Lying In The Gutters – 8th July 2018 – The Ditkoisation Of Comics

Welcome to Lying In The Gutters, Bleeding Cool's weekly runaround of the most popular stories on the site through the week. This week saw the passing of Steve Ditko. Everything seems overshadowed by that, and the reaction to it. But this is what people were reading about on Bleeding Cool.

Reworking of Fred Hembeck's original piece in The Comics Reader #163 on Ditko's return to Marvel, by Ferran Delgado

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Top Twenty Traffic Of The Week

  1. Here is Every Funko SDCC Exclusive in One Place
  2. 5 Things We Want to See in Supergirl Season 4
  3. A New Theory of Mutation For the Marvel Universe
  4. Warning: The New York Times Spoils The Batman #50 Batwedding Today
  5. Ashes of Creation is Now One of the Largest MMOs in Production
  6. DC to Create a New Mission Statement for Publishing Comics
  7. Outlander Shares New BTS Photo of Claire from Season 4
  8. DC Will Pay Comic Stores' Batman #50 Costs – Including Bar Bills? [SPOILERS]
  9. Marvel: Contest of Champions Under Fire Again for Character Changes
  10. What That Final Scene In Batman #50 May Mean for Tom King's Run
  11. Comic Book Retailers React to Batman #50 Spoilers
  12. Cosmic Ghost Rider #1: Major FINAL PAGE Spoilers on What the Comic is Actually About
  13. Defining the 6 New Forces in the DC Universe
  14. Spoilers? Newspaper Headlines? Marvel Tells DC to Hold Its Beer #MarvelSummerofSecrets
  15. 10 Things We Can Tell You About Batman #50 – The Batwedding Issue
  16. Brian Bendis Explains Why Superman is Wearing the Red Shorts Again #TheTrunksAreBack (SPOILERS)
  17. The Death of the Inhumans #1 – MAJOR SPOILERS – The List of the Dead
  18. Reaction To Batman #50 BatWedding Spoilers Spills Out Across Special Media
  19. Adventure Time: Beginning of the End #2 Review: Heartwarming and Heartbreaking
  20. 5 Things We Want to See in Gotham Season 5, the Final Season

And Ten You May Prefer

  1. Colleen Doran on How Comic Conventions Affect Her Bottom Line
  2. Hulk No More: Amadeus Cho is Now Called Brawn
  3. DC's John Cunningham Defends Batman #50 Spoilers to Retailer Group
  4. Steve Ditko, Illustrious Co-Creator of Spider-Man and Squirrel-Girl, Dead at 90
  5. Now Walmart's DC 100-Page Comics Display Trays Are Being Flipped on eBay
  6. Sneak Peek: Fantastic Four #1 – Which Strangers Have They Picked Up?
  7. Catwoman – The First DC Comics Title to Switch From Glossy to Non-Glossy Paper
  8. Brian Michael Bendis to Bring the Recap Page from Marvel to DC Comics
  9. No Antagonist For Wreck-It-Ralph 2: Ralph Breaks The Internet
  10. Did Mark Millar Game The System For Magic Order?

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