Happy Birthday, Jim Lee in The Daily LITG, 11th of August 2021

LITG: The world can seem like a terrible and strange place sometimes, but at Bleeding Cool, you can still read all about comics, merch, TV shows, games, movies, and more. The Daily Lying In The Gutters remains a long-running run around the day before and the day ahead. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. And yes, it's DC Comics publisher Jim Lee's 57th birthday today. The world keeps turning, and America is beginning to heal from all the burns. Even if a few scabs need pulling off first.

Happy Birthday, Jim Lee in The Daily LITG, 11th of August 2021
LITG Photo by Luigi Novi
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ICYMI: more you may prefer from yesterday.

In case you fancied more LITG about comics.

LITG one year ago, Jim Lee, DC Comics, DC-Cution

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.

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LITG two years ago,

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

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Comic Book birthdays today.

There might be partially slightly more of a party atmosphere right now. It all depends on which state you are living in. But comics folk are still getting older and still celebrating that special date with twelve years for us as well.

  • Jim Lee, Publisher of DC Comics
  • Letitia Glozer, Miracleman editor for Eclipse Comics.
  • Pat Brosseau, comic book letterer.
  • Jason Copland, co-creator of Kill All Monsters
  • Silvio Spotti, artist on Stargate, Cars, Wynonna Earp
  • Elliot Fernandez, artist on Harley Quinn, Power Girl and Archie.
  • Richard Burton, former Marvel and 2000AD editor, co-creator of Night Raven. and Sonic The Comic.

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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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