Black Power In Comics – The Daily LITG, 21st October 2020

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Daily LITG: Filming under COVID-19 in Los Angeles and Greendale – the ten most-read stories yesterday…

What you were reading yesterday, the numbers don't lie.

  1. Animal Kingdom, Mayans M.C., Lucifer & More: FilmLA Production Update
  2. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina EP Aguirre-Sacasa: "Wicked News" Soon?
  3. Shiny Shuppet Spotlight Hour Is Today In Pokémon GO
  4. Darkrai & Alolan Marowak Raid Day Coming To Pokémon GO
  5. Are The New 12KM Strange Eggs Worth Hatching In Pokémon GO?
  6. James Tynion Teases New Batman Comic With Guillem March – In March?
  7. Marvel Comics January 2021 Solicits – 21 Titles Frankensteined
  8. Halo 4 Gets Delayed For The Master Chief Collection
  9. Funko's NYCC Lottery System – Our Final Judgement
  10. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Cal Kestis Lightsaber Coming Soon

Talking To Todd McFarlane

New Spawn comic book series, a superhero team, and his thoughts on the current comic book industry.

  1. Talking To Todd McFarlane About Spawn: Part One – Triumph & Disaster
  2. Talking To Todd McFarlane About Spawn: Part 2 – Missing A Generation
  3. Talking To Todd McFarlane About Spawn: Part 3 – The Chain Gang

ICYMI: Five more you may prefer from yesterday.

But there were lots of big comic book stories bubbling under the surface…

  1. ShortBox Comics Fair This Weekend – What, How Many And How Much?
  2. DC Rocks The Vote In This Week's Comics With Representative John Lewis
  3. Lucius Fox Behind More Wildstorm At DC Comics? (Batman #101 Spoilers)
  4. The Return Of Timothy Fox To The DC Universe – Is He The Next Batman?
  5. Jeff Lemire and Jock Working On a New Comic For 2021

One year ago, Jonathan Hickman's plans played back

And Superman was going through the change.

  1. Marvel Comics Planning For Jonathan Hickman to Write House Of X Back in 2015?
  2. Brian Bendis' Superman Secret Identity Reveal Will Make Him the Best Version of Himself and Inspire a Villain to Switch Sides
  3. "Rick and Morty" Season 4: Deer People & More from "B-Story Generator"
  4. Superman Is Out To Kill Batman In A New Prime 1 Studio Statue
  5. "Cuphead In Carnival Chaos: A Cuphead Novel" Is Debuting March 2020
  6. More of Marvel's Heroes DCeased in This Preview of Contagion #4 [Preview]
  7. "Supergirl" Season 5: Kara Really Hates These "Blurred Lines" [PREVIEW]
  8. James Gunn Explains Why Old Timers Hating on Marvel Movies is Classic Generational Warfare
  9. The Bleeding Cool Bestseller List, 20th October 2019 – "X-Men Swept Past Everything"
  10. Avast, Lubbers! Here Be Mutants With Personality in Marauders #1 [Preview] [Arrrh]

Two years ago, Halloween was ending.

And Quicksilver didn't make it back for Endgame.

  1. Let's Discuss That Halloween Ending and Twist *SPOILERS*
  2. Aaron Taylor-Johnson Comments on Quicksilver's Return for Avengers 4
  3. Some Details Emerge for 'Miss Fisher & The Crypt of Tears' Film
  4. Laurie Strode Is Not Michael Myers's Sister for a Reason in New 'Halloween' Film
  5. Neal Adams Expresses Concern For Rumoured Comics Royalty Changes

LITG: Happening today:

Filming Updates In LA & Greendale - The Daily LITG, 21st October 2020

Lots of events are online now – but not all.

Daily LITG: 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.

  • Lee WeeksBatman artist.
  • Comic book inker Rags Morales.
  • Paul Levitz, former president and publisher of DC Comics, Legion writer.
  • Thundercats comics writer and Illuminati president Ford Lytle Gilmore.
  • Owner & Manager at Cosmic Monkey Comics, Adam Healy.
  • Comic book creator Jeff Morris.
  • Captain America and Punisher 2099 artist Tom Morgan.
  • Dexter's LabJustice League, Scooby Doo and Marvel Comics Presents inker Jeff Albrecht

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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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