Wednesday, August 31, 2011
• The Beat reports that flooding caused by Hurricane Irene led to heroic efforts by comics fans to save books at the Schulz Graphic Novel Library at The Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, Vermont. (Brent Frankenhoff)
Yesterday’s Panel Quiz Answer
Black Adam’s first line in comics was, “At last I’ve reached Earth, after flying for 5,000 years from the farthest star, where I was banished by old Shazam!” He said it in Marvel Family #1 (Dec 45).
Whose first line in comics was “The shifting gene pattern falls into place perfectly –!”?
Hector Collazo, comics artist
Clara Noto, comics writer
Rick Parker (1946), comics artist
Cyril Jordan (1948), comics artist
Michael Cohen (1954), comics writer and artist
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
Jim Novak, comics letterer
Bill Black (1943), comics editor, writer, and publisher
Mary Fleener (1951), comics writer and artist
S. Clarke Hawbaker (1958), comics artist
Todd S. Tuttle (1964), comics artist
65 yrs Aug 31, 1946 Writer-artist Rick Parker is born. His work ranges from the Beavis and Butt-Head comic book to Marvel production work and PaperCutz’ new Tales from the Crypt.
Comics in Your Future
Shipping This Week: What’s on your shopping list?
Shipping Next Week: What are you anticipating?
Every Wednesday and Saturday. California: City of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Sep 3 Delaware: Bethany Beach. Comics show.
Sep 4 New Jersey: Wayne. Comic, Toy & Collectible 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
Which of DC’s new first issues are you going to pick up in September?
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.