Can Our Own Reality Be Rebooted? The Daily LITG, 3rd June 2020

The world seems like a terrible and strange place sometimes, but fandom still brings us together. These are strange times, but The Daily LITG is becoming a valuable way to quantify just what comic book geek culture is up to in this time of trial. There was the recognition of the Black Lives Matter protest by pop culture. While Hellblazer was telling a story about viruses and racism, Superman was discovering they'd all been rebooted again. Lucky man. Welcome all, to the daily Lying In The Gutters, a long-running run around the day before and the day ahead. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here.

Rebooted Realisation tops the thirteen most-read stories yesterday

Bleeding Cool continues to report from the comics industry shutdown, as it starts to ramp up, but yesterday it was about being rebooted, recategorised and rescheduled. Here's the eleven top stories of the day.

Can Our Own Reality Be Rebooted? The Daily LITG, 3rd June 2020.
Can Our Own Reality Be Rebooted? The Daily LITG, 3rd June 2020.
  1. More DC Characters Realise They're Rebooted (Action Comics Spoilers)
  2. Lucifer Cancelled, Final Story Released as a DC Graphic Novel
  3. Virus' First Appearance is Now in Last Week's Venom #25
  4. Seth Rogen Finds Excellent Use for Leftover Preacher, The Boys F-Bombs
  5. Konami Addresses The Current State Of Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Organized Play
  6. Transformers Optimus Prime is Ready to Roll Out with Threezero
  7. Thomas E. Sniegoski's Writers Commentary on Vengeance Of Vampirella #7
  8. Comics Folk Respond To What's Happening in America Right Now
  9. 4 More Comic Stores Damaged or Looted During the Protests in the USA
  10. The Goonies Gets A Huge 4K Blu-ray Set From Warner Bros.
  11. Walking Dead Universe Goes Dark as Skybound Joins BlackOut Tuesday
  12. Chris Jericho, Lilian Garcia Criticized for Protest Response
  13. Nickelodeon Went Dark For George Floyd and Some Parents Didn't Approve

Comic Book Events happening today

There would also have been signings, appearances, symposia, all manner of comic book-related events. But a few have gone online, and here are some still happening today, on the Daily LITG. .

Comic Book birthdays today

There may not be much of a party atmosphere right now. All depends on which state you are living in. But comic folk are still getting older and still celebrating that special date. With eleven years for us as well.

  • Giulia Brusco, colourist on Scalped, Django Unchained, and The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.

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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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