Monday, October 29, 2012
• Arnold Schwarzenegger will return to the role of Conan in The Legend of Conan, a sequel to the two previous films he made featuring the character. Universal Studios hopes to release the film in 2014.
• To all of our East Coast readers and friends, we hope you’re all safe from the effects of Hurricane Sandy.
This Weekend’s Panel Quiz Answer
The first words spoken by Deathlok the Demolisher (aka Luther Manning) were, “No. Not yet. Let ’im suffer. Let me savor his fear.” He said them (or thought them, take your pick) in Astonishing Tales #25 (Aug 74).
Whose first line in comics was, “Don’t speak too soon, Jackal. The action on this concussion rifle is still a little stiff.”?
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), comics magazine
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
Don Newton (1934), comics artist
Carl Potts (1952), comics editor
Kelley Jarvis (1966), comics artist
55 yrs Oct 29, 1957 Emmy Award-winning voice artist and actor Dan Castellaneta is born. His characters include Homer Simpson.
Every Wednesday and Saturday. California: City of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Nov 2-4 Alberta: Winnipeg. Central Canada Comic Con.
Nov 3 Kansas: Overland Park-Kansas City. Comic Book Show.
Nov 3 Nevada: Las Vegas. Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival.
Nov 3 Virginia: Roanoke. Roanoke Valley Comicon.
Nov 3-4 California: Long Beach. Comic and Horror Con.
Nov 3-4 North Carolina: Greensboro. Triad Toy, Hobby & Sportscard Show.
Nov 3-4 Rhode Island: Providence. Rhode Island Comic Con.
Nov 4 Nebraska: Omaha. Comic Book Show.
Nov 4 New Jersey: Wayne. Comic, Toy & Collectible 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.
• Provided there’s not news about the East Coast superstorm pre-empting it, NBC has a new episode of Revolution at 10 p.m. E.T.