Tuesday, December 13, 2011
• Artist and writer George Pérez will appear at Heroes Landing, 12348 Roper Blvd., Clermont, Fla., this Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. He’ll do head sketches for $20 each with proceeds benefiting the Moonlight Players, the Clermont Community Theatre. He’ll also sign copies of his work for free, but a donation to the Theatre is suggested. (Brent Frankenhoff)
Yesterday’s Panel Quiz Answer
Gran’ma Ben’s first line in comics was, “Well, hello, Ted, dear!” She said it in Bone #3 (Dec 91).
Today’s Panel Quiz
Whose first lines in comics were, “Fool! It will take more than a freak with six arms to stop – a vampire!”?
Greg Shoemaker (1961), comics artist
Kyle Baker (1965) , comics writer and artist
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
Jack Bradbury, comics artist
John Celardo (1918), cartoonist
Mark Bright (1955) , comics artist
Bruce McCorkindale (1960) , comics writer and artist
Alan Jude Summa (1960), comics writer
Joan Hilty (1966) , comics editor
Every Wednesday and Saturday. California: City of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Dec 17 Missouri: St. Louis. Comic Book Convention.
Dec 18 Florida: Largo.Yancy Street Comic Con.
Dec 18 Indiana: Indianapolis. Comic Book Show.
Dec 18 North Carolina: Charlotte. ComiCon.
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.
Question of the Week
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• Two films of note are released on home video today: Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Kung Fu Panda 2. Also releasing is Family Guy Vol. 9, which contains the last 11 episodes of Season 8 (with the exception of the Star Wars parody “Something, Something Dark Side”) and the first three episodes of Season 9. And, fans of 1980s’ parody series Sledge Hammer! might want to check out Sledge Hammer! The Complete Series.