The Daily LITG, 14th March 2019 – Happy Birthday, Steve Bissette

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The Daily LITG, 14th March 2019 – Happy Birthday, Steve Bissette

Top five stories read yesterday:

  1. That Mystery Marvel Comics Ad in Full
  2. Looks Like Iceman and Wolverine Are Going to Have to Have a Talk (Uncanny X-Men Winter's End Spoiler)
  3. Win the First Appearance of Mary Jane Watson as the Carnage Queen
  4. A Worrisome Future for Spider-Man and Mary Jane (Amazing Spider-Man #17 Spoilers)
  5. Stephen Amell Apologizes to Dave Bautista, Begs for His Life

Happening today:

And a happy birthday to:

  • Stephen R. Bissette, Swamp Thing/1963 writer/artist, creator of Tyrant and Taboo
  • Tom Batiuk, creator of Funky Winkerbean.
  • Brian Walker, author of The Comics: The Complete Collection.
  • Comic book inker Mike DeCarlo
  • Felipe Echevarria, artist on the Psycho adaptation.
  • Simon Fraser, co-creator of Nikolai Dante
  • Steve Ellis, co-creator of High Moon
  • Tom Derenick, artist on Red Hood, Convergence, Suicide Squad and Infinite Crisis

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