Friday, July 27, 2012
• With DC’s “New 52” marking its first anniversary in just over a month, a surprise announcement came from Co-Publisher Dan DiDio, who announced that a linewide crossover is in the works for later in 2013 and the line’s second anniversary.
• Valiant Entertainment will bring Shadowman back in November.
• The Walking Dead game for iOS-powered devices is scheduled to launch this week.
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).
Whose first lines in comics were, “The samurai’s sword sings behind me like a hummingbird’s wing. It fills my ears. I leap!”?
Mary Bierbaum, comics writer
Nicola Scott, comics artist
Jesse Marsh (1907), comics artist
Guido Buzzelli (1927), comics writer and artist
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
85 yrs Jul 27, 1927 Award-winning Italian writer-artist Guido Buzzelli is born. His work includes Angélique.
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.
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.
• Turner Classic Movies has Warren Beatty’s take on Dick Tracy (1990) at 8 p.m. E.T. It’s followed by a 2009 interview with Beatty conducted by Leonard Maltin and then the 1940s Dick Tracy films with Morgan Conway as the square-jawed detective in two films, followed by Ralph Byrd in the third.