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Next week -- Cthulhu! Next week?! -- is Comic Con, the annual pilgrimage of geeks, nerds and, yes, doorQs, to the great promised land of San Diego, where we shall worship in fellowship, fun and fraternity.
Or just get drunk.
What's on the schedule for next week? Some of you are headed down. Some of you are watching from afar. For our edification, let's take a look at the released schedule, at some of the important goings on, events and panels happening at the event.
I'm speaking, of course, of the Gay Stuff.
This is a quick list of what's popped up on the schedule. I'll add to it all of the other gayish stuff as it comes in.
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10:30-11:30 Divas and Golden Lassoes: The Lgbt Obsession with Super Heroines— Why do Lgbt comic book fans, especially gay men, worship female superheroes? Going beyond just collecting the comics of Wonder Woman, »
Howard "Howie" Post, one of America's premiere cartoonists, passed away last Friday.
At Harvey Comics, Howie worked on Hot Stuff, Casper the Friendly Ghost, Wendy the Good Little Witch, Richie Rich and his own creation, Spooky The Tuff Li'l Ghost. He produced literally hundreds of stories for the company during his tenure. He is best known among comics fans for his creation Anthro at DC Comics, where he also produced The Adventures of Bob Hope, Jerry Lewis (both with and without Dean Martin) Doodles Duck, J. Rufus Lion and numerous romance stories. He did The Monkey and the Bear, Stawberry Shortcake, Heathcliff, and other features for Marvel Comics as well as their Star Comics imprint.
In the mid-60s Howie succeeded Sy Kneitel as head of Paramount's animation studio. He was fired for producing a cartoon called Two By Two, which lampooned a story from the bible. This was very »
- Mike Gold
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