Joss Whedon, Roland Moore, Pikachu – Daily LITG, 24th February 2021

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Daily LITG: Joss Whedon, Gina Carano, Jack Quaid –  the ten most-read stories yesterday…

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The world keeps turning, and America is beginning to heal from all the burns. Even if a few scabs need pulling off first.

  1. Buffy: A Teachable Moment in Cognitive Dissonance After Joss Whedon
  2. Ronald Moore Discusses Section 31, If Star Trek Is Still Film-Viable
  3. Tonight is Shiny Pikachu Spotlight Hour in Pokémon GO
  4. Lois Lane Casts Doubt On Superman's Sexual Prowess, In Future State
  5. Why No WandaVision Credit For John Byrne?
  6. Bruce Wayne Becomes All-Out Terrorist In DC Future State (Spoilers)
  7. Nubia's New Wonder Woman Role In DC Infinite Frontier (Spoilers)
  8. What Is The New Shadow Legendary Coming To Pokémon GO?
  9. Obi-Wan: Ewan McGregor Gets Jacked- Welcome to Kenobi Gun Show
  10. Fantastic Four, Wolverine, and Spider-Gwen Figures Unveiled by Mezco

ICYMI: more you may prefer from yesterday.

In case you fancied more LITG about comic books.

LITG one year ago – Jim Lee woke up

And everyone kept reacting to Dan DiDio's departure.

  1. Jim Lee Awakens from 4-Day Nap to Learn He's Suddenly in Charge of DC Comics
  2. New York Toy Fair 2020: 60 Photos from Hasbro Marvel Legends
  3. So Why Did Dan DiDio Leave DC Comics Anyway?
  4. Mindless Speculation: Will the BBC Announce a Major Doctor Who Change?
  5. "The Way Dan DiDio was Fired… Brutal and Unnecessary" Says DC Comics Founder's Granddaughter Nicky Wheeler-Nicholson
  6. Generation Five – The New Name For DC Comics' 5G
  7. Rob Liefeld Celebrates Dan Didio's DC Departure
  8. More Comics Industry Reaction to Dan DiDio Leaving DC
  9. Hasbro New York Toy Fair 2020 – 37 Photos of Star Wars
  10. Sue Richards Challenges Mutant Superiority in X-Men/Fantastic Four #2 [Preview]

LITG two years ago – GI Foot Locker

And DC shoved Jorge Jimenez's covers together.

  1. Hasbro and Asics Pair Up For New G.I. Joe Shoe Line, Available at Foot Locker Now
  2. Jorge Jimenez's Sixth Dimension Justice League Triptych Now All on One Issue
  3. Dan DiDio Tells Retailers That DC is Cutting Back Their Comics (UPDATE)
  4. Star Wars: Battlefront II Teases "The Chosen One" Update
  5. Marvel Maintains Their Lead Over DC Comics in January 2019 Marketshare

Comic book industry birthdays.

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

  • Bryan Talbot, graphic novelist, creator of Luther Arkwright
  • Jim Borgman, creator of Zits
  • Greg LaRocque, artist on Flash and Legion of Super-Heroes
  • Keith Wilson, artist on Elementals, Scarlett, Power Of The Atom
  • Alan Gill, comics retailer, Ultimate Comics of North Carolina
  • Randy Reynaldo, creator of Rob Hanes Adventures
  • Mike Armstrong, VP of Reed POP
  • Wade von Grawbadger, comics inker.

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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.