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).
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!”?
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
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.
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.