The Daily LITG – 27th September 2019, Happy Birthday Jim Shooter

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The 20 most-read stories yesterday

  1. Marvel Stopped the Presses to Remove Mark Waid's Captain America Essay From Marvel Comics #1000
  2. "Rick and Morty" Season 4 Brings Shrimp Rick & Shrimp Morty? [Spoilers] (REDACTED)
  3. Asterix on the New Two-Euro Coin
  4. Scott Lobdell Really Wants Red Hood's Outlaws to Be the X-Men
  5. Tom King's Final Word on Batman in Next Month's Batman Annual
  6. Young Avengers Relaunch in 2020 – To Replace Champions?
  7. Kitty Pryde – the New Red Queen of The Hellfire Club?
  8. When Disney Ordered Ike Perlmutter to Stop Blocking Black Panther and Captain Marvel Movies
  9. The Titles of the Final Issues Of HOXPOX, and Cosmic Universal Truths Revealed, in Powers Of X #5 (Spoilers)
  10. Jonathan Hickman Defends Jean Grey's Costume in Coded Message
  11. Guardians Of The Galaxy to be Relaunched by Marvel in 2020
  12. Thor: Metal Gods Serial to Bring Movie Fans on Cosmic Journey to the Universe of Comics
  13. Eternals News From Marvel to Be Teased at New York Comic Con
  14. Kindred Knows Who's Name Peter Parker Cries at Night – Amazing Spider-Man #30 Spoilers
  15. "Titans" Season 2: Slade Wilson Made a Promise Deathstroke Will Keep
  16. Steve Rogers Vs Toxic Masculinity in Today's Captain America #14 (Spoilers)
  17. Today, Wolverine's Daughter Rien Becomes Part of 616 Continuity (Marvel Comics Presents #9 Spoilers)
  18. "The Flash" Season 6: Is "Team Flash" Ready for "Crisis" [TRAILER]
  19. X-Men #1 Dominates Advance Reorders
  20. Comic Store In Your Future – One Miiiiillion Copies

Happening today…

A year ago…

  1. Batman Artist Norm Breyfogle Died on Monday, Aged 58
  2. Who are the Confirmed Deaths in Heroes In Crisis #1? (Spoilers)
  3. How Did Dr Manhattan Destroy the Justice Society of America? (Doomsday Clock #7 Spoilers)
  4. Another New Age Of DC Heroes? Justice League Odyssey #1 Spoilers 
  5. Comics Folk React to Those Heroes In Crisis #1 Deaths 

And a happy birthday to…

The Daily LITG - 27th September 2019, Happy Birthday
Photo by Gage Skidmore.
  • Jim Shooter, former Marvel EIC, writer of Secret Wars, founder of Valiant, Defiant, Broadway Comics
  • Ales Kot, writer on Secret Avengers, Bloodborne, co-creator of Zero.
  • Caleb Gerard, writer on Full Moon Fever.
  • Jim Sinclair, collaborator with Sam Kieth on The Maxx.
  • Bob Sharen, comic book colourist for Marvel.
  • Charles Burns, creator of Black Hole.
  • Randy Emberlin, inker on Spider-Man.

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About Rich Johnston

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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