John Romita Jr was one of Marvel's longest-standing comic book creators, son of John Romita Sr, and working on all of Marvel's biggest characters.
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The 11 most-read stories yesterday
- Six New Transformers Revealed by Hasbro for FanExpo 2019
- "Supernatural," "The Orville" & More: 5 Bad TV Clichés [BC TV Meltdown]
- "Incoming" – Marvel Comics' Big December 2019 Event Revealed at D23
- Snyder is Happy if You Only Buy One Justice League – as Long as It's This Week
- Scientist to Hollywood: Artificial Intelligence Doesn't Work the Way You Think it Does
- Vampire State Building Variant Homages The Walking Dead
- "The Boys" Season 2: Karl Urban, Karen Fukuhara Go Diabolical [Preview]
- Rick And Morty Begins Final Mega-Story, The Rickoning, in Oni Press 2019 November Solicitations
- "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" Presents "The Charlie-Work It Out Plan"
- Hasbro VP Promises New GI Joe Series Won't Replace Larry Hama's Real American Hero
- The Bleeding Cool Bestseller List, 25th August, 2019 – "We'd Have Sold More If We Could've"
- Kit Harington to Play The Black Knight in Marvel's Eternals Movie
- Dalston Comic (creators) Club, Dalston CLR James Library, London, 6:30 – 7:30pm
And a happy birthday to…
- Cliff Biggers, comic book retailer of Dr No's and publisher of Comic Shop News.
- Mike Conroy, comics journalist and founder of the Eagle Awards
- Francis Manapul, artist on Flash, Witchblade, Detective Comics and Batgirl.
- Jean Louis Reiprich/JL Mast, Spider-Man artist, working on Fathers Of Marvel Comics.
- Christopher Taylor, creator of After Land.