The year. 1992. The character. Superman.
Tom Grummet and a select few at DC comics did the unthinkable, they killed Superman.
Now, while Superman has died before, it was never this public and it became a trendsetter for comic book deaths for years. Tom has had a fantastic career drawing a wealth of legendary comic book characters, as well as creating some of them that still appear to this very day.
I had the chance to interview the man himself, check it out.