Friday, July 8, 2011
• Did you see the CBG Fan Awards results and the favorites of 2010? (Brent Frankenhoff)
Yesterday’s Panel Quiz Answer
Thaddeus Bodag Sivana’s first lines in comics were, “The fools! They wouldn’t pay what I demanded! At midnight we will drive every radio station from the air — forever!” He said them in Whiz Comics #2 (Feb 40).
Whose first line in comics was “Only the combined voices of my three arch-enemies – whom you must capture for me – can free the peoples of Earth from their frozen rigidity! Now – enter the space-boat – and proceed on your mission!”?
Irwin Hasen (1918), comics writer and artist
Mort Castle (1946), comics writer and editor
Mickey Allen Clausen (1955), comics artist
Stan Woch (1959), comics artist
Whilce Portacio (1963), comics artist
Brian LeBlanc (1971), comics artist
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
Mike Rockwitz, comics colorist
80 yrs Jul 8, 1931 Floyd Gottfredson introduces Pluto to the Mickey Mouse comic strip.
65 yrs Jul 8, 1946 Writer-editor Mort Castle is born.
40 yrs Jul 8, 1971 Evil Ernie and Metallic Bliss artist Brian LeBlanc is born.
Every Wednesday and Saturday. California: City of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Jul 9 Illinois: Carol Stream. Show.
Jul 9 Illinois: Elgin. Comic Book Mania!
Jul 9 Iowa: Des Moines-Urbandale. ComicCon.
Jul 10 Georgia: Atlanta. Atlanta Comic Convention.
Jul 10 Pennsylvania: Essington-Philadelphia. Comic Con
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.
Question of the Week
Who do you think is the most patriotic super-hero and why?
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 plans, share your memories, 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.