Tuesday, October 9, 2012
• The new Marvel Animation Studios’ first direct-to-video release will be a “sequel” to The Avengers film. Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United is scheduled for release April 23, 2013 and features Adrian Pasdar as the voice of Iron Man and Fred Tatasciore as The Hulk.
• Speaking of Marvel, Marvel Comics: The Untold Story by Sean Howe is available today.
Yesterday’s Panel Quiz Answer
Francine Peter’s first line in comics was, “B-but Miss Beem, this dumb toga won’t stay up!” She said it in Strangers in Paradise #1 (Nov 93).
Today’s Panel Quiz
Whose first line in comics was “Welcome back, Orion! New Genesis has been a dull place without you!”?
Bob Andelman, comics writer and artist
Elton Fax (1909), comics artist
Fritzi Ritz (1922) comic strip
Bill Tidy (1933), British cartoonist
Russell Myers (1938), cartoonist
Mike Peters (1943), cartoonist
Jim Starlin (1949), comics writer and artist
Michael Catron (1954), comics publisher
Michael Netzer (1955), comics reporter
Madeleine Blaustein (1960), comics writer and artist
Matt Wagner (1961), comics writer and artist
Andrew Goldfarb (1968), comics writer and artist
Andrew C. Robinson (1970), comics artist
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
Blake Bell, comics historian
Russel Harvey, comics publisher
Bob Montana (1920), comics artist
Smurfs (1956), little blue characters
Eric Shanower (1963), comics writer and artist
Joe Illidge (1965), comics artist
Every Wednesday and Saturday. California: City of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Oct 11-14 New York: New York. Comic Con.
Oct 13 Wisconsin: Green Bay. Green Bay Comic Book Convention.
Oct 13-14 California: San Francisco. Alternative Press Expo (APE).
Oct 14 Connecticut: Manchester. Comic, Coin & Sports Card Show.
Oct 14 Illinois: Rockford. Comic Book Convention.
Oct 14 Illinois: Chicago. Toys, Comics & Statues Convention.
Oct 14 Ohio: Cleveland. Comic, Card & Nostalgia 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.
• Cartoon Network has a new episode of The Looney Tunes Show at 8 p.m. E.T.