With #5, Hollywood Superstars is cancelled.
First issue of Seth's Palookaville
Scott McCloud's Understanding Comics is first pre-published.
April 1: News is spread that archeologists have found the ancient ruins of Astérix' village. This later turns out to be an April fools' joke.
Adventures of Superman #500 (dated "Early June") is released and the Reign of the Supermen! begins with four Supermen.
X-Men crossover Child's Play concludes.
The Amazing Spider-Man #400: "A Death In the Family." Die-cut embossed cover. (Marvel Comics).
April 1: In Sioux City, Iowa Fran and Kevin McGarry found the comics store ACME Comics & Collectibles.