1965 in comics

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See also: 1964 in comics, 1966 in comics, 1960s in comics and the list of years in comics

Publications: January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December

Events[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

  • April 4: The Masked Cucumber (Concombre Masqué) makes his debut in Nikita Mandryka's comic Boff in Vaillant. A week later the strange character receives his own long-running spin-off series. [13]
  • April 8: The first story of Jidéhem's Sophie is prepublished in Spirou.[14][15]
  • April 12: Since Sleen is contractually unable to publish a new Nero story for three months Willy Vandersteen and Eduard De Rop create a cut-and-paste comic strip named De Geschiedenis van Sleenovia, which features Nero characters but drawn by Studio Vandersteen. It runs in De Standaard for three months, but after only three episodes the comic strip is modified for copyright issues, as Het Volk sues De Standaard for making an unauthorized copy of their former hit comic strip. After a few weeks the legal battle is solved and the story is allowed to continue as planned. It runs until 30 June, after which Sleen finally makes the first Nero story for De Standaard.[16]
  • April 19: Il Tesoro del pirata, by Gian Luigi Bonelli and Guglielmo Letteri; Tex Willer meets the New Orleans sheriff Nat Mac Kennet, who will become a recurring character in his adventures.
  • The first issue of the Italian comics magazine Linus is published.[17][18]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

  • November 26: The first French satellite A-1 is launched, which is later renamed Astérix, after the eponymous comics character.[37]

December[edit]

Specific date unknown[edit]

Deaths[edit]

January[edit]

  • January 1: Leo Morey, Peruvian-American illustrator and comics artist, dies at age 65.[45]
  • January 21:
    • Carl Buettner, American illustrator and comics artist (Disney comics), passes away at age 61.[46]
    • Reino Helismaa, Finnish lyricist, musician and comics writer (Maan mies Marsissa [47]), dies at age 51.[48]
  • Specific date unknown: January: U.S. Abell, American comics artist and illustrator (made Christian comics), dies at age 78.[49]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

  • July 14: Marianne Frimberger, Austrian children's book illustrator and comics artist (Die fünf Negerlein), dies at age 88.[56]

August[edit]

  • August 2: Ving Fuller, American comics artist (Doc Syke), dies at age 62.[57]
  • August 15: Julio E. Suárez, Uruguayan radio presenter, painter, caricaturist, teacher, journalist and comics artist (Peloduro, Cocona en el país de las Hormigas), dies at age 59.[58]

September[edit]

  • September 1: René Giffey, French illustrator and comics artist (Ninette et Cloclo, M. Dupont, Détective, Nigaude et Malicette, Les Frôle-la-Mort, Jean Lion le Spahi, Les Assiégés de Médine, Le Capitaine Fracasse, Les Compagnons de Jéhu, Cinq-Mars, Colomba, La Vénus d'Ille and Carmen, continued L'Espiègle Lili), dies at age 81.[59]
  • September 11: Valentí Castanys Borràs, Spanish radio presenter and comics artist (Pepito Holmes, Sergapo, el Lusitano, El vado del valor, Andanzas de Loanillo, Don Bartolo, Gotán, el Mono Sabio), dies at age 67.[60]
  • September 12: André Galland, French illustrator, journalist, poster designer and comics artist (Achille Costaud, Ninette et Cloclo, continued L'Espiègle Lili and Marco, Gars du Voyage), dies at age 79.[61]

October[edit]

  • October 18: Conrado W. Massaguer, Cuban cartoonist and comics artist, dies at age 76.[62]

November[edit]

  • November 9: Eduardo Abela, Cuban comics artist, painter and illustrator (El Bobo), dies at age 76.[63]

December[edit]

  • December 8: Jack Gordon, British comics artist (worked for The Beano), dies at age 74 or 75.[64]

Specific date unknown[edit]

  • Robert Louis Raemakers, Jr., Dutch illustrator and comics artist (continued Flippie Flink), dies at age 55 or 56 from injuries he suffered during a car accident.[65]
  • Maurice Ketten, Italian comics artist (Can You Beat It, Such Is Life, Poor Little Income), dies at age 89 or 90. [66]
  • Quincy Scott, American cartoonist and comics artist (Horseback Honeymoon), dies at age 82 or 83.[67]

Publications[edit]

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December[edit]

First issues by title[edit]

Other publishers[edit]

Lenny of Laredo

Release: by Joel Beck (self-published). Writer/Artist: Joel Beck

Initial appearance by character name[edit]

DC Comics[edit]

Other publishers[edit]

Conventions[edit]

References[edit]

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