New Order – Movement
Depeche Mode – Speak & Spell
The Replacements – Sorry Ma, Forgot To Take Out The Trash
Echo & The Bunnymen – Heaven Up Here
The Cure – Faith
Raiders of the Lost Ark (dir. Steven Spielberg)
Mad Max 2 a.k.a The Road Warrior (dir. George Miller)
The Evil Dead (dir. Sam Raimi)
Superman II (dir. Richard Lester/Richard Donner)
Escape From New York (dir. John Carpenter)
– Frank Miller takes over writing & art duties on Daredevil #168, which also introduces the character Elektra.
– Los Bros. Hernandez self-publish Love & Rockets #1.
Uncanny X-Men #141/142 feature the fan-favorite “Days Of Future Past” story arc by Chris Claremont & John Byrne.
Weirdo (edited by R. Crumb) debuts.
Nexus #1 by Mike Baron & Steve Rude is published by Capital Comics, an early salvo in the independent/creator-owned comics boom of the 1980s.