Tuesday, June 7, 2011
• Today, CBG parent company F+W Media is donating 50% of all profits from sales in our online bookstores, including Shop.Collect.com, to the Red Cross for flood relief or whatever other efforts the Red Cross wishes to allocate our donation to. (Brent Frankenhoff)
Yesterday’s Panel Quiz Answer
The first words The Puppet Master said in comics were, “Obey me, my puppets! For my will is your will! You shall never escape your new master!” They were said on the cover of Fantastic Four #8 (Nov 62).
Whose first line in comics was “My journey is ended! This planet shall sustain me until it has been drained of all elemental life!”?
Graham Ingels (1915), comics writer and artist
Barb Rausch (1941), comics writer and artist
Larry Hama (1949), comics writer
Rick Hoberg (1952), comics artist
Mark Schultz (1955), comics writer and artist
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
Leonard (John) Clark, comics editor
Al Hirschfeld (1903), illustrator
Gary Carlson (1957), comics writer
Barry D. Petersen (1961), comics writer
Laughland Pelle (1969), comics inker
70 yrs Jun 7, 1941 Barb Rausch is born. Writer-artist and Katy Keene fan.
20 yrs Jun 6-7, 1991 Tony Isabella guest-stars in the Tom Batiuk and Chuck Ayers strip Crankshaft.
Every Wednesday and Saturday. California: City of Industry. Comic Book & 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.
• Green Lantern: Emerald Knights, DC’s latest direct-to-video release, ships to stores today, featuring Nathan Fillion as Hal Jordan.