until 1989. He drew many of the Legion-related profiles in the various “Who’s Who” series from 1985 to 1991.

    He drew covers for the 1986 reprint issues of “Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes” and for the “Cosmic Boy” mini-series (1987).

    He co-created two Legionnaires, Tellus and Quislet, whose unusual appearances contrasted with the humanoid appearances of the other Legionnaires. He also drew the story in which the first Karate Kid character died.

    From 1989, Lightle transitioned to mainly working for Marvel Comics, beginning as the cover artist on the reprint series “Classic X-Men”. He remained at Marvel during the 1990s.

    He founded Lunatick Press in 2001 to publish his comics and his artwork. His current work is a science-fiction webcomic, “Justin Zane”.

    At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/l/lightle_steve.htm
    At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Lightle
    In the GCD — http://ow.ly/J5bI306kqF0

     

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