American Gods, Pokemon GO, Lucifer – The Daily LITG 29th January 2021

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Daily LITG: Neil Gaiman and Orlando Jones –  the ten most-read stories yesterday…

The world keeps turning, and America is beginning to heal from all the burns.

  1. American Gods: Neil Gaiman On Anansi/S03; Orlando Jones Responds
  2. The Rainbow Rare Cards of Pokémon TCG: Sword & Shield Part 1
  3. Lucifer Star Lesley-Ann Brandt Drops Some Serious Season 6 Looks
  4. Walker: Jared Padalecki Spoke with Chuck Norris, Got His Approval
  5. AEW Unrivaled Series Four Revealed, Matt Hardy, Sammy, Cody, More
  6. Brian K Vaughan Promised New Issues Of Saga Will Be Worth The Wait
  7. Fallout 76 Receives A Major Update Including Inventory Overhaul
  8. Sneasel Limited Research Day Comes To Pokémon GO
  9. Funko Announces Full Wave of Godzilla Vs Kong Pops
  10. Crossover #4 Has Censored Comics Character Guest-Star

ICYMI: more you may prefer from yesterday.

In case you fancied more LITG about comic books.

LITG one year ago – James Tynion Joined Batman

And Sandman was separate from Lucifer.

  1. How DC Screwed Up James Tynion's Final Issue of Justice League Dark (and How Batman Made him Leave)
  2. "This Is Us" Season 4 "A Hell of a Week: Part Two" Preview: Kevin's Time
  3. "Lucifer": Neil Gaiman – "Sandman" Not Cause for Netflix Series Ending
  4. The Comic Shop of Oswego, New York, to Close
  5. Jo Martin – Not A Parallel Universe Doctor Who
  6. Doctor… Who? Five Possible Theories (Spoilers)
  7. The Avengers Settle a Profound Moral Quandary… with Punching in Avengers #30 [Preview]
  8. Marc Jackson Brings Back Tom Selleck's Magnum PI to Comic Books
  9. "Saved by the Bell": Peacock Reveals Sequel Series' Class Roster
  10. Lex Luthor's Apology in Justice League #39 [Preview]

LITG two years ago – Scott Bakula crossed over

And Bill Maher had new rules.

  1. Scott Bakula Suggests an Awesome 'Quantum Leap', 'NCIS' Crossover
  2. 'Real Time with Bill Maher': Comics "New Rules" is Old Hate [Opinion]
  3. Fox's 'X-Men' Films Were Never Given a Chance to be Great
  4. Hasbro's Walmart Exclusive G1 Reissue of Transformers Leader Optimus Prime is in Stores Now
  5. The Missing Books of DC Comics
  6. Late Night Rumours – More Layoffs at DC Comics Coming Soon

And the 101 most-read stories of 2020 right here.

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.

  • Graphic novelist Joseph-Elliott Coleman.
  • Jeph Loeb, Executive Vice President of Marvel TV
  • David W. Olbrich, Publisher of Malibu, Director of Humanoids, VP of Space Goat
  • Danica Davidson, author of Overworld Adventure and Overworld Heroes.
  • Scott McDaniel, artist on Daredevil, Batman and Green Arrow,
  • Michael McDermott, writer on FUBAR, Imaginary Drugs and Smosh.
  • Ahmad Rashad Doucet, artist on Alabaster Shadows, Can I Pet Your Werewolf

Happening today:

The Daily LITG 29th January 2021

  • French Comic Books and Translation for Publication: Practical Workshop and Professional Overview, Online Event, UF France-Florida Research Institute, 11 am ET. The FFRI as part of the Francophone Artists, Bandes Dessinées, and Diasporic Graphics guest speaker series is delighted to Welcome UF alumnus Dr. E. Joe Johnson to discuss his work as a professional translator of French comics into English. A professor of French and Spanish at Clayton State University in metro Atlanta, Joe has translated dozens of classic French comic books from Asterix to the Smurfs and most recently the nineteenth-century novel, Amitié et devouement ou trois mois à la Louisiane. In his talk, he will discuss the challenges of translating, the specific issues in translating comic books, and his work with publishers to bring his translations to print.

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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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