Monday, November 7, 2011
• It’s the start of a new work week, this time on Standard Time for most of the country. Did you remember to reset all your timekeeping devices? Hey, my car’s clock will be off by an hour for weeks. (Brent Frankenhoff)
• And, seeing as how it’s Monday, check out Marvel’s digital comics app, where you’ll find a weekly 99¢ sale and some cool freebies. (Brent Frankenhoff)
Yesterday’s Panel Quiz Answer
Laurie “Silk Spectre” Juspeczyk’s first line in comics was, “What are you doing here, Rorschach?!” She said it in Watchmen #1 (Sep 86).
Today’s Panel Quiz
Whose first lines in comics were “Patience, Ebony … patience! They will be here soon!”?
Tom Taggart (1965), comics artist
Vincent Locke (1966), comics artist
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
Vincent DiFate (1945), comics artist
Larry Welz (1948), comics writer and artist
Greg Theakston (1953), comics artist
Dennis LaSorda (1955), comics publisher
45 yrs Nov 7, 1966 Artist Vincent Locke is born. Equally at home drawing nightmarish fantasy or down-to-earth action, he draws A History of Violence, written by John Wagner.
Every Wednesday and Saturday. California: City of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com.
Question of the Week
What’s your favorite feature of Today’s Comics Guide?
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.
• Fox has a new episode of Terra Nova on tap at 8 p.m. E.T. tonight.