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Alcoholic Mountain Dew In The Daily LITG, 24th February 2022

LITG: The world can seem like a terrible and strange place sometimes, but at Bleeding Cool, you can still read all about comics, merch, TV shows, games, movies, and more. The Daily Lying In The Gutters remains a long-running run around the day before and the day ahead. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. And yes, it's war, but a headline busting post about Mountain Dew makes it feel like we've become all of a sudden.

LITG: Mountain Dew and the ten most-read stories, yesterday

Mountain Dew Gets Hard and Is Finally Starting to Hit Shelves
Credit: PepsiCo
  1. Mountain Dew Gets Hard and Is Finally Starting to Hit Shelves
  2. Law & Order: Vincent D'Onofrio Still Has Some "Criminal Intent" In Him
  3. Reacher: Alan Ritchson on How Size Mattered During Amazon Auditions
  4. The End Of Krakoan Resurrection? X-Men Comics Today (Spoilers)
  5. Superman & Lois: Tyler Hoechlin Addresses Series Ghosting Arrowverse
  6. Daredevil, The Punisher & More Heading to Disney+ Next Month- Kinda?
  7. Cobra Kai EP Jon Hurwitz Confirms Some Karate Kid Revisionist History
  8. Ben Reilly's Missing Lesson From Uncle Ben In Amazing Spider-Man #90
  9. Could Today's Dark Ages #3 Spin Off Into Dark Web From Marvel?
  10. Futurama: Community Star Yvette Nicole Brown Supports John DiMaggio

ICYMI: more you may prefer from yesterday.

In case you fancied more LITG about comics.

LITG one year ago, Joss Whedon, Gina Carano, Jack Quaid

The world keeps turning, and America is beginning to heal from all the burns. Even if a few scabs need pulling off first.

  1. Buffy: A Teachable Moment in Cognitive Dissonance After Joss Whedon
  2. Ronald Moore Discusses Section 31, If Star Trek Is Still Film-Viable
  3. Tonight is Shiny Pikachu Spotlight Hour in Pokémon GO
  4. Lois Lane Casts Doubt On Superman's Sexual Prowess, In Future State
  5. Why No WandaVision Credit For John Byrne?
  6. Bruce Wayne Becomes All-Out Terrorist In DC Future State (Spoilers)
  7. Nubia's New Wonder Woman Role In DC Infinite Frontier (Spoilers)
  8. What Is The New Shadow Legendary Coming To Pokémon GO?
  9. Obi-Wan: Ewan McGregor Gets Jacked- Welcome to Kenobi Gun Show
  10. Fantastic Four, Wolverine, and Spider-Gwen Figures Unveiled by Mezco
  11. Immortals Fenyx Rising: Ubisoft's Video Game Becomes A Graphic Novel
  12. DC Overships Zack Snyder Justice League Comics – May Spoil Snyder Cut
  13. Tomorrow's Amazing Spider-Man #60 Totally Revisits One More Day
  14. A Chance To Appear In Brandon Thomas and Khary Randolph's Excellence
  15. DC's Linearverse Slices the Whole Sort Of General Mish Mash (Spoiler)
  16. Rest Area 51 from Tapas Media: Exclusive Preview of Chapter One
  17. Trump's Loss Crushed Ike Perlmutter, But Helped Free Jawad Amir Musa
  18. Kodansha Announces 4 New Digital Manga Titles for April 2021
  19. SCOOP: HaHa Crosses Over With Ice Cream Man For Final Issue
  20. DC Universe Infinite Targets Fans of Oprah, Zack Snyder in March
  21. Bad Idea Comics Gives Free Pin To First ENIAC #1 Customer At Stores
  22. Stephanie Hans and Kieron Gillen Win British Fantasy Award For Die
  23. Today Is Stephanie Hans Day – See Her Black Knight Cover Set

LITG two years ago – Jim Lee woke up

And everyone kept reacting to Dan DiDio's departure.

  1. Jim Lee Awakens from 4-Day Nap to Learn He's Suddenly in Charge of DC Comics
  2. New York Toy Fair 2020: 60 Photos from Hasbro Marvel Legends
  3. So Why Did Dan DiDio Leave DC Comics Anyway?
  4. Mindless Speculation: Will the BBC Announce a Major Doctor Who Change?
  5. "The Way Dan DiDio was Fired… Brutal and Unnecessary" Says DC Comics Founder's Granddaughter Nicky Wheeler-Nicholson
  6. Generation Five – The New Name For DC Comics' 5G
  7. Rob Liefeld Celebrates Dan Didio's DC Departure
  8. More Comics Industry Reaction to Dan DiDio Leaving DC
  9. Hasbro New York Toy Fair 2020 – 37 Photos of Star Wars
  10. Sue Richards Challenges Mutant Superiority in X-Men/Fantastic Four #2 [Preview]

LITG three years ago – GI Foot Locker

And DC shoved Jorge Jimenez's covers together.

  1. Hasbro and Asics Pair Up For New G.I. Joe Shoe Line, Available at Foot Locker Now
  2. Jorge Jimenez's Sixth Dimension Justice League Triptych Now All on One Issue
  3. Dan DiDio Tells Retailers That DC is Cutting Back Their Comics (UPDATE)
  4. Star Wars: Battlefront II Teases "The Chosen One" Update
  5. Marvel Maintains Their Lead Over DC Comics in January 2019 Marketshare

Comic book industry birthdays.

There may still not be much of a party atmosphere right now. All depends on which state you are living in. But comics folk are always getting older and still celebrating that special date.

  • Bryan Talbot, graphic novelist, creator of Luther Arkwright
  • Jim Borgman, creator of Zits
  • Greg LaRocque, artist on Flash and Legion of Super-Heroes
  • Keith Wilson, artist on Elementals, Scarlett, Power Of The Atom
  • Alan Gill, comics retailer, Ultimate Comics of North Carolina
  • Randy Reynaldo, creator of Rob Hanes Adventures
  • Mike Armstrong, VP of Reed POP
  • Wade von Grawbadger, comics inker.

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Rich JohnstonAbout Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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