Shazadam, Captain Marvel & Hellfire Gala – Daily LITG 18th March 2021

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Daily LITG: Shazadam, Captain Marvel and Hellfire Gala – the ten most-read stories yesterday…

Black Adam, Adam, Shazadam? Justice League #69 Tomorrow (Spoilers)

The world keeps turning, and America is beginning to heal from all the burns. Even if a few scabs need pulling off first. And of course, a Shazadam by any other name would smell as sweet.

  1. DC Shocker: Shazadam Officially Changes His Name to Black Adam
  2. The Love Life Of Captain Marvel Takes Quite A Twist (Major Spoilers)
  3. Comics Stores To Receive Free Copies Of X-Men Hellfire Gala Guide
  4. Wolverine, Jean Grey & Cyclops, One More Time (X-Force #18 Spoilers)
  5. Pokémon GO Teases Sylveon, Xerneas, & More New Species
  6. Where In The World Are The DC Comics June 2021 Solicitations?
  7. Seinfeld Apartment Comes To Life With New Funko Collectible
  8. X-Men Hellfire Gala Party Event Marvel Solicitations For June 2021
  9. Doctor Who Star Mandip Gill: The Doctor Will Be a Woman of Color
  10. Erik Larsen Explains Why He Didn't Credit Sienkiewicz for Homage

ICYMI: more you may prefer from yesterday.

In case you fancied more LITG about comic books.

  1. Where In The World Are The Marvel Comics June 2021 Solicitations?
  2. Protestors Invade American Political Public Buildings In Champions #5
  3. Rob Liefeld Recreates The Shield and The Mighty Crusaders For Archie
  4. Ta-Nehisi Coates' Captain America Run Ends in June; Relaunch Imminent?
  5. Joe Benitez's Lady Mechanika Moves To Image, Brings Back Memories
  6. King In Black – Reptil Returns, X-Men Teleport And Black Knighting
  7. More FCBD Details For Valiant, 2000AD, Red Room, Dungeon & RL Stine
  8. Jim Rugg's Eightball Cover For Ed Piskor's Red Room, Coming To FCBD
  9. Why Mitch Gerads Deletes Doc Shaner's Parts from Tom King's Scripts
  10. Behemoth Brings Muthafukaz Comics Back Into Print As MFKZ
  11. DC Comics Finally Finish Jeff Lemire & Keith Giffen's Inferior Five
  12. PrintWatch: Serial #2 and Nottingham #1 Get Second Printings
  13. SCOOP: Full List Of All 50 Free Comic Book Day Titles For FCBD 2021
  14. Dress For The Hellfire Gala – The Daily LITG, 17th March 2021

LITG one year ago – it wasn't sunny in Philadelphia

And Clark Gregg wanted SHIELD out there.

  1. So What Did La Mole Comic Con Say to Mark Brooks Anyway?
  2. "Always Sunny" Star Rob McElhenney Proposes Coronavirus Prod Plan
  3. A Message From Mark Waid
  4. Batman Has His Very Own Armory With New Hot Toys Collectible
  5. "Batwoman": PA Amanda Smith Paralyzed On Set; Under Investigation
  6. "The Midnight Gospel": Netflix Releases Adult Animated Series Teaser
  7. Ubisoft Releases The "Just Dance 2020" Song List
  8. OPINION: "Mystery Boosters" Are (Usually) Great – "Magic: The Gathering"
  9. Shudder Offering 30-Day Free Trial Regardless of Coronavirus Quarantine Status
  10. The Disney+ Version of "Darby O'Gill and the Little People" is Garbage

LITG two years ago – Umbrella Academy was sold out

Comic creators couldn't get to conventions for very different reasons.

  1. 'Rick and Morty': Justin Roiland "Feeling Preeeetty Great" About Season 4
  2. 'Pet Sematary': 25+ New Images From the Stephen King Remake
  3. Netflix vs. Disney: The Battle Even The Defenders Couldn't Win [Opinion]
  4. How Comic Shops Can Survive the Inevitable Sales Apocalypse
  5. Possible SPOILERS: Five Avengers: Endgame LEGO Set Pictures

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.

  • Comic book inker and co-creator of SpykeBill Reinhold
  • Frank McLaughlin, creator of Judomaster
  • Shea Anton Pensa, artist on Brave & The Bold, Green Arrow, Butcher

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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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