Thursday, May 17, 2012
• Dynamite Entertainment has announced that its two vampire licenses, Vampirella and Dark Shadows, will cross over later this year.
• Image’s Revival series, by Tim Seeley and Mike Norton, features the dead returning to life, but not as zombies, and the series is set in Wausau, Wis., which is also Seeley’s hometown. (Wausau is about an hour from CBG’s offices here in Iola.)
• Dark Horse continues its Golden Age Archives series with volumes collecting ACG’s Adventures into the Unknown and Forbidden Worlds as well as Lev Gleason’s Crime Does Not Pay and Silver Streak Comics.
Yesterday’s Panel Quiz Answer
Ooops, we thought the first words said in comics by The Mad Hatter were, “Ha, ha … this hat will be wonderful in my collection!,”
Whose first line in comics was “You’re too late, Falcon – too late! By laser blast – or by molten lava – Captain America dies – now!”?
Steve Geiger, comics artist
Gary Leach, comics artist and publisher
Dave Sim (1956), comics writer and artist (Cerebus creator)
Chris Ecker (1958), comics writer
(Dr.) Malcolm Bourne (1962), comics writer
Pete Fitzgerald (1968), comics artist
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
Andy Yanchus (1944), comics colorist and letterer
David Anthony Kraft (1952), comics writer and publisher
Glenn Boyd (1960), comics writer and artist
Dean E. Haspiel (1967), comics writer and artist
50 yrs May 17, 1962 Writer Malcolm Bourne is born. His work includes Tales of Ordinary Madness, drawn by Mike Allred.
10 yrs May 17, 2002 Cartoonist Dave Berg dies of cancer at age 81.
Every Wednesday and Saturday. 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.
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Question of the Week
What’s your favorite comic book today?
• Cartoon Network has announced that its Toonami block of anime programming will return to the cable network May 26, running from midnight to 6 a.m. E.T. on Saturdays.