Welcome to the mostly-daily Lying In The Gutters. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. As Emerald City Comic Con begins in Seattle… happy birthday, Steve.
Top five stories read yesterday:
- That Mystery Marvel Comics Ad in Full
- Looks Like Iceman and Wolverine Are Going to Have to Have a Talk (Uncanny X-Men Winter's End Spoiler)
- Win the First Appearance of Mary Jane Watson as the Carnage Queen
- A Worrisome Future for Spider-Man and Mary Jane (Amazing Spider-Man #17 Spoilers)
- Stephen Amell Apologizes to Dave Bautista, Begs for His Life
- Emerald City Comic Con begins
- Making Mini-Comics, Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Michigan City, Indiana
- On Graphic Novels and Future Cities: A Cass Hothouse Visual Communication talk, London Metropolitan University, London, 1.15-2pm.
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