The Daily LITG – 25th September 2019, Happy Birthday Bob Layton

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The 12 most-read stories yesterday

  1. Guardians Of The Galaxy to be Relaunched by Marvel in 2020
  2. Jonathan Hickman Defends Jean Grey's Costume in Coded Message
  3. Captain America Heading For a New #1 in 2020
  4. "Rick and Morty" Animation Prod J. Michael Mendel Passes Away, Age 54
  5. Why So Furious With the Dawn Of X Schedules?
  6. "Crisis" Management – "Smallville" Star Michael Rosenbaum Passes
  7. Will Marvel Announce Donny Cates on Thor at NYCC?
  8. Marvel Has No Plans to Scale Back Wolverine Oversaturation Anytime Soon
  9. Spencer & Locke Creator on Jim Shooter's New Image Book: "Is There A Royalty Check Coming?"
  10. What's Ryan Stegman Up to In 2020 After Absolute Carnage?
  11. George Lucas Felt Betrayed by Disney's Direction on "Star Wars"
  12. M.I.A. In HOXPOX…

Happening today…

The Daily LITG - 25th September 2019, Happy Birthday

A year ago…

  1. Do You Remember… Superman's Penis?
  2. 5 Pages from Wednesday's Heroes in Crisis #1
  3. Stephen Colbert Weighs In On the Batpenis 
  4. Bumblebee Drops a New Trailer, and it Looks Incredible
  5. Batman Damned #1 Signed by Lee Bermejo Sells for $1000 

And a happy birthday to…

The Daily LITG – 25th September 2019, Happy Birthday Bob Layton

  • Legendary comics creator Bob Layton, founder of Valiant, co-creator of X-O Manowar
  • Dave Lizewski, who the Kick-Ass character was named after.
  • British small press comics creator Martin Hand.
  • Howard Bender, producer at Marvel and DC Comics, artist on Dial H and Superman, co-creator of Mr. Fixitt.
  • Comic book journalist, Peter Svensson.
  • Gonzalo Martinez, artist on the Darwin Faeries, Ozopolis and Time Travelling Tourist.

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