Letitia Wright is Black Panther in The Daily LITG, 31st August 2021

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LITG: The ten most-read stories, yesterday

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Letitia Wright as Shuri in Black Panther (2018). Credit: Marvel
  1. Letitia Wright Signed Marvel Contract For Many Movies (Spoilers)
  2. Todd McFarlane's Mister Bones? Roy Thomas Says Not So Fast…
  3. WWE Is Reportedly In The Dog House With Both Of Its TV Networks
  4. Last Day to Back the Marvel Legends Galactus HasLab Campaign
  5. Big Marvel Comics Plans To Be Announced Tomorrow?
  6. Cowboy Bebop: Daniella Pineda, Lucifer Star Take On Faye Gatekeepers
  7. Pokémon GO Battle League Season 9 Begins Today
  8. DC Comics Have Their Version Of Marvel's Multiversal Masters of Evil
  9. Superman/Lobo Gets Patton Oswalt Effect Over "Anti-Savers" Hashtag
  10. Days of Our Lives: Beyond Salem Trailer: Gloriously Campy & More!

ICYMI: more you may prefer from yesterday.

In case you fancied more LITG about comics.

LITG one year ago, Pokemon, Mad Men and Philadelphia

  1. The Rarest Generation One Shiny Pokémon In Pokémon GO
  2. Mad Men: Welcome to the Longest Twilight Zone Episode Ever Made
  3. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Glenn Howerton On Season 15 Status
  4. Supernatural: Jared Padalecki Tweet Like a Wooden Stake to Our Feels
  5. The Joker Gets a Chase Variant Figure from McFarlane Toys
  6. Marvel Boy and Hercules Are An Item Now – Guardians Of The Galaxy #6
  7. Drag Race Season 7: Too Much "Meh" But RuPaul Series Still Entertaining
  8. Niantic Responds To Mega Evolution Controversy In Pokémon GO
  9. Doctor Who: In Praise of Peter Capaldi- The Meta Doctor We Needed
  10. NECA's New King Kong Figure Is Plastic Monster Goodness
  11. Vampires Have Logan's Ice-Cold Blood On Tap (Wolverine #5 Preview)
  12. Reminiscence – How Derren Brown Does Pretty Much Everything
  13. The New Mutants Movie Loves Buffy As Much As Buffy Loved Dark Phoenix
  14. Three Jokers Tops The Bleeding Cool Bestseller List 30th August 2020
  15. Why I Can't Stop Watching Fyre Fest and Theranos Documentaries

LITG two years ago, Better Call Saul, Black Panther, Brian Wood

That was quite a story when it ran a year ago. It's still one now.

  1. "Better Call Saul" Season 5: Bob Odenkirk – "It's Going to Blow Your Mind"
  2. When Black Panther's Costume Was Redesigned at Marvel to Placate Racists
  3. Laura Hudson Talks About Brian Wood, Sexual Harassment and Tess Fowler
  4. Sorry Doomsday Clock, Justice League #30 Got There First – and Damian Wayne Joins (Spoilers)
  5. Justice League Theatrical Cut Was So Bad It Made Zack Snyder's Cinematographer Cry
  6. Who the Hell Are the Justice Society? EXCLUSIVE Justice League #31 Preview
  7. New Planeswalker, "Oko", Unveiled for "Magic: The Gathering"
  8. Dude Thor Brings the Thunder and Cheese Whiz with S.H. Figuarts Figure
  9. "Lucifer" Reveals Season 5 Opener Title, Which Has Us Feeling "Sad"
  10. Is Venom Better Than Hamlet? Venom Island by Donny Cates and Mark Bagley to Follow Absolute Carnage in December
  11. Two More Pages of Jonathan Hickman and Leinil Yu's X-Men #1 #DawnOfX
  12. The Starjammers Arrive in Jonathan Hickman, Ed Brisson and Rod Reis' New Mutants #1 #DawnOfX
  13. A Look Ahead at Crossed Reunion With Garth Ennis and Jacen Burrows in Punisher Soviet #1

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.

  • Hector Collazo, inker on Daredevil, Static, Hardware, Elektra.
  • Clara Noto, artist on Conan, Red Sonja.
  • Rick Parker, letterer, artist on Beavis & Butthead.
  • Cyril Jordan, artist on Weird Science, Vacation In Disneyland.
  • Michael Cohen, creator of Mythography.
  • Brian Byrd, creator of Bullets & Angels
  • Patrick Blaine, artist on Threshold, Warrior Nun, The Others.

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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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