Tuesday, October 23, 2012
• The CW Network has announced that it has ordered a full season of episodes of Arrow, after the initial episodes drew in approximately 4.14 million viewers.
• Today is the day Apple is expected to release details on its smaller iPad (whatever it’s going to be called) as well as other devices. Are you planning to pick one up?
Yesterday’s Panel Quiz Answer
Wally “Kid Flash” West’s first line in comics was, “Jumping Jets! You mean I’m really going to meet The Flash, Mr. Allen?” He said it in The Flash #110 (Jan 60).
Whose first line in comics was “I’ve decided we should operate along more classic lines, like Dr. Frankenstein’s lab.”?
Blake Bell, comics historian
Russel Harvey, comics publisher
Bob Montana (1920), comics writer and artist
Smurfs (1956), little blue dudes
Eric Shanower (1963), comics writer and artist
Joe Illidge (1965), comics writer
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
Ron McCain, comics artist
Marty Garrity (1916), editorial cartoonist
Red Ryder (1938), comic strips
Mike Keefe (1946), Pulitzer-winning editorial cartoonist
Mike Reynolds (1954), comics artist
Frank & Ernest (1972), comic strip
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 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 to email@example.com.
• Today is the home video release date for Star Wars: The Clone Wars Season 4, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, and the seven (!) Nightmare on Elm Street films.
• Cartoon Network has a new episode of The Looney Tunes Show at 8 p.m. E.T. tonight.