Monday, August 15, 2011
• It’s Monday, which means it’s time once again for some free downloads at Marvel’s digital store for your portable device. (Brent Frankenhoff)
• Speaking of free Marvel items, check out our free downloadable guide to Captain America and related collectibles. (Brent Frankenhoff)
Yesterday’s Panel Quiz Answer
Wesley “Sandman” Dodds’ first lines in comics were, “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 –” He said them in New York World’s Fair Comics #1 (1939).
Whose first lines in comics were, “Why? I don’t know you!”?
Jim Korkis (1950), cartoonist
Paul Gulacy (1953), comics artist
Lamar Waldron (1954), comics artist
Dale Kanzler (1955), comics marketing rep
Terry Shoemaker (1960), comics artist
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
Jason Pearson (1970), comics artist
65 yrs Aug 15, 1946 The Walt Disney animated anthology Make Mine Music opens. Its segments include “Casey at the Bat,” “Peter and the Wolf,” and “The Whale Who Wanted to Sing at the Met.”
Every Wednesday and Saturday. California: City of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Aug 20 Indiana: Fort Wayne. Comic Book Convention.
Aug 20 South Carolina: Greenville. Greenville Comic Book and Sports Card Show.
Aug 20-21 Maryland: Baltimore. Comic-Con.
Aug 21 California: Los Angeles. Comic Book & Science Fiction Convention
Aug 21 Indiana: Indianapolis. Comic Book Show.
Aug 21 Massachusetts: South Attleboro. Comic Book Show.
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 comics-related question do you most want the answer to?
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.
At 12:15 p.m. E.T., it’s The Monster (1925), followed by Tell It to the Marines (1926) at 1:45 p.m. Then it’s Mockery (1927) at 3:30 p.m., Mr. Wu (1927) at 4:45 p.m. and Laugh, Clown, Laugh (1928) at 6:30 p.m. Chaney’s two most famous movies, The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923) and The Phantom of the Opera (1925), air at 8 and 10 p.m., respectively. Then the 1925 version of Tod Browning’s Unholy Three airs at midnight (the 1930 remake aired at 7:30 a.m.), followed by The Unknown (1927) at 1:30 a.m., West of Zanzibar (1928) at 2:30, and Where East is East (1929) at 3:45 a.m. The marathon concludes with London After Midnight (1927) at 5 a.m.