Tuesday, September 11, 2012
• Russian bodybuilder Olga Kurkulina will play Mother Russia, The Red Mist’s bodyguard, in Kick-Ass 2.
• After posting a strip featuring his characters in a retirement home last Thursday, Maakies creator Tony Millionaire has announced that the strip is not ending.
• Stan Lee recently spent a day on the set of Comic Book Men, Kevin Smith’s AMC realty series, which is shooting its second season and features the employees of Smith’s store, Jay and Silent Bob’s Secret Stash.
Yesterday’s Panel Quiz Answer
Darkseid’s first lines in comics were, “Do nothing! Your plan has failed! I shall contact you soon!” He said them to Morgan Edge in Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #134 (Dec 70).
Whose first line in comics was “Gee! Do I have to put on the hard boiled shirt?”
Alex Kotzky (1923), cartoonist (Apartment 3-G)
Jean-Claude Foresr (1930), cartoonist (Barbarella)
Rod Whigham (1954), comics artist
Jon Macy (1964), comics writer and artist
Michael Wright (1967), comics writer
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
Bob Layton, comics writer
Shel Silverstein (1930), writer and artist
Monte Wolverton (1948), editorial cartoonist
Howard Bender (1951), comics writer and artist
Kim Thompson (1956), comics reporter and editor
Tom Beland (1962), comics writer and artist
Paul Pope (1970), comics writer and artist
Every Wednesday and Saturday. California: City of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Sep 16 Virginia: Richmond. Virginia Comicon.
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.
• Titanic is available on Blu-ray for the first time today.
• Snow White and the Huntsman is scheduled for release on home video today.