5. “He dies heroically. He dies selflessly. He dies in the manner that epitomizes not only the best of Riverdale but the best of all of us. It’s what Archie has come to represent over the past almost 75 years,” said Archie Comics co-CEO Jon Goldwater.
Hulk-green puppies? Incredible, but true! When Spanish dog breeder Aida Molina first saw the pups, she couldn’t believe it either. In fact, she just assumed the newborns were dirty and tried to scrub them clean. And why wouldn’t she? Dogs come in many different sizes, shapes, and colors, but green is definitely not usually one of them. While the source of their funky fur remains a mystery, it’s speculated that a presence of the biliverdin pigment in the mother’s placenta may be the culprit.
5. Bill Mantlo’s brother Michael, who runs his Facebook group, posted about the experience for all of Bill’s supporters.
*****WHAT AN INCREDIBLE DAY FOR BILL MANTLO*****! Marvel hooked Bill up with a PRIVATE VIEWING of “Guardians Of The Galaxy”, and my wife Liz and my beloved cousin Jean assisted Bill throughout, enabling him to sit back, relax and relish in the AWESOMENESS of what is going to be, in my humble opinion, Marvel’s GREATEST AND MOST SUCCESSFUL FILM EVER! Bill thoroughly enjoyed it, giving it his HIGHEST COMPLIMENT (the BIG “THUMB’S UP!”), and when the credits rolled, his face was locked into the HUGEST SMILE I HAVE EVER SEEN HIM WEAR (along with one or two tears of joy)! This was the GREATEST DAY OF THE LAST 22 YEARS for me, our family, and most importantly, BILL MANTLO!
6. According to Michael Mantlo, the men responsible for Bill’s front row seat to Guardians of the Galaxy was Marvel’s attorney David Althoff and Marvel’s Vice President David Bogart.
7. Michael wrote that they were responsible for the happiest day of his brother’s life.
The gentlemen that made it possible for Bill to see his creation, ROCKET RACCOON, come alive in “Guardians Of The Galaxy”, Marvel Attorney David Althoff (far left) and Marvel VP David Bogart (center). Giving Bill this opportunity was a daunting challenge (with all the legal & security protocols that needed to be breached), but these two FINE MEN made it happen, and Bill had the HAPPIEST DAY OF HIS LIFE! I will NEVER be able to thank them enough for all that they have done for Bill!
8. Not only did Bill Mantlo get a private screening of the movie and, of course, a part in the credits.
Marvel cover artist Mr. Garcin, who is known for his stunning collages, wears a face mask when he is in public. The mysterious artist has crafted covers for The Amazing Spiderman, Daredevil and Iron Man.
As part of his appearance at London Comic-Con 2014, Garcin created a time-lapse video with camera manufacturer Autographer to show how he creates his work.
“I really wanted to share with my fans how exactly it’s done. […] I really enjoyed the challenge, actually. My work normally takes days or weeks to complete, but to make the video work, I had to do it in hours,” Garcin told Mashable.
More of Garcin’s work can be found on his official Facebook page.