Tuesday, January 8, 2013
• Peter David has been moved from the hospital to a rehab facility, a necessary step on the road to recovery from his stroke. Those wishing to send him a get-well card can do so to P.O. Box 239, Bayport, NY 11705.
• Marvel has announced another X-Men-related title for April written by Brian Wood and drawn by Oliver Coipel.
Yesterday’s Panel Quiz Answer
The Metal Master’s first line in comics was, “Even your limitless strength cannot save you from me, Hulk!” He said it on the cover of Incredible Hulk #6 (Feb 63).
John Wellington, comics colorist
Peter Arno (1904), cartoonist
Lee J. Ames (1921), comics artist
Boris Vallejo (1941), artist
Ken Steacy (1955), comics writer and artist
James Pruett (1966), comics editor and writer
Joe Pruett (1966), comics writer and editor
Birthdays Two Weeks from Now
Robert E. Howard (1906), writer
Secret Agent X-9 (1934), comic strip
Steve Perrin (1946), comics writer
Marshall Rogers (1950), comics artist
Dennis Mallonee (1955), comics writer and publisher
Howard Mackie (1958), comics writer and editor
Mark Miraglia (1959), comics artist
Lisa Trusiani Parker (1959), comics writer
Jerry Craft (1963), comics artist
Richard D. Irving (1966), comics writer and artist
Alex Ross (1970), artist
105 yrs Jan 8, 1908 Actor William Hartnell is born. He’s the first to play The Doctor in the BBC’s Doctor Who.
Every Wednesday and Saturday. California: City of Industry. Comic Book & Collectible Show.
Jan 12-13 New Mexico: Albuquerque. Albuquerque Comic Con.
Jan 12-13 North Carolina: Raleigh. Toy, Hobby & Sportscard Show.
Jan 12 Indiana: South Bend. ComicCon.
Jan 13 California: Los Angeles. Comic Book & Science Fiction Convention.
Jan 13 Georgia: McDonough. Atlanta South Comic Con.
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.
• Dredd and Frankenweenie are both available on home video today.