This is a list of comics-related events in 1971.
- January 10: The castle of Nederhorst den Berg in the Netherlands is struck by fire and completely burns out, also destroying the comics studio of Marten Toonder. 
- January 12: In Pif Gadget the Corto Maltese story La Conga des Bananes by Hugo Pratt kicks off. The story belongs to a cycle of Corto Maltese's adventures set in Central and South America (Beyond the windy isles) and marks the debut of the dark lady Venexiana Stevenson, recurring antagonist of the captain.
- January 28: The Comics Code becomes less strict and will soften its rules a few more times during the year. Initially "liberalized" on January 28, 1971, to allow for (among other things) the sometimes "sympathetic depiction of criminal behavior . . . [and] corruption among public officials" ("as long as it is portrayed as exceptional and the culprit is punished") as well as permitting some criminal activities to kill law-enforcement officers and the "suggestion but not portrayal of seduction." Also newly allowed were "vampires, ghouls and werewolves . . . when handled in the classic tradition such as Frankenstein, Dracula, and other high calibre literary works written by Edgar Allan Poe, Saki, Conan Doyle and other respected authors whose works are read in schools around the world." Zombies, lacking the requisite "literary" background, remain taboo.
- January 30: Al Capp and Raeburn Van Buren's Abbie an' Slats comes to a close after nearly 34 years of syndication.
- Blackmark published by Bantam Books. Conceived and drawn by Gil Kane, and scripted by Archie Goodwin from an outline by Kane, it is one of the first American graphic novels.
- "The Sandman Saga" Superman story-arc, written by Denny O'Neil and drawn by Curt Swan, begins in Superman #233 (running almost continuously through the September issue, #242). Among other things, the story arc eliminates all Kryptonite on Earth, makes Clark Kent less wimpy, and essentially reinvents Superman for the Bronze Age.
- Bad Day for Troop A by Carl Barks.
- Empire of a Thousand Planets (album) by Pierre Christin and Jean-Claude Mézières.
- Alan Light publishes the first issue of The Buyer's Guide to Comics Fandom.
- World's Finest Comics #200: "Prisoners of the Immortal World!" by Mike Friedrich, Dick Dillin, and Joe Giella. (DC Comics)
- New Gods #1 (February /March ) (DC Comics) by Jack Kirby
- Classics Illustrated, published under that title since March 1947 (and before that as Classic Comics since 1941), canceled by Gilberton after 288 issues.
- March 4: The first episode of The Mansions of the Gods, by Goscinny and Uderzo, is prepublished in Pilote.
- March 11: The final episode of Andries Brandt's Horre, Harm en Hella is published.
- March 14: In the story La resa dei conti (The showdown), by Claudio Nizzi and Carlo Boscarato, Larry Yuma gets his definitive name (in the two previous episodes, the character was called Dave).
- March 20: Andries Brandt and Jan Van Haasteren's Aafje Anders makes its debut. After a few stories Robert Hamilton and Richard Klokkers take over the artwork. The series will run until 17 April 1973.
- The Avengers #85 (Marvel Comics)
- First appearance of the Squadron Supreme, as well as members Blue Eagle, Doctor Spectrum (Joseph Ledger), Golden Archer, Hyperion (Mark Milton), Lady Lark, Nighthawk (Kyle Richmond, Earth-712), Tom Thumb, and Whizzer (Stanley Stewart)
- Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., with issue #18, canceled by Marvel.
- Tower of Shadows, with issue #10, changes its name to Creatures on the Loose. (Marvel Comics)
- Ka-Zar, with issue #3, is canceled by Marvel.
- Bill Tidy's The Fosdyke Saga (1971-1985) makes its debut.
- Bill Griffith's Zippy the Pinhead makes it debut.
- April: The final issue of the long-running French satirical cartoons and comics magazine Le Rire is published.
- Mister Miracle #1 (DC Comics)
- First appearance of Mister Miracle
- May 8: Al Capp is charged with sexual harassment, sodomy, attempted adultery and indecent exposure. The trial on 12 February 1972 will eventually only fine him for attempted adultery in a plea bargain, but damages his public image and the popularity of Li'l Abner beyond repair. 
- May 10: The final episode of John M. Burns' The Seekers is published.
- Action Comics #400: "My Son... Is He Man or Beast?", by Leo Dorfman, Curt Swan, and Murphy Anderson.
- The "Green Goblin Reborn!" story-arc begins in The Amazing Spider-Man #96 (continuing through issue #98). Written by Stan Lee, and drawn by Gil Kane and John Romita, Sr., it is recognized as the first mainstream comic publication which portrayed and condemned drug abuse, and was published without the seal of approval of the Comics Code Authority.
- Detective Comics #411 (DC Comics)
- Forever People #2 (DC Comics)
- First appearance of Desaad
- Mister Miracle #2 (DC Comics)
- First appearance of Granny Goodness
- With the publication of Savage Tales #1, Marvel creates its black-and-white magazine line, which published material that doesn't carry the seal of the Comics Code Authority.
- First appearance of Man-Thing
- June 10: in Pilote, first chapter of L'Homme qui valait 500 000 $, by Jean Michel Charlier and Jean Giraud.
- June 12: First issue of the British comics magazine Knockout is published.
- June 12: Norman Mansbridge's Fuss Pot makes its debut in Knockout.
- June 26: The final episode of Marten Toonder's Koning Hollewijn is published.
- Batman #232 (DC Comics)
- The "Kree-Skrull War" story arc, written by Roy Thomas, begins in The Avengers #89 (running through issue #97, March 1972).
- Captain America and the Falcon #138: "It Happens in Harlem," drawn by John Romita, Sr.
- Tarzan #200: "The Secret Vaults of Opar," by Gaylord DuBois, Paul Norris, and Mike Royer. (Gold Key)
- Hollywood Romances, with issue #59, cancelled by Charlton.
- The first issue of the Italian humor series Abelarda, le avventure di una nonna terribile (The adventures of a terrible grandma), is published by Bianconi.
- 10-16 July: The first episode of Peter de Smet's De Generaal is published. It will run until 1997.
- House of Secrets #92 (DC Comics)
- First appearance of Swamp Thing
- The woman appearing on the cover of this issue was modeled after future comics writer Louise Simonson.
- The Incredible Hulk #141 (Marvel Comics)
- First appearance of Doc Samson
- Timmy the Timid Ghost (vol. 2), with issue #23, canceled by Charlton.
- August 22: Henry Formhals quits drawing Freckles and His Friends, bringing the newspaper comic to a close after nearly 55 years of syndication.
- DC Comics raises the price of its typical comic book from 15 cents to 25 cents, and the page-count from 36 to 52 by adding reprints and new backup features.
- The "Snowbirds Don't Fly" story-arc, written by Denny O'Neil and drawn by Neal Adams, begins in Green Lantern #85 (August/September cover date) (concluding in issue #86). (DC Comics)
- September 18: Vic Neill first publishes The McTickles in The Beano.
- September 23: In Pif Gadget, the Corto Maltese story L'ange à la fenetre d'orient, by Hugo Pratt is first published. Set in Venice, it begins a new arc of Corto Maltese's adventures, with the First World War as background (Celtic Tales).
- September 25: The final issue of the British comics magazine TV Century 21 is published.
- September 30: The first episode of Asterix and the Laurel Wreath, by René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo, is prepublished in Pilote.
- The Amazing Spider-Man #100: "The Spider or the Man?", by Stan Lee, Gil Kane, and Frank Giacoia. "The Six Arms Saga" story-arc begins (running through issue #102).
- With issue #20, Ghost Manor vol. 1 changes its title to Ghostly Haunts.
- October 7: In Tintin, the first chapter of the Bruno Brazil story La Nuit des Chacals]] (The Jackals’ Night) by Greg and William Vance is prepublished.
- October 22: In Copenhagen the comics store Fantask opens its doors, which will become the oldest Danish comics store in the world.
- The Brave and the Bold #98 (written by Bob Haney) — Jim Aparo's first issue as artist. Haney and Aparo continue to contribute the majority of issues until the series' finale in July 1983.
- In the Days of the Mob #1 and Spirit World #1, two one-shot black-and-white magazines by Jack Kirby.
- Mister Miracle #4 (DC Comics)
- First appearance of Big Barda
- The Amazing Spider-Man #101 (Marvel Comics)
- First appearance of Morbius, the Living Vampire
- Girls' Romances (1950 series), with issue #160, is cancelled by DC.
- Under the sign of Capricorn, by Hugo Pratt, album reckoning six Corto Maltese's adventures set in the Caribbean and in Brazil.
- Marvel Comics, following rival DC's lead, raises the price of its typical comic book from 15 cents to 25 cents, and the page-count from 36 to 52.
- The Avengers #93: Neal Adams begins his celebrated stint as Avengers artist, continuing the "Kree-Skrull War" story arc begun in issue #89 of the title.
- DC Special (1968 series), with issue #15 (November /December cover date), is cancelled by DC.
- December 28 :
- In Tintin magazine the first chapter of Michel Vaillant story Losing Streak by Jean Graton is prepublished.
- The Suske en Wiske story De Gekke Gokker kicks off in the newspapers De Standaard and Het Nieuwsblad. It's the first story where creator Willy Vandersteen passes on the pencil to his successor Paul Geerts. 
- After a month-long experimentation with 25-cent comics, Marvel reduces the price of a typical comic to 20 cents, and returns the page-count from 52 to 36 pages.
- Bill Spicer, Michael Moore and Fred Walker found the Los Angeles Comic Book Company in Los Angeles.
- The Avengers #94: First appearance of the Mandroid power armor.
- Marvel Feature #1 (Marvel Comics)
- First appearance of The Defenders
- Green Lantern #87 (DC Comics)
- First appearance of John Stewart
Specific date unknown
- The first issue of the Flemish comics magazine/fanzine CISO-Magazine is published by Danny De Laet. It will change its name into Stripgids in 1974 and receive a new chief editor, Jan Smet.
- The Finnish Comics Society is established.
- The final episode of Fuku-Chan by Ryuichi Yokoyama is published.
- Ever Meulen becomes cartoonist for the magazine HUMO and develops his gag comics Piet Peuk and Balthazar de Groene Steenvreter. 
- Jack Kirby introduces his Fourth World series in a number of new DC titles — The Forever People, New Gods, and Mister Miracle — while continuing his run on Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen. Kirby writes and draws all four titles during the year.
- Early in the year, DC Comics editorial director Carmine Infantino is promoted to publisher.
- Bill Schanes and Steve Schanes co-found Pacific Comics, starting out as a mail-order company selling to consumers via ads in the Comics Buyer's Guide.
- The Air Pirates collective is formed in San Francisco.
- Italian editor Renzo Barbieri launches two new horror-erotic series: Oltretomba (Underworld) and Lucifera.
- January 17: Oscar Knudsen, Danish illustrator and comics artist, dies at age 72. 
- January 27: E. Simms Campbell, American comics artist (Harlem Girls, Cuties), dies at age 65.
- February 18: Walter Booth, British comics artist (Professor Potash), passes away at age 81.
- February 24: Jan Bouman, Dutch comics artist and illustrator (Lijntrekker), dies at age 56.
- February 21: Ercüment Kalmik, Turkish painter and comics artist (Çetin Kaptan, a.k.a. Çetinin), passes away at age 61 or 62. 
- March 10: Ladislaus Kmoch, aka Ludwig Kmoch, Austrian illustrator, cartoonist and comics artist (Tobias Seicherl), passes away at age 73.
- April 23: Marius J.G. Thomassen, aka Mathos, Dutch illustrator and comics artist (De Avonturen van Flits, de herder en Bull, de dog), dies at age 81.
- April: David Law, Scottish comics artist (Dennis the Menace and Gnasher, Beryl the Peril, Corporal Clott), dies at age 63.
- May 10: Ted Mathijsen, aka Roberic, Dutch comics artist (Ted Start), passes away at age 44.
- June 5: Otto Waffenschmied, German comics artist (Muck und Puck, Max und Miki), passes away at age 69. 
- June 9: Russell R. Winterbotham, American novelist and comics writer (scripted Red Ryder), dies at age 66.
- June: Henri Dimpre, French illustrator and comics artist, dies at age 64. 
- June: Carl Rose, aka Earl Cros, American cartoonist (I say it's spinach), illustrator and comics artist (Our New Age), dies at age 68.
- July 2: Art Helfant, American comics artist (Timid Tim, Boitram the Boiglar and Heathcliff the Hobo), dies at age 72 or 73.
- July 7: Ub Iwerks, American animator and comics artist (Mickey Mouse), dies at age 70.
- July 19: Garry Cleveland Myers Sr., American psychologist and comics writer (Goofus and Gallant) and publisher (Highlights for Children), dies at age 87. 
- July 24: Lou Fine, American comics artist (worked for Jumbo Comics, Quality Comics), dies at age 56.
- Specific date unknown: Julius Svendsen, Norwegian-American comics artist and animator (Disney comics), dies at age 51 or 52.
- October 25: Paul Terry, American animator, film director, film producer and comics artist (Have You Seen Alonzo?, Farmer Alfalfa, Mighty Mouse, Heckle and Jeckle), dies at age 84.
- November: Hy Gage, American comics artist (Miss Information), dies at age 93.
- November 28: Vasil Zahariev, Bulgarian painter and comics artist, dies at age 76. 
- December 20: Roy Disney, American film producer (Walt Disney Company) and brother of Walt Disney, dies at age 78 from an intracranial hemorrhage.
- December 22: Godfried Bomans, Dutch novelist, columnist and comics writer (De Avonturen van Pa Pinkelman, Dick Parker), passes away at age 58 from a heart attack.
- December 23: Gray Croucher, aka Gray, British-Belgian comics artist and illustrator (Rikske en Fikske), dies at age 51.
- December 28: Burt Gillett, American animator and film director (Walt Disney Company, Walter Lantz Productions), dies at age 80 from a heart attack.
- Specific date unknown: Joe Easley, American comics artist and illustrator (Along the Iron Pike), dies at age 87.
Specific date unknown
- Georges Bourdin, French illustrator and comics artist (L'Histoire de Cochise), dies at age 83 or 84. 
- Reg Bunn, British comics artist (The Spider), dies at age 65 or 66.
- Lev Gleason, American comics publisher (Lev Gleason Publications), passes away at age 62 or 63.
- James Jewell, Scottish comics artist (Wee Peem), dies at age 73.
- Noé Solano Vargas, Costa Rican comics artist (Candelario), dies at age 71 or 72.
- April 18–May 2: New York City — first exhibition of comic books
- September 8–November 7: 75 Years of the Comics, New York Cultural Center, New York — curated by Maurice Horn
- January 2: Miamicon '71 (Miami, Florida)
- February 27–28: Comicon '71 (British Comic Art Convention) (Waverley Hotel, London, England) — organized by Bram Stokes and Dez Skinn; guest of honor: Frank Bellamy; other guests include Frank Dickens, Mick Farren, and Edward Barker
- Summer: Name TK (Boston, Massachusetts)
- June 17–20: Houstoncon '71 (Houston, Texas) — official guests include Kirk Alyn at his first fan convention
- July 2–4: Comic Art Convention (Statler Hilton Hotel, New York City) — presentation of the Goethe Awards, emceed by Tony Isabella and Carl Gafford. Convention credited by Will Eisner for his return to comics:
I came back into the field because of [convention organizer Phil Seuling]. I remember [him] calling me in New London, [Connecticut], where I was sitting there as chairman of the board of Croft Publishing Co. My secretary said, 'There's a Mr. Seuling on the phone and he's talking about a comics convention. What is that?' ... I came down and was stunned at the existence of the whole world. ... That was a world that I had left, and I found it very exciting, very stimulating. I went down to the convention, which was being held in one of the hotels in New York, and there was a group of guys with long hair and scraggly beards, who had been turning out what spun as literature, really popular 'gutter' literature if you will, but pure literature. And they were taking on illegal [sic] subject matter that no comics had ever dealt with before. ... I came away from that recognizing that a revolution had occurred then, a turning point in the history of this medium.
- July 8–11: D-Con '71 (Sheraton-Dallas Hotel, Dallas, Texas) — 6th annual Southwesterncon
- August 6–8: Golden State Comic Con (e.g., the second occurrence of what becomes the San Diego Comic-Con) (Muir College, University of California, San Diego Campus, La Jolla, California) — official guests: Kirk Alyn, Leigh Brackett, Ray Bradbury, Edmund Hamilton, Jack Kirby
- August 15: Metro Con (Washington, D.C.) — second annual show organized by 16-year-old Gary Groth; attendees include guest of honor Frank Frazetta, Phil Seuling, Bud Plant, Dave Cockrum, and Dennis O'Neil
- August 20-21: Miamicon II (Miami, Florida)
- November 26–28: Creation Con (New Yorker Hotel, New York City) — first iteration of this trade show, produced by two 14-year-old Queens schoolboys, Adam Malin and Gary Berman; guest: Jim Steranko
Presented July 3, 1972, (for comics published in 1971) at the Comic Art Convention, New York City, in a ceremony emceed by Tony Isabella and Carl Gafford. The Goethe Award ballot was initially published in The Buyer's Guide to Comics Fandom, The Monster Times, and Graphic Story World. Nominations were sent in from 335 readers. Ultimately, there were 7 categories with 4-7 nominees in each category. 700 fans voted for the final nominees. The award results were also published in Comic Art News & Reviews.
- Favorite Artist: TK
- Favorite Writer: TK
- Favorite Editor: TK
- Favorite Comic Book: TK
- Favorite Comic-Book Story: TK
- Favorite Comic-Book Character: TK
- Favorite Fanzine: The Buyer's Guide to Comics Fandom
- Favorite Fan Writer: Tony Isabella
Presented in 1972 for comics published in 1971:
- Best Continuing Feature: Conan the Barbarian (Marvel)
- Best Individual Story: "Snowbirds Don't Fly", by Dennis O'Neil and Neal Adams, Green Lantern/Green Arrow #85 (DC)
- Best Writer (Dramatic Division): Roy Thomas
- Best Penciller (Dramatic Division): Neal Adams
- Best Inker (Dramatic Division): Dick Giordano
- Best Writer (Humor Division): John Albano
- Best Penciller (Humor Division): Dan DeCarlo
- Best Inker (Humor Division): Henry Scarpelli
- Best Letterer: Gaspar Saladino
- Best Colorist: Tatjana Wood
- Best Foreign Artist: Frank Bellamy
- Outstanding New Talent: (tie)
- Special Recognition: Gil Kane, "for Blackmark, his paperback comics novel"
- Special Achievement by an Individual: Jack Kirby, "for his Fourth World series in Forever People, New Gods, Mister Miracle, Jimmy Olsen"
- Hall of Fame: Will Eisner
First issues by title
Ghost Manor vol. 2
- Release: October Editor: Sal Gentile.
- Release: September Editor: Sal Gentile.
- Release: September Editor: Sal Gentile.
DC 100 Page Super Spectacular: debuts with issue #4
- Release: September /October Editor: Joe Orlando.
- Release: February /March Writer/Artist: Jack Kirby.
- Release: September /October Editor: Murray Boltinoff.
- Release: April. Writer/Artist: Jack Kirby.
- Release: February /March Writer/Artist: Jack Kirby.
- Release: September /October Editor: Joe Kubert.
- Release: July by Last Gasp's imprint "Hell Comics".
- Release: February 20 by Polystyle Publications.
- Release: February 6 by IPC Magazines.
Initial appearance by character name
- Ra's al Ghul, in Batman #232 (June)
- Talia al Ghul, in Detective Comics #411 (May)
- Big Barda, in Mister Miracle #04 (October)
- Beautiful Dreamer, in Forever People #01 (March)
- Serifan, in Forever People #01 (March)
- Vykin, in Forever People #01 (March)
- Mark Moonrider, in Forever People #01 (March)
- Big Bear, in Forever People #01 (March)
- Black Racer, in New Gods #03 (July)
- Champions of Angor, in Justice League of America #87 (February)
- Desaad, in Forever People #02 (May)
- Fastbak, in New Gods #05 (November)
- Doctor Bedlam, in Mister Miracle #02 (May/June)
- Dubbilex, in Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #136 (March)
- Mokkari, in Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olse #135 (January)
- Glorious Godfrey, in Forever People #03 (June)
- Gnarrk, in Teen Titans #33 (June)
- Granny Goodness, in Mister Miracle #02 (May/June)
- Highfather, in New Gods #01 (February /March )
- Infinity-Man, in Forever People #01 (March)
- Kalibak, in New Gods #1 (February /March )
- Lightray, in New Gods #01 (February /March )
- Bruno Mannheim, in Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #139 (July)
- Mantis, in Forever People #02 (June)
- Merlyn, in Justice League of America #94 (November)
- Metron, in New Gods #01 (February/March)
- Mister Miracle, in Mister Miracle #01 (April)
- Oberon in Mister Miracle #01 (April)
- Orion, in New Gods #01 (February/March)
- John Stewart, in Green Lantern #87 (December)
- Sonny Sumo, in Forever People #04 (September)
- Swamp Thing, in House of Secrets #92 (July)
- Virman Vundabar, in Mister Miracle #05 (December)
- The Defenders, in Marvel Feature #1 (December)
- Jarella, in The Incredible Hulk #140 (June)
- Man-Thing, in Savage Tales #1 (May)
- Mockingbird, in Astonishing Tales #6 (June)
- Morbius, the Living Vampire, in The Amazing Spider-Man #101 (October)
- Overmind, in Fantastic Four #113 (August)
- Doc Samson, in The Incredible Hulk #141 (July)
- Serpent Men, in Kull the Conqueror #2 (September)
- Spymaster, in Iron Man #33
- Squadron Supreme, in The Avengers #85 (March)
- Valkyrie (Samantha Parrington), in The Incredible Hulk #142 (August)
- Dirty Duck, in Air Pirates Funnies #1 (July, Last Gasp)
- Yama, wizard, Tex Willer's antagonist, in Il figlio di Mefisto (March, Bonelli)
- Zippy the Pinhead, in Real Pulp Comix #1 (March, Print Mint)
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- McAvennie "1970s" in Dolan, p. 145: "Writer Denny O'Neil once stated that he and artist Neal Adams 'set out to consciously and deliberately to create a villain...so exotic and mysterious that neither we nor Batman were sure what to expect.' Who they came up with was arguably Batman's most cunning adversary: the global eco-terrorist named Ra's al Ghul."
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- McAvennie "1970s" in Dolan, p. 146: "'Swamp Thing' was the name of Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson's start of the 20th century tale, and its popularity with readers led a modernized version of the character into his own series a year later."
- Levitz, Paul (2010). 75 Years of DC Comics The Art of Modern Mythmaking. Taschen America. p. 481. ISBN 978-3-8365-1981-6.
When Swamp Thing debuted in this issue of House of Secrets as a "one-shot", no one could have known it would lead to an enduring hit franchise, least of all its cover model, future comics writer Louise Simonson.
- McAvennie "1970s" in Dolan, p. 144: "Although decreasing sales and inflation dictated a hefty cover price increase from 15 to 25 cents, [DC Comics Publisher Carmine] Infantino saw to it that extra pages containing classic reprints and new back-up features were added to DC titles."
- Levitz, p. 451: "Marvel took advantage of this moment to surpass DC in title production for the first time since 1957, and in sales for the first time ever."
- McAvennie "1970s" in Dolan, p. 146 "It was taboo to depict drugs in comics, even in ways that openly condemned their use. However, writer Denny O'Neil and artist Neal Adams collaborated on an unforgettable two-part arc that brought the issue directly into Green Arrow's home, and demonstrated the power comics had to affect change and perception."
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As the writer, artist, and editor of the Fourth World family of interlocking titles, each of which possessed its own distinct tone and theme, Jack Kirby cemented his legacy as a pioneer of grand-scale storytelling.
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