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George Perez Website: 20th Anniversary
posted 12/9/2018 by Vu Sleeper

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Today, December 9th, is the 20th anniversary of my little George Perez Website (george-perez.net), a website dedicated to comic book artist George Perez.

I first discovered Perez’s work with Crisis on Infinite Earths #1 in April 1985 and have been collecting his art since then. In order to maintain a growing database of my Perez checklist, I had hand-coded html files, meant for my personal computer only.

After securing a webhost via Fresno State University, on December 9, 1998, I’ve decided to upload what I had written onto the world wide web. You have to remember, this was in 1998, when the internet was in its infancy.

The checklist remained somewhat static until I started collecting George Perez news in April 2000, and thus upgraded the website to version 2. Throughout the years, the website went onto many different servers, but ultimate, trying to keep cost down, I had to eventually had to shut down the website on July 10, 2007.

The current Version 4 of the George Perez Website went online Jul 12, 2008 3:56 PM, just slightly one year after it was shut down.

I’m still very proud of my work on the website and hope to be online for another twenty years.

Brief timeline:

  • December 9, 1998 - Version 1
  • May 6, 2000 - Version 2
  • October 27, 2006 - Version 3
  • July 10, 2007 - on break for one year
  • Jul 12, 2008 3:56 PM - Version 4 (current version)
  • December 9, 2018 - 20th Anniversary


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    George Perez Website turns 20

    posted 12/9/2018 Vu Sleeper 

    From Vu

    It's been a long road, but george-perez.net is still around. Yes, I still George Perez's art, and, yes, I still collect comic books. I wouldn't be doing this, unless my heart's in it. And thank you to my supporters over the years: George, Ilke, Tony, Marcus, Andy, Doug, and too many to mention. You guys know who you are.

    Brief timeline:
    • December 9, 1998 - Version 1. George Perez Fansite started appearing on the web.
    • May 6, 2000 - Version 2. Also, added counter (set to zero)
    • October 27, 2006 - Version 3.0
    • Jul 12, 2008 3:56 PM - Version 4 (current version)
    • December 9, 2018 - 20th Anniversary

    Ilke writes:

    Congratulations on your George Pérez website turning 20 today! Time flies.

    Cheers
     

    posted Dec 9, 2017, 11:01 PM by Vu Nguyen

    Ilke writes:


    AVENGERS (2) (1978)
    art by George Pérez
    It's December 9th, and that means...congratulations on your George Pérez website turning 19 today!

    Brief history:

    ● December 9, 1998 - Version 1.
    ● May 6, 2000 - Version 2.
    ● October 27, 2006 - Version 3.0
    ● Jul 12, 2008 3:56 PM - Version 4 (current version)
    ● December 9, 2008 - 10th Anniversary

    This website is maintained by Vu Nguyen with help & support from:

    ■ George Perez
    ■ Ilke Hincer
    ■ Tony Lorenz
    ■ Marcus Mebes
    ■ Andy Mangels
    ■ Doug and Sheila



    Recent Announcements

    • Silver Surfer Inner Demons TPB Epic Collection is coming out May 22, 2019 - reprints George Perez's Silver Surfer run. From mycomicshop.com, thanks to Ilke SILVER SURFER: INNER DEMONS TPB (EPIC COLLECTION) (22 May 2019) Marvel Comics 1st printing. Collects Silver Surfer (1987-1998 2nd Series) #123-138, Silver Surfer (1968-1970 1st Series) -1, and ANNUAL '97. Written by J.M. DeMatteis, George Perez, Glenn Greenberg, and Tom DeFalco. Art by Ron Garney, Bob Wiacek, Ed Benes, Adriana Melo, Edde Wagner, Cary Nord, Ralph Cabrera, Paul Pelletier, Matt Ryan, Tom Grummett, Val Semeiks, Klaus Janson, and Roger Cruz. Cover by Ron Garney. A new beginning! The Silver Surfer is back on Earth, but the world he's returned to is not the same one he left. The Fantastic Four and Avengers have fallen to Onslaught - and with the ...
      Posted by Vu Nguyen
    • George Perez wins Comic Book Creator Lifetime Achievement Award at East Coast Comicon 2019 Buchanan K writes: EAST COAST COMICON 2019 (17-19 May 2019) Meadowlands, New Jersey The Comic Book Creator Lifetime Achievement Award; Presented tonight to George Perez. It was an honor to witness it!
      Posted by Vu Nguyen
    • Photo from the Retirement Dinner with George Perez @danielpgrote writes: EAST COAST COMICON 2019 (17-19 May 2019) Meadowlands, New Jersey At a retirement dinner for George Perez. Jim Starlin’s been running around making mischief with an Infinity Gauntlet. >>> Jeff B writes: At A Gala Dinner Tonight With Legendary Writers & Artists George Pérez & Jim Starlin. 25 Years Ago, Starlin & Perez Collaborated And Helped Create Marvel’s Infinity War Comic Book Saga Featuring That Guy Thanos Fighting Many Heroes, Notably The Avengers! Amazing How Things Have Turned Out!
      Posted by Vu Nguyen
    • Sojourn/Lady Death original art page inked studiomaenefl writes: SOJOURN / LADY DEATH #1 (Errata) (12 May 2004) CrossGen Comics FINALLY at the of today I was able to meet Mr. George Perez. He has been an enormous influence to both as an artist and writer. I had inked one of his unpublished pages from the Sojourn/Lady Death crossover (kudos to jaymtaylor for figuring it out) since he had mentioned had never been inked. I cleaned up my blueline inks, added a thank you, signed and framed it. I was able to give it to him and he recognized the piece immediately. He was also gracious to sign my inks so I can frame it in my studio. It was a great moment in my career. Best ...
      Posted by Vu Nguyen
    • Complaints about long lines and VIP badge abusers at East Coast Comicon 2019 From Vu EAST COAST COMICON 2019 (17-19 May 2019) Meadowlands, New Jersey Photo from Tom K Please note: George Perez does not have a manager, as far as I know. >>>Joseph E writes:No one seems to have mentioned that they are supposed to punch a hole in the VIP pass once someone went to meet George. We could also see from the line that the VIPs were handing the passes off which prevented the line from moving. At 630, the event staff finally started punching the tags. With 15 minutes left for the signing. Tommy R writes: I waited on line yesterday for 4 hours only to be told George had to leave so he could attend his ...
      Posted by Vu Nguyen
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    George Perez Website is 18 years old
    posted Dec 9, 2016, 8:45 PM by Vu Nguyen [ updated Dec 9, 2016, 8:48 PM ]

    Ilke writes:

    Time flies! Congratulations on your George Pérez website turning 18 today.

    Keep up the great work.

    Brief history:
    • December 9, 1998 - Version 1.
    • May 6, 2000 - Version 2.
    • October 27, 2006 - Version 3.0
    • Jul 12, 2008 3:56 PM - Version 4 (current version)
    • December 9, 2008 - 10th Anniversary
    • December 9, 2016 - 18th Anniversary


    Vu's George Perez Website is 16 Years Old
    posted Dec 8, 2014, 11:17 PM by Vu Nguyen [ updated Dec 8, 2014, 11:28 PM ]

    Ilke writes:

    Time flies!  It's December 9th and...the 16th Anniversary of your site devoted to George Pérez!

    Congrats

    Vu:

    Thank you to everyone. 

    Brief history:

  • December 9, 1998 - Version 1.
  • May 6, 2000 - Version 2. 
  • July 5, 2001 - Website now hosted by Morrissey-solo.
  • October 27, 2006 - Version 3.0
  • July 10, 2007 - on break for one year
  • Jul 12, 2008 3:56 PM - Version 4 (current version)
  • December 9, 2008 - 10th Anniversary
  • December 9, 2013 - 15th Anniversary
  • December 9, 2014 - 16th Anniversary




  • Site Update (03/04/14): Twitter
    posted Mar 4, 2014, 9:31 AM by Vu Nguyen   [ updated Mar 4, 2014, 3:40 PM ]

    Vu here. It's been a long time since I actually wrote about what's going on.

    I've recently updated the main news page to display a Twitter feed to show any "perezartist" so I can keep track of what's going on. Unfortunately, the ad takes up the entire length of the webpage that I had to hide portion of it. I don't think anyone is complaining.  Let me know if you're having difficulties viewing page.  I've optimize the look for iPad, but it should display just fine on a regular computer browser.   The first table will automatically scale to your screen. 

    UNFORTUNATELY: If you are viewing on a screen smaller than 1280 1024 pixels, it may look awful.  If this affects you, please email me at vu at weheartmusic.com and if I get enough complaints, I will redesign the page.

    For most people, the website should look fine. See images below for comparison:

    iPad
    Web Browser (1928x1080)



    Update (08/06/11)
    posted Aug 6, 2011 2:56 AM by vu sleeper

    From Vu

    I'm not too crazy about Facebook, but for those who would rather keep updated on things exclusively through the service, I've created a page: facebook.com.  You can "like" it and updates will appear on your newsfeed. 

    When google open up their Google+ service, I will also create a page for that.

    Here's some music for the weekend:

    >>>

    KREAYSHAWN
    kreayshawn.tumblr.com

    I normally don't write about hip-hop, but it's really hard to ignore lady rapper Kreayshawn. I first heard about her from The Daily, the description I took away from reading the article was that she the "anti-Rebecca Black" and how she wasn't very "Disney".

    She drinks and she smokes and she doesn't give a f___. She's also into tumblr, twitter, fashion (but hell to the no to Gucci, Fendi, Louis Vuitton, or Prada), and eye-gouging animated gifs.

    With over nine million youtube views for her break out hit song, "Gucci Gucci", it's easy to see why Columbia Records signed her up quickly.



    Update (08/04/11)

    posted Aug 4, 2011 3:33 AM by vu sleeper [ updated Aug 4, 2011 6:01 AM ]

    From Vu

    The gadget spec URL could not be found
    I am in the middle of updating old archive material and breaking down the checklist structure (for instance Superman), so you will likely see broken links to images.  Please be patience.

    Going through version 3, I noticed that there was an old messageboard (which admittedly was never popular with few users and feedback).  

    Update: I've added a Google+ button. I can't seem to get it to work with my profiles.google.com account.  Let me know if you're having trouble getting it to work either, right now it just shows "zero".

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