Tuesday, August 9, 2011
• Got an iPad or other digital device? Check out our new partnership with iVerse Media’s Comics+ (Brent Frankenhoff)
• TV Guide.com reports that a flashback sequence in the second season of Walking Dead will focus on Lori and Shane’s relationship before the zombie apocalypse and that creator Robert Kirkman is working on a prequel graphic novel. (Brent Frankenhoff)
Yesterday’s Panel Quiz Answer
Power Girl’s first lines in comics were, “Sorry I startled you, gentlemen. I promised my cousin I’d wait a few more months before revealing myself …” She said them in All-Star Comics #58 (Feb 76).
Whose first line in comics was “Are yo’ really goin’?”
Rick Leonardi, comics artist
Bob McLeod, comics artist
Fred Fredericks (1929), cartoonist
Mark Braun (1954), comics artist and art director
Lou Manna (1954), comics artist
Steve Gallacci (1955), comics writer
Steve Moncuse (1957), comics inker
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
Alfredo P. Alcala (1925), comics writer and artist
Terry Austin (1952), comics artist
Chris Bachalo (1965), comics artist
60 yrs Aug 9, 1951 Inker Bob McLeod is born. He co-creates The New Mutants with Chris Claremont.
Every Wednesday and Saturday. California: City of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Aug 11-14 Illinois: Rosemont. Chicago Comic Con.
Aug 13 California: San Jose. Super Toy, Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Aug 14 New Jersey: Cherry Hill. South Jersey C.H.U.D. Comic-Con 13.
Aug 14 Texas: San Antonio. JMV Comic Book Show.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.