Monday, October 15, 2012
• To mark the 1905 debut of Little Nemo in Slumberland today, check out Google’s Doodle.
• It was a big weekend for conventions on both the East and West Coasts. We’ll have a report from the New York Comic Con shortly, but we’d also like to hear from folks who attended the Alternative Press Expo in San Francisco. How about you?
• One of the big pieces of news from NYCC is that Agent Coulson (played by Clark Gregg( will be the main character in Joss Whedon’s upcoming S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series. (Insert the appropriate line from Monty Python and the Holy Grail here.)
This Weekend’s Panel Quiz Answer
Tyrannus the Mighty’s first lines in comics were, “Slay the monster! In the name of Tyrannus, the Mighty!” He said them on the cover of Incredible Hulk #5 (Jan 63).
Whose first line in comics was “Hubby, I want you to dress up tonight as Miss Loosechange is going to call!”?
Little Nemo in Slumberland (1905), comic strip
Samm Schwartz (1920), comics artist
Vince Colletta (1923), comics artist
Cam Kennedy (1944), comics artist
Cayetano Garza Jr. (1972), comics artist
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
Chris Staros, comics publisher
Mike Worley, comics artist
Bill Mauldin (1921), cartoonist
Ralph Bakshi (1938), animator
Nicola Cuti (1944), comics writer and artist
Batton Lash (1953), comics writer and artist
Paul DiFilippo (1954), comics writer
Asterix (1959), comic strip
Pilote (1959), comic strip
Every Wednesday and Saturday. California: City of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Oct 20 Massachusetts: Northampton. Paint and Pixel Festival.
Oct 20 Wisconsin: Oak Creek. Milwaukee Comic Book Convention.
Oct 20-21 Florida: Tampa. Tampa Bay Comic Con.
Oct 20-21 Alberta: Edmonton. Edmonton Comic & Entertainment Expo.
Oct 21 Delaware: Newark. Sports Card, Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Oct 21 Illinois: Peoria. Comic Book Convention.
Oct 21 Michigan: Livonia. X-trava Con.
Oct 21 New York: Syracuse. Collectorsfest-Sports Memorabilia & Toy Show.
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.
• NBC has a new episode of Revolution at 10 p.m. E.T.