Happy Birthday Jim Lee? The Daily LITG, 11th August 2020

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Happy Birthday Jim Lee? The Daily LITG, 11th August 2020
Jim Lee photo by Luigi Novi at Midtown Comics, New York.

Jim Lee, DC Comics, DC-Cution and the ten most-read stories on Bleeding Cool 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 Comics Staff Told About Layoffs Today – DC Universe First?
  2. Unown Raids Are In Pokémon GO, But Is Shiny Unown Worth Hunting?
  3. DC Comics Editorial Bloodbath Going On Right Now
  4. Jim Lee, Bob Harras, Marie Javins In New DC Comics Implosion Rumors
  5. Which Pokémon To Use Elite Charged TMs On In Pokémon GO
  6. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Emmys Burn War Goes Bobblehead
  7. Robin Eisenberg Responds to Wonder Woman 1984 Rooster Teeth Reaction
  8. The Ultimate Crossover of AEW and WWE May Happen in a Backyard
  9. Christopher Eccleston Returns to Doctor Who as The Doctor in 2021
  10. The Madness of Funko San Diego Comic Con 2020

ICYMI: Six 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. Comic Stores Told to Destroy All Copies of Next Week's "Superman" #14 and "Supergirl" #33
  2. Greg Capullo Signs New DC Contract, Announces Next Project with Scott Snyder
  3. Sideshow Collectibles Brings Batman Beyond To The Present
  4. Jonathan Hickman Replies to "House Of X" Similarities to "The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August"
  5. DC Publishes Wonder Woman 1984, 80 Years of The Joker, City Of Bane Tie-Ins and More Big Books in 2020
  6. BC Toy Spotting: Marvel Legends, Transformers, WWE, Funko, and More!
  7. Spider-Man and Boomerang Fight Feminism in Amazing Spider-Man #27 [Preview]
  8. The Riddler is Triggered by Batman in Batman Universe #2 [Preview]
  9. Rob Liefeld to (Finally) Debut Brigade at New York Comic Con 2019? Promises Backers Will Get Theirs First
  10. Reverse Snyder Cutting in 3 Pages from Justice League Odyssey #12 [Preview]
  11. Diamond Planning to Change Monthly Stats Going Forward? Did Batman #75 Outsell Amazing Spider-Man #25?
  12. Brexit Party Offers Advice Over Increasing Prices in British Comic Shops

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.

  • 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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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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