Batman #92, DC Comics and Funko Pride – LITG for March 31st 2020

While comic book retailers, publishers, manufacturers and distributors continue to struggle with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the comic book industry, it's good to know that what people still have a high interest in the things that industry is publishing and manufacturing.  Top examples from yesterday include posts about DC Comics, what's up with Batman #92 and Funko POP in a Pride world. But it's DC Comics' distribution plans that seem to make up the most of yesterday's viewing on Bleeding Cool. Welcome to the daily Lying In The Gutters a long-running run around the day before and the day ahead, such that it is. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here.

Batman #92 from DC Comics.
Batman #92 from DC Comics.

DC Comics, Digital and Funko Pride in the 10 Most-Read Stories Yesterday

  1. DC Comics Pulls Digital Comics From Wednesday, Including Batman #92
  2. Batman #92: Gotham On Lock Down, No One Able To Leave The House
  3. Funko Supports Pride as They Announce New Pop Vinyl Figures
  4. "Wonder Woman 1984" Gets a New Poster for its New Release Date
  5. Marvel Comics Assures Retailers They Have a Coronavirus Crisis Plan
  6. Sony Is Now Slowing Down PlayStation Network Speeds In North America
  7. DC Comics Decisions Spark Retailer Concern Over Coronavirus Plans
  8. Marvel Comics X-Men Vs Sentinel #3 Statue Lands at Iron Studios
  9. Ubisoft Releases The "Just Dance 2020" Song List
  10. Batman #93: Punchline Knows the Joker's Batman Obsession [Spoilers]

From One Year Ago, When It Was Still Wondercon

  1. 50 Shots of Cosplay at WonderCon 2019 Day One – From Lil' Stan Lee to Bodypaint Batgirl
  2. Mark Alessi, Founder of CrossGen, Has Died
  3. WonderCon 19: DC Comics Announces Entire Digital Comics Library Added to Service
  4. Wynonna Earp Season 4 Writers Room Could Open by June
  5. Scott Snyder Talks Plans For a Sequel to Metal, the Launch of Doom War and #NOTG
  6. When Scott Snyder Got in a Drunken Fight With Dan DiDio Over Batman
  7. A Second Year of Sandman Presents and Doom Patrol from DC/Vertigo
  8. Elementary Season 7: Season Premiere Date Revealed, Summary, and 6 Images
  9. Swamp Thing Release Date Announced, First-Look at Stargirl
  10. Pete Townshend Turns Unmade Album, Lifehouse Into a Graphic Novel With Heavy Metal

Comics News & Events Happening Today

Comics Industry Birthdays Today

  • Steven T. Seagle, Man Of Action
  • Geoff Mosse, artist for Terminal Press
  • Martin Morazzo, artist on Great Pacific, Ice Cream Man, Snowfall, The Electric Sublime
  • Andres Ponce, artist on War Goddess, Frankenstein, TMNT
  • Travis Huffman, President and Editor-in-Chief at Last Sentry Comics

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Head writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world. Living in London, father of two. Political cartoonist.

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