1971 in comics
This is a list of comics-related events in 1971.
First appearance of John Stewart
Janus the Nega-Man
Janus the Nega-Man is a fictional character in the Marvel Universe.
Richard Janus was once a college student and a research scientist and contemporary of Reed Richards. He became obsessed with fi...
Sonny Sumo
Sonny Sumo is a fictional sumo wrestler, a comic book superhero published by DC Comics. He first appeared briefly in Forever People vol. 1 #4 (September 1971), and was created by Jack Kirby.
Sonny...
Granny Goodness
Granny Goodness is a fictional character, a deity and supervillain published by DC Comics. Created by Jack Kirby, Granny Goodness was modeled on comedienne Phyllis Diller and first appeared in Mister ...
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Green Goblin Reborn!
"Green Goblin Reborn!" is a 1971 Marvel Comics story arc which features Spider-Man fighting against his arch enemy Norman Osborn, the Green Goblin. This arc was published in The Amazing Spider-Man #96...
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Silver Sorceress
The Silver Sorceress is a DC Comics character and member of the Champions of Angor. She first appeared in Justice League of America #87, (February 1971), and is an homage to the Scarlet Witch.
The...
Reaper (DC Comics)
Reaper is the name of three characters in the DC Comics universe.
Created by writer Mike W. Barr, and designed by artist Alan Davis, the Judson Caspian version of Reaper first appeared in Detectiv...
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Marvel Spotlight
Marvel Spotlight is the name of several comic book series published by Marvel Comics as a try-out book for new characters. The first series ran for 33 issues from November 1971 to April 1977 and the s...
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Zonker Harris
Zonker Harris (his full name is revealed in Doonesbury: A Musical Comedy to be Edgar Zonker Harris) is the stereotypical unfocused confused hippie character in Garry Trudeau's comic strip Doonesbury. ...
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Mister Miracle
Mister Miracle (Scott Free) is a fictional superhero published by DC Comics. He first appeared in Mister Miracle #1 (April 1971) and was created by Jack Kirby.
Mister Miracle debuted in the first ...
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Psyklop
Psyklop is a fictional character, a comic book supervillain in the Marvel Comics Universe. Created in combination by Harlan Ellison, Roy Thomas, Sal Buscema and Jim Mooney, the character first appears...
Haunted (comics)
Haunted was a horror-suspense anthology comic book series published by Charlton Comics from 1971 to 1984 (though it was primarily a reprint title from 1978 onward). The book was "hosted" by Impy, a pi...
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Blue Jay (comics)
Blue Jay (real name Jay Abrams) is a DC Comics superhero and a former member of the Champions of Angor, also known as the Justifiers. Recently, an author has announced he is writing a novel about him....
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Swamp Thing
Swamp Thing is a fictional character in the DC Comics Universe. He is a humanoid/plant elemental creature, created by writer Len Wein and artist Berni Wrightson. Swamp Thing has had several humanoid o...
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New Gods
The New Gods are a fictional race appearing in the eponymous comic book series published by DC Comics, as well as selected other DC titles. Created and designed by Jack Kirby, they first appeared in F...
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Ghostly Haunts
Ghostly Haunts was a horror-suspense anthology comic book series published by Charlton Comics from 1971 to 1978. The book was "hosted" by Winnie the Witch, a "moddish" blue-skinned witch.Ghostly Haunt...
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Hyperion (comics)
Hyperion is a fictional character that appears in publications published by Marvel Comics. The character debuted in The Avengers #69 (Oct. 1969), with six notable versions to date - two supervillains ...
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Illuminati (comics)
The Illuminati are a group of comic book superheroes who joined forces and secretly work behind the scenes in Marvel Comics' main shared universe. The Illuminati were established to exist (via story r...
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Ghost Manor (comics)
Ghost Manor was a horror-suspense anthology comic book series published by Charlton Comics (in two volumes) from 1968 to 1984 (though it was primarily a reprint title from 1978 onward). Volume one was...
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Ghosts (comics)
Ghosts is a horror comic book series published by DC Comics for 112 issues from September–October 1971 to May 1982. Its tagline was "True Tales of the Weird and Supernatural" (December 1978), changed...
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Knockout (UK comics)
Knockout may refer to one of two British comics.
The first, published by the Amalgamated Press (later Fleetway Publications), was launched by editor Percy Clarke and sub-editor Leonard Matthews in...
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Savage Tales
Savage Tales is the title of three American comics series. Two were black-and-white comics-magazine anthologies published by Marvel Comics (the first of these under the company's Curtis Magazines impr...
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Merlyn (DC Comics)
Merlyn is a fictional supervillain in the DC Comics Universe. He is an archer and the archenemy of Green Arrow. He first appeared in Justice League of America #94 (1971).
Years before Oliver Quee...
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Serpent Men
Serpent Men are a fictional race created by Robert E. Howard for his King Kull tales. They first appeared in "The Shadow Kingdom," published in Weird Tales in August 1929.They were later adapted for t...
Squadron Supreme
The Squadron Supreme is a fictional superhero team that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. The Squadron Supreme first appeared in Avengers #85–86 (February–March 1971) and were c...
Countdown (Polystyle Publications)
Countdown was a British comic published weekly by Polystyle Publications – ultimately, under several different titles – from 1971 to 1973. The pages in each issue were numbered in reverse ...
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Big Barda
Big Barda is a fictional comic book superheroine appearing in books published by DC Comics. She first appeared in Mister Miracle #4 (October 1971), and was created by Jack Kirby.In a reversal of the s...
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Talia al Ghul
Talia al Ghul (Arabic: تاليا الغول‎) is a fictional character, a supervillain in the DC Comics universe. She is the daughter of the supervillain Ra's al Ghul, the half-sister of Nyssa Raatko...
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Green Lantern
Green Lantern is the name of a number of fictional superheroes that appear in American comic books published by DC Comics. They fight evil with the aid of power rings that grant them a variety of extr...
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