Wednesday, July 27, 2011
• It’s New Comic Book Day! What’s on your shopping list? (Brent Frankenhoff)
• Atop the Fourth Wall devoted a blog post to comic-book advertisements. Enjoy! (Brent Frankenhoff)
Yesterday’s Panel Quiz Answer
Cliff “The Rocketeer” Secord’s first lines in comics were, “Officer, my name’s Cliff Secord. I rent that hangar! What’s all the trouble?” He said them in Starslayer #2 (Apr 82).
Today’s Panel Quiz
Whose first lines in comics were, “The samurai’s sword sings behind me like a hummingbird’s wing. It fills my ears. I leap!”?
Bill Pearson (1938), comics writer
Ernie Chan (1940), comics artist
H.P. McElwee (1954), comics writer
Mark Pate (1972), comics artist
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
Clint McElroy (1955), comics writer
Christie “Max” Scheele (1957), comics colorist
Comics in Your Future
Shipping This Week: What’s on your shopping list?
Shipping Next Week: What are you anticipating?
Every Wednesday and Saturday. California: City of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Jul 29-31 Ohio: Columbus. Pulpfest.
Jul 29-31 Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh. Steel City Con.
Jul 30 Arkansas: Sherwood. Saturday Comic & Card Convention.
Jul 30 Wisconsin: Milwaukee. Comic Book Convention.
Jul 31 Illinois: Peoria. Comic Book Convention.
Jul 31 New Jersey: East Hanover. Comics show.
Jul 31 New Jersey: Manahawkin. Atomicon XXIV Comics Expo.
Jul 31 North Carolina: Charlotte. ComiCon.
Jul 31 Texas: Houston. JMV Comic Book Show.
Jul 31 Virginia: Tysons Corner. Comic Book & Non-Sportscard 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.