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Friday, April 28, 2006

VENUSIAN on the front page of the York Daily Record!

"Venusian saves York again!" screams the front page headline of the Thursday, April 27, 2006 York Daily Record. Then: "Actually,he might be the next reality Sc-Fi Channel star." That's right! Our very own manager of the York Comix Connection, Josh Strouse, is entered as a contestant for the upcoming TV show "Who Wants To Be A Superhero?"!
From the article:
"According to the show's Web site, the program will feature 11 finalists as they live together in character in a "secret lair" and showcase not only their powers, but also their compassion, integrity and resourcefulness through various challenges. At the end of the six-episode series, the triumphant hero(ine) will not only be featured in a Sci-Fi Channel original movie, but also have a comic book created around their character. The show is set to air later this year."
How cool is that? Read the online article HERE. Come and meet The Venusian at the Comix Connection - York on Free Comic Book Day on Saturday, May 6th. Let's all give Josh our best wishes and hope he makes it all the way to the top! And then you can say "I knew him when."


At 4/28/2006 10:10 AM, Blogger Ned at Comix Connection said...

AHA! I knew Josh was acting a little strangely lately, now I know why!

At 4/28/2006 11:18 AM, Blogger Manda said...

That is amazing. Good Luck Josh!

At 4/28/2006 2:34 PM, Blogger stymieresh said...

So THAT'S who the Venusian is!

Did sitting under flourescent lights at the comic store turn his skin blue or is that hue natural for those Venusian born?

At 4/28/2006 8:33 PM, Blogger shadow said...

quite the han-soloian smurfblubeetleish fella isn't he now.
new avengers annual was great this week as was seven soldiers frankenstein batman was the only OYL title this week to excite me ...manhunter was way cool last week. i'm a little behind my reading after enjoying the pittsburg con
this past weekend getting lots of books signed and getting time to hang with the likes of bendis,turner,chaykin,perez,mack,horn etc. also bought some cool art and got a few fantastic sketches from jamal igle, scott mcdaniel,talent caldwell, greg horn and jim balent.( also purchasing 3 longboxes of books ) anyway gotta get some rest and by rest i mean bag, board, organize and read some comix.....1 week til FCBD yayyyy.

At 4/29/2006 9:38 AM, Blogger josh said...

drat! Secret identity shot!

At 4/29/2006 8:01 PM, Blogger Bill at Comix Connection said...

josh said...
drat! Secret identity shot!

What? Now you have to kill us all?

At 4/30/2006 9:54 AM, Blogger josh said...

more like unfortunate accidents.

At 5/03/2006 8:57 PM, Blogger Bill at Comix Connection said...

Are you gonna take the chance that you might inadvertqntly create your VERY OWN NEMESIS?


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