Shazadam Or Not Shazadam? The Daily LITG, 5th February 2020

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Shazadam Or Not Shazadam? The Daily LITG, 5th February 2020
LITG: DC Comics

The world keeps turning, and America is beginning to heal from all the burns. Brian Bendis tweeted out that "rumors are dumb" and Jesse Schedeen of IGN decided that was a denial, rather than just a Tom Brevoort-style non-sequitor. Let's catch up in a month, shall we?

  1. Cobra Kai Star Mary Mouser Surprised by Fans' Reactions to LaRussos
  2. DC Comics To Rename Black Adam As… SHAZADAM! Not Joking
  3. Marvel To Reprint And Replace Offending Copies Of Immortal Hulk #43
  4. Joe Bennett Apologises Over Immortal Hulk #43 Anti-Semitic Error
  5. Mega Gyarados Arrives In Lunar New Year Event In Pokémon GO
  6. Star Trek: Jeri Ryan Prefers Seven on Picard; Offers Season 2 Update
  7. DC Comics To Now Publish Infinite Frontier #1 In July 2021
  8. TOLDJA: Avengers #42 Reveals Thor's True Lineage (SPOILERS)
  9. Mike Trout 2011 Topps Update Graded Card Up For Auction
  10. DC Comics Launches Joëlle Jones' Wonder Girl #1 in May With Yara Flor

ICYMI: more you may prefer from yesterday.

In case you fancied more LITG about comic books.

LITG one year ago – the BBC rejected America

And Tom King confirmed 5G

  1. BBC Rejected Joe Hill, Saying No American Has Written Doctor Who – And If One Did, It Wouldn't Be Him
  2. Tom King Says That Alfred's Death Will Set Up The Events Of 5G
  3. The Return of A Young Jonathan Kent to DC Comics… Somewhere?
  4. God Hates Masks – Donny Cates and Geoff Shaw Return To Image Comics With Something Big
  5. Is Mirka Andolfo the Next Todd McFarlane For Image Comics? (UPDATE)
  6. Krakoa's Dark Side Emerges in X-Men #5 [X-ual Healing 1-29-20]
  7. Funko and Dr. Pepper Team up for Free Lil Sweet Pop Vinyls
  8. "Doctor Who": Chris Chibnall & Captain Jack "Trojan Horse" Surprises
  9. FOX Animation Comes to Life with Upcoming Loyal Subjects Figure
  10. Renee Montoya Likes 'Em Thicc in Lois Lane #8 [Preview]

LITG two years ago – the SAS Were Told Not to Reference the Punisher

And Final Fantasy was coming to the Switch.

  1. Nintendo Teases Final Fantasy VII Coming Soon on Nintendo Switch
  2. British SAS Troops Told to Stop Putting Punisher Skulls on Their Helmets
  3. The Mike Wieringo Cover That Wasn't, But Went Up In Flames – With Mike S. Miller and Cully Hamner
  4. 'Supernatural' 300th Episode Marathon: What Was TNT Thinking, Dean?
  5. Bill Morrison, No Longer VP Executive Editor of DC Comics or Editor of MAD Magazine

Comic book industry birthdays.

There may still not be much of a party atmosphere right now. All depends on which state you are living in. But comics folk are always getting older and still celebrating that special date.

  • Val Semeiks, artist on The Demon and Lobo, Wolverine and Batman, c0-creator of Lobo The Duck.
  • Jeremy Love, creator of Fierce and Bayou.
  • Comics journalist Kevin Huxford.
  • David Blake Lucarelli, writer of Tinseltown, Doctor Zomba's Ghost Show & The Children's Vampire Hunting Brigade.
  • Atomic Rex Entertainment co-creator, Gene Selassie.
  • Doug Alexander Gregory, artist on Hellblazer, Genext, Penthouse Comix.
  • Kelly McQuain, Elementals penciller.
  • Mark Bloodworth, artist on Deadworld and Hellraiser.
  • Marty Pahls, author of The Complete Crumb 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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