Conan Leaves Marvel, in the Daily LITG,15th of May 2022

The final day of the Lake Como Comic Art Festival is upon us, where Bleeding Cool is coming from this weekend! But first, welcome to the Daily LITG. 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. 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.

LITG: Conan moves on, in the ten most-read stories, yesterday

LITG: King Conan #4
  1. Conan License To Move On From Marvel Comics
  2. Don't Ask The Undertaker to Sign Your 1991 Trading Cards at MegaCon
  3. D&D Beyond To Retire Two 5th Edition Books This Month
  4. The Rookie S04 Finale Preview: Firefly Reunion, Pete Davidson & More
  5. Legends of Tomorrow: Article Claims CW Wanted Return, Studios Didn't
  6. The Flash Is Returning for Season 9 So Why Are We Still Worried?
  7. Tony Stark's Next Armor Is Bigger Than Usual In Hulk/Thor Banner War
  8. John Wick and Bruce Lee Receive SDCC 22' VHS Figures from Diamond
  9. Sleeper Symbiote Gets New Host in Venom #11 in August
  10. Batman #125 Preview: An Early Look at Chip Zdarsky's First Issue

ICYMI: more you may prefer from yesterday.

In case you fancied more LITG about comics.

  1. MLJ's Answer to Spectre, Mr. Justice in Blue Ribbon Comics, at Auction
  2. Dell's Answer to Batman, the Owl in Crackajack Funnies, Up for Auction
  3. The Wizard Foils a Russian Attack in Top-Notch Comics #5, at Auction
  4. From One Side Of Lake Como Comic Art Festival To The Other
  5. A Comic Store In Your Future: A Trip to Planet Comicon
  6. How Much??? This Year's Lake Como Comic Art Festival Auction In Video
  7. The Hangman Takes on a Pandemic in MLJ's Hangman #7, Up for Auction
  8. Obscure Comics: Uncanny X-Men At The State Fair & Horse Barn Mutants
  9. Aliens: Genocide #1 & Aliens Vs. Predator #0 CGC 9.8 Auction Today
  10. Conan License To Move On From Marvel Comics
  11. Photos From Lake Como Comic Art Festival, The Most Beautiful Comic Con
  12. Greetings From Sunny Italy in the Daily LITG, 14th of May 2022

LITG one year ago – Digital First-Among-Equals for DC Comics

Target No Longer Trading In Cards - The Daily LITG, 13th of May 2021
LITG: Photo by Joshua Nelson.

  1. Target Stores To Halt Sales Of All Trading Cards From May 14th Forward
  2. Big Changes to Doctor Doom in Guardians of the Galaxy & FF (Spoilers)
  3. Doctor Who: Time Fracture Will Reunite All The Doctors & More
  4. Swablu Community Day Box & Ticket: Worth Buying In Pokémon GO?
  5. Old Man Cable Returns From Al Ewing and Bob Quinn in August 2021
  6. Target Employee Tells Us About Trading Card Customers From Hell
  7. Doctor Who: Time Fracture Removes John Barrowman from Production
  8. $10,000 Will Buy You A New Batman By Frank Miller, And More Besides
  9. Why Bad Idea Dropped Another Comic Book Store
  10. Shang Chi and Eternals May Not Get Released in China
  11. eBay Changes Categories, Comics Collectors Despair
  12. Christina Soontornvat & Joanna Cacao Sell The Tryout and The Squad
  13. CGC Insider: Grading Q&A – PG, NG, and CVR Grades
  14. Disappearing/Reappearing Queer Loki On Marvel's Voices: Pride Cover
  15. Erik Larsen Launches New Ongoing Ant Comic From August
  16. Listen To The Greatest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Story Of All Time
  17. Space Pirate Captain Harlock? Thank FOC It's Friday, 14th of May 2021
  18. Separated At Birth: Sean Galloway, Philip Murphy and Spider-Man
  19. Old Man Cable Returns From Al Ewing and Bob Quinn in August 2021
  20. Danny Lore & Seth Smith Auction Kicks Graphic Novel to Scholastic
  21. Marvel's Voices: Identity #1 Celebrates Asian Superheroes, Creators
  22. Video Preview: The London Cartoon Museum's V For Vendetta Exhibition
  23. Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow Will Hit Store Shelves On June 15
  24. After 70 Years, About Comics Revives Speck The Altar Boy
  25. "Hurricane Nancy" Donates Her Art to Billy Ireland Cartoon Library
  26. No More Target Trading Cards From Today – Daily LITG, 14th May 2021

LITG two years ago – New Warriors, Poison Ivy, Clownhunter

Bleeding Cool continued to report from the comics industry shutdown, steeped in Poison Ivy, Batsignals, New Warriors, and more. Keep up with your Daily LITG.

  1. The Comic Store That Ordered 500 Copies of Marvel's New Warriors #1
  2. Sam Humphries Says DC Won't Let Him Use Poison Ivy in Harley Quinn
  3. Will Any Comic Shops Refuse To Sell Faithless II #1?
  4. Batman Gets a New Ability in The Three Jokers, Out on August 25th
  5. Clownhunter Joins Punchline in Batman's Upcoming Joker War
  6. Joker War Zone Announced By DC Comics Tomorrow
  7. Funko Announces X-Men Movie Pops Are On the Way!
  8. Super7 Debuts New ReAction Figures From Bands Anthrax and Motorhead
  9. My Little Pony Applejack Becomes Human with Hasbro and Kotobukiya
  10. Peter David and Dale Keown Tell The Origin Of The Maestro

Comic book birthdays today

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

  • Vivek J. Tiwary, author of The Fifth Beatle.
  • Karen Rubins, creator of Comics Turns.
  • Ryan Smith, creator of Funny Farm Comics
  • Andrew Cosby, co-founder of Boom Studios, co-creator of Zombie Tales, and Damn Nation.

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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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