Tuesday, October 4, 2011
• The defense began presenting its testimony in the Michael George murder trial on Monday after the prosecution had rested on Friday. The case is expected to go to the jury later this week. (Brent Frankenhoff)
• With a big-screen bio-pic on the way in April, The Three Stooges’ comics license has been acquired by Papercutz, which will reprint the Golden Age Stooges’ comics as well as an adaptation of the film, which stars Sean Hayes, Will Sasso, and Chris Diamantopoulos. (Brent Frankenhoff)
Yesterday’s Panel Quiz Answer
New York Mayor and ex-super-hero Mitchell Hundred’s first line in comics was, “You’re probably sick of that picture by now, huh?” He said it in Ex Machina #1 (Aug 04).
Today’s Panel Quiz
Whose first lines in comics were, “I’m XX, from Myar, the alchemists’ planet! I use my alchemical skill to give myself the power to defeat any opponent.”?
Tod Smith (1952), comics artist
Chris Warner (1955), comics writer and artist
Donna Karen (D.K.) Upshaw (1959), cartoonist
Marc McLaurin (1964), comics writer and editor
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
Larry Blake (1952), comics writer and artist
Sandy Plunkett (1955), comics writer and artist
Jim Massara (1959), comics letterer
Every Wednesday and Saturday. California: City of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Oct 8 Indiana: Kokomo. Kokomo-Con 2011.
Oct 8-9 New Jersey: Cherry Hill. Garden State Comic Con.
Do you have a show coming up? Let us know! You can e-mail the information to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail it to Show Calendars, Comics Buyer’s Guide, 700 E. State St., Iola, WI 54945. If you have a creator appearance scheduled, let us know by e-mail email@example.com.
Question of the Week
What’s the longest-delayed comic book on your wish list?
The best answer received to this week’s question (in our opinion) will receive one of the glossy wraparound covers from CBG #1000 that we just found in the archives while researching our 40th anniversary. So, c’mon, tell us your thoughts, make us smile, and you could hold a piece of CBG history in your hand! Send us your answer in the “Leave a Reply” area below.