Monday, May 14, 2012
• So, how was your weekend? Did you see The Avengers again? How about Dark Shadows?
• Did you share comics fun with mom for Mother’s Day?
This Weekend’s Panel Quiz Answer
The first words said in comics by Magneto were, “The moment is at hand! All my months of preparation and planning shall now pay off!” He said them in X-Men #1 (Sep 63).
Whose first lines in comics were, “So it has happened at last! I must be true to my vow! There can be no turning back!”?
Brad Anderson (1924), cartoonist (creator of Marmaduke)
Eric Dinehart (1952), comics writer
Bob Wayne (1954), DC comics writer and marketing professional
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
Lynn Johnston (1947), cartoonist (For Better or For Worse)
Charles Marshall (1963), comics writer
Chad Hunt (1965), comics artist
Geoffrey White (1971), comics writer
60 yrs May 14, 1952 Writer Eric Dinehart is born.
Every Wed. and Sat. California: City of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible Show.
May 18-20 Michigan: Novi. Motor City Comic Con.
May 19-20 California: San Jose. Big Wow! ComicFest.
May 19-20 Minneapolis: St. Paul. MCBA Springcon Comic Book Celebration.
May 19-20 New York: New York. Big Apple Comic Con.
May 19 Indiana: South Bend. ComicCon.
May 19 Tennessee: Morristown. Collectors Showcase Comic & Toy Convention.
May 20 Illinois: Springfield. ComicCon.
May 20 Virginia: Tysons Corner. Comic Book Show.
Question of the Week
What’s your favorite comic book today?