Pokémon GO Battle Night in The Daily LITG, 27th August 2021

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LITG: The ten most-read stories, yesterday

Some of the latest drip in Pokémon GO. Credit: Niantic

  1. Tonight Is August 2021 GO Battle Night In Pokémon GO
  2. First Look: Bruce Banner Piloting Hulk #1 by Donny Cates, Ryan Ottley
  3. The Wheel of Time: Amazon Series Adapt Releases 4 Preview Images
  4. Jonathan Hickman's 3W3M Substack Comic Began Publishing This Week
  5. James Tynion IV Planned To Kill The Joker In Batman #100, Before 5G
  6. CinemaCon: Universal Drops 1st Look At Jurassic World: Dominion & More
  7. Pokémon TCG: Evolving Skies Pull Rate Quest #1: Booster Box Opening
  8. First Look at Avengers #50 As The Masters Of Evil Swell Their Ranks
  9. McFarlane Toys Reveals A New Superman: The Animated Series Figure
  10. The Umbrella Academy Season 3: Elliot Page Confirms Final Filming Week

ICYMI: more you may prefer from yesterday.

In case you fancied more LITG about comics.

LITG one year ago, Supernatural, Walking Dead, Three Jokers

  1. Supernatural: Jared Padalecki Tweet Like a Wooden Stake to Our Feels
  2. Fear the Walking Dead Star Jenna Elfman: "Messed Up Stuff" in Season 6
  3. The Three Jokers – So What Does It All Mean Then? (Spoilers)
  4. Keanu Reeves Had His Heart Set On Playing This Popular Superhero
  5. Critical Role Releases A New Look At Their Upcoming Animated Series
  6. The Haunting of Bly Manor Preview Images Offer Right Amount of Creeps
  7. Yu-Gi-Oh Dark Magician and Dark Magician Girl Return with Kotobukiya
  8. The Flash Season 7: No Hartley Sawyer, Yes Elongated Man; More Sue
  9. Chris Claremont's God Loves, Man Kills Ending Aimed At Current X-Men?
  10. Chip Zdarsky Rewrites Marvel History – Daredevil Annual: One More Day
  11. Viz Media Announces November 2020 Titles
  12. More Fastball Specials Coming To The X-Men (Spoilers)
  13. First Preview Of Esad Ribic's Art In The Eternals #1 For November
  14. Static #1 Sells For $177 on eBay After Milestone Static Shock News
  15. Joe Field Closes Flying Colors Comics For a Little After COVID Test

LITG two years ago, Hulking, DC Gossip

Still talking Supernatural…

  1. That Mystery "Incoming" Figure From Marvel's December 2019 Teaser – is it Hulking as a New Captain Marvel?
  2. "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" Presents "The Charlie-Work It Out Plan"
  3. "Supernatural," "The Orville" & More: 5 Bad TV Clichés [BC TV Meltdown]
  4. Gossip: DC Comics, Mad Magazine, Warner Bros and AT&T Realpolitik at Play
  5. Snyder is Happy if You Only Buy One Justice League – as Long as It's This Week
  6. Misprinted "Mystic Intellect" Deck Sparks Interest – "Magic: The Gathering"
  7. Does D23 Signal the Return of Captain Mar-Vell, Warlock and Magus at Marvel? (Spoilers)
  8. The Batman Tattoos That Won It, in Channel 4's Naked Attraction Dating Show
  9. Hasbro VP Promises New GI Joe Series Won't Replace Larry Hama's Real American Hero
  10. A New Look for Poison Ivy and The Joker in Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass
  11. Doomsday Clock #11 Printed, In Stock at Diamond, In Comic Shops Next Week Alongside Legion: Millennium #1
  12. Red Hood: Outlaw #37 to Debut New Non-Binary Superhero, DNA

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.

  • Denis Kitchen, of Kitchen Sink Press and founder of the CBLDF.
  • F.J. DeSanto, writer of Failsafe, Cyborg 009, The Spirit and Insurgent.
  • Mark L Miller writer of Gravetrancers, Pirouette
  • Jaimel Hemphill, editor-in-chief of NPC
  • Anthony Del Col, co-creator of Kill Shakespeare
  • Phillip Hester, writer/artist on Swamp Thing, Green Arrow, Clerks, Black Terror, Wonder Woman
  • Rick Parker, artist on Beavis & Butthead and creator of Deadboy.
  • Wendy Snow-Lang, artist on Night's Children
  • Bob Garcia, of First Comics

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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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