Final San Diego Comic-Con Day- The Daily LITG, 28th Of November 2021

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SDCC photo by Rich Johnston
SDCC photo by Rich Johnston

Today I am in San Diego for the San Diego Comic-Con: Special Edition – I'm on the How To Get News Coverage panel at 11am this morning. I wonder how it's all going to go down?

LITG: The ten most-read stories, yesterday

  1. Today Is Sableye Spotlight Hour In Pokémon GO: Bonus Event
  2. Empty Tables But Smiles Behind The Masks At San Diego Comic-Con 2021
  3. The Orville Offers Everyone a Proper Toast for This Thanksgiving
  4. Hit-Monkey & Marvel's M.O.D.O.K.: So Should We Start Getting Worried?
  5. Babylon 5: JMS Sees Pilot Shoot Early Spring; Possible Fall 2022 Debut
  6. Tonight Is Heatran Bonus Raid Hour In Pokémon GO
  7. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: The Gang Thunder-Guns Joe Rogan
  8. Heatran Raid Guide For Pokémon GO Players: November 2021
  9. What's Next for James Bond 007 after No Time to Die?
  10. NECA Shows Us The Many Faces Of Pennywise The Dancing Clown

ICYMI: more you may prefer from yesterday.

In case you fancied more LITG about comics.

LITG one year ago, The Walking Dead Gives Thanks

  1. The Walking Dead Posts Thanksgiving Image We've Read Too Much Into
  2. Psych: Dulé Hill, James Roday Rodriguez on Why They Keep Returning
  3. Tom King: Batman and Catwoman F*** in Batman/Catwoman #1
  4. A Green Lantern Ring Around Her Neck? Wonder Woman's Future State
  5. Power Book II: Ghost Preview: Tariq Plays a Deadly Game of Chess
  6. The X-Men Moment We've All Been Waiting For in X-Men #15 [XH]
  7. The Mandalorian S02: Rosario Dawson's Ahsoka Tano Debuts (Spoilers)
  8. DC Comics Death Metal Arrives With McFarlane Toys Newest Wave
  9. Chris Claremont Reveals How He'd Rewrite the X-Men from Scratch
  10. Stephen King Sells Us on The Stand with 4 Words; New Key Art Released
  11. The Weirdest Story Where Vampires Show Up in Comics
  12. Revolutionary Girl Utena: After the Revolution is for Fans Only
  13. Wes Molebash Auctions Four-Book Graphic Novel Series To First Second
  14. Teenage Muhammad Najem, War Reporter, Gets His Own Graphic Novel
  15. Thanksgiving For 25 Hot Comics – Comic Store In Your Future
  16. Post-Pandemic Beirut In Fouad Mezher's New YA Graphic Novel, Suraya
  17. Tom King: Batman and Catwoman F*** in Batman/Catwoman #1
  18. Chris Claremont on the Unique Language of Comic Books
  19. A Problem With Franklin Richards Never Having Been A Mutant
  20. The Worst Ronin – New Graphic Novel About Two Women Samurai Warriors
  21. Black Cotton, Black Friday, By The Horns, Scout February 2021 Solicits
  22. Thank FOC It's Black Friday – The Picture Of Everything Else
  23. Conan and Mirka Andolfo in Ablaze February 2021 Solicitations
  24. Black Friday Sales In 66 Comic Book Stores Today

LITG two years ago, Jonathan Hickman was trying to get fired.

And DC had plans to kill off Lois Lane.

  1. Jonathan Hickman is Trying to Get Fired from X-Men… What Would Rob Liefeld Think?
  2. When a DC Comics A-List Writer Suggested Killing Lois Lane Because She Doesn't Sell Enough Action Figures
  3. The Maker Rewrites the Marvel Universe History Of Symbiotes in Today's Venom #20 (Spoilers)
  4. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Makes His (Naked) Debut in DC Comics' John Constantine: Hellblazer #1 Today (Spoilers)
  5. Baby Yoda Merchandise Finally Appears on Shop Disney
  6. Our First Glimpse of Professor Xavier Without His Helmet in Today's Dawn Of X Comics (Spoilers)
  7. Major Connective Tissue in Avengers #27 and Venom #20 Today (Major Spoilers)
  8. PSA: 100,000 Readers Are Probably Not Pirating Your Indie Comic Book
  9. Captain America Goes Captain Kirk in Today's Avengers #27 – And is Thor Still Worthy? (Spoilers)
  10. Netflix Cancels "Mystery Science Theater 3000", But The Show Isn't Ending

LITG three years ago, we got some real insider Marvel history

And also what doomed Image early on.

  1. The Jilted Lover of a Marvel Executive Who Saved DC Comics and Diamond
  2. Kojima Teased Death Stranding's Release Date Because Why Not?
  3. From Derriere to Drapes: What Frank Cho is Working on Now
  4. When Diamond Got to Return $4 Million Worth of Comics to Image
  5. Fantastic Four #5 Prepares For The Big Fight In 2019…

Comic book industry birthdays

Comics folk are still getting older and still celebrating that special date.

  • Chris Ware, creator of Acme Novelty Library
  • Ralph Macchio, comic book writer, not the Karate Kid
  • John Broglia, artist on Atomic Robo, God Complex and Denali.
  • And today would also have been Stan Lee's birthday.

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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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