The Daily LITG, 23rd July 2019 – Happy Birthday, Kelley Jones


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The 10 most-read stories yesterday

  1. Apparently, "Mother 4" Is Free For Anyone To Go Make
  2. All the Uncanny X-Men Deaths Jonathan Hickman Has Already Undone
  3. Long Live The King… is This a Tease For Marvel's Big December Event?
  4. Jonathan Hickman Says Only Dream Projects After X-Men Are At DC Comics
  5. Steve Ditko's Mr. A. Will Be Collected Against His Wishes
  6. "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia": Dolph Lundgren in… "Crime Stinks II"?
  7. James Gunn Explains Why "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3" Was Absent from the Marvel Hall H Panel
  8. Comic Store In Your Future – Is There a Comic Back-Issue Boom?
  9. DC to Publish All of Garth Ennis' John Constantine: Hellblazer Comics in One Fat Omnibus
  10. So… I Just Bought a TARDIS… Help?

Happening today:

  • J. Michael Straczynski discussing and signing Becoming Superman: My Journey from Poverty to Hollywood, Book Soup, W. Hollywood, California, 7-9pm.
  • Katie O'Neill, signing Aquicorn Cove, Princess Princess Ever After, Tea Dragon Society, Gallery Nucleus, Alhambra, California, 6-8pm
  • Storytelling and Graphic Novel Workshop: Grande Parade. Join graphic novelist and storyteller Daniel Locke for a drawing, reminiscence and storytelling workshop this summer. Grand Parade Campus, Brighton University, Brighton 10am – 1 pm.

And a happy birthday to:

The Daily LITG, 23rd July 2019 – Happy Birthday, Kelley Jones

  • Kelley Jones, Batman, Sandman, Dracula artist.
  • Mike Vosburg, artist on She-Hulk, Bloodshot, Tales From The Crypt illustrator.
  • Frank Fosco, collaborator with Erik Larsen, artist on Savage Dragon, TMNT, Fantastic Four, Megaton.
  • Derek McCaw, editor, founder of Fanboy Planet
  • Kevin Powers, creator of Patriot-1.
  • Brandon Bitros, owner of Blackstone Comics
  • Alan Cowsill, comics creator, dealer and Eaglemoss editor.

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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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