Tuesday, July 24, 2012
• Mark Evanier reports that voice actor Ginny Tyler, who provided the voice of Jan on Space Ghost, The Invisible Girl on 1978’s Fantastic Four series, and a number of Disney projects, has died.
Yesterday’s Panel Quiz Answer
Greg “Vigilante” Saunders’ first line in comics was, “It’s about time society caught up with Killer Kelly!” He said them in Action Comics #42 (Nov 41).
Whose first lines in comics were, “Gran’pa! Gran’pa! I see it! I see a submarine!”?
Will Meugniot, comics artist and animator
Helen Vesik, comics letterer
Trevor Von Eeden, comics artist and writer
Ricardo Villamonte, comics inker
Pat Oliphant (1935), political cartoonist
Bob Greenberger (1958), comics writer and editor
Colleen Doran (1963), comics writer and artist
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
Paul Dini, comics writer and animation scripter
Dan Vebber (1970), comics writer and artist and screenplay writer
70 yrs Jul 24, 1942 Actor Chris Sarandon is born. His voice artistry includes Jack Skellington in The Nightmare before Christmas.
25 yrs Jul 24, 1987 Superman IV: The Quest for Peace opens. It earns $5.6 million in its opening weekend and only $15.6 during its U.S. release. It also marked Christopher Reeve’s final outing as The Man of Steel.
Every Wednesday and Saturday. California: City of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Jul 24-30 California: Costa Mesa. 3D-Con.
Jul 28 Wisconsin: Oak Creek. Milwaukee Comic Book Convention.
Jul 29 Illinois: Peoria. Comic Book Convention.
Jul 29 New Jersey: Manahawkin. Atomicon XXVII Comics Expo.
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