Black Lightning Strikes The Daily LITG, 9th of November 2021

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LITG: The ten most-read stories, yesterday

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LITG Image: The CW
  1. The Flash Season 8 "Armageddon" E02 Overview: Black Lightning Strikes
  2. Dave Chappelle, Joe Rogan & Bill Maher: Just Old Men Yelling at Clouds
  3. 'Ineffable' Trademarked In Neil Gaiman & Sir Terry Pratchett's Names
  4. Ra's Al Ghul Returns To DC Comics in 2022 For The Shadow War
  5. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Content Creators React To Game Ending
  6. Supernatural: The CW "Always Open" for More SPN "If The Boys Want"
  7. Spider-Man: No Way Home Poster Is Here, Teasing Green Goblin Return
  8. Your First Look At JLQ – Justice League Queer – From DC Comics
  9. Diamond Comic Distributors Targeted By Ransomware Attack
  10. JLQ First Look In The Daily LITG, 8th of November 2021

ICYMI: more you may prefer from yesterday.

In case you fancied more LITG about comics.

LITG one year ago, Arrowverse, American Horror Story, and Pokemon GO

  1. American Horror Story Shocker: Ryan Murphy Reveals Real "Cult" Finale
  2. Superman & Lois Writer Calls Out Arrowverse Series After Being Let Go
  3. Snorlax Raid Spotlight For Animation Week 2020 In Pokémon GO
  4. Fear TWD Season 6 Breaks Early; 2-Hour World Beyond Season Finale
  5. Is Psyduck Guaranteed Shiny In The New Pokémon GO Timed Research?
  6. Arrow Star Stephen Amell: The CWverse Change "F**king Pi**ed Me Off"
  7. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: The Gang Helps Fire Donald Trump
  8. AEW Full Gear Results – Who Quit, Jon Moxley or Eddie Kingston?
  9. Saturday Night Live Succeeds Because Kate McKinnon is SNL's MVP
  10. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: The Gang Celebrates Flipadelphia
  11. Insight Editions Collect 45 Years Of Wolverine Art In Hardcover
  12. Why Can't Goblins Be Heroes? Eric Grissom and Will Perkins Fix That
  13. Obscure Comics: Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice Upstairs/Downstairs
  14. Queer ESports Graphic Novel, Renegade Rule, Gets Scheduled For 2021
  15. Catwoman: Soulstealer, Indestructibles Delayed By DC Till August 2021
  16. Krypto The Superdog Returns To DC Comics Kids Line
  17. Batman, X-Men, Thor and Crossover Top Bleeding Cool Bestseller List

Three years ago, Scalpel was getting stopped

And there were more Cobblepots about.

  1. DC Comics Cancels Scalped Book Four – and Probably Five Too
  2. 8 Revealed DC Comics Covers for November and December by Francesco Mattina, Josh Middleton, Frank Cho and More
  3. Was That Dr Manhattan in Grant Morrison and Liam Sharp's The Green Lantern #1?
  4. DC Comics is Adding Robin #0 to the Batman Prodigal Collection Now
  5. 'Rogue One' Prequel Starring Diego Luna Coming to Disney+ Bob Iger Says

Comic book industry birthdays

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

  • Darick Robertson, co-creator of The Boys and Transmetropolitan
  • Bill Mantlo, co-creator of Rocket Raccoon, Cloak and Dagger.
  • Marvel and DC Comics artist Ken Landgraf
  • Mort Todd, comic creator and publisher, EIC of Cracked and Marvel Music, and owner of Comicfix.
  • Jack Herman, artist on Elementals and Robotech.
  • Comic reviewer Patrick Hayes
  • EIC of Boomstick Comics, Bryan Kluger
  • Brian Hawkins, Scout Comics editor, writer of Devil's Dominion, Darkwatchers/Gretel, and Val Helsing

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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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