One Year Ago, Everything Changed – The Daily LITG, 24th March 2021

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One Year Ago, Everything Changed - The Daily LITG, 24th March 2021
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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. Superman And The Authority By Grant Morrison and Mikel Janin For DC
  2. Tonight Is Surskit Spotlight Hour In Pokémon GO: Tips & Details
  3. DC Comics Replaces All Of Grant Morrison Superman Omnibus For Free
  4. Lando Calrissian Is Now Officially Pansexual According To LucasFilm
  5. Burnside Batgirl Omnibus, Absolute Kirby & More DC Big Books For 2021
  6. Like Jason Todd, DC Leaves Fate of Nightwing's Doggo Up to Readers
  7. Batwoman: Ruby Rose "Stoked" for New Kate Kane, Wallis Day
  8. Spawn Curse of Apocalypse Coming Soon From McFarlane Toys
  9. Dark Side of the Ring: Confidential Preview: The Von Erichs Revisited
  10. Konami Reveals Next Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Booster Set: King's Court

ICYMI: more you may prefer from yesterday.

In case you fancied more LITG about comic books.

  1. Image To Release Jim Morrison Graphic Novel, Jim Lives, This June
  2. DC Comics Replaces All Of Grant Morrison Superman Omnibus For Free
  3. Like Jason Todd, DC Leaves Fate of Nightwing's Doggo Up to Readers
  4. DC Changes Milestone Plans to Add Same-Day Physical Releases
  5. 2021 Is Proving To Be Interesting So Far – Comic Store In Your Future
  6. Liam Sharp Finally Draws Thomas Jane and Mike Carey's Comic, Lycan
  7. Learn How to Break Into Comics (Lettering) With New Essential Guide
  8. Whoa, DC Comics Hired Cannabis Exec Joen Choe As New Vice President
  9. Comics Vault Live Ultramega & Nocterra Variants, The Next $300 Books?
  10. Maps as Robin For the Second Time In 2021 – Batman Black & White #3
  11. New Graphic Novel American Cult Explores History of Cults in America
  12. Jeremy Whitley And The Tanya Spears Power Girl Comic That Wasn't
  13. Burnside Batgirl Omnibus, Absolute Kirby & More DC Big Books For 2021
  14. Alan Moore & Jacen Burrows' Providence Compendium From Avatar In June
  15. OmnibusWatch, Howard The Duck, New Mutants, Excalibur, Mutant Massacre
  16. WWE's Fiend and Pansexual Lando – The Daily LITG, 23rd March 2021

LITG one year ago – Diamond closed for coronavirus

And so did DC Comics' printers.

  1. Diamond's Steve Geppi Confirms Closure, No New Comics After This Week
  2. "Street Fighter" Cammy Gets Three New Statues from PCS Collectibles
  3. Diamond Comic Distributors No Longer Taking In New Comics
  4. DC Comics' Printer Closes Tomorrow
  5. Diamond Says All Comics For This Wednesday May Be Sold Now, Today
  6. Comics Industry Decimates July 2020 Plans, Dubbed a 'Fallow Month'
  7. Ubisoft Releases The "Just Dance 2020" Song List
  8. Batman Hush is Finally Here from Medicom MAFEX
  9. Forbidden Planet Closes All Stores, Today
  10. "Killing Eve" Season 3: So "Plans Change" For Trailer Drop? [PREVIEW]

LITG two years ago – Joyce Chin was hospitalised

And Mark Brooks was under the spotlight. What happened to the lobsters?

  1. Joyce Chin Admitted to Chicago Hospital With Arthur Adams, Not at C2E2
  2. Everything in Mark Brooks' Art For Jonathan Hickman's House of X and Powers of X is There For a Reason
  3. Imagine Doing 'Alien' As Your High School Play Because These Kids Did
  4. Jonathan Hickman's Marvel Comics are House of X and Powers of X – the X-Men's Next Major Milestone
  5. The Last Spider-Man Newspaper Strip Runs Today – Its Writer, Roy Thomas Looks Back
  6. DC Comics Omnibuses and Absolutes for 2020
  7. Marvel Teases Another Event for December to Pay Off All the Earlier 2019 Events
  8. Jason Aaron and Al Ewing to Launch Valkyrie Ongoing Series at Marvel – Revealed at C2E2
  9. Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Gets an Omnibus, and More For 2019
  10. Jonathan Hickman's Two 6-Issue Series For Marvel – The Next Major Milestone in X-Men History

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.

  • Glenn Fabry of Neverwhere, American Gods, Preacher, Judge Dredd.
  • Steve Pugh of Animal Man, Howard The Duck.
  • Pasqual Ferry, artist of Thor, Heroes for Hire, Action Comics and Adam Strange
  • Sarah Chrisp, owner of The Comic Book Shop in Macclesfield.
  • Mike Scigliano of the Steamworld Chronicles.

If you are in comics and have a birthday coming up – or you know someone who has – get in touch at richjohnston@bleedingcool.com.

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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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