The Daily LITG, 28th November 2019 – Happy Thanksgiving – and Happy Birthday Chris Ware

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. Today is Local Comic Shop Day, so get out to your local comic shop and see what special goodies they have in store…

The 10 most-read stories yesterday

  1. Jonathan Hickman is Trying to Get Fired from X-Men… What Would Rob Liefeld Think?
  2. When a DC Comics A-List Writer Suggested Killing Lois Lane Because She Doesn't Sell Enough Action Figures
  3. The Maker Rewrites the Marvel Universe History Of Symbiotes in Today's Venom #20 (Spoilers)
  4. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Makes His (Naked) Debut in DC Comics' John Constantine: Hellblazer #1 Today (Spoilers)
  5. Baby Yoda Merchandise Finally Appears on Shop Disney
  6. Our First Glimpse of Professor Xavier Without His Helmet in Today's Dawn Of X Comics (Spoilers)
  7. Major Connective Tissue in Avengers #27 and Venom #20 Today (Major Spoilers)
  8. PSA: 100,000 Readers Are Probably Not Pirating Your Indie Comic Book
  9. Captain America Goes Captain Kirk in Today's Avengers #27 – And is Thor Still Worthy? (Spoilers)
  10. Netflix Cancels "Mystery Science Theater 3000", But The Show Isn't Ending

One year ago…

  1. The Jilted Lover of a Marvel Executive Who Saved DC Comics and Diamond
  2. Kojima Teased Death Stranding's Release Date Because Why Not?
  3. From Derriere to Drapes: What Frank Cho is Working on Now
  4. When Diamond Got to Return $4 Million Worth of Comics to Image
  5. Fantastic Four #5 Prepares For The Big Fight In 2019…

Happening today…

Happy birthday to…

The Daily LITG, 28th November 2019 – Happy Birthday Chris Ware
Chris Ware at Angoulême, by Lunavorax
  • Chris Ware, creator of Acme Novelty Library
  • Ralph Macchio, comic book writer, not the Karate Kid
  • John Broglia, artist on Atomic Robo, God Complex and Denali.
  • And today would also have been Stan Lee's birthday.
The Daily LITG, 28th November 2019 – Happy Thanksgiving – and Happy Birthday Chris Ware
Photo courtesy of Jonathan Bolerjack.


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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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