Sunday, November 6, 2011
• For most of the country, Daylight Savings Time ended yesterday. Did you remember to turn your clocks back one hour before you went to bed last night? (Brent Frankenhoff)
• Speaking of timing, Marvel has announced that it will be offering its entire line digitally on the same day that the print editions ship to stores by March 2012. The program will roll out at appropriate “jumping on” points for each title. (Brent Frankenhoff)
Yesterday’s Panel Quiz Answer
Zot’s first lines in comics were, “Hey! You there! Look out!” He shouted them in Zot #1 (Apr 84).
Today’s Panel Quiz
Whose first line in comics was, “What are you doing here, Rorschach?”
Marty Garrity (1916), editorial cartoonist
Mike Reynolds (1954), comics artist
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
Chester Gould (1900), cartoonist
Dave Schreiner (1946), comics editor
Rian Hughes (1963), comics artist
Guy Davis (1966), comics artist and writer
David Gatzmer (1966), comics letterer
Jill Thompson (1966), comics artist and writer
Stephanie Gladden (1969), comics artist
10 yrs Nov 6, 2001 Artist Gray Morrow commits suicide at age 67 following effects of Parkinson’s disease.
Every Wednesday and Saturday. California: City of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Nov 5-6 North Carolina: Morrisville. Comicon.
Nov 6 Illinois: Rock Island. 2ndAnnualQuadCity Planet Comic & Arts Convention.
Nov 6 Nebraska: Omaha. Comics show.
Nov 6 New Jersey: Wayne. Comic, Toy & Collectible Show.
Nov 6 Ohio: Mansfield.Mansfield Collectible Toy Show.
Nov 11-13 Texas: Austin. Comic Con.
Nov 12 North Carolina: Morganton. Morganton Con.
Nov 12 Ohio: Kirtland. Diecast & Collectible Toy show.
Nov 12 Wisconsin: Green Bay. Comic Book Convention
Nov 12-13 Maine: Portland.CoastCity Comicon.
Nov 12-13 Michigan: Taylor. Long White Box Con.
Nov 12-13 Oklahoma: Oklahoma City.Oklahoma Comic Book & Comic Creator Show 2011.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Question of the Week
With Halloween just past: What’s the scariest comics story? (Here’s Brent’s answer from Monday.)
The best answer received to this week’s question (in our opinion) will receive a CBGcoffee mug with Maggie Thompson’s mug on it that we just found in the archives while researching our 40th anniversary. So, c’mon, tell us your thoughts, 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.
• ABC’s Once Upon a Time continues tonight at8 p.m. E.T. with “SnowFalls.”
• Fox’s animation block begins with The Simpsons at 8 p.m. E.T. and “Replaceable You,” featuring the guest voice of Jane Lynch. Allen Gregory follows at 8:30 with “1 Night in Gottlieb.” At 9, Family Guy airs “Stewie Goes for a Drive.” Ryan Reynolds guest-stars. American Dad wraps things up at9:30 with “A Ward Show.”