Welcome to the pretty-much-mostly-daily Lying In The Gutters. A run around the day before and the day ahead. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. MCM London Comic Con opened yesterday, but today will be the busiest of days. The Saturday. There will be cosplay, oh yes. If you see me at the show, say hi…
The 15 most-read stories yesterday
- First Look at David Tennant's Doctor Meeting Jodie Whittaker's in Doctor Who – January 2020 Titan Solicits
- On the Pioneer Format (and Early Price Spikes) – "Magic: The Gathering"
- Marvel Comics Announces Jonathan Hickman's Giant-Size X-Men From February at MCM London
- Tony Harris Destroys Art Rather Than Give it to Customer Who Wants a Refund (UPDATE)
- The Avengers Get New Looks in January: War Widow, Brood Thor, Captain Corsair, and More
- Marvel Announces Spider-Man Noir at MCM London by Margaret Stohl and Juan Ferreyra
- Savage Avengers #0 Features Chris Claremont and John Romita's X-Men, Announced at MCM London
- Marvel Announces Ant-Man: World Hive by Zeb Wells and Dylan Burnett at MCM London
- Sina Grace Doubts Darkveil Will Be Back in X-Books Until "Dookie Hands" Akira Yoshida is Gone
- "Will & Grace": On-Set Friction Leads to "No Karen!" for 2 Eps [REPORT]
- "Doctor Who": Pertwee NSFW Video – We Need Female Doctor [Opinion]
- Marvel Comics Announces X-Men/Fantastic Four by Chip Zdarsky and Terry Dodson at MCM London
- Marvel Announces Marvel Anthology by Alex Ross at MCM London
- So Why Can't Kate Pryde Walk Through Krakoan Portals Anyway?
- Marvel Comics Announces New Doctor Aphra #1 by Alyssa Wong and Marika Cresta at MCM London
One Year Ago…
- Legends of Tomorrow Season 4: Series Low Debut and Dominic Purcell Trashes Season 1
- Barbara Gordon and the Joker in DC Comics Today (Spoilers)
- No Enemy But Peace – Richard Meyer, Antarctic Press, and Jawbreakers
- Laurie Strode Is Not Michael Myers's Sister for a Reason in New 'Halloween' Film
- 11 DC Comics Variant Covers From Frank Cho, Amanda Conner, Greg Capullo and More
- MCM London Comic Con, Royal ExCel Centre, Docklands. London, until Sunday.
Black Crown Bumper Signing + After Party. Signing with talent from Shelly Bond's Black Crown imprint with the following in attendance:
- Followed by a free after-hours party running late into the evening. DJs, drinks and all manner of Black Crown swag. The party also doubles as launch night for a very special Philip Bond Retrospective Exhibition in the Orbital Gallery until 27 November. Orbital Comics, London.
- Jonathan Cape signing with Bryan Talbot and Mary M Talbot for Rain, Gosh Comics, London. 1-2pm.
- Laydeez Do Comics: Professional Workshops: Funding Your Project with Dr. Nicola Streeten, The John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High St, London. 11.30am-1.30pm
- Laydeez Do Comics: Professional Workshops: How to find and develop creative ideas for a picture book for young readers. with Emily Haworth-Booth. Westminster Reference Library, Upstairs, 35 St. Martins St, London.2.30-4.30pm.
- David Marquez – Bedrock City Comic Co, Houston, Texas 4-7pm.
- Venom co-creator David Michelinie, The Comic Book Shop, Wilmington, Delaware , 11-2pm.
- Spawn #301 party and screening with Venom co-creator Todd McFarlane at Alamo Drafthouse, Chandler, Arizona.
- Electric Black signing at BAMF Comics & Coffee, Maitland, Florida, 1-5pm.
- Matt Bowers, creator of Memphis #1, 901 Comics, Memphis, Tennessee 10am-4pm.
- Yancey Labat signing at Phase 1 Comics & Games, Tomball, Texas 11am-3pm.
- Matt Wagner signing, Torpedo Comics, Las Vegas, Nevada, 11am-6pm.
- Troy Little & Brenda Hickey signing, The Comic Hunter, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, 2-4pm
- Ryan Stegman signing Absolute Carnage at Asheville Comics, Arden, North Carolina, noon-6pm.
- Daybreak Signing, Odin and Sons: Comics and Collectibles, Savannah, Georgia, 10am-1pm.
And a happy birthday to…
- Larry Lieber, co-creator of Iron Man, Thor and Ant Man, and Amazing Spider-Man daily newspaper strip writer.
- Comics artist Javier Suppa
- Paris Cullins, artist on Blue Devil, Blue Beetle and New Gods.
- Guardian cartoonist Stephen Collins
- Fantasy artist Pierangelo Boog
- Comic book letterer John Morelli
- Comics colourist Glynis Oliver