Boys, SHIELD, WWE and Rob Liefeld – The Daily LITG, 5th September 2020

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Boys, SHIELD, WWE and Rob Liefeld - The Daily LITG, 5th September 2020
The Boys Season 2 Casts Shawn Ashmore as Lamplighter (Image: Amazon Prime)

The Boys, SHIELD, WWE and Rob Liefeld – the ten most-read stories yesterday…

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

  1. The Boys Season 2 Drops Early in Response to Vought Takeover Attempt
  2. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Brett Dalton Reveals Why No Ward in Finale
  3. Renee Young on Post-WWE Career: "AEW Confirmed!"
  4. Fanboy Rampage: Rob Liefeld Vs Adam Levine
  5. Fear the Walking Dead Season 6 Teaser: Their Eyes See Everything
  6. Jason Fabok Apologies For Comic Shop Charging $50 To Sign Three Jokers
  7. Lucifer Season 5 Prod Resumes September, S06 Prod Right After: Report
  8. The Full Doctor Who: Time Lord Victorious Checklist – So Far
  9. Doctor Who: Here's Why The 13th Doctor's Origin Explains Everything
  10. Halo Infinite Gets It's Own Wave of Pop Vinyls from Funko

ICYMI: five more you may prefer.

Connecting covers and movie speculation.

  1. All 6 Of Charlie Adlard's Connecting Covers For The Color Walking Dead
  2. Kids Walk Into A Bank Jump Up To $200 on eBay After Movie News
  3. Marvel Comics Uncancels Hellstrom: Prince Of Lies
  4. Paul Levitz' Graphic Novel, Unfinished Business Rescheduled For April
  5. We Only Find Them When They're Eight Bells Dead

Our first inkling of a Black Batman, one year ago.

This is what you were reading on Bleeding Cool, one year ago.

  1. On Keeping Alfred Pennyworth Dead at DC Comics
  2. DC Comics is About to Give Us a Black Batman
  3. What Do Those Major X-Men Deaths in Today's House Of X #4 Say About What's Going On? (Spoilers)
  4. How Doomsday Clock #11, Justice League #31, Legion of Super-Heroes: Millennium #1 and Supergirl #33 Tie In – Even If They're Not Meant To (Spoilers)
  5. Could This Be Your New Batman – Luke Fox? And the Death Of Bruce Wayne?
  6. DCeased Gives Us a Glimpse of What Doctor Who Vs John Constantine Would Look Like
  7. Today, There's Another Unauthorised Sequel to Watchmen Out, as Well as Doomsday Clock #11…
  8. The Fate of President Donald Trump in Doomsday Clock #11… (Spoilers)
  9. Exclusive Batman #78 Preview Shows How Much Catwoman Really Loves Batman
  10. DC's Legion Skin Colour Changes Between Original and Reprinted Supergirl #33, Out Today
  11. The Future Of Spawn After #300 (Spoilers)
  12. Is This Why Legion Of Super-Heroes: Millennium Feels Like House Of X #2? (Spoilers)
  13. Rob Liefeld Reveals Why Image United is Really, Truly Dead

What's happening today

Plenty of comic book events happening online as a handful return to going offline.

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 Marrs, creator of The Further Fattening Adventures of Pudge, Girl Blimp, writer on Crazy, Wonder Woman, Zatanna, Indiana Jones.
  • Arvell Jones, artist on All-Star Squadron, Kobalt, Hardware, Captain America.
  • Cathy Lee Guisewite, creator of Cathy.
  • Bob Chapman, of Graphitti Designs.
  • Stuart Gould of comics printers, publishers and distributors, UK Comics Creative.

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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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