Friday, August 9, 2012
• Mark Waid and Jeremy Rock have created an “homage” to Wally Wood’s “22 Panels That Always Work” with their own “Four Panels That Never Work.” And it is available as a print.
Yesterday’s Panel Quiz Answer
Elrod the Albino’s first lines in comics were, “Stand — I say — stand aside!! Make way, boy! He said them off-panel in Cerebus the Aardvark #4 (Jun 78).
Today’s Panel Quiz
Whose first line in comics was “Sorry I startled you, gentlemen. I promised my cousin I’d wait a few more months before revealing myself …”?
Eddie Campbell (1955), comics writer and artist
Clint McElroy (1955), comics writer
Christie “Max” Scheele (1957), comics colorist
James Strum (1965), comics writer
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
Jim Aparo (1932), comics artist
Jim Scancarelli (1941), cartoonist
Mark Simon (1959), animator
Jack F. Harris (1960), comics artist
Jack Snider (1964), comics artist
Mark Lucas (1966), comics writer
Every Wednesday and Saturday. California: City of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Aug 9-12 Illinois: Rosemont. Chicago Comic Con.
Aug 11-12 North Carolina: Charlotte. Toy, Hobby, Sportscard & NASCAR Show.
Aug 11 California: Fresno. Collect-A-Con.
Aug 12 Connecticut: Manchester. Comic, Coin & Sports Card Show.
Aug 12 Michigan: Livonia. X-trava Con.
Aug 12 Pennsylvania: Dingmans Ferry. Comics, Cards, Records, TV & Movie Expo.
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 to email@example.com.