The Daily LITG, 24th February 2020, Happy Birthday Bryan Talbot

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The 10 most-read stories yesterday

  1. Jim Lee Awakens from 4-Day Nap to Learn He's Suddenly in Charge of DC Comics
  2. New York Toy Fair 2020: 60 Photos from Hasbro Marvel Legends
  3. So Why Did Dan DiDio Leave DC Comics Anyway?
  4. Mindless Speculation: Will the BBC Announce a Major Doctor Who Change?
  5. "The Way Dan DiDio was Fired… Brutal and Unnecessary" Says DC Comics Founder's Granddaughter Nicky Wheeler-Nicholson
  6. Generation Five – The New Name For DC Comics' 5G
  7. Rob Liefeld Celebrates Dan Didio's DC Departure
  8. More Comics Industry Reaction to Dan DiDio Leaving DC
  9. Hasbro New York Toy Fair 2020 – 37 Photos of Star Wars
  10. Sue Richards Challenges Mutant Superiority in X-Men/Fantastic Four #2 [Preview]

One year today…

  1. Hasbro and Asics Pair Up For New G.I. Joe Shoe Line, Available at Foot Locker Now
  2. Jorge Jimenez's Sixth Dimension Justice League Triptych Now All on One Issue
  3. Dan DiDio Tells Retailers That DC is Cutting Back Their Comics (UPDATE)
  4. Star Wars: Battlefront II Teases "The Chosen One" Update
  5. Marvel Maintains Their Lead Over DC Comics in January 2019 Marketshare

Happening today…

Happy birthday to…

The Daily LITG, 24th February 2020, Happy Birthday Bryan Talbot
Photo by Danacea
  • Bryan Talbot, graphic novelist, creator of Luther Arkwright
  • Jim Borgman, creator of Zits
  • Greg LaRocque, artist on Flash and Legion of Super-Heroes
  • Keith Wilson, artist on Elementals, Scarlett, Power Of The Atom
  • Alan Gill, comics retailer, Ultimate Comics of North Carolina
  • Randy Reynaldo, creator of Rob Hanes Adventures
  • Mike Armstrong, VP of Reed POP
  • Wade von Grawbadger, comics inker.

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