1961 in comics
November 30, 2021
Comic book timeline:
1960 in comics - 1961 in comics - 1962 in comics
René Goscinny and Jean Tabary launch The Adventures of Caliph Haroun El Poussah with his vizier Iznogoud in Record magazine.
In Spain in the magazine Tio Vivo, Francisco Ibáñez launches the series 13, Rue del Percebe.
In the United States in The Flash # 123, the story "Flash of Two Worlds" launches the concept of the DC Multiverse.
January: Pete Ross appears in Superboy # 86.
July: Beginning of the publication of the series Onkr, the abominable man of the ice in the number 475 of Journal de Mickey (July 2).
October: Beginning of the publication of the Guy Lebleu series in issue 105 of Pilote (October 26). The series is signed Jean-Michel Charlier (screenplay) and Raymond Poïvet (drawings)
November: In the United States, release of Fantastic Four # 1 (first appearance of the Fantastic Four), at Marvel Comics
December: First appearance of the Italian witch Miss Tick, created by Carl Barks in the story Under the Sign of Midas.
December: First appearance of Croesus Flairsou, recurring opponent of Balthazar Picsou created by Carl Barks in the story Full of gas.
See also: Comic books released in 1961
January 1: Mochiru Hoshisato, Japanese mangaka
January 4: Arno, French designer
January 26: Philippe Delaby
February 8: Bruce Timm
March 7: Corcal
March 13: Francis Keller
June 24: Séra
June 25: Erroc
June 30: Christopher Priest, comic book writer
July 10: Claude Deberg
July 30: Achdé
August: Jim Meddick, comic strip author
August 2: Luc Cromheecke
August 20: Georges Grard
September 1: Tonino Benacquista
September 24: François Plisson
September 30: Stanislas
November 26: Félix Meynet
November 30: Brian Pulido, American comic book author
December 13: Philippe Francq
December 25: Arthur Qwak
December 31: Fabian Nicieza Births of Jay Anacleto, Steve Purcell, Dean Ormston, Jacques Azam, Bruno Bazile, Jean-Michel Beuriot, Ted Stearn, Arnaud Floc'h, Isabella Bannerman.
February 11: Kate Carew
October 10: Raymond Cazanave
Claude Moliterni and Philippe Mellot, “1961”, in Chronology of comics, Paris, Flammarion, coll. “All art: Encyclopedia”, December 1996, 265 p. (ISBN 208012286X), p. 150-151.
Notes and references
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