The Daily LITG, 29th December 2019, Happy Birthday Dave McKean

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The 10 most-read stories yesterday

  1. "League Of Legends" Player Maria "Remilia" Creveling Has Passed Away
  2. Someone Found The Long-Lost "Akira" Prototype From SEGA
  3. Ubisoft Releases The "Just Dance 2020" Song List
  4. First Look at Marvel #1 by Alex Ross, Steve Rude and Frank Espinosa
  5. Was Cats as bad as everyone says? Let's take a look!
  6. "The Mandalorian": The Force Is Strong with The Baby Yoda Cocktail
  7. Predator Builds His Ranks with Two New Figures from NECA [Teaser]
  8. When Jim Steranko, Neal Adams or Al Williamson Could Have Drawn a Stan Lee Silver Surfer Graphic Novel – The Jim Shooter Files
  9. Thor Doesn't Seem to Be Enjoying Retirement in Thor #1 [Preview]
  10. Keanu Reeves is a Badass Cyberpunk Rockstar with McFarlane Toys

One year ago:

  1. Katheryn Winnick Talks [SPOILER]'s Death in 'Vikings' s5e15, "Hell"
  2. Marvel Comics Tease Iron Man 2020 in a Year's Time
  3. Watch the Trailer for War of the Realms, Marvel's Biggest-Ever Super-Mega-Crossover Event
  4. Scott Snyder is a Little Jealous of Jason Aaron's War of the Realms Trailer
  5. Was the 'Holmes and Watson' Poor Rating on Rotten Tomatoes Elementary?

Happening today:

  • Nomadic Youth, Zine Weekender,  Come along, grab a cuppa and make your very own zine! Bring a friend or make new ones whilst creating a unique zine about whatever you like! Make a load of small zines or join us on day one to make a really special zine over two days, run by zine-maker, Ishani, Blighty Tottenham – a Commonwealth of Nations Cafe, 266 High Road, London.
  • Kid's Art Class with Prof Ray, Anyone Comics, Brooklyn, New York, noon-2pm.
  • Cliff's Con, CT Collectibles Show, Plainville, Connecticut, noon-3pm.
  • Philadelphia Comic Con, Clarion Hotel Philadelphia International Airport, Essington, Philadelphia, 10am-4pm.

And a happy birthday to:

  • Dave McKean, filmmaker and comic creator of Cages, Arkham Asylum, The Black Dog.
  • Will Morgan, owner of 30th Century Comics, Putney
  • Matt Bowers, artist on Memphis and Like Father Like Daughter.
  • Ryan Aleong, Special Projects Manager at Paradise Comics
  • Rick Ketcham, comic book inker and editor on Runaways, New X-Men, New Excalibur, Buffy The Vampire Slayer
  • Vincent Ferrante, publisher of Monarch Comics
  • Marvel editor Barry Dutter

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Head writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world. Living in London, father of two. Political cartoonist.

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