Shiny Galarian Slowpoke Pokémon GO in The Daily LITG, 19th March 2023

An LITG runaround the previous day on Bleeding Cool, and over the past four years as well as which comic book creators have birthdays today.

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Galarian Slowpoke line Shiny comparison in Pokémon GO. Credit: Niantic
Galarian Slowpoke line Shiny comparison in Pokémon GO. Credit: Niantic
  1. This Is What Shiny Galarian Slowpoke Will Look Like In Pokemon GO
  2. DC Comics Charging $4.99 For The Standard 22-Page Superman Comic?
  3. There's An All-Hands Meeting Happening At DC Comics Right Now (UPDATE) 
  4. Shiny Slowpoke Has Been Released In Pokemon GO
  5. My Neighbor Totoro Returning To Theaters For Anniversary Screenings
  6. McFarlane Toys Unleashes The Flash Spoilers with New Dark Figure
  7. DC Comics June 2023 Solicits & Solicitations – No Batman #901 
  8. Pre-Orders Arrive for McFarlane Toys New The Batman 89 Batmobile
  9. Grant Morrison Dancing Like Cyclops On Marvel's X-Men Streaming Video
  10. Ghost Face Slays the Day with New Scream Statue from PCS Collectibles 

LITG: more comics stories you may prefer

LITG one year ago, Secret Invasion

Marvel Comics May 2022 Solicitations In Full (Just About)

  1. Marvel Cancels Secret Invasion, Delays It For Another Time
  2. Rick and Morty Previews Season 6 "New Look"? Top 12 One-Shot Villains
  3. Is Catherine Tate's New Film The Nan Missing a Director Credit?
  4. Image Comics Full Solicits & Solicitations For June 2022
  5. Marvel Comics Delays Taboo's Deadly Neighborhood Spider-Man Already
  6. Buffy Star Brendon Says Angel "Worse Than Those 'Twilight' F***ers"
  7. Jim Rugg Parodies Maus For Ed Piskor's Red Room – It Doesn't Go Well
  8. Buffy '97 & Power Rangers Ruin in Boom Studio's June's 2022 Solicits
  9. DC Comics Full June 2022 Solicits – Not All Batman, But Mostly Batman
  10. The Nan Movie Review: Finding A Much Better Film Within
  11. Riddler Actor to Write Riddler Comic for DC Black Label
  12. Erik Burnham & Stelladi's Potions Inc in Mad Cave June 2022 Solicits
  13. Action Lab's Slasher Version Of Pied Piper Of Hamelin in June 2022
  14. Redman & Illusion Witch Launch From Behemoth In June 2022 Solicits
  15. TMNT #1 CGC 9.4 Copy Already At $21,000 At ComicConnect
  16. Titan Comics Will Reveal How The Fugitive Doctor Who Became A Fugitive
  17. Oscar Isaac's Head Wounds: Sparrow Graphic Novel Finally For June 2022
  18. Samurai Sonja #1 & The Vamp #1 Launch in Dynamite June 2022 Solicits
  19. Blade Debut In CGC 9.8 Taking Bids At ComicConnect, Already $10,000+
  20. Zack Kaplan & John Pearson's Mindset In Vault's June 2022 Solicits
  21. Canto, D&D and Sonic The Hedgehog #50 In IDW's June 2022 Solicits
  22. Aggretsuko: Out To Lunch Launches In Oni Press June 2022 Solicits
  23. Dave Sim Does Frank Miller's Daredevil For Cerebus In Hell
  24. Walking Dead's Clementine & Gargoyles On Next Week's Previews Covers
  25. Todd McFarlane's Batman Future In The Daily LITG 18th March 2022

LITG two years ago, Supergirl, Doctor Who and the Punisher

Supergirl, Doctor Who & The Punisher - The Daily LITG 19th March 2021
Supergirl, Doctor Who & The Punisher – The Daily LITG 19th March 2021

  1. Supergirl Season 6 Poster: Team Kara Is Better, Stronger & Together
  2. Doctor Who Star Mandip Gill: The Doctor Will Be a Woman of Color
  3. Is Marvel's Punisher Losing His Skull?
  4. Watched Zack Snyder's Justice League? Read The Two Sequels He Planned
  5. Wolverine, Jean Grey & Cyclops, One More Time (X-Force #18 Spoilers)
  6. Belligerent DC Comics Finally Releases June 2021 Solicitations
  7. The Love Life Of Captain Marvel Takes Quite A Twist (Major Spoilers)
  8. Alessandro Vitti is the New Artist for Thor, Rather Than Keanu Reeves
  9. Tonight Is The First Mega Raid Hour In Pokémon GO
  10. Marvel Comics June 2021 Solicitations In Full
  11. Compass: Indiana Jones-esque Image Miniseries Debuts in June
  12. DC Publishes Space Jam: New Legacy Graphic Novel 3 Weeks Before Movie
  13. Bones Leopard, Kelly & Nichole Matthews' Save Yourself! From Boom
  14. Doug Wagner & Daniel Hillyard Move From Plastic To Vinyl, From Image
  15. Bone Parish's Cullen Bunn & Jonas Scharf Launch Basilisk From Boom
  16. From Dr Aphra to Lando, Marvel Comics/Star Wars Pride Variant Covers
  17. Belligerent DC Comics Finally Releases June 2021 Solicitations
  18. SEGA & IDW Partner Up For Sonic The Hedgehog 30th Anniversary Comic
  19. Wizard World Gets Into the Crypto Collectible Game with NFTs
  20. Where Do Batman's Co-Ordinates Point To, On Fortnite Island?
  21. Dark Horse Promotes Another Volume of Neil Gaiman's Norse Mythology
  22. Is Marvel's Punisher Losing His Skull?
  23. What Is Han Solo's Big Twist In Star Wars: War Of The Bounty Hunters?
  24. Ed Brisson and Kev Walker Launch Predator #1 From Marvel In June
  25. Printwatch: Dracula, Motherf**ker Graphic Novel Gets A Second Printing
  26. Judge Dredd Publisher Incensed Over Brexit Price of Importing Horses
  27. Comparing Alessandro Vitti To Ron Garney On Keanu Reeves' BRZRKR
  28. Miles Morales Gets A Brand New Internship In The Marvel Universe
  29. Will DC Be Able To Do Free Comic Book Day If Diamond Trademarks It?
  30. Shazadam, Captain Marvel & Hellfire Gala – Daily LITG 18th March 2021

LITG three years ago – it was a Twilight of Superheroes

And the Batman Who Laughed played Basil Exposition.

  1. Let's All Read Alan Moore's Proposal for DC Event Comic, Twilight Of The Superheroes
  2. The Batman Who Laughs Explains What Happened At The End Of Scott Snyder's Justice League (Hell Arisen #4 Spoilers)
  3. So What Did La Mole Comic Con Say to Mark Brooks Anyway?
  4. How Will The Joker Make Ric Grayson Remember Being Dick Grayson? (Nightwing #70 Spoilers)
  5. What Is Krakoa Doing To Domino? (X-Force #9 Spoilers)
  6. Lee's Comics of Mountain View, California, Will No Longer Reopen
  7. How Do You Do, Fellow Kids? Meet Marvel's Gen Z New Warriors – Snowflake, Screentime, Safespace, More
  8. Eric Stephenson, Publisher of Image Comics, Challenges Marvel and DC Over Coronavirus
  9. So How Does Captain Marvel Wield Thor's Hammer Mjolnir Anyway? (#16 Spoilers)
  10. Ubisoft Releases The "Just Dance 2020" Song List

LITG four years ago – Rick & Morty felt great

And Avengers Endgame got LEGOed

  1. 'Rick and Morty': Justin Roiland "Feeling Preeeetty Great" About Season 4
  2. Possible SPOILERS- Five 'Avengers: Endgame' LEGO Set Pictures
  3. What Exactly Is DC's 'Year Of The Villain'? ECCC Gossip and Spoilers
  4. Legion Of Super-Heroes: Five Years Later – to Be a Lot Later Than That
  5. Arlen Schumer Apologises for San Diego Comic Fest Behaviour – as Well as What Came After

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.

  • Rob Pereyda, vice president of VIZ Media
  • Michael Jantze, creator of The Norm cartoon strip.
  • Laurie S. Sutton, former editor for Marvel and DC, writer of Star Trek and Green Lantern.
  • Willie Schubert, comic letterer.
  • Hector Lima, writer for Heavy Metal Magazine
  • Bob Bretall, owner of the largest comic book collection in the world
  • Mike Fitzgerald, owner of Destiny City Comics, Tacoma, WA

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Rich JohnstonAbout 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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