I cycled into London today, as lockdown rules changed, allowing the opening of non-essential retail stores in England. Which included comic book shops. So
Welcome to the pretty-much-mostly-daily Lying In The Gutters. A run around the day before and the day ahead. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here.
The 19 most-read stories yesterday
- The New Codename for Red Robin in Today's Young Justice #8, Revealed – But Makes No Sense (Spoilers)
- The X-Men Phoenix Five Come To "Marvel Future Fight"
- A Return to One More Day in Amazing Spider-Man #29 (Spoilers)
- Working Out The Blind Items Of Mr Sinister's Gossip Column in Powers Of X #4 (Spoilers)
- Marvel's Incoming Super-Mega-Crossover Event Features Two X-Men Who Just "Died" [Spoilers?]
- Forbidden Planet Comic Stores in the UK Get Actual Dark Crystal Puppet Window Displays
- Superman Dons His Black Suit for Pricey Prime 1 Studios Statue
- Seven Heroes Marvel Should Brutally Murder for Incoming
- "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" Season 14: "The Bird" Dee Reynolds
- Batarang Therapy – Spoilers For Batman #77 and Event Leviathan #4
- Every Possible Absolute Carnage Mention We Can Find Today – From King Thor to Silver Surfer to Powers Of X? (Spoilers)
- Captain Marvel #10 Reveals All About Star… (Spoilers)
- Miles Morales: Spider-Man Doesn't Remember the Ultimate Universe Again in #10 – But Is Starting To… (Spoilers)
- Is Today's Invaders #9 the First Marvel Comics Tie-In With HOXPOX?
- Marvel to Follow Conan With Robert E. Howard's Solomon Kane and Red Sonja-Esque Dark Agnes
- "Dungeons & Dragons": Joe Manganiello Credits "Stranger Things" Helping Loosen Stigma for Game
- Apex Lex vs The Batman Who Laughs For DC's Year Of The Villain: Hell Arisen
- Rewriting the Rules of Marvel Time in Loki #3 (Spoilers)
- This is What ComiXology Support's Twitter Looks Like When The Comics Are Late
What's happening today?
- Laydeez Do Comics with Jessica Martin and Mark Stafford, Cartoon Museum, Wells Street, London, 6-8pm.
- An Evening of Batman with Paul Levitz and Dennis O'Neill, Society Of Illustrators, New York 6.30-8.30pm.
- Why Comics? From Underground to Everywhere with Hillary Chute, The House of the Seven Gables, Salem, Massachusetts, 6.30-8.30pm.
- Jaime Hernandez in Conversation with Gary Groth, Library Of Congress, Washington DC, 4pm.
- Maia Kobabe, creator of Gender Queer, signing at Fantom Comics, Washington, DC, 6-9pm.
And a happy birthday to…
- Chip Kidd, comic book designer and Batmanologist.
- Comic artist and illustrator Jude Vigants
- Aaron Haaland, owner of A Comic Shop and Geekeasy in Orlando, Florida.
- Comic book artist J.C. Grande, of Red Knight, Unnecessary Evil, Turkey Grove Farms and Shy.
- Vito Lapiccola, director of Comics On Comics.
- Founder of Sequential app, Russell Willis.
- Michael D'Alessio of Atlantic City Broadway Con.
One year ago:
- Nightwing To Lose His Dick
- Benjamin Percy Off Nightwing Already?
- Marvel Teases an Important New Mutant Debut for X-Men Black: Mojo
- Shane Black on Why [SPOILER] Isn't in This 'The Predator' Film
- The Nun Review: Valak Deserved More Than This