Tuesday, June 19, 2012
• Voice actor June Foray has received her first Daytime Emmy. Mark Evanier has more.
• The nominees for the Russ Manning Award for Most Promising Newcomer have been announced. They are: Craig Cermak (Voltron: Year One), Martin Cóccolo (Helldorado), Tyler Crook (Petrograd and B.P.R.D.), Teagan Gavet (Norgard: Across Thin Ice), and Dave Wachter (Night of 1,000 Wolves and That Hellbound Train). The winner will be announced at The Eisner Awards during Comic-Con International: San Diego July 13.
• Paolo Rivera has announced that he’s ending his exclusive contract with Marvel after 10 years.
Yesterday’s Panel Quiz Answer
The first words Hector Hammond said in comics were, “Please bring me a fresh napkin, waiter!” They were said in Green Lantern #5 (Apr 61).
Whose first line in comics was “Green Lantern – you’re next!”?
Julius Schwartz (1915), comics editor and DC goodwill ambassador
Mick Anglo (1916), comics writer and artist
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
Russ Cochran, E.C. Library and Barks Library publisher
Jerry DeFuccio (1925), comics writer and colorist
Pat Mills (1949), comics writer and editor
Arne Starr (1954), comics artist
Nanette Injeski (1955), comics artist
Tom Heintjes (1962), comics editor and writer
115 yrs Jun 19, 1897 Three Stooges leader Moe Howard (born Moses Horwitz) is born. The Stooges appeared in comics and cartoons, as well as in live-action comedies.
20 yrs Jun 19, 1992 Pacific Comic Exchange announces the sale of a VG+ copy of Detective Comics #27 for $29,850.
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Jun 23 Iowa: Des Moines-Urbandale. ComicCon.
Jun 24 Minnesota: Mounds View. Twin Cities ComiCon.
Jun 24 Ohio: Akron-Canton. Comic Con.
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Question of the Week
What are you reading this summer?