The Daily LITG, 30th January 2020, Happy Birthday Denys Cowan

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The 10 most-read stories yesterday

  1. Today's Justice League #39 On Whether Doomsday Clock is DC Canon or Not (Spoilers)
  2. The Truth About Professor X, in Today's Dawn of X Comics – X-Force #6, New Mutants #6, Fallen Angels #6 and X-Men #5 Spoilers
  3. The Return of The Children Of The Vault to Today's X-Men #5 (Spoilers)
  4. "Lucifer": Neil Gaiman – "Sandman" Not Cause for Netflix Series Ending
  5. How DC Screwed Up James Tynion's Final Issue of Justice League Dark (and How Batman Made him Leave)
  6. Suicide Squad #2 – a New Authority For DC Comics? (Spoilers)
  7. Baby Yoda Revealed by Sideshow Collectibles, Crashes Site
  8. Will DC Comics Ever Publish Lee Bermejo: Inside, On Dark Ground Hardcover in English?
  9. Skrulls, Skulls and Ancient Gods – Frank Tieri Rewrites the Marvel Universe in Ravencroft
  10. "My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising" Release Date Announced

One year ago…

  1. Late Night Rumours – More Layoffs at DC Comics Coming Soon
  2. Free On Bleeding Cool: Gail Simone and Sergio Davila's Swords Of Sorrow #1, For Dynamite's Humble Bundle
  3. Who's Jean Grey Kissing in Age Of X-Man Alpha #1? (Spoilers)
  4. The Comic Mint Destroying Copies of Detective Comics #1000
  5. Tomorrow, Flash Annual #2 Notices Wally West Died in Heroes In Crisis – Previews to Both

And the 100 most-read stories of 2019 right here.

Happening today…

Things To Do In London... If You Like Comics - January 2020


  • Bob Layton signing, Gosh Comics, London,6-7pm.
  • Drink and Draw January 2020, with James Albon, Peony Gent, and Lindsay Pollock. Drink and Draw will start at the store on Berwick Street at 6.30pm with an opportunity to buy work from the featured creators. We will then migrate over to The Kings Arms on Poland Street at 7pm for a drawing session lead by the artists. Maybe Bob Layton may pop by? Gosh Comics/Kings Arms, London, 6:30pm – 9pm
  • Chip Zdarsky, Graphic Comics, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Comics 101 – Creating comics for Beginners, Sarjakuvakeskus, Helsinki, 6pm
  • Angouleme Comics Festival, Angouleme, France

And a happy birthday to…

The Daily LITG, 30th January 2020,
Photo of Denys Cowan
  • Denys Cowan, co-founder of Milestone, artist on The Question
  • Fred Hembeck, comic book satirist
  • Dann Maxx Thomas, writer on All-Star Squadron, Arak, Son of Thunder, the Crimson Avenger and Avengers West Coast.
  • Guy Gilchrist, artist on The Muppets, Nancy and creator of Your Angels Speak.
  • Link Yaco, comic book researcher and co-creator of Metacops.
  • Dirk Manning, author of Nightmare World.
  • Rik Offenberger, EIC of First Comics News

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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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