Sunday, June 5, 2011
• Check out our newest feature, Sunday Funnies, a look at the weird, the wild, the wacky, the head-scratching moments in comics. This week’s installment is pretty cool in more ways than one. (Brent Frankenhoff)
Yesterday’s Panel Quiz Answer
The first words The Beyonder said in comics were, “I am from beyond!” They were said in Marvel Super-Heroes Secret Wars #1 (May 84).
Today’s Panel Quiz
Whose first lines in comics were, “Man? I am more than man!”?
Wayne Boring (1905), comics artist and artist
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
Julius Schwartz (1915), comics editor and DC goodwill ambassador
20 yrs Jun 5, 1991 Max Allan Collins appears on the syndicated Geraldo TV show to discuss the Lindbergh kidnapping (in his Stolen Away).
Every Wednesday and Saturday. California: City of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Jun 3-5 North Carolina: Charlotte. HeroesCon.
Jun 3-5 Virginia: Virginia Beach. Sports Card & Collectors Show.
Jun 4-5 North Carolina: Greensboro. Triad Toy, Hobby & Sportscard Show.
Jun 5 California: Claremont. Comic Book & Pop Culture Show.
Jun 5 Illinois: Carol Stream. Show.
Jun 5 Maryland: Laurel. Comic Con.
Jun 5 Missouri: St. Louis. Comic Book Show.
Jun 5 New Jersey: Wayne. Comic, Toy & Collectible Show.
Jun 10-12 North Carolina: Durham. Sports Card & Collectors 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.
Question of the Week
What comics are on your summer reading list?
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.
• Turner Classic Movies has The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) at 8 p.m. E.T. And, yes, there is a comics connection. Remember Bugs Bunny’s adventures in Sherwood Forest in Rabbit Hood (1949) or Daffy’s in Robin Hood Daffy (1958)? (Brent Frankenhoff)