Wednesday, March 7, 2012
• There’s just over a week left to nominate your favorite creators and projects of 2011 for a CBG Fan Award. We’ve added two new categories this year: Favorite Webcomic and Favorite Comic or Graphic Novel for Kids.
• Valiant Entertainment has announced that the second title in its upcoming lineup is Harbinger.
• It may not be strictly comics-related, but Apple is expected to release details on the iPad 3 at 1 p.m. E.T. this afternoon.
Yesterday’s Panel Quiz Answer
Quex-Ul’s first line in comics was, “Superman, you’re a fool to have freed me!” He said it on the cover of Superman #157 (Nov 62).
Whose first lines in comics were, “Ay, armored one! But even if they fall, you must face … the solar sword!”?
Alan Weiss, comics writer and artist
Gray Morrow (1934), comics artist
Pat Mills (1949), comics writer and editor
Peter Gross (1958), comics writer and artist
Cully Hamner (1969), comics writer and artist
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
Al Williamson (1931), comics artist
Don Markstein (1947), comics artist
Pasquale “Pat” Gabriele (1956), comics writer and artist
Mark Waid (1962), comics writer and editor
15 yrs ago Mar 7, 1997 Writer-editor Kim Yale dies of breast cancer at age 43.
Every Wed. and Sat. California: City Of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Mar 10 California: San Jose. Super Toy, Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Mar 10 Missouri: St. Louis. Comic Book Convention.
Mar 10 North Carolina: Hickory. Toy, Hobby & Sportscard Show.
Mar 11 Illinois: Champaign-Urbana. Twin Cities ComicCon.
Mar 11 Texas: Allen. JMV Comic Book Show.
Question of the Week
What group of 100 characters or items should CBG cover in its next special