Beavis & Butthead & Captain Pike – The Daily LITG, 25th January 2021

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Daily LITG: Star Trek, Superman, Hulk #181 and the ten most-read stories yesterday…

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LITG: Paramount+ Expedition screenshot

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

  1. Star Trek: Strange New Worlds: Pike, Spock Lead Way to Paramount+
  2. The Man Who Bought Incredible Hulk #181 For $5 In An Antique Store
  3. Superman Is Back From the Dead With Black Suit XM Studios Statue
  4. Star Wars Princess Leia Gets New A New Hope Gentle Giant Statue
  5. The Flash Star Danielle Panabaker Shows Off Their Season 7 Gift
  6. New Star Wars Clone Wars and Rebels Statues Arrive From Gentle Giant
  7. James Bond Joins SPECTRE In Dynamite April 2021 Solicitations
  8. Funko Sadly Disappoints With Marvel Funko Fair Announcements
  9. Saved by the Bell: Mario Lopez Supports Dustin Diamond's Cancer Fight
  10. Pokémon GO Hoenn Celebration 2021 Event Review

ICYMI: more you may prefer from yesterday.

In case you fancied more LITG about comic books.

  1. Obscure Comics: General Mills Presents Batman V Superman #3 & Blippar
  2. Star Wars High Republic, Haha and Radiant Black Top Advance Reorders
  3. Paul Cornell and Emma Vieceli's Modern Frankenstein From Heavy Metal
  4. PrintingWatch: Daredevil #25 Goes To Third Printing
  5. Amazing Spider-Man #55 & Star Wars High Republic Top Advance Reorders
  6. The Bleeding Cool Bestseller List – King In Black Beats Future State
  7. Boom Really Wants Comic Shops To Order More Of Keanu Reeves' BRZRKR
  8. Pooch Cafe's Paul Gilligan Sells Pluto Rocket Graphic Novel to Tundra

LITG one year ago – we knew Secret Invasion was coming

And Lion Forge lost its beat.

  1. Marvel Studios Greenlights 2 Unannounced TV Series [SCOOP]
  2. Lion Forge Breaks With The Beat
  3. "Obi-Wan": Disney+ Shuts Production Over Script Concerns [UPDATE]
  4. Marvel Will Ship 15 X-Men Comics in April, But None of Them Twice
  5. Age of Khonshu Begins, Avengers Fall as Moon Knight Comes to Avengers in April
  6. Carol Danvers to Lose Her Shirt in Poker Game with Wolverine in April's Captain Marvel #17
  7. Captain America is the Frontline in the New MAFEX Figure
  8. DC Comics Release Details For Crisis On Infinite Earths Giant #2 and Swamp Thing Giant #3
  9. Ablaze Media is Trying to Publish Conan Comics Again in April 2020 Solicitations
  10. Stephen King's Sleeping Beauties, Clone Wars, Deep Space 9 and Simon Furman Return to Transformers '84 in IDW April 2020 Solicitations
  11. After Five Years Wait, Adventureman and Ludocrats Launch in Image Comics April 2020 Solicitations

LITG two years ago – Hush fell

And DC Comics was restructuring – setting the tone for the next two years.

  1. DC Comics Cancels Batman Hush Omnibus
  2. Katheryn Winnick Says [SPOILERS] Are In Tonight's 'Vikings' Episode!
  3. Major DC Comics Restructuring Happening Right Now (UPDATED)
  4. Layoffs Hit DC Comics During Today's Restructuring
  5. Reaction to DC Comics Changes; Especially the Departure of Mark Chiarello

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

LITG: 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.

  • Kev Walker, artist on 2000AD, Thunderbolts and Doctor Aphra.
  • Geoff Johns, writer of Doomsday Clock and Shazam.
  • Former Dark Horse editorial director, Meloney C. Crawford.
  • Gary Cohn, comics writer, co-creator of Princess Amethyst, Gemworld and Blue Devil.
  • Turtel Onli, Father of the Black Age of Comics.
  • John Lustig, Donald Duck comics writer
  • Chuck Wojtkiewicz, artist of Justice League, Jaguar and Southern Knights.

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About 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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