Detective Comics and What Happens Next, Daily LITG,12th August 2020

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Detective Comics and What Happens Next, Daily LITG,12th August 2020
Detective Comics and What Happens Next, Daily LITG,12th August 2020

Detective Comics, what happens with DC next and the ten most-read stories yesterday.

The big changes at DC Comics and what is happening with Jim Lee may have dominated traffic yesterday – but they still left room for Pokemon.

  1. DC Confirms Generations Is Cancelled, In 
  2. After The Bloodbath – The Start Of A New Two-Year Plan For DC Comics?Detective Comics #1027
  3. Jim Lee, Bob Harras, Marie Javins In New DC Comics Implosion Rumors
  4. Unown Raids Are In Pokémon GO, But Is Shiny Unown Worth Hunting?
  5. DC Comics Editorial Bloodbath Going On Right Now
  6. Evidence Of A DC Change Already – Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy
  7. DC Comics Town Hall Meeting Happening Now – Press Releases To Follow
  8. DC Comics – Collections, Exclusives, MAD and Assistant Editor Changes
  9. Which Pokémon To Use Elite Charged TMs On In Pokémon GO
  10. Sableye Spotlight Hour Tonight In Pokémon GO: How To Catch The Shiny

ICYMI: Five more you may prefer.

One year ago.

Ah, when our biggest concern was working out the language in the House Of X comic books…

  1. "The Orville" Season 3: "Trek," Civil War, S04 [5 Bleeding Cool "Hot Takes"]
  2. "Preacher": "Offending" the Right Folks, One Humperdoo at a Time [Video]
  3. Greg Capullo Signs New DC Contract, Announces Next Project with Scott Snyder
  4. Marvel Comics' "Ongoing" Series… Without a Volume Number?
  5. Jonathan Hickman Replies to "House Of X" Similarities to "The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August"
  6. "Supernatural" Season 15: Everybody Dies [5 Bleeding Cool "Hot Takes"]
  7. Chris Claremont Doesn't Think He's Written a Lot of X-Men Stories Lately
  8. Comic Stores Told to Destroy All Copies of Next Week's "Superman" #14 and "Supergirl" #33
  9. "Dead Men Tell No Tales" – Comics Industry Reacts to the Death of Jeffrey Epstein
  10. DC Publishes Wonder Woman 1984, 80 Years of The Joker, City Of Bane Tie-Ins and More Big Books in 2020

What's happening today…

Plenty of comic book events happening online as a handful return to going offline

Comic Book birthdays today.

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.

  • David Williams, artist on Hulk and Power Pack, writer on Infinities, cover artist on Wolverine, Cobra and GI Joe
  • Jabaar L. Brown, Creator of Underground Comixxx
  • Jake Mackessy, co-creator of FATSA: Lord of the Dragons
  • John Kolsun, creator of Reshoot

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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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