January 5, 2019
FFF Results Post #513: Tweeter
On Friday, CR
readers were asked to "Name Four Comics Industry Events Where You Would Have Loved To Have Read The Next 24 Hours Of Reaction On Twitter. Name One Event You Would Have Liked To Have Seen Live-Tweeted, And The Person Doing The Tweeting." This is how they responded.
1. William Randolph Hearst buys out the New York Worldâ€™s cartoonists
2. Bill Gaines testifies before Congress
3. The debut and early months of Action at IPC
4. Foundation of the Comic Book Creators Guild
5. That time Tom Sutton went to an event at Jim Warrenâ€™s mansion and found a bunch of his original art hanging on the walls, so he took them off the wall and left, livetweeted by Tom Sutton.
1. Playgirl names Jim Shooter top eligible bachelor
2. It Ainâ€™t Me Babe
3. Stan at Carnegie Hall
4. Al Capp at the bed-in
5. Gaines in Kefauver hearings
1. The 1954 Senate Subcommittee Hearings on Juvenile Delinquency;
2. The sentencing of Mike Diana in 1994;
3. The 1994 acquisition of Heroes World by Marvel;
4. The announcement of the Pulitzer Prize special award to Art Spiegelman for Maus in 1992;
5. The elaboration of the Top 100 comics of the century list, published in The Comics Journal #210, tweeted by the then editor.
1. The result of the vote to kill Jason Todd
2. Announcement of the founding of Image Comics
3. Rob Liefeld being fired from Image Comics (and Marc Silvestri coming back after previously quitting)
4. Release of the first issue of Kickers, Inc.
5. Premiere of the Dolph Lundgren Punisher movie, by Chris Sims
1. Founding of Image Comics.
2. The imposition of the Comics Code.
3. And the Code-free "drugs" story in Amazing Spider-Man #96-98.
4. The Powerless Mod Wonder Woman story, beginning or end.
5. Livetweeting The Moon Landing With Stan Lee!
PS: I had the chance to read some of the earliest comics-related discussions on Usenet a couple of years back. Incredible to see people talking about single issues of Watchmen and Transformers or Peter and Mary Jane's Wedding in more or less real-time.
1. The Publication Of Cerebus #186.
2. Kirby Leaves Marvel, Heads To DC.
3. Jim Shooter Fired By Marvel.
4. The Death Of Raven Sherman.
5. Steranko Hosts The Harveys, By Chip Kidd.
1. Launch of Milestone Comics.
2. Jack Anderson's reporting on Al Capp's sexual misdeeds.
3. Publication of Mad #11.
4. Premiere of Destroyer Duck.
5. Alexandra DeWitt's corpse discovered in a refrigerator (Green Lantern #54), by Gail Simone.
1. Franklin debuts in Peanuts
2. Death of Mary Gold (mind-boggling!)
3. Leak of the Shooter "Little fucks" memo
4. Publication of first JLA/JSA cross-over
5. SDCC 1976 and Vaughn Bode's untimely passing By Patrick Rosenkranz
1. The introduction of Franklin to the cast of Peanuts
2. The dawning of a new era for men's costumes in the Legion Of Super-Heroes series
3. The rape of Ms. Marvel
4. Keith Giffen swiping from Josè Munoz
5. DC/Vertigo releases Hellblazer #141 in 1999 (which they didn't), by Dana Loesch
Andrew Otis Weiss
1. Watchmen #1.
2. Crisis on Infinite Earths
3. The debut of the Fourth World books.
4. The death of the Doom Patrol
5. Giant-Size X-Men #1.
1. Alpha Flight #12
2. Secret Wars II
3. Justice League Detroit debut in Justice League of America Annual #2
4. McFarlane, Lee, Liefeld & co, leaving Marvel to form Image
5. The death of Iris Allen in Flash #275
thanks to all that participated
posted 2:30 pm PST
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