The Daily LITG, 15th February 2020 – Happy Birthday Ben McCool

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The 10 most-read stories yesterday

  1. Bong Joon Ho's Parasite Storyboards Released as Graphic Novel
  2. SCOOP: Return Of The Image Comics Shared-Superhero Universe – and Time to Start Hoarding Savage Dragon
  3. Joker War, Superboy Prime and Death Metal in DC Comics May 2020 Solicitations
  4. Secret Lair Series Goes "Stargazing" – "Magic: The Gathering"
  5. SCOOP: New Marvel Brexit British Superhero Team Comic Launches In Empyre
  6. There Is Power In The Union, Marvel's New British Super-Hero Comic by Paul Grist and Andrea Di Vito
  7. Wolverine Murders the X-Men Again in Wolverine #1 [Preview]
  8. DC to Publish Generation One: Age Of Mysteries Through To Generation Five: Age of Tomorrow
  9. Marvel Reveals New X-Factor Costume Designs, Adds Alpha Flight's Aurora to the Team
  10. SCOOP: Alan Moore's Feature Film, The Show, Has Premiere at SXSW 2020

One year ago…

  1. DC Comics Cancels Orders for Batman Damned #3
  2. Savage Avengers: Conan Teams with Punisher, Venom, Wolverine, Elektra, & Brother Voodoo
  3. DC Comics Cancels the Second Coming
  4. DC Comics Cancels Orders for Absolute Daytripper, Absolute Swamp Thing and New Teen Titans Omnibus 4
  5. Is Detective Comics #1000 the Laziest Midnight Release Variant Cover DC Comics Has Ever Produced?

Happening today…

Happy birthday to…

The Daily LITG, 15th February 2020 - Happy Birthday Ben McCool

  • Ben McCool, Grumpy Cat writer
  • Stan Kay, writer of Fraggle Rock and Muppets comics.
  • Norman Felchle, artist for Superman, Spider-Man, Resident Evil, WildC.A.T.S. Adventures, The Griffin and The Night.
  • Christian Colbert, creator on Raven's Hollow and Lucius Hammer
  • Pat Callanan, owner of Cave Comics in Newtown
  • John Odum, comic book journalist
  • Comic book letterer, Jesse Post

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