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Gerard Jones is Still Writing – The Daily LITG, 7th May 2020

These are strange times, but The Daily LITG is becoming a valuable way to quantify just what comic book geek culture is up to in this time of trial. Gerard Jones has begun writing a blog from prison seen as an equivocation for his heinous crimes by many. Yesterday's LITG makes a surprise feature as the snake eats its own tail. While Marvel enacts coronavirus warcrimes to match DC Comics. Welcome all, to the daily Lying In The Gutters a long-running run around the day before and the day ahead. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here.

Gerard Jones is Still Writing - The Daily LITG, 7th May 2020.
Gerard Jones is Still Writing – The Daily LITG, 7th May 2020. Art from DC.

Gerard Jones, Marvel Digital-Only, and the 10 Most-Read Stories yesterday

Bleeding Cool continues to report from the comics industry shutdown.With more from Wonder Woman's cosplay adventures, Shane Davis fighting for his artwork and the mystery of Michael Grey. Keep up with your Daily LITG.

  1. Green Lantern Writer Gerard Jones Writes a Blog From Prison
  2. Wonder Woman Cosplay, Michael Grey and The Daily LITG, 6th May 2020
  3. Marvel Makes Ant-Man, Star, Iron Heart, Ravencroft, Etc Digital-Only
  4. DC Comics Schedule for June – Including Batman #92, #93 and Punchline
  5. AmazonWatch: Marvel TPBs For Free, From Venom to Secret Invasion
  6. Tesco Robots Are Coming To Sort Your Supermarket Shopping In the UK
  7. Fanboy Wrampage: Scott Hall vs. Session Moth Martina Over Odd Offer
  8. The Flash Season 6 Preview: To Stop Godspeed, Barry Must Pay the Piper
  9. Supernatural Stars Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles On Show's Legacy
  10. DC Comics Totally Dominates Advance Reorders With Catwoman

Marvel Multiverse and Kinky X-Men, the 5 most-read stories one year ago

Marvel Studios threw out Multiversal words after Avengers Endgame one year ago. Everything is on hold right now though.

  1. Marvel Studios Phase 4 Kicks off The Multiverse?!
  2. Netflix Releases 'The Wandering Earth' Without Announcement or Fanfare
  3. Just How Kinky Will Jonathan Hickman's X-Men Be?
  4. Patrick Gleason Debuts New Look of the Marvel Universe, Jumps From DC Comics to Marvel Exclusive
  5. Steve Englehart Releases Unpublished Batman: Dark Detective Vol 3 With Marshall Rogers

Comic Book Events happening today

There would also have been signings, appearances, symposia, all manner of comic book-related events. But a few have gone online, and here are some still happening today, on the Daily LITG.

Comic Book Industry birthdays, today

There may not be much of a party atmosphere right now. Or if there is, the police will come and shut you down. But comic folk are still getting older and still celebrating that special date.

  • Maximortal and Brat Pack creator, Swamp Thing writer-artist Rick Veitch
  • Roberta Gregory creator of Naughty Bits
  • John Bognadove, Superman artist
  • Brett Cate, writer on Shahrazad.
  • Silk & Stone artist Cesar Madarro
  • Michael Kronenberg, comics cover designer
  • Paul Mounts, comics colourist.

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Rich JohnstonAbout 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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