Friday, June 29, 2012
• Joss Whedon and the cast of his Firefly series will be on a reunion panel at Comic-Con International: San Diego. Can you believe it’s less than two weeks until the convention begins?
• A Walking Dead magazine is scheduled to begin in October from Titan and Skybound, covering both the AMC TV series and the comics as well as any other tie-in licenses.
• WizKids has scheduled HeroClix Assassin’s Creed, based on the videogame franchise, for October release.
Yesterday’s Panel Quiz Answer
The first words Martha Washington said in comics were, “It was March 11. Same day the intelligence banks were centralized. I don’t know what that means, but it’s the only thing special about my birthday.” They were said in Give Me Liberty #1 (Jun 90).
Whose first line in comics was “You called, Inza?”
Bobby London (1950), comics artist
Mike Richardson (1950), comics writer and publisher
Keno Don Rosa (1951), comics writer and artist
Bo Hampton (1954), comics artist
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
Ernie Colon, comics artist and writer
Mike Ploog (1940), comics artist and writer
Tom Palmer (1942), comics artist
Wayne Vansant (1949), comics writer
Scott Rockwell (1958), comics colorist and letterer
Every Wednesday and Saturday. California: City of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Jun 29-Jul 2 Florida: Miami. Supercon.
Jul 1 Virginia: Tysons Corner. Comic Book Show.
Jul 6-8 New Jersey: Wildwood. Comic Book Show.
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.
65 yrs Jun 29, 1947 Norman Maurer marries Joan Howard, daughter of The Three Stooges’ Moe.