Thursday, October 20, 2011
• According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Sin City sequel, adapting A Dame to Kill For, could be in production by year’s end. Sin City creator Frank Miller and Sin City director Robert Rodriguez are vetting writer William Monahan’s script. The film is produced by Stephen L’Heurex. (Brent Frankenhoff)
Yesterday’s Panel Quiz Answer
Junior Tracy’s first line in comics was, “I’m sorry, Steve.” He said it in the Dick Tracy strip for Sept. 9, 1932.
Today’s Panel Quiz
Whose first line in comics was “Get out of my way, insect!”?
Sid Jacobson, comics editor
Frank Herbert (1920), writer
Jim Engel (1956), cartoonist
Len Kaminski (1962), comics writer and editor
Paul Fricke (1963), comics artist
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
Susan Ehrenreich, comics colorist
Holly M. Sanfelippo (1953), comics colorist
Tom Grindberg (1961), comics artist
Mik Pascal (1963), comics writer and artist
Carlos Kastro (1966), comics artist
Aaron Sowd (1970), comics inker
105 yrs Oct 20, 1906 Crockett Johnson is born as David Leisk. The cartoonist writes and draws the Barnaby newspaper strip and the Harold and the Purple Crayon series.
Every Wednesday and Saturday. California: City of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Oct 22 Wisconsin: Milwaukee. Comic Book Convention.
Oct 22-23 Ohio: Columbus. Mid-Ohio Con.
Oct 23 Illinois: Peoria. Comic Book Convention.
Oct 23 Michigan: Livonia. X-trava Con.
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 comics convention?
The best answer received to this week’s question (in our opinion) will receive a CBG coffee 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.
• The Big Bang Theory airs on CBS at8 p.m. E.T. Tonight’s episode is “The Rhinitis Revelation.” Laurie Metcalf guest stars as Sheldon’s mother.