Comics, Cookies And The Daily LITG, 18th January 2021

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Daily LITG: Pokémon GO Community Day and the ten most-read stories yesterday…

The world keeps turning, and America keeps burning. And Dave Bautista knows just what manatees need his help.

  1. Niantic Posts & Deletes Promise To Improve Pokémon GO Community Day
  2. Walker Star Jared Padalecki Says Jensen Ackles Will Be On The Show
  3. Batwoman Season 2 Preview: Ryan Wilder Offers Her PO a Reality Check
  4. The Unreleased Unova Shinies in Pokémon GO – Part Four
  5. The Rookie Season 3 Preview: Nolan Deals with an Unexpected Visitor
  6. Titans: Curran Walters BDay Wishes Include Red Hood Final Fitting Look
  7. Law & Order: SVU: Benson & Stabler Are Back- And A Little Bit Closer
  8. CW Update: Riverdale Spinoff, Arrow S09, Lost Boys, Swamp Thing, More
  9. The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift Slows The Whole Franchise Down
  10. Pokémon GO Machop Community Day 2021 Review

ICYMI: more you may prefer from yesterday.

In case you fancied more LITG about comic books.

  1. Some Thoughts On The Seeds from Dark Horse Comics
  2. The Hard Boiled Inspirations of Batman Villain Black Mask
  3. Marvel Omnibuses – Kull The Destroyer & Aliens: Original Years Vol 2
  4. What Price Anthologies for DC Comics – And The Creators?
  5. Andi Watson Sells Punycorn Graphic Novel to Clarion
  6. Future State Tops Bleeding Cool Bestseller List – Dark Detective #1
  7. Obscure Comics: General Mills Presents Batman V Superman #2 & Cereal
  8. Bleeding Cool's Comic Book and Graphic Novel JobWatch
  9. Scholastic To Publish Shauna J. Grant's Mimi & Penelope Graphic Novel
  10. I, Lusiphur and the Dark Magic Beginnings of Drew Hayes' Poison Elves

LITG – One year ago, DC and MArvel were planning for an April that wouldn't happen

And X Of Swords was on the way.

  1. DC Comics April 2020 Solicitations Frankensteined
  2. Marvel Comics Solicitations April 2020– 19 Solicits From X-Factor to New Warriors, Frankensteined
  3. Vita Ayala and Bernard Chang Introduce New Gen Z X-Men in Children of the Atom this April
  4. Joker War is Coming to Batman Comics, And it Starts in April
  5. Does Nightwing Get His Dick Back in April?! Or are DC's Solicitations Confused?
  6. Will Batman: Three Jokers by Geoff Johns and Jason Fabok Be Solicited Today? (Answer: NO)
  7. "Psych 2: Lassie Come Home": Shawn & Gus Are On the Case [IMAGE]
  8. Jonathan Hickman Says You Don't Have to Buy Every X-Men Book if You Don't Want to
  9. Joker, Joker, and More Joker in DC Comics Full April 2020 Solicitations (Did We Mention Joker?)
  10. Punisher Creator Gerry Conway Speaks Out Against QAnon Appropriation Of Punisher Logo

Two years ago, Superboy was 17 years old.

And Sylvester Stallone was pushing Last Blood.

  1. Samuel L. Jackson Tells Jimmy Fallon How He Became Nick Fury
  2. Final Fantasy XIV's Blue Mage Job is Completely Ridiculous
  3. Kate Mulgrew Shares Her Favorite 'Star Trek: Voyager' Memory
  4. 12 DC Comics Covers Revealed – Rob Liefeld's Superman, Artgerm's Wonder Woman, Frank Cho's Catwoman and More
  5. LATE: Doomsday Clock #9

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

Happening today…

Comics, Cookies And The Daily LITG, 18th January 2021
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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.

  • Ryan Benjamin, artist on Ghost, Suicide Squad, Grifter and WildCATS
  • Ryvre Hardrick of G-Mart Comics, Chicago
  • Charles Yoakum, inker on Turok, Grackle, Trinity Angels, Eternal Warrior
  • Leonard Sultana, comics journalist

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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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