Pokémon Go and Victoria's Secret – The Daily LITG, 25th February 2021

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Daily LITG: Pokémon Go and Victoria's Secret –  the twelve most-read stories yesterday…

Mewtwo & the Kanto Birds in Pokémon GO. Credit: Niantic
LITG: Mewtwo & the Kanto Birds in Pokémon GO

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

  1. Tonight Is Raid Hour In Pokémon GO Featuring Mewtwo & The Birds
  2. Obi-Wan: Ewan McGregor Gets Jacked- Welcome to Kenobi Gun Show
  3. Victoria's Secret Docuseries Examining Rise/Fall Ordered By Hulu
  4. Amazing Spider-Man #60 – Marriage, Mary Jane And M…?
  5. DC Told Phil Jimenez, Superwoman Should Appeal More To Trump Voters
  6. Buffy: A Teachable Moment in Cognitive Dissonance After Joss Whedon
  7. The Walking Dead Releases New Season 10 "Home Sweet Home" Images
  8. DC's Legends of Tomorrow Director David Ramsey Says "Stay Tuned"
  9. Monica Rambeau Comes To The King In Black (Spoilers)
  10. Mezco and Hasbro Unite as Power Rangers and G.I. Joe Figures Teased
  11. Si Spurrier On Quoting Boris Johnson In John Constantine: Hellblazer
  12. DC's Linearverse Slices the Whole Sort Of General Mish Mash (Spoiler)

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 – including Dan.

  1. Jim Lee Awakens from 4-Day Nap to Learn He's Suddenly in Charge of DC Comics
  2. DC's 5G Comics Still Going Full Steam Ahead – Launch in October?
  3. Dan Didio Reacts to Dan Didio's DC Departure
  4. New York Toy Fair: 55 Photos from the LEGO Booth
  5. So Why Did Dan DiDio Leave DC Comics Anyway?
  6. New York Toy Fair 2020: 60 Photos from Hasbro Marvel Legends
  7. So Why Did DC Comics Cancel Supergirl Anyway? And Will Generation Zero Explain Away Every Editorial Cock-Up?
  8. Mindless Speculation: Will the BBC Announce a Major Doctor Who Change?
  9. Tim Sheridan – A Big New Name For DC Comics?
  10. Ken Kristensen – A Big New Name For DC Comics?
  11. Generation Five – The New Name For DC Comics' 5G

LITG two years ago – DC and Walmart split

And Rodriguez wanted an Alita sequel he would never get.

  1. DC Comics to End Their Exclusive Walmart 100-Page Giant Comics Line
  2. Robert Rodriguez Primed to Direct Second 'Alita: Battle Angel' Film
  3. 'The Orville' Season 2, Episode 8 "Identity, Pt. 1" is All Isaac [Review]
  4. Next Week's Marvel Comics Presents Completely Breaks Continuity
  5. 'Supergirl' Melissa Benoist Does Her Best Tommy Wiseau 'The Room' Impression

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.