Tuesday, May 29, 2012
• The International Association of Media Tie-In Writers has announced the nominees for its 2012 Scribe Awards. Among the nominees are CBG’s own “writer of stuff” Peter David for his novelization of Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon in the Best Adaptation General or Speculative category and our “cruncher of numbers” John Jackson Miller for Star Wars: Knight Errant in the Speculative Fiction/Best Original Novel category. The awards, which include the naming of Kevin J. Anderson as Grandmaster, will be presented during Comic-Con International: San Diego in July.
Yesterday’s Panel Quiz Answer
The first words said in comics by Steve Canyon were, “That I did! She looks fine!” He said them in the strip for January 19, 1947.
Whose first lines in comics were, “Bah! Everywhere it is the same! I live in a world too small for me!”?
Jim Salicrup, comics editor and writer
Larry Marder (1951), comics writer, artist, editor, and publisher
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
Len Wein, comics writer and editor
Dave Berg (1920), comics artist and writer
George Olshevsky (1946), comics historian
Scott Roberts (1956), comics writer and artist
Every Wednesday and Saturday. California: City of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Jun 1-3 Pennsylvania: Philadelphia. Comic Con.
Jun 3 California: Claremont. Comic Book & Collectibles Show.
Jun 3 Wisconsin: Madison. ComicCon.
Do you have a show coming up? Let us know! You can e-mail the information to email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Question of the Week
Who’s going to win in Avengers vs. X-Men?
• Are you a fan of the Men in Black movies? Want to see Tommy Lee Jones in another fun science-fiction adventure? Then go to AMC at 8 p.m. E.T. and watch Space Cowboys which features Jones, along with Clint Eastwood, James Garner, and Donald Sutherland.
• At 2:30 a.m. E.T. Wednesday morning, Turner Classic Movies has Tarzan’s Peril (1951), starring Lex Barker as the jungle lord.