Target No Longer Trading In Cards – The Daily LITG, 13th of May 2021

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Target No Longer Trading In Cards - The Daily LITG, 13th of May 2021
LITG: Photo by Joshua Nelson.
  1. Target Stores To Halt Sales Of All Trading Cards From May 14th Forward
  2. Doctor Who: Time Fracture Removes John Barrowman from Production
  3. Animal Kingdom Season 5: The Codys Fight for Their Future This July
  4. Planet-Sized X-Men Will Change The Marvel Universe In June
  5. Black Panther's Okoye – Replacing Danny Rand As Marvel's Iron Fist?
  6. J Scott Campbell "Fixes" His Critics Over Mary Jane Image
  7. Ellen DeGeneres Ending Talk Show; Addresses "The Culture Today"
  8. Disney To Pay Star Wars Novelists Alan Dean Foster And More
  9. Big Changes to Doctor Doom in Guardians of the Galaxy & FF (Spoilers)
  10. What Happened To X-Men and Fantastic Four? Heroes Reborn #2 Spoilers
  11. Batman Wants To Get Politics Out Of Superhero Comics (Spoilers)
  12. Wal-Mart Allegedly Suspending Trading Card Game Sales
  13. A Hidden Big Bad Behind The Bride In Fantastic Four #32? (Spoilers)
  14. Animal Kingdom Teases "Big Announcement" This Tuesday- Date? Trailer?
  15. Hulk, Doctor Strange And X-Men Marvel Omnibuses For 2022

ICYMI: more you may prefer from yesterday.

In case you fancied more LITG about comic books.

LITG one year ago – Dungeons & Dragons & A New Bat Signal

Bleeding Cool continued to report from the comics industry shutdown, steeped in Dungeons, Dragons and a lack of a black Batman, Lots of Flashes though.

  1. Opinion: Regarding Dungeons & Dragons, Session 0, & Consent
  2. Batman Gets a New Ability in The Three Jokers, Out on August 25th
  3. John Ridley, Luke Fox Batman, 5G, No More?
  4. No More Black Batman? The Daily LITG 12th May 2020
  5. Here's How To Get Every Single Issue of The Walking Dead for Just $18
  6. Dead By Daylight Will Add A New Horror License On Its Anniversary
  7. Was Heroes In Crisis About Harley Quinn Falling For Booster Gold?
  8. Niantic Lowers Wayfarer Reviewer Level Requirement For Pokémon GO
  9. Eric Bischoff: Man Who Let Hulk Hogan Have Sex With Wife A Bad Friend
  10. Wally, Barry, and Jay to Appear in Death Metal Spinoff, Speed Metal

LITG two years ago – Excavating Fantastic Four

Two years ago we were looking at Fantastic Four and 4Chan. Was that only two years ago?

  1. Marvel Phase 4Chan Rumours For Film And TV… Potential Spoilers Await
  2. Bryan Hill Responds to Tony Isabella Trashing Batman and the Outsiders
  3. If Your Comic Store is On Tool's Tour, You're Getting A Visit
  4. Remember That Alex Ross Fantastic Four Teaser From 2017?
  5. Comic Cave in Springfield, Missouri Closes After People Stop Picking Up Their Comics

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.

  • Marv Wolfman, co-creator of Blade, Nova, Black Cat, Raven, Starfire, Cyborg, Tim Drake, Bullseye, Deathstroke, and Crisis On Infinite Earths.
  • Andrew Pepoy, writer/artist/inker on comics including Superman, Spider-Man, Batman, X-Men
  • Bill Pulkovski, CEO of Rocket Ink Comics
  • Andrew LoVuolo, cerator of The Rift
  • Joshua Waerloga, cartoonist
  • Comics journalist and author, Christine Marie

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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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