Wednesday, August 22, 2012
• DC is producing a variant cover for Aquaman #12 using the characters from the upcoming Robot Chicken DC Comics Special.
Yesterday’s Panel Quiz Answer
June “The Enchantress” Moon’s first lines in comics were, “My first visit to a truly ancient castle, Alan! And, odd – I keep thinking fate brings us here!” She said them in Strange Adventures #187 (Apr 66).
Whose first line in comics was “Did you know Elvis had a twin brother?”
George Herriman (1880), cartoonist
Jerry Iger (1903), comics editor and writer
Ken L. Jones (1951), comics writer
Will Shetterly (1955), comics colorist
Anna-Maria B. Cool (1956), comics artist
D.G. Chichester (1964), comics writer and editor
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
Arvell Jones,comics artist
Lee Marrs, comics artist
Cathy Lee Guisewite (1950), cartoonist
Bob Chapman (1952), founder and owner, Graphitti Designs
Stephen D. Sullivan (1959), comics writer and artist
Every Wednesday and Saturday. California: City of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Aug 24-26 New Jersey: Wildwood. Comic Book Show.
Aug 25 Indiana: Fort Wayne. Comic Book Convention.
Aug 26 Indiana: Indianapolis. Comic Book Show.
Aug 26 North Carolina: Raleigh. Comic Book Show.
Aug 26 Virginia: Tysons Corner. 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 to email@example.com.
• Turner Classic Movies has a Jack Lemmon movie marathon today, which includes airings of Mr. Roberts (1955) at 8 a.m. E.T., How to Murder Your Wife (1965) at 12:30 p.m., and The Great Race (1965) at 2:45 p.m. As Tony Isabella noted yesterday when we first reported this, How to Murder Your Wife features Lemmon as a newspaper strip cartoonist. It’s a terrific movie.