The Daily LITG, 30th August 2019, Happy Birthday Robert Crumb

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The 13 most-read stories yesterday

  1. Sorry Doomsday Clock, Justice League #30 Got There First – and Damian Wayne Joins (Spoilers)
  2. "Better Call Saul" Season 5: Bob Odenkirk – "It's Going to Blow Your Mind"
  3. Justice League Theatrical Cut Was So Bad It Made Zack Snyder's Cinematographer Cry
  4. When Black Panther's Costume Was Redesigned at Marvel to Placate Racists
  5. Could This Star Wars Theory About Emperor Palpatine Be True?
  6. The Starjammers Arrive in Jonathan Hickman, Ed Brisson and Rod Reis' New Mutants #1 #DawnOfX
  7. Naomi Arrives Early to Meet the Rest of the DC Universe, Today (Spoilers)
  8. Miles Morales Gets a Doppelganger in Absolute Carnage? (Spoilers)
  9. Is Jericho Playing Both Sides in Year Of The Villain? Or Did DC Make a Boo-Boo?
  10. Dude Thor Brings the Thunder and Cheese Whiz with S.H. Figuarts Figure
  11. DC's Legion Skin Colour Change Between Original and Reprinted Superman #14, Out Today
  12. LATE: DC Comics Cancels Orders For Shazam! #9, #10 and #11
  13. Jim Lee's Art from Legion of Superheroes, the Answer to Amazon Rainforest Fires and Jeffrey Epstein?

Happening today…

And a happy birthday to…

The Daily LITG, 30th August 2019, Happy Birthday Robert Crumb
Photo by Rutkowski Photography
  • Robert Crumb, creator of Zap Comix.
  • Jack C. Harris, editor, writer, co-creator of The Ray and Annex.
  • Ken Bruzenak, comics letterer.
  • Rickey Shanklin, creator of Blood of the Innocent.
  • Craig Boldman, writer for Archie Comics.
  • Sean Von Gorman, artist on Toe Tag Riot, Pawn Shop, Liberator.

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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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