The Daily LITG, 12th April 2019 – Happy Birthday, Mark Brooks

I'm taking a wee break in Paris for the press launch of the new Asterix volume… so any Parisiens feel free to give me a shout. Until then, welcome to the mostly-daily Lying In The Gutters. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here.

Top five comics read yesterday:

  1. Did Avengers: No Road Home #9 Drop in a Massive Marvel Milestone? (SPOILERS)
  2. Yes, This is the Return of X-Statix… With Stripe, Stork and Stoner
  3. DC's Year of the Villain Details Revealed, And Yes, There's Variants
  4. Sean Murphy to Comic Book Artists: Stop Complaining
  5. Is This The Return of X-Statix – With Mirror Girl, Hurt John and Demos?

Happening today:

Things To Do in London – If You Like Comics: April 2019

And a happy birthday to:

  • Mark Brooks, artist on Batman, Cable & Deadpool, Ultimate X-Men, The Amazing Spider-Man, New X-Men and Avengers: The Initiative.
  • Bruce H. Bolinger, Cracked magazine cartoonist
  • Gary Martin, artist on Nexus, Mega Man, Doom Patrol.
  • Troy Nixey of Trout, Only The End Of The World Again, Vinegar Teeth and The Black Sinister.
  • Alan Vickers, manager of New England 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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