Tuesday, September 25, 2012
• Alan Moore has announced Providence, a 10-issue series about horror writer H.P. Lovecraft. The series will be published by Avatar and is a sequel to Moore’s Neonomicon.
Yesterday’s Panel Quiz Answer
Lady Quark’s first lines in comics were, “Enough! Alien – what have you done to my husband?” She said them in Crisis on Infinite Earths #4 (Jul 85).
Whose first line in comics was “No one questions a man with an Avengers I.D. card! If I can join their team, there’s nothing I won’t be able to get away with!”?
Bob Layton, comics writer
Roz Kirby (1922), comics inker and wife of Jack Kirby
Shel Silverstein (1930), author and illustrator
Monte Wolverton (1948), comics artist
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
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
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
Maddie Blaustein (1960), comics writer and artist
Matt Wagner (1961), comics writer and artist
Andrew Goldfarb (1968), cartoonist
Andrew C. Robinson (1970), comics artist
90 yrs Sep 25, 1922 “The Queen of Comics” Roz Kirby is born.
Every Wednesday and Saturday. California: City of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Sep 28-30 Minnesota: Bloomington. Crypticon The Nightmare Before Halloween.
Sep 29-30 Ohio: Columbus. Mid-Ohio-Con.
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.
• In addition to The Avengers home video release, today is also the scheduled release date for the animated Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1.