Target Targets Trading Card Buyers – The Daily LITG, 15th May 2021

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The world keeps turning, and America is beginning to heal from all the burns. Even if a few scabs need pulling off first.

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. Big Changes to Doctor Doom in Guardians of the Galaxy & FF (Spoilers)
  3. Doctor Who: Time Fracture Will Reunite All The Doctors & More
  4. Swablu Community Day Box & Ticket: Worth Buying In Pokémon GO?
  5. Old Man Cable Returns From Al Ewing and Bob Quinn in August 2021
  6. Target Employee Tells Us About Trading Card Customers From Hell
  7. Doctor Who: Time Fracture Removes John Barrowman from Production
  8. $10,000 Will Buy You A New Batman By Frank Miller, And More Besides
  9. Why Bad Idea Dropped Another Comic Book Store
  10. Shang Chi and Eternals May Not Get Released in China
  11. eBay Changes Categories, Comics Collectors Despair

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LITG one year ago – New Warriors, Poison Ivy, Clownhunter

Bleeding Cool continued to report from the comics industry shutdown, steeped in Poison Ivy, Batsignals, New Warriors, and more. Keep up with your Daily LITG.

  1. The Comic Store That Ordered 500 Copies of Marvel's New Warriors #1
  2. Sam Humphries Says DC Won't Let Him Use Poison Ivy in Harley Quinn
  3. Will Any Comic Shops Refuse To Sell Faithless II #1?
  4. Batman Gets a New Ability in The Three Jokers, Out on August 25th
  5. Clownhunter Joins Punchline in Batman's Upcoming Joker War
  6. Joker War Zone Announced By DC Comics Tomorrow
  7. Funko Announces X-Men Movie Pops Are On the Way!
  8. Super7 Debuts New ReAction Figures From Bands Anthrax and Motorhead
  9. My Little Pony Applejack Becomes Human with Hasbro and Kotobukiya
  10. Peter David and Dale Keown Tell The Origin Of The Maestro

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.

  • Vivek J. Tiwary, author of The Fifth Beatle.
  • Karen Rubins, creator of Comics Turns.
  • Ryan Smith, creator of Funny Farm Comics
  • Andrew Cosby, co-founder of Boom Studios, co-creator of Zombie Tales, and Damn Nation.

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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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