The Daily LITG – 14th September 2019, Happy Birthday Donny Cates

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The 18 most-read stories yesterday

  1. "Lucifer": Kelly Clarkson Wants Netflix to Give the Devil His Due [VIDEO]
  2. DC Comics Confirms Frank Miller and Rafael Grampa's Dark Knight: The Golden Child for December
  3. DC Comics' December 2019 Solicitations – A Very Few Frankensteined
  4. DC Black Label Label Launches Daniel Warren Johnson's Past-Apocalyptic Wonder Woman: Dead Earth in December
  5. This is How Tom King's Batman Ends… Not With a Bang, But With a POW!
  6. Undiscovered Country Sold For Over A Million Dollars to New Republic Pictures – Will Scott and Charles Be Buying Everyone Drinks at New York Comic Con?
  7. One In Every Two Comics Ordered in August 2019 Was From Marvel as They Double DC's Marketshare
  8. Dan DiDio, Scott Dunbier and Marie Javins Discuss Republishing Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez's DC Comics Style Guide
  9. Saturday Night Live's Shane Gillis Responds to Hiring Controversy
  10. "Justice League" Trinity Get Busty with New Beast Kingdom Series
  11. Free "Cards of X" Packs Of Cards to Accompany X-Men DX #1 Midnight Launch Parties – Anyone For X_Poker?
  12. DC Comics' Full Solicitations for December 2019 – Including Doomsday Clock #12
  13. Doomsday Clock #12 Will Be Out Before The End of the Year… Just.
  14. Nightwing and the Teen Titans Are Coming Soon to Kotobukiya
  15. Serpent War: Conan Finally Gets His Own Marvel Event, With Moon Knight Too
  16. Don't Believe The Hype About Superman Revealing His Secret Identity – Could This Be 'Cuck Kent' Instead?
  17. IDW Brings John Byrne to New York Comic Con
  18. One More Time – Crunching Mister Sinister's Gossip Column in Powers Of X #4

What's happening today?

A happy birthday to…

  • Donny Cates, writer of Venom, Guardians Of The Galaxy, God Country and Rednecks
  • Dave McKinnon, co-author of the Sleaze Castle comic books with the late Terry Wiley.
  • Brent Erwin, co-owner of Collected: Your Pop Culture Headquarters of Fort Worth, Texas and Partner / COO at Ape Entertainment
  • Ricky-Marcel Pitcher, creator of Can You Kill Hitler? graphic novel.
  • Evan Henry, EIC of Black Ship Books
  • Richard Boom, comic book agent.
  • Samuel Clarke Hawbaker, artist on Nomad.
  • Todd S. Tuttle, artist on Mr T and the T Force, The Green Hornet, Ralph Snart
  • Mary Fleener, alternative comics creator of Slutburger.

And one year ago…

  1. The Three Doctors? – 'Believe It' Features Many Doctor Who Casting Choices
  2. Marvel Comics Cancels Vision Sequel Series
  3. Henry Cavill Responds to Today's 'Superman' Dust Up
  4. DC Universe Streaming App Goes Live Early – But What About The Comics?
  5. Ban These Books: 5 Comics We Should Ban for #BannedBooksWeek [SPOILERS]

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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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