Daily LITG – 14th September 2018 – Five Comic Cons Starting Today

Welcome to the seventh daily Lying In The Gutters – our week anniversary. A runaround of yesterday's news on the site and what we might expect today. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here.

Five most-read stories yesterday:

  1. The Three Doctors? – 'Believe It' Features Many Doctor Who Casting Choices
  2. Marvel Comics Cancels Vision Sequel Series
  3. Henry Cavill Responds to Today's 'Superman' Dust Up
  4. DC Universe Streaming App Goes Live Early – But What About The Comics?
  5. Ban These Books: 5 Comics We Should Ban for #BannedBooksWeek [SPOILERS]

Five comic conventions start today

Daily LITG – 14th September 2018 – Five Comic Cons Starting Today

  1. Keystone Comic Con from Reed POP, Pennsylvania Convention Center, begins today.
  2. Erie Comic Con begins today, at the Bayfront Convention Center also in Pennsylvania. Ouch.
  3. Heroes Comic Con Stockholm begins today in Sweden.
  4. Comic Con Africa at Kyalami Grand Prix Cirt, Midrand, South Africa begins today
  5. Cincinnati Comic Expo at Duke Energy Convention Center, Cincinnati begins today.

There were some new comics announced…

While two may be ending with a bang…

Some blowback for the Vision news…

A walk around Frazer Irving's head.

A major industry change

A warning from Dragon Con

And comic shops opened and closed.

Today in comics:

Happy birthdays to:

  • Donny Cates, writer of Venom, Guardians Of The Galaxy, God Country and Rednecks
  • Dave McKinnon, co-author of the Sleaze Castle comic books with the late Terry Wiley.
  • Brent Erwin, co-owner of Collected: Your Pop Culture Headquarters of Fort Worth, Texas and Partner / COO at Ape Entertainment
  • Ricky-Marcel Pitcher, creator of Can You Kill Hitler? graphic novel.
  • Evan Henry, EIC of Black Ship Books
  • Richard Boom, comic book agent.

Subscribe to our LitG Daily Mailing List

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.

twitter   facebook square   instagram   globe