Saturday, August 25 and Sunday, August 26, 2012
• Ed Brubaker’s long run as a Marvel writer will end with Captain America #19 and Winter Soldier #14.
• Mark Evanier reports that Muppet performer Jerry Nelson has died. Nelson played numerous Sesame Street characters included Count von Count, Mr. Snuffleupagus, Sherlock Hemlock, and The Amazing Mumford.
Yesterday’s Panel Quiz Answer
Marvel’s Ultimate Universe version of Peter Parker’s first lines in comics were, “Sodium carbonide … that is such an odd choice. I wonder if –” He said them in Ultimate Spider-Man #1 (Oct 00).
Whose first line in comics was “Gwendolyn said you would brief us once we were on the trail, Kenzie.”?
Steve Conley, comics writer and artist
Glenn Greenberg, comics writer and artist
Dan Parent, comics writer and artist
Walt Kelly (1903), cartoonist
Ted Key (1912), cartoonist
Fred Schwab (1920), cartoonist
Michael W. Kaluta (1947), comics artist and writer
Cliff Biggers, comics retailer
Arie Kaplan, comedian and comics writer
Otto Binder (1911), comics writer
Brant Parker (1920), cartoonist
Terry Delegeane (1962), comics editor
Charles Moore (1967), comics writer
Francis Manapul (1979), comics writer and artist
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Saturday (Sept. 8)
Austin Briggs (1908), comic strip artist
Archie Goodwin (1937), comics editor and writer
David Schwartz (1954), comics writer
Sam Kujava (1954), comics writer
Birthdays 2 Weeks from Sunday (Sept. 9)
Frank Robbins (1917), cartoonist
Leslie Zahler (1953), comics colorist
Dan Vado (1959), comics writer and publisher
Kevin Maguire (1960), comics artist
Jerry Prosser (1963), comics writer and editor
Vince Stone (1964), comics artist
100 yrs Aug 25, 1912 Cartoonist Ted Key is born. He’s best known for creating the Hazel cartoons for The Saturday Evening Post, later continuing them for King Features.
65 yrs Aug 25, 1947 Award-winning artist Michael Wm. Kaluta is born. He is especially noted for his work on Starstruck and The Shadow.
50 yrs Aug 25, 1962 Bongo Comics Managing Editor Terry Delegeane is born.
Every Wednesday and Saturday. California: City of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Aug 24-26 New Jersey: Wildwood. Comic Book Show.
Aug 25 Indiana: Fort Wayne. Comic Book Convention.
Aug 26 Indiana: Indianapolis. Comic Book Show.
Aug 26 North Carolina: Raleigh. Comic Book Show.
Aug 26 Virginia: Tysons Corner. Comic Book 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.
• It’s a Gary Cooper movie marathon on Sunday at Turner Classic Movies. Included in the offerings are Clint Eastwood’s 1991 documentary on the film legend at 9:45 a.m. E.T., Sergeant York (1941) at 10:45 a.m., and Pride of the Yankees (1942) at 5:30 p.m.