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Is Wonder Woman A Shamazon? The Daily LITG, 18th April 2023

Shamazon! An LITG runaround the previous day's reading on Bleeding Cool, and over the past few years, with added birthdays!

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DC Comics


  1. A New Look for Wonder Woman and a New Name for Mary Marvel (Spoilers)
  2. Justified: U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens Makes a Strong First Impression
  3. SCOOP: New DC Comics Character Designs For Knight Terrors
  4. Arby's Are Bringing Back Their Limited-Edition D&D Tabletop Dice
  5. Star Trek: Picard Series Finale Images: The Best Generation Returns
  6. Batman's Taste In Girlfriends Exposed In Nightwing #103 (Spoilers)
  7. Will Hasbro's Indiana Jones Adventure Series Fail Like Ghostbusters 
  8. Star Trek: Picard Season 3: Matalas Clarifies Borg Timeline Confusion
  9. How Superman Will Keep A Watch On Lex Luthor (Spoilers)
  10. Star Trek: Picard "The Last Generation" Preview: They ARE The Cavalry

LITG: more comics stories you may prefer

LITG one year ago, Todd McFarlane Wants You

Todd McFarlane Wants You In The Daily LITG, 18th of April 2022
Todd McFarlane Wants You In The Daily LITG, 18th of April 2022
  1. Todd McFarlane Wants Your Spawn Cover, Artistic Ability A Detriment
  2. Superman & Lois Struggle; Evil Superman: Arrowverse Crossover Preview
  3. Doctor Who: Ace, Tegan, The Master & More Return for Final Special
  4. Westworld Star Aaron Paul: Season 4 "Definitely Put Me Through It"
  5. Star Trek U: Wil Wheaton on Childhood Abuse; O'Connell Offers Apology
  6. The Umbrella Academy S03 Intros Five & Sloane: UA/SA Number Fives
  7. The Walking Dead: Last Mile Reveals New Details
  8. Titans Season 4 Director Shares Diop, Potter, Orpin & Lycurgo Looks
  9. DC To Get A Complete Overhaul Before Sell Off
  10. Marvel Unlimited Drops All X Lives & Deaths Of Wolverine Ahead Of Time
  11. Jack Knight and the Legacy of Starman in Starman #0, Up for Auction
  12. Spider-Man & the Symbiote Split Up in Web of Spider-Man #1, at Auction
  13. Tee Franklin Writing New Harley Quinn Comics For DC
  14. Supergirl #1 by Peter David & Gary Frank Up For Auction
  15. Flashpoint Beats X-Men In The Bleeding Cool Bestseller List
  16. Cavewoman By Bud Root And Frank Cho, From 1998, At Auction Today
  17. CEX Collects Stud And The Bloodblade in Metal in July 2022 Solicits
  18. Edgar Allan Poe Sniffs Out Ahoy Comics July 2022 Solicits
  19. Not Standing By Him in The Daily LITG, 17th of April 2022

LITG two years ago, Alfred Molina, Dominic Purcell and Laura Kinney

Alfred Molina's Doc Ock's Back - The Daily LITG, 18th of April 2021
Alfred Molina's Doc Ock's Back – screencap

  1. Spider-Man: No Way Home: Alfred Molina Confirms His Casting
  2. Legends of Tomorrow: Dominic Purcell Quits? "The Studio Does Not Care"
  3. What Will Be The Chase Card Of Pokémon TCG: Chilling Reign
  4. Laura Kinney is the Wolverine of the New X-Men
  5. Did Predator Lawsuit Scupper Marvel Comics Plans?
  6. Legends of Tomorrow: Dominic Purcell Returns, Blames Press; Post Gone
  7. Marvel Tells Retailers To Print X-Men: Evolution TPB Misprint Page
  8. X-Men Comics Previews: Way of X #1, X-Force #19, SWORD #5
  9. Predator Rights In Legal Dispute Between Original Writers & Disney
  10. DC To Reprint Katsuhiro Otomo's Batman Story in Future State Gotham
  11. John Romita Jr's Batman Vs Spider-Man Original Artwork At Auction
  12. Chariot #2 Review: Wildly Confectionary
  13. Doctor Who Comic #2.1: Missy Review: Masterpiece Of Characterization
  14. Al Jaffee's MAD Magazine Superman Fold-Out Original Art At Auction
  15. Guardians Of The Galaxy #13 Review: Cosmic Adventure
  16. Scout's Honor #4 Review: Horrible Secrets Revealed
  17. Batman: Urban Legends #2 Review: A Strong Effort
  18. Dave Petersen Returns To Mouse Guard in July With Owlhen Caregiver
  19. Black Cat #5 Review: Really Engaging Storytelling
  20. Free Life In Strange Comic Will Feature Alex Chen From True Colors
  21. Heather Antos Leaves Valiant For IDW's Marvel and Star Wars Comics
  22. X-23 Joins The X-Men in The Daily LITG, 17th of April 2021

LITG three years ago, DC Comics, Diamond, Umbrella Academy

One year ago, the Diamond distribution monopoly of the direct market was shattered. We also got a view of new Umbrella Academy at this difficult time.

  1. Confirmed: Diamond Comics Makes Plan to Return to Distribution in May
  2. DC Comics' New Distributors are Midtown Comics and DCBS
  3. Diamond Responds to DC Comics' New Distributors – Where Is Batman #92
  4. The Umbrella Academy Season 2 Episode Titles Feed Our Speculation
  5. DC Will Distribute Print Comics For Sale on Tuesday 28th April
  6. More Details for Marvel Comics' Latest Pause
  7. Ubisoft Releases The "Just Dance 2020" Song List
  8. Bill Sienkiewicz Joins the Brokeback Pose Challenge
  9. WWE Superstar Lana Trashes Cuck Husband Rusev After WWE Release
  10. Now Marvel Comics Offers Virtual Backgrounds for Zoom Conferencing

Comic book birthdays today

There may still not be much of a party atmosphere right now. It all depends on which state you are living in. But comics folk are always getting older and still celebrating that special date.

  • Mark McKenzie-Ray, Titan Comics editor.
  • Comics radio interviewer Alex Fitch.
  • Darryl Cunningham, Science cartoonist.
  • Cartoonist Jon Scrivens

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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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