The Daily LITG, 31st May 2019 – Alan Moore's Comics Masterclass, in Northampton Today

Welcome to the mostly-daily Lying In The Gutters. Mostly. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. Say, did you know it's Bleeding Cool's tenth anniversary tomorrow? And yes, Alan Moore is holding a comic book/graphic novel masterclass at the Cripps Theatre in Northampton today, as part of Warts and All Theatre's Young Artists Festival. Kicking of in a couple of hours…

The Daily LITG, 31st May 2019 – Alan Moore's Comics Masterclass, in Northampton Today
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The five most-read stories yesterday

  1.  4 New Harry Potter E-Books Coming from J.K. Rowling in 2019
  2. Another New Mutants #98 Stolen, From a Comic Shop in California
  3. [Rumor] 'Star Trek: Picard' Gaining Brent Spiner as Data?!?
  4. How Leviathan Rising Turns Lois Lane Into a Bad Role Model (Spoilers)
  5. Super7 Taking Orders For Transformers Super Cyborg Optimus Prime

Happening today:

And a happy birthday to:

  • Dean E. Haspiel, creator of Billy Dogma and The Red Hook.
  • David Kraft, comics journalist for Comics Interview.
  • John Anderson, founder of Soaring Penguin Press.
  • Rob Worley, creator of Scratch9.
  • Felipe Sobreiro, comic book colourist.
  • Jon Haehnle, creative director at Midtown Comics.
  • Brandon Easton, writer of Shadowlaw graphic novel.
  • Jeff Johnson, artist on Wonder Man, Spider-Man, Weapon X, Solitaire and Way of the Rat.
  • Nikki Foxrobot, comics letterer
  • Gavin Willard, owner andmanager at Tardys Collectors Corner
  • Joseph A. Michael, comic con promotor.

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About Rich Johnston

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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