The Daily LITG, 17th October 2019, Happy Birthday Steve Marchant

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The bigger news, slightly knocked back yesterday, involves the future of Image Comics – and its aim to sell more than DC Comics with a new strategy. It's not impossible…

The 15 most-read stories yesterday

  1. Did Justice League #34 Just Spoil the Next Month-and-a-Half of DC Comics (Spoilers)
  2. Flash Forward #2 Rewrites Heroes In Crisis – the Heroes Wally West Killed and His Timelost Kids… (Spoilers)
  3. Check Out Scott, Jean and Logan's Living Arrangements in X-Men #1 (Spoilers)
  4. Exactly How Batman Failed Alfred Pennyworth, Amongst Others – Batman #81 Spoilers
  5. Frank Miller Tells Us Whether Superman or Clark Kent is the Disguise in Superman Year One: Book Three (Spoilers)
  6. Carmen Carnero Draws X-Corp – a New X-Men Comic From Marvel in February 2020
  7. DC Comics Teases Upcoming Crisis 2020 in Today's Tales From The Dark Multiverse: Knightfall
  8. How Will Kevin Feige's Marvel Promotion Affect C.B. Cebulski's Position as Editor-In-Chief?
  9. "American Horror Story: 1984" – "Red Dawn" Means Final Battle… What?!?
  10. Could New Comics Overlord Kevin Feige Kill the Marvel Universe?
  11. Lesbian Sex on a Church Altar Between a Vampire and a Nun? Is Vampirella #4 Trying to Get a Moral Majority Petition Against It?
  12. Marvel Shocker: Kevin Feige Takes Over Comics as New Chief Creative Officer
  13. Hold Your Horses on Carmen Carnero's X-Corp
  14. A Slightly More Sober Look at Tonight's Marvel Executive Changes – How Will This Affect the TV and Comics?
  15. Speculator Corner: Is Director Devo From X-Men #1 From Uncanny X-Men #467 or Not?

One Year Ago

  1. The Future of Black Label at DC Comics – It's All Stephen Colbert's Fault?
  2. Outlander: Wanna Hear Caitriona Balfe's Sam Heughan Impression?
  3. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World – Jay Baruchel Talks Letting Hiccup Go at NYCC
  4. Back From the Dead? Marvel Confirms Cyclops on the Cover of Uncanny X-Men #11
  5. Halo: The Master Chief Collection Will Receive Several New Options

Happening today…

And a happy birthday to…

The Daily LITG, 16th October 2019, Happy Birthday Steve Marchant

  • Cartoonist, comics teacher and London's Cartoon Museum curator Steve Marchant
  • Ait/Planet Lar publisher Larry Young
  • Comic book journalist Olly MacNamee
  • American Flagg and Doctor Strange comic book artist Mark Badger
  • Comic book illustrator Andrea Strarosti

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