Today’s Comics Guide: July 9, 2012

Monday, July 9, 2012


• Depending on when you read this, it’s less than three days until Comic-Con International: San Diego opens its doors for Preview Night. Are you going? Are you ready?

• New York’s Forbidden Planet comics shop is relocating to 832 Broadway (between 13th and 12th Streets) into a space that offers 3,400 square feet of space.

Ron Perlman recently donned his Hellboy makeup for the Make-a-Wish Foundation.

This Weekend’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).

Today’s Panel Quiz

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!”?

Born Today

Virginia Romita, Marvel traffic manager

Craig Anderson, comics editor

Terry Kavanagh, comics editor

Mort Leav (1916), comics artist

Tony Di Preta (1921), comics artist

Murphy Anderson (1926), comics artist

Joe Delbeato (1956), comics inker

Kurt Mausert (1957), comics colorist

Charles Kochman (1962), comics editor

Christopher Mills (1965), comics writer, artist, and editor

Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now

Carolyn Kelly, comics artist and animator

Mike Vosburg, comics artist

Kelley Jones (1962), comics artist

Frank Fosco (1956), comics artist

Today’s Flashbacks

40 yrs Jul 9, 1972 The Tim Tyler’s Luck comic strip comes to an end.


Every Wednesday and Saturday. California: City of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible Show.

Jul 11-15 California: San Diego. Comic-Con International.

Jul 15 Illinois: Collinsville. Metro East Comic Book Convention.

Jul 15 Pennsylvania: Essington-Philadelphia. Comic Con.

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One Response to Today’s Comics Guide: July 9, 2012

  1. This is a guess…Kanjar Ro?

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