1963 in comics
Notable events of
1963 in comics. See also List of years in comics.
Events January February March First appearance of Iron Man April First modern appearance of Atlantis May June First appearance of the Wasp July First appearance of Doctor Octopus First appearance of Doctor Strange, Ancient One & Nightmare (Marvel Comics) August First appearance of Eclipso by writer Bob Haney and artist Lee Elias  First appearance of Baron Mordo and Asbestos Man. September First appearance of Sandman First appearance of Avengers First appearance of Super-Skrull First appearance of Jack Frost, Happy Hogan & Pepper Potts First appearance of The X Men (Consisting of Professor X, Angel, Beast, Cyclops, Marvel Girl, and Iceman), Magneto, & Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters October November December First appearance of Hate-Monger, First Nick Fury in present day. First appearance of Iron Man's red & gold armor Specific date unknown Deaths January January 2: Joaquín Buigas, Spanish comics writer ( La familia Ulises), dies at age 76. February
February 18: Vadim Lazarkevich, Russian-Bulgarian illustrator and comics artist ( Vesel Putniks Balloon, The Little Barber), passes away at age 67.  February 26: Charles Folkard, British illustrator and comics artist ( ), dies at age 84. Teddy Tail  July
July 2: Alicia Patterson, American publisher and comics writer ( Deathless Deer), dies at age 56 of complications following stomach surgery for an ulcer.
July 7: François-Joseph Herman, Belgian comics artist (worked for Studio Vandersteen and made several one-shot stories of his own for ), passes away at age 31. Tintin  July 28: Violet Moore Higgins, American illustrator and comics artist ( Drowsy Dick), dies at age 76.  August
August 16: Ralph Fuller, American comics artist ( ), passes away at age 73. Oaky Doaks 
August 30: Jan Lunde, Norwegian comics artist ( Pappa og Pjokken, Skomakker Bekk of Tvililligene Hans, Professor Skjeel, Dimpen og Dumpen), dies at age 74.  August 31: Willem Gerrit van de Hulst, Sr., Dutch novelist and comics writer ( In de Soete Suikerbol ), dies at age 83.   September October December Specific date unknown
Gilbert Lawford Dalton, British comics writer ( ), dies at age 48 or 49. Wilson the Wonder Athlete
Harry Mace, American comics artist ( ), dies at age 40. Amy  Arthur Mansbridge, British illustrator and comics artist (worked for the magazine
Golden), dies at age 85.  Arnold Warden, British comics artist ( Snowdrop's Zoo, Tuffy and His Magic Tail), dies at age 70 or 71.  First issues by title DC Comics
Metal Men Release: April/May. Writer: Robert Kanigher. Artist: Ross Andru & Mike Esposito Marvel Comics
The Amazing Spider-Man Release: March. Writer: Stan Lee. Artist: Steve Ditko
The Avengers Release: September. Writer: Stan Lee. Artist: Jack Kirby
Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos Release: May. Writer: Stan Lee. Artist: Jack Kirby
The X-Men Release: September. Writer: Stan Lee. Artist: Jack Kirby Other publishers
Das Kampf Release: by Vaughn Bodē (self-published). Writer/Artist: Vaughn Bodē Initial appearance by character name DC Comics
, in Reverse-Flash #139 (September) The Flash
, in Eclipso #61 (August) House of Secrets
, in Tattooed Man #23 (September) Green Lantern
, in Negative Man #80 (june) My Greatest Adventure
, in Elasti-Girl #80 (june) My Greatest Adventure
, in Chief (comics) #80 (june) My Greatest Adventure
, in Robotman (Cliff Steele) #80 (june) My Greatest Adventure
, in Mera (comics) #11 (October) Aquaman
, in Element Lad #307 (April) Adventure Comics
, in Doctor Polaris #21 (June) Green Lantern
, in General Immortus #80 (june) My Greatest Adventure
, in Heat Wave #140 (November) The Flash
, in Queen Bee (comics) #23 (November) Justice League of America
, in Catman (DC Comics) #311 (January) Detective Comics
, in Doctor Hurt #156 (June) Batman
, in Shark (comics) #24 (October) Green Lantern
, in Rainbow Girl #309 (June) Adventure Comics
, in Lightning Lass #308 (May) Adventure Comics
, in Paul Gambi #141 (December) The Flash
, in Night Girl #306 (March) Adventure Comics
, in Polar Boy #306 (March) Adventure Comics
, in Chlorophyll Kid #306 (March) Adventure Comics
, in Ron-Karr #314 (November) Adventure Comics
, in Stone Boy #306 (March) Adventure Comics , in Fire Lad #306 (March) Adventure Comics Marvel Comics References
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^ KOUSEMAKER, Kees en Evelien, "Wordt Vervolgd- Stripleksikon der Lage Landen", Uitgeverij Het Spectrum, Utrecht, Antwerpen, 1979, page 183.
McAvennie, Michael; Dolan, Hannah, ed. (2010). "1960s". DC Comics Year By Year A Visual Chronicle. Dorling Kindersley. p. 109. ISBN 978-0-7566-6742-9. In August's House of Secrets #61, writer Bob Haney and artist Lee Elias used a black diamond to transform Dr. Bruce Gordon into Eclipso. CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list (link)
^ McAvennie "1960s" in Dolan, p. 109: "The two-part 'Crisis on Earth-One!' and 'Crisis on Earth-Two!' saga represented the first use of the term 'Crisis' in crossovers, as well as the designations 'Earth-1' and 'Earth-2'. In it editor Julius Schwartz, [writer Gardner] Fox, and artist Mike Sekowsky devised a menace worthy of the World's Greatest Heroes."
"Pilote année 1963", BDoubliées.com (in French)
BDoubliées. "Pilote année 1963" (in French).
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Cloak of Levitation
The Cloak of Levitation is a fictional item appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The Cloak of Levitation is depicted as a potent mystical cloak worn by the superhero Doctor Strange. The item has been referred to as a "relic" in the live-action movie Doctor Strange (2016).
The primary purpose of the cloak is to give its wearer the ability to levitate and fly. The first appearance of the first (blue) cloak was in Strange Tales #114 (November 1963). The first appearance of the second (red) cloak was in Strange Tales #127 (December 1964).
List of years in comics
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Superman Red/Superman Blue
Superman Red/Superman Blue refers to two different comic book storylines published by DC Comics featuring Superman.
The Purple Smurfs
The Purple Smurfs (original French title: Les Schtroumpfs noirs, "The Black Smurfs") is the first album of the original French-language Smurfs comic series created by Belgian artist Peyo. It was first published as an album in 1963, but the stories it contained had already been published in Spirou magazine.
The main story Les Schtroumpfs noirs was first published in number 1107 (July 2, 1959).Apart from the titular one, it contains two other stories: The Flying Smurf (Le Schtroumpf Volant) and The Smurfnapper (Le Voleur de Schtroumpfs).
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