The Daily LITG, 23rd October 2019, Happy Birthday Gary Erskine

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The 20 most-read stories yesterday

  1. Will Captain Boomerang's Kid Replace Barry Allen (and Wally West) as the Flash For DC Comics' 5G (UPDATE)
  2. The X-Men's Bishop Was Based On Efren 'Bata' Reyes
  3. Is Doomsday Clock Based on a Massive Plothole?
  4. The Future Of The Marvel Universe Sees Doctor Doom as Its Much-Loved Leader (Spoilers)
  5. Will Jo Mullein Replace Hal Jordan as the Green Lantern For DC Comics' 5G?
  6. Jim Lee Addresses THOSE Rob Liefeld DC Tweets Tastefully… Mike Zapcic, Not So Much
  7. Spider-Man's First Appearance in Japan Was Hidden in Their Version of Playboy
  8. What Secret Comics Will DC Be Publishing at the End of 2019?
  9. Marvel Comics to Launch Force Works, Machine Man, Rescue, Weapon.Exe and Ironheart For Iron Man 2020
  10. "Watchmen": Did Alan Moore Pull a "Screamin' Jay Hawkins" on Lindelof?
  11. Marvel Collects X-Men in a New Way, Beginning With Dawn Of X Vol 1 TPB in February 2020
  12. Separated At Birth: Ethan Van Sciver on Jawbreakers and Daryl Banks on Green Lantern
  13. Marvel Comics January 2020 Solicitations, From Star to Ravencroft, Frankensteined
  14. Sean Gordon Murphy on the Future of White Knight – And Scott Snyder
  15. Money Shot #1, Out Tomorrow, From Sarah Beattie, Tim Seeley, Rebekah Isaacs and Kurt Michael Russell is Vault's Best-Selling Comic to Date
  16. Marvel Chair Ike Perlmutter May Be Under Increased Criticism Tomorrow, With New Book from David Shulkin
  17. Mike Mignola's First Hellboy From 1991 Sells For $5000 on eBay
  18. Long Read: A Great Big Doomsday Clock/DC Comics Conspiracy Theory
  19. "Rick and Morty" Season 4: Deer People & More from "B-Story Generator"
  20. That Umbrella Guy Registers Renfamous Trademark Under His Own Name
  21. X-Men #1 is Already Better Than All of HoXPoX [X-ual Healing 10-16-19]

One Year Ago

  1. Mark Brooks Stands Up for Breasts and Feet on Uncanny X-Men #1 Variants
  2. Punisher Season 2 and Jessica Jones Season 3, the Last Marvel Netflix Shows?
  3. First Review: The Green Lantern #1 by Grant Morrison and Liam Sharp – From 2000AD to Preacher?
  4. Laurie Strode Is Not Michael Myers's Sister for a Reason in New 'Halloween' Film
  5. Konami Releases Details on the First Three Yu-Gi-Oh! Sets of 2019

Happening today…

And a happy birthday to…

The Daily LITG, 23rd October 2019, Happy Birthday

  • Knights Of Pendragon and Roller Girls comic book artist Gary Erskine.
  • Editorial Director for A Wave Blue World, Joe Illidge
  • Stand-up cartoonist Russel Harvey.
  • Age Of Bronze comics creator and Oz graphic novelist Eric Shanower.
  • V contributor Ryan Richards.
  • Comics colourist, Riccardo Gamba.

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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.