Polaris Comes First – The Daily LITG, 16th April 2021

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Daily LITG: – the ten most-read stories yesterday…

Polaris Comes First - The Daily LITG, 15th April 2021
Polaris Comes First – The Daily LITG, 15th April 2021

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

  1. It's Official – Polaris Has Won The X-Men Vote
  2. Star Trek: Julie Nimoy Talks Ethan Peck's New Spock, William Shatner
  3. New Amsterdam: Anupam Kher Not Returning Amid Wife's Health Crisis
  4. X-Men By Jonathan Hickman Omnibus In Time For Christmas
  5. Andrew Wheeler, DC Comics & The Future Of JLQ – Justice League Queer
  6. Marvel Confirms Sunspot And Cannonball Lost the X-Men Vote
  7. Team GO Rocket Teaser Removed From Pokemon GO Blog Post
  8. The Beginning After the End: Interview with Writer TurtleMe
  9. Rick Grimes and Clementine Return To The Walking Dead In Skybound X
  10. Transformers Decepticon Jetfire Receives Life-Action threezero Figure

ICYMI: more you may prefer from yesterday.

In case you fancied more LITG about comic books.

LITG one year ago, Marvel was furloughing comics creators

And something was happening in wrestling.

  1. WWE: Alexa Bliss Schools Ronda Rousey on Wrestling Industry
  2. Marvel Tells More Comics Creators to Stop Work For Now
  3. Ronda Rousey Double Breaks Kayfabe to Admit Comments are a Work
  4. Ubisoft Releases The "Just Dance 2020" Song List
  5. Daredevil Star Deborah Ann Woll on Current Career Woes; Cast Responds
  6. DC Comics Offers Virtual Backgrounds for Zoom Conferencing
  7. Street Fighter V Chun-Li Hits the Beach With PCS Collectibles
  8. Now Marvel Comics Offers Virtual Backgrounds for Zoom Conferencing
  9. Mondo Releasing New A Clockwork Orange Poster Tomorrow
  10. "Dune" Casting of Feyd Harkonnen Spotted on IMDb, then Vanishes

LITG: 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.

  • Kim DeMulder, comic book inker
  • Paul Rivoche, artist on Andromeda, Gotham Knights and Tom Strong.
  • Steve Haynie, comics letterer
  • James Lundy, owner/managing director of Edinburgh Comic Con.
  • Andy Lee, comic book artist.
  • Adelso Corona, inker on Deadpool and Major X.
  • Allen Berrebbi, CFO of Future Comics

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.