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Interview with George Perez during "The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll" on Svengoolie

posted by Vu Nguyen

Jim R writes:


SVENGOOLIE: Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll (29 Jun 2019)
MeTV
Watch for an interview with the legendary George Perez during "The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll" on Svengoolie this Saturday! 8pm E/P, 7C- Check your local listings, won't you?


George Perez to appear on Svengoolie this Saturday (29 June 2019)

posted Jun 25, 2019, 6:42 PM by Vu Nguyen   [ updated Jun 25, 2019, 6:43 PM ]

Svengoolie writes:


SVENGOOLIE: Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll (29 Jun 2019)
MeTV
Iconic comics artist George Perez will be on our show during "Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll"- Saturday night on MeTV !


Epic Stream: Why Comic Book Legend George Perez Can't Watch Any Teen Titans Adaptation

posted Jun 25, 2019, 6:16 AM by Vu Nguyen



TITANS: SEASON 1 (Television Show) (Sep 2018)
DC Universe

Speaking of Perez, the retired comic book legend was recently asked if he has seen Titans or any of the adapted versions of this franchise. In a surprising twist, Perez reveals that he can’t get into any of the new versions of these characters since they aren’t the ones he created. It’s a bit egotistic but the characters and stories are based on his work.

Here’s why Perez can’t watch any of the Teen Titans adaptations, via an interview with Collider:

"I've never seen the [Teen] Titans cartoon, I've never seen the Titans live-action TV series. People who love it, fantastic. But remember, I'm the one who designed them. I've yet to see... anyone actually do my characters, the way I designed them. They all look so different that I have a mental detachment for it. Marv [Wolfman] embraces them more because, conceptually, Marv can identify with them. Visually, I can't. They don't look like my characters."

Perez isn’t the first comic creator who wasn’t a fan of these different interpretations. While Stan Lee was more than okay with the Marvel movies, Frank Miller actively hates all of the live-action Batman movies he has seen. At the least, Perez is happy about these series’ getting people into the comics.

13th Dimension: George Perez's first DC work - Firestorm

posted Jun 23, 2019, 3:29 PM by Vu Nguyen

From 13thdimension.com

FLASH #289 (Sep 1980)
DC Comics
Excerpt: And what was interesting in working on that book with Gerry Conway — the creator, with Al Milgrom, of Firestorm — is that he was giving me the same exact scripts he gave Al. … So basically I have to draw this without looking like I’m drawing Al’s book now.

So, I deliberately couldn’t look at Al Milgrom’s artwork so I could pace it my way, lay it out my way, have the angles being my interpretation of it, but I thought, “Gerry got paid twice now.” (Laughter.) This is the same script! But it was fun.

What was interesting is that if you saw the credits on the first issue that I did, it says Romeo Tanghal is the inker, and it wasn’t Romeo. It was the inker who did the rest of the series, Bob Smith. So, it was just a mistake on their part.

Cover to The Fan's-Zine #6 (April 1978)

posted Jun 23, 2019, 8:34 AM by Vu Nguyen   [ updated Jun 23, 2019, 10:18 AM ]

From ebay.com, thanks to Ilke


THE FAN'S ZINE #6 (1978)
MCG
NOTE: Part Two appears in THE FAN'S ZINE #8 (Spr/Sum 1979) MCG

>>>
THE FAN'S-ZINE #6 (April 1978) 8 1/2 x 11, 40 pages. Excellent condition.

3 page interview with George Perez (part one, part two appeared in issue #7). Full page parody comic strip by Alan Hanley. Contents page shown above.

Buyer pays for priority mail or media mail (sent in a box). Outside the US use the Ebay Global Shipping Program. Shipping combined on multiple items.

Commission information for TerrifiCon 2019

posted Jun 22, 2019, 5:59 PM by Vu Nguyen

From Spencer


TERRIFICON 2019 (09-11 Aug 2019)
Mohegan Sun Expo Center, Connecticut
George Perez head sketch commissions for TerrifiCon will go on sale Wednesday, July 10th, 2019 at exactly midnight (Eastern Time Zone) when Wednesday, July 10th, 2019 becomes Thursday, July 11th, 2019 .

To be fair, I will ONLY use the time stamp as given by my email host ( spencerbck@aol.com ) and they have the final word as to when it is received, not I. Any requests that come in before midnight will be disqualified ... even if they come in at 11:59:59 PM ..... 12 MIDNIGHT and not a second earlier. Bear in mind that for Amazing Comic Con - Hawaii, C2E2 and East Coast Comic Convention commission lists sold out in FOUR SECONDS (Yes, at 12:00:04 all commissions were sold out) so make sure to get your order in as quickly as possible at the deadline.
 
Please make sure to include your EXACT request as any emails that come in without the character are disqualified and discarded. All orders must have your first and last name in them as well the exact request. Emails that say "Please put me on the list" do not count and are disqualified. You MUST have all of the requested info in the email. 

Remember, Mr. Perez is doing single character, head shots ONLY and nothing else. One request per person, per name, per household, per family, or per address. You must be present at the show to pick up the artwork in person ... NO PROXIES

Sketch cover or sketch book or jam board requests are NOT accepted. SORRY. Too many potential problems and we do not wish to be responsible for anyone having a bad experience should the item be lost, damaged or destroyed anywhere in the process or shipping thereof. Finally, he is doing only FIVE ( 5 ) commissions total for the show. There will be no on site drawing done.

I hope this is not too blunt, and hopefully, this answers all outstanding questions. We reserve the right to adjust the rules should some unforeseen question come up that has not yet been addressed.

Geico Gecko wearing the Infinity Gauntlet

posted Jun 22, 2019, 1:22 PM by Vu Nguyen   [ updated Jun 22, 2019, 1:24 PM ]

From Vu


INFINITY GAUNTLET #1 (Jul 1991)
Marvel Comics
George Perez stated that he couldn't believe Geico Gecko wearing the Infinity Gauntlet. He loved it.

Watch the commercial here:
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Vampire State Building #1 homage cover to Infinity Gauntlet #1

posted Jun 22, 2019, 12:05 PM by Vu Nguyen

From previewsworld.com, thanks to Ilke


VAMPIRE STATE BUILDING #1 (Cover D) (18 Sep 2019)
Ablaze LLC
VAMPIRE STATE BUILDING #1 CVR D BALBI INFINITY GAUNTLET HOM ABLAZE, LLC
JUL191363
(W) Ange, Patrick Renault (A) Charlie Adlard (CA) Guilherme Balbi

The newest horror series from the artist of The Walking Dead, Charlie Adlard! Just in time for Halloween, get ready to be bitten from the first full color page. Terry Fisher is a young soldier on the verge of being sent away for active military duty, and is going to meet his friends at the top of the Empire State Building for a farewell party. But suddenly a legion of vampires attacks the skyscraper and massacres its occupants. Hounded in the 102 floors that have become a deadly trap, Terry must take decisive action to save himself and his friends - and the city of New York - before the army of abominations, and the terrible vampire god within, walled in the building since its construction, spill into the city!
In Shops: Sep 18, 2019
SRP: $3.99


Some notes from a Conversation With George Perez at Amazing Las Vegas 2019.

posted Jun 22, 2019, 11:19 AM by Vu Nguyen   [ updated Jun 22, 2019, 11:21 AM ]

From Amazing Las Vegas 2019


AMAZING LAS VEGAS COMIC CON 2019 (14-16 Jun 2019)
Las Vegas, Nevada
• Starfire's face was based on George Perez's first wife and imagined Starfire as "Red Sonja in Space"
• Cyborg was based on a young Jim Brown football player.
• Raven's soulself was based on Doom Patrol's Negative Man.
• George Perez is a fan of Cheyenne Jaz Wise and personally emailed her to let her know he was coming to Las Vegas and wanted a photo with her.
• DC had to re-launch Wonder Woman because they were about to lose the rights to the William Moulton Marston Estate.
• Although DC hired co-plotters (Greg Potter) and dialogue writers (Len Wein), George reiterate that the whole concept, storyline, direction was all George Perez.
• George does not watch any of the Teen Titans cartoons or DC Universe's Titans series, because he felt that he couldn't identify with them, because visually they were not his art.
• George said he feels like a rock star, whenever fans wanted to take selfies with him or asks for autographs.
• Being a "Boy Scout" isn't a bad thing and stands with Superman for doing good for "Goodness' sake".
• When asked for what he's going to do now that he's retired, George Perez said that he'll be supporting his wife with her dancing and will be concentrating on his Fetish / Double Trouble Wrestling videos. He also mentioned that he'll be drawing a Fetish Comic Book, but it might take much longer than regular scheduled comics. He has to draw the art and blow it up on Photoshop to add in extra details on the computer.
• Janette Khan hated the Teen Titans and didn't want to do another TT books... but she gave Marv and George a chance. George only agreed to reboot the Teen Titans with Marv Wolfman because he really wanted a foot in the door to draw JLA. When the sales figures came in for New Teen Titans #3, they were one of the best-selling books. He felt so bad for the other writers and artists that didn't get any special bonuses or royalties, because their books were selling that well (none of DC's books were selling close to NTT).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBVNsr8a5v8

George Perez: Farewell to a Comics Legend - Amazing Con Las Vegas 2019

posted Jun 22, 2019, 9:09 AM by Vu Nguyen

From youtube.com, Thanks to Ilke


AMAZING LAS VEGAS COMIC CON 2019 (14-16 Jun 2019)
Las Vegas, Nevada
Collider Interviews
Published on Jun 21, 2019


Comic book legend George Perez (New Teen Titans, Wonder Woman) reflects on his career in comic books on the eve of his retirement, and talks with fans about how is work influenced a new generation. Collider is the official media sponsor of Amazing Comic Conventions - learn more at http://amazingcomiccon.com






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