The Daily LITG, 2nd February 2020, Happy Birthday Ilias Kyriazis

Welcome to the pretty-much-mostly-daily Lying In The Gutters. A run around the day before and the day ahead. From a place no longer in the European Union. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. Not entirely sure why so many people are reading a Batman, Batgirl and Nightwing story from 6 years ago, but you do you.

The 10 most-read stories yesterday

  1. Frank Miller's CEO Silenn Thomas Vs DC Comics Over "Birds Of Prey" Movie?
  2. Real-Life Superhero of Seattle, Phoenix Jones, Arrested Again – This Time On Drugs Charges
  3. Exactly What Happened Between Bruce Wayne And Barbara Gordon That So Estranged Dick Grayson On Batman Beyond? (SPOILERS)
  4. "My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising" Release Date Announced
  5. "The Amazing Race": This "Race" As Thrilling, "Amazing" As Ever [Opinion]
  6. "The Gentlemen" Review: Quintessential Guy Ritchie Sprinkled With Casual Racism
  7. First Appearance of The Amazing Sphulker-Man in Immortal Hulk: Great Power #1 [Preview]
  8. Funko Avengers: Assemble Iron Man Pop Vinyl Has Finally Landed
  9. Eric M Esquivel and Eddie Berganza Launch New Comics Publisher. Yup.
  10. "Starship Troopers" Bugs Come to Life with Good Smile Company

One year ago…

  1. Blizzard Randomly Slashed Prices on Overwatch Permanently
  2. Scott Bakula Suggests an Awesome 'Quantum Leap', 'NCIS' Crossover
  3. Geraldine Viswanathan Responds to 'Ms. Marvel' Fan Casting
  4. 'Real Time with Bill Maher': Why the 'Iron Man 3' Actor's Comics "New Rules" is Old Hate
  5. Next Week's Punisher #7 Exposes the Size of Frank Castle's Penis (Spoilers)

Happening today…

Happy birthday to…

The Daily LITG, 2nd February 2020, Happy Birthday

  • Ilias Kyriazis, comic book creator on Collapser, Dirk Gently, Blood Opera and Manifesto. 
  • Micah Ian Wright, writer of Stormwatch. For a bit.
  • Bob Schreck, editor, publisher, founder of Oni Comics.
  • Ramon Gil, founder/organiser of FIT Diversity Comic Con
  • Sally Jane Hurst, artist and colourist on Judge Dredd.

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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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