Star Wars Rebels Black Series Vs. The Daily LITG, 30th May 2020

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. Right now it appears all about Star Wars Rebels Black Series.  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.

 Star Wars Rebels Black Series Vs. The Daily LITG, 30th May 2020.
Star Wars Rebels Black Series Vs. The Daily LITG, 30th May 2020.

Star Wars: Rebels Black Series and the ten most-read stories yesterday

Bleeding Cool continues to report from the comics industry shutdown, as it starts to ramp up, but yesterday it was all about the Star Wars Rebels Black Series. While Peter Parker makes a choice that's not just for Christmas. Keep up with your Daily LITG.

  1. Hasbro Announces Star Wars: Rebels Black Series Re-Release
  2. Peter Parker Gets a Major Life Change in Amazing Spider-Man #43
  3. J.K. Rowling Accidentally Tweets F-Bomb Transphobic Report To Millions
  4. Lucifer Cancelled, Final Story Released as a DC Graphic Novel
  5. Fargo Season 4 Teaser Apologizes for Series' Awkward, Temporary Pause
  6. Yellow Hulk Pushes IDW Avengers #10 to $46 on eBay But What About #9?
  7. Marvel's Empyre Event Has Been Officially Shrunk
  8. Crisis and Companions, DC Comics Omnibus and More Big Books in 2021
  9. Street Fighter Swimsuit Special From Udon Entertainment For August
  10. Cobra Kai Season 3 Reportedly Close to Finding New Streaming Home

The most-read stories from a year ago.

A year ago, Doomsday Clock named the DC Universe as the 'metaverse', something that no-one at all followed up on. We were ahead of where Wally West would end up though.

  1. Today's Doomsday Clock #10 Utterly Rewrites – and Renames – The DC Universe (Spoilers)
  2. So… What Now for Wally West After Heroes In Crisis #9 (Spoilers)
  3. Does Godzilla: King Of The Monsters Have Mid or Post Credit Scenes? Suitable For Kids? [SPOILER FREE]
  4. Tom King Didn't Pick the Characters for Heroes in Crisis; DC Editors Did
  5. How The Robins See Themselves in Heroes In Crisis #9 – Spoiler

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. And we are returning to events in the flesh as well.

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.

  • Kevin Eastman, co-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
  • Freddie Williams II, artist on Batman/TMNT.
  • Mike W. Barr, co-creator of Camelot 3000, Batman And The Outsiders, Mantra and Maze Agency.
  • Peter Quinones, writer on Dragon Lines, Phantom, GI Joe.
  • Cory Brown, co-creator of The End.
  • Thomas Nachlik, artist on The Beauty – and The Flying Friar.
  • Dave Ryan of War Girls and Penance.
  • Tyler Martin, creator of Wally and Osborne comics
  • Alex Miller, Marvel colourist.

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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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