The Daily LITG, 27th January 2020, Happy Birthday Richard Starkings

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  4. Wolverine Heads to South America to Kidnap a Child in X-Men #5 [Preview]
  5. Rick & Morty Go To Hell – and Rick And Morty Present: The Council Of Ricke From Oni Press April 2020 Solicitations
  6. Ubisoft Releases The "Just Dance 2020" Song List
  7. Ablaze Media is Trying to Publish Conan Comics Again in April 2020 Solicitations
  8. How Long Before the Beast Screws Up This Time? X-Force #6 [Preview]
  9. IDW Loses $26.4 Million in 2019, Projects Profitability in 2021
  10. Age of Khonshu Begins, Avengers Fall as Moon Knight Comes to Avengers in April

One year ago…

  1. Blizzard Randomly Slashed Prices on Overwatch Permanently
  2. Geraldine Viswanathan Responds to 'Ms. Marvel' Fan Casting
  3. BossLogic Reimagines Sebastian Stan as Luke Skywalker
  4. Next Week's Punisher #7 Exposes the Size of Frank Castle's Penis (Spoilers)
  5. Doctor Who, The Good Place, and Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Fashion Crossover

And the 100 most-read stories of 2019 right here.

Happening today…

And a happy birthday to…

The Daily LITG, 27th January 2020, Happy Birthday Richard Starkings

  • Richard Starkings, comic book letterer, creator of Elephantmen
  • Steve Leialoha, artist on Spider-Woman and Fables.
  • Dan DeCarlo, Jr, Archie Comics artist
  • Jim DeCarlo, Archie Comics artist
  • Peter Laird, co-creator of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
  • Frank Miller, creator of Sin City and 300, writer/artist on The Dark Knight Returns and Daredevil.
  • Sean Phillips, co-creator of Sleeper and Criminal
  • Tom Vincent, artist and colourist on Silver Surfer, Avengers, Robotech Masters, X-Factor.
  • Stefan Petrucha, writer for Mickey Mouse, Nancy Drew, Donald Duck and X-Files.
  • Christopher Sotomayor, comics colourist
  • Mike Negin, Global Comics Talent Manager at Reed POP
  • Raven Gregory, creator of The Fly, editor at Zenescope
  • Lee Garbett, artist on Loki, Lucifer, Batgirl
  • Ben Grisanti of Hypnotic Dog Comics
  • Renato Camilo, artist on Lookers, Belladonna, Jungle Fantasy
  • Michael Nelsen, writer and artist on Supernaut, Gudrun and Cryptwalker.



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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.

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