Doctor Strange, Goodbye For Now – The Daily LITG 6th August 2020

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Goodbye Doctor Strange, For Now - The Daily LITG 6th August 2020
Doctor Strange #6 cover.

Doctor Strange, The Robin King and the ten most-read stories on Bleeding Cool yesterday.

Doctor Strange finished its short run, hampered by the pandemic and subsequent issues canned… for now.

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  10. Something New For Harley Quinn Cosplayers in Batman #96 (Spoilers)

ICYMI: five more you may prefer.

They weren't in the top ten, but they may be just what you are looking for.

  1. That Very Big Moment From Empyre #4 (Spoilers)
  2. Marvel Officially Spills The Beans About Empyre #4 Finale (UPDATE)
  3. Marvel Comics Cancels Black Cat- But She Returns in The King In Black
  4. Newspapers Pull Bianca Xunise's Six Chix Cartoon After Bizarre Complaints
  5. How DC Comics Will Bring Lucifer to a Conclusion, Revealed

One year ago.

It looks like Alan Scott started a trend regarding forties superheroes…

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  4. What's Inside That 3,600 Page X-Men: Children of the Atom Box Set?
  5. "Big Little Lies" Season 2: What's Left for "The Monterey Five"? [Spoilers]
  6. What Really Happened to the Guardians of the Galaxy? Old Man Quill #8 [Preview]
  7. "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia": The Gang Gets a "Guest Star" [VIDEO]
  8. A Brief Glimpse Inside House of X #2 [Preview]
  9. DC Comics Already Spoiled the Ending of Batman/Superman #1
  10. Details on DC Comics 100-Page Giant Relaunch – No Longer Walmart-Exclusive, But They Get Them Early
  11. Dan DiDio Sees DC With a Wildly Diverse Line of Comics for a Wildly Diverse Audience

What's happening today…

Goodbye Doctor Strange, For Now - The Daily LITG 6th August 2020
How To Draw African Superheroes

Plenty of comic book events happening online as a handful return to going offline – such as in New Jersey today.

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.

  • Sarah Horrocks, comics journalist and creator of The Leopard, Goro and The Bacchae.
  • Markisan Naso, writer of Voracious.
  • Comics journalist, Vaneta Rogers.
  • Ed Hannigan, co-creator of Cloak And Dagger.
  • Susan Dorne, comic book letterer.
  • Terry Pallot, inker on Star Trek, Spider-Man, Nova.

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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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