Today’s Comics Guide: October 4, 2011

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)

• Peter David’s daughter, Shana, is attempting to raise funds to refurbish a Jacksonville, Fla., movie theater. This is the final week for pledges. (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.”?

Born Today

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 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

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.

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One Response to Today’s Comics Guide: October 4, 2011

  1. Luigi says:

    That’s Nemesis Kid, Brent, I have the first LOSH Archives! 😉

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