Iron Man, Funko, Zavvi and The Daily LITG, 30th June 2020

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Iron Man, Funko, Zavvi and The Daily LITG, 30th June 2020.
Iron Man, Funko, Zavvi and The Daily LITG, 30th June 2020. Credit: Iron Studios

Iron Man, Funko, Zavvi and the ten most-read stories yesterday.

You people cleared out Zavvi's stock of fifty DC hardcovers yesterday, with fifteen titles selling out completely thanks to Bleeding Cool readers. Thirty-five left..

  1. Iron Man is Back from the Dead with New Statue from Iron Studios
  2. Funko SDCC 2020 Reveals: San Diego Comic Con Toucan
  3. Zavvi Liquidates 50 DC Comics Hardcovers, £2.50 Each, Run Don't Walk
  4. Transformers R.E.D. Series Figures Announced by Hasbro
  5. Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy – DC Comics Reaction to #SaveHarleyAndIvy
  6. NBA Jam Developer Admits Pistons Are A Cheat Team
  7. Will We Get a Glimpse of 5G in Batman: The Joker War Zone?
  8. DC TV Vs DC Comics Over Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy
  9. Dexter Star John Lithgow on Fans' Ironic "Love" for Trinity Killer
  10. Who Is The Big Name Behind Boom Studios' New Secret Comic Book?

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 birthdays today.

There may not be much of a party atmosphere right now. All depends on which state you are living in. But comic folk are still getting older and still celebrating that special date. With eleven years for us as well.

  • Christopher Priest, comics writer
  • Tony Lee, comic book writer.
  • Michael McKone, comic book artist.
  • Keith Davidsen, PR, IDW
  • Mark Fenton, comic book writer
  • Shawn McManus, comics artist

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Head writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world. Living in London, father of two. Political cartoonist.

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