Tuesday, February 28, 2012
• Jan Berenstain, co-creator of The Berenstain Bears books with her husband Stan, died Monday following a massive stroke last week. She was 88. Stan preceded her in death in 2005. In addition to the long-running series of children’s books, the couple also produced material for grown-ups in their All in the Family series.
Yesterday’s Panel Quiz Answer
Weapon Alpha, er, Guardian, um, Vindicator’s first lines in comics were, “You can’t stop me, X-Men! Weapon Alpha always gets his man!” He said them on the cover of X-Men (1st series) #109 (Feb 78).
Today’s Panel Quiz
Whose first line in comics was “You karate killers wanted a showdown — now you’ve got it!”?
Joe Brozowski (J.J. Birch), comics artist
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
Al Jaffee (1921), comics writer and artist
Every Wed. and Sat. California: City Of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Mar 3 Wisconsin: Madison. ComicCon.
Mar 3-4 Florida: Tampa. Comic Con.
Mar 4 California: Los Angeles. Comic Book & Science Fiction Convention.
Mar 4 Illinois: Orland Park. Dan Con 2012.
Mar 4 Minnesota: Mounds View. Twin Cities ComiCon.
Question of the Week
What group of 100 characters or items should CBG cover in its next special?