Monday, October 22, 2012
• Marvel Studios and Paramount have announced that the first full trailer for Iron Man 3 will be released tomorrow on Apple’s iTunes Trailers.
• In other Marvel movie news, it appears that the Amazing Spider-Man sequel will focus on the events of Amazing Spider-Man #121 and #122 (Jun and Jul 73). Mary Jane Watson is slated to appear, but in a minor role.
This Weekend’s Panel Quiz Answer
The Incredible Hulk’s first line in comics was, “Get out of my way, insect!” He growled it at Rick Jones in — where else? — Incredible Hulk #1 (May 62).
Today’s Panel Quiz
Whose first line in comics was “Jumping jets! You mean I’m really going to meet The Flash, Mr. Allen?”
Olivier Coipel, comics artist
Jim Wheelock, comics writer
Terry and the Pirates (1924), comic strip
Tim Toles (1951), cartoonist
Steven Grant (1953), comics writer
John Tighe (1962), comics artist
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
Andy Smith, comics artist
Richard Hughes (1909), comics editor and writer
Jim Steranko (1938), comics writer and artist
Ron Fortier (1946), comics writer
Paul S. Power (1954), comics writer and artist
Robert Loren Fleming (1956), comics writer
Every Wednesday and Saturday. California: City of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Oct 24-25 Florida: Jacksonville. Comics and Toy Show.
Oct 26-28 Michigan: Dearborn. Detroit Fanfare.
Oct 26-28 Tennessee: Knoxville. Fanboy Expo.
Oct 26-28 Texas: Austin. Comic Con.
Oct 27-28 New Mexico: Rio Rancho. New Mexico Tri-Con.
Oct 27 Maryland: Annapolis. Annapolis Comic-Con.
Oct 27 North Carolina: Hickory. Toy, Hobby & Sportscard Show.
Oct 27 Ohio: Springfield. Champion City Comic Con.
Oct 28 Connecticut: East Windsor. East of the River Comics & Collectible Show.
Oct 28 Indiana: Indianapolis. Comic Book Show.
Oct 28 Kansas: Overland Park-Kansas City. Kansas City Super Halloween Comic Con Spectacular.
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.
• Turner Classic Movies has a Spencer Tracy marathon starting at 8 p.m. E.T. tonight and running through 8 p.m. E.T. tomorrow. While Desk Set is not part of the group, the lineup includes Adam’s Rib (1949) at midnight, a 1987 documentary hosted by Katharine Hepburn at 7:45 a.m. tomorrow, and Father’s Little Dividend (1951) at 4:30 tomorrow afternoon.