TWITTER REPORT: iPhone 4 Pre-Orders, The California Earthquake, And Al Williamson Memories

If you experienced any frustrations trying to pre-order an iPhone 4 this morning, you weren’t alone. As we’ve seen before in the Twitter Report, there are plenty of comics creators who love their iPhones. They also don’t like having Apple’s online store give up on them.

Meanwhile in California, some regions got a rude surprise last night in the form of an earthquake. You may be pleased to know that Clive Barker was unharmed and tweeted his status to his followers. Check out what he had to say below along with a few more memories of Al Williamson and a piece of historical trivia regarding Venom’s tongue that you may not have known.

I’m @brianwarmoth, and this is your Twitter Report for June 15, 2010.

@skottieyoung I made it all the way past the plan selection on iPhone preorder and got the OOPS, error page. OOPS is right mother #%*&er, I want my phone!
-Skottie Young, Artist (“New X-Men,” “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz”)

@RealCliveBarker Hello ,my friends, I’ve had concerned calls about whether I was affected by the earthquake.To be honest ,I didn’t feel it. All is well .
-Clive Barker, Writer (“Seduth,” “Hyperkind”)

@mrmarkmillar Just off the phone with Matthew Vaughn as we concoct another wee plan. He’s very excited about X-Men. It sounds amazing.
-Mark Millar, Writer (“Kick-Ass,” “Wanted”)

@ycinar And one of my first Mon-El studies…
-Yildiray Cinar, Artist (“Legion Of Super Heroes,” “Noble Causes”)

@cameronMstewart The Marmaduke movie has earned 22 million dollars so far. Just sit back and let that sink in for a moment.
-Cameron Stewart, Writer/Artist (“Batman and Robin,” “Sin Titulo”)

@GailSimone I liked the new Karate Kid movie despite, oh, everything about it being things I don’t like. You tricked me, Hollywood!
-Gail Simone, Writer (“Birds of Prey,” “Wonder Woman”)

@simonpegg Complaining about the vuvzelas is embarrassing. It’s part of their game and we are their guests. Suck it up and stop whinging. Hooooooooonk!
-Simon Pegg, Actor (“The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn,” “Star Trek”)

Al Williamson pt. 1: @davegibbons90 Al Williamson’s inking along with Kirby’s pencils in “Race For The Moon” was THE biggest influence on me as a kid.
-Dave Gibbons, Artist (“Watchmen,” “Green Lantern”)

Al Williamson pt. 2: @marvwolfman Artist Al Williamson passed away. He was a brilliant artist as well as someone who truly loved comics and comic art. Rest in peace, Al.
-Marv Wolfman, Writer (“Crisis on Infinite Earths,” “The New Teen Titans”)

@ErikJLarsen Funny to think that I gave Venom a long tongue because my memory is so crappy. Saw a TPB cover that Todd drew and thought he drew a tongue–
-Erik Larsen, Writer/Artist (“Savage Dragon,” “The Amazing Spider-Man”)

Parting Wisdom for the Day:

@rstevens Franklin Destro Roosevelt. #waystoshortenWWII
-R. Stevens, Writer/Artist (“Diesel Sweeties,” “LOLbots”)

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