Tuesday, August 14, 2012
• After holding the #1 spot at the box office for three weeks, The Dark Knight Rises was knocked down to #3 this past weekend by the releases of The Bourne Legacy and The Campaign.
Yesterday’s Panel Quiz Answer
Mr. Twister’s first lines in comics were, “You’re finished, Robin! If Kid Flash and Aqualad couldn’t stop my fire-storm with their super-powers, what chance do you have?” He cackled them on the cover of The Brave and the Bold #54 (Jul 64).
Whose first line in comics was “In an hour, eh? Well, the model will be exhibited at the fair — I’ve promised — but the plans! — Evarts isn’t wise in this, I’m afraid –”?
Jon “Bean” Hastings, comics writer and artist
Jimmy Palmiotti, comics writer and artist
John Semper Jr., writer and producer, Fraggle Rock, Spider-Man: The Animated Series René Goscanny (1926), comics writer and artist
John Costanza (1943), comics artist
Gary Larson (1950), cartoonist, The Far Side
Ken Holewczynski (1959), comics letterer
Lawrence D. Hubbard (1960), comics artist
Tracy Hampton (1961), comics letterer
Bill Nichols (1961), comics editor, writer, and inker
Nabile P. Hage (1965), comics writer and artist
Tom Waltz (1969), comics editor and writer, IDW
Bobby Nash (1971), comics writer
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
Dell Barras, comics artist
Jack Kirby (1917), comics writer and artist
Mike Leeke (1963), comics artist
Brian Sutton (1963), comics artist
Keith Quinn (1966), comics writer and artist
Every Wednesday and Saturday. California: City of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Aug 18 Virginia: Salem. 15th Annual Virginia Vintage Comics & Collectibles Show.
Aug 19 California: Los Angeles. Comic Book & Science Fiction Conv.
Aug 19 Delaware: Newark. Sports Card, Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Aug 19 Illinois: Springfield. ComicCon.
Aug 19 Pennsylvania: Essington-Philadelphia. Comic Con.
Do you have a show coming up? Let us know! You can e-mail the information to email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
• If you thought you were going to get your copy of The Hunger Games on DVD or Blu-ray today, think again. It doesn’t release until Saturday.
• However, the Blu-ray remastered edition of Jaws is scheduled for release today.