The Daily LITG, 12th October 2019 – Happy Birthday, Dan Abnett
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The 20 most-read stories yesterday
- Marvel Make Selling "Celebrate Stan Lee" Comics a Firing Offense
- David Bowie Wanted to Play Rorschach in the Watchmen Movie – Alan Moore Talks Comics, Music and Class Struggle
- A New "Crisis" For DC Comics in 2020, Ahead of 5G
- Bleeding Cool Explains the Ending of the Joker Movie
- Belligerent Donny Cates Refuses to Admit Comic He Never Read Inspired Cosmic Ghost Rider
- A Modest Proposal to Deal With the Gary Glitter/Joker Movie Problem
- Godzilla Director Reveals New Easter Egg and Scrapped Mothra Ending
- How Much Did Mark Millar Sell Millarworld to Netflix For?
- "Magic: The Gathering: Arena" to Make Emergency Ban Announcement
- "Castlevania" Team Talks Season 3, Favorite Scenes, Vampires & More
- Get Your Gross, Weird "Sonic The Hedgehog" Movie Costume Now
- "Batman": Why is Thomas Wayne A Meanie Now?
- Jonathan Hickman Fooled Me Twice, Shame On Me – Powers Of X #6 Finale Spoilers
- Vampire on Vampire Violence in Buffy the Vampire Slayer #9 First Look [Hellmouth Preview]
- Was WWE's Hell in a Cell Fiasco Part of Long-Term Scheme to Make Roman Reigns "The Guy?"
- Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill's Cinema Purgatorio to be Collected in April 2020
- Green Lantern Brings The Willpower In New XM Studios Statue
- Superboy Explores the Phallic Future in Art from Bendis and Sook's Legion of Super-Heroes #1
- Morbius, Batwoman, Scary Godmother and More Get Omnibuses in 2020
- Listen to Neil Gaiman Talk Music, Bob Dylan, and Never Having Met Warren Ellis on BBC Radio 6
- Los Angeles Comic Con, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, until Sunday.
- STAPLE! Independent Media Expo, The Marchesa Hall and Theatre Austin, TX, until Sunday.
- Gallery tour with Lizzy Vartanian Collier: Comic Tendencies at the Eve Leibe Gallery. A group featuring for the first time in London, Samantha Rosenwald, Oda Iselin Sønderland and Maurizio Bongiovanni. The works in the exhibition challenge the social expectations of masculine behaviours, defying rigid gender categories in an amusing light. Eve Leibe Galler, 30 Elizabeth Street, Belgravia, London. 3-4pm.
Children's Superhero Comic Workshop with Salmagundi Films. There are some mysterious forces operating in our universe… What kind of SUPERHERO will save our planet? Could it be you? Come along to our SUPERHERO comic book workshop and explore your superhuman potential … all you need is the power of your imagination! North Woolwich Library, 5 Pier Road, London 1-2pm.
- WIP (Work In Progress Comics), a short drawing exercise to get our creative juices flowing, followed by a roundtable show-and-tell where those who want to can share their work and give a progress update or seek any advice they're after. Royal Festival Hall, South Bank, London, 11.30am-3.30pm
- Visual Storytelling Studies, a monthly meetup of comic-makers and visual storytellers studying the craft of drawn narratives, graphic novels, and comics. Royal Festival Hall, London, South Bank, 10am – 11am
- Laydeez Do Comics: Professional Workshops: Online marketing & using social media with Amber Zeppelin. 11am-1pm. The Cartoon Museum, Wells St, London.
- Laydeez Do Comics: Professional Workshops: What to include on your Kickass Website with Charlotte Bailey. 2-4pm. The Cartoon Museum, Wells St, London.
- That's Entertainment's Fitchburg's 30th Anniversary, 11am to 7pm, Joe St. Pierre, signing from 12pm to 5pm. The first 100 attendees will receive a free Hulk-themed print illustrated by Joe; then have it signed. 30% off entire purchase. Fitchburg, MA
- Yancey Labat, colourist Monica Kubina, and writer Amy Wolfram signing, DC Superhero Girls At Metropolis High, Earth-2 Comics, Sherman Oaks, CA, 1pm.
- Simon Says launch with Andre Frattino and Jesse Lee, Chamblin's Uptown, Jacksonville, Florid, noon-4pm.
- Raina Telgemeier – Guts, Tattered Cover Book Store , Lone Tree, CO, noon-2pm.
- Chris Claremont signing at Aw Yeah Comics, Harrison, New Yor, noon-2pm.
- Joker / Harley signing with Kami Garcia & Tom King, Third Eye Comics, Annapolis, Maryland, 11am-1pm.
- Inktober: A Jake Parker Exhibition, Gallery Nucleus, Alhambra, California 6-9pm.
- Toon Talk with Kim Dwinell, Cartoon Art Museum, San Francisco, California 1-3pm.
- David Dastmalchian launching Count Crowley #1, Memory Lane Comics, Wilmington, North Carolina 3-5pm.
- Heathen signing with Natasha Alterici and costume contest, Mammoth Comics, Tulsa, OK, 2-4pm.
- Darick Robertson signing Forbidden Planet Edinburgh, 3-6pm.
- Freakshow Princess signing at Kingdom Of Comics, Melbourne, Florida, 11am-2pm.
And a happy birthday to…
- Dan Abnett, co-creator of Sinister Dexter, recreator of the Guardians Of The Galaxy.
- Alessandro Miracolo, artist on 47 Dead Men Talking, Grimm Fairy Tales
- Rodney Buchemi, artist on Incredible Hercules, Red Prophet, KISS
- Genevieve Halton, writer on Flare.
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