Sam, Neal and John Byrne in the Daily LITG, 4th April 2020

The comic industry continues to struggle but we can wallow in the past. Such as a look at John Byrne's original plans for Wolverine, that then went in a different direction. Welcome 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.

Sam & Dean, John Byrne and the 10 Most-Read Stories Yesterday

John Byrne at NYCC
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  1. "Supernatural": Eric Kripke Pens What Sam & Dean Would Be Doing Now
  2. More Comic Book Stores Close Permanently
  3. John Byrne Originally Imagined a Very Different Wolverine
  4. Marvel Pauses Work On Comics, Including Black Widow and Taskmaster
  5. Ubisoft Releases The "Just Dance 2020" Song List
  6. The "Super Mario" Remasters Will Likely Debut in One Package
  7. "Psych": James Roday, Dulé Hill Announce "Psych-tacular Binge-A-Thon"
  8. Bandai Announces Japanese Exclusive Gundam are Coming to the US
  9. "Cyberpunk 2077" Goes Deluxe with Added Motorbike from Pure Arts
  10. Juan Giménez, Co-Creator of The Metabarons, Dies Aged 76

One year ago, when Neal Adams was opening his comic book store

  1. That Ending of Immortal Hulk #16 Explained (Major Spoilers)
  2. A Major Change Happens to Cyclops in Uncanny X-Men #15 (Spoilers)
  3. Thomas Wayne Removed From Batman #70, Cover Changed
  4. Neal Adams Opens His Own Comic Store in Burbank, Los Angeles This Weekend
  5. Jai Nitz Responds to Allegations of Predatory Behaviour, as More Details Emerge

Comics News & Events Happening Today

Comics Industry Birthdays Today

  • Lance Fensterman, President of Global ReedPOP, organiser of NYCC, C2E2, ECCC, MCM and more
  • John Wooley, comics historian
  • Bob Rozakis, DC writer, editor, co-creator of Duela Dent, Mister E and 'Mazing Man.
  • Dave Johnson, artist on Red Son, cover artist for 100 Bullets
  • Heather Antos, comic editor for Valiant

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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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