Clayton Crain's Comic Shop Tour – The Daily LITG, 21st August 2020

The world can seem like a terrible and strange place sometimes, but at Bleeding Cool you can still read all about comics, merch, TV shows, games, movies and more. And today Clayton Crain seems to be starting some kind of normality again with a comic book shop tour, beginning today in Medford, Oregon? The Daily Lying In The Gutters, remains a long-running run around the day before and the day ahead. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here.

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What's happening today with Clayton Crain…

The Daily LITG, 21st August 2020

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.

  • Former DC Group Editor Bobbie Chase
  • Comics journalist Josh Davison
  • Nima Sorat, artist on Monster Attack Network
  • Daniel Valadez, artist on Secret Wars: Battlefront.
  • Tim Leong, executive editor at Entertainment Weekly, author of Super Graphic: A Visual Guide to the Comic Book Universe.

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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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