Thursday, September 6, 2012
• Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill have released the first details of their next project, Nemo: Heart of Ice. Featuring Captain Nemo’s daughter from League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, the solo adventure has the woman attempting to complete her father’s unfinished exploration of Antarctica. While no publisher has been announced, it’s assumed that Top Shelf, which has published the last three LoEG volumes, will publish the book sometime in 2013.
• After a year of bookstore distribution via PGW, Archaia has returned to Diamond Comic Distributors.
Yesterday’s Panel Quiz Answer
Boston “Deadman” Brand’s first line in comics was, “I’m ‘Boston’ Brand – or I was, until one of these people – one pure and noble soul – killed me!” He said it in Strange Adventures #205 (Oct 68).
Whose first line in comics was “XX is the name – kickin’ ass is my game – and if you make me prove it, you’ve only your pretty self to blame!”?
Anne Timmons, comics artist
Sergio Aragonés (1937), cartoonist
Go Nagai (1945), manga creator
Roger May (1947), comics artist
Mike Zeck (1949), comics artist
Brian Clopper (1967), comics writer and artist
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Now
Kristen Koerner Simon, comics editor
Steve Gerber (1947), comics writer
Doug Hazlewood (1954), comics inker
Steve Ringgenberg (1957), comics writer
Gary Dunaier (1962), freelance photographer and writer
75 yrs Sep 6, 1937 Cartoonist Sergio Aragonés is born.
65 yrs Sep 6, 1947 Stereo-Man 3D Magazine publisher and CEO Roger May is born. He handles 3D conversions for Kitchen Sink.
45 yrs Sep 6, 1967 Writer-artist Brian Clopper is born.
15 yrs Sep 6, 1997 CBG Associate Editor Brent Frankenhoff marries World Coin News Editor Kim Pichler.
Every Wednesday and Saturday. California: City of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Sep 8-9 Maryland: Baltimore. Comic-Con.
Sep 8 Wisconsin: Madison. ComicCon.
Sep 9 Connecticut: Manchester. Comic, Coin & Sports Card Show.
Sep 9 Minnesota: Mounds View. Twin Cities ComiCon.
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.
• At 5 p.m. E.T., Turner Classic Movies has Cheaper by the Dozen (1950). That’s followed at 6:30 by The Maltese Bippy (1969), starring Dan Rowan and Dick Martin. The remainder of the evening is devoted to a series of Mack Sennett Studio shorts.