The Daily LITG, 3rd March 2020 – Happy Birthday Skottie Young

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The 10 most-read stories yesterday

  1. The Cartmel Masterplan is Now the Chibnall Masterplan – 19 Questions (And Some Answers) From Doctor Who Finale
  2. Wally West – a New Pariah For DC Comics?
  3. "The Division 2" Gets Release Details About "Warlords Of New York"
  4. Tonight's Doctor Who Rewrites The Entire History Of The Show (Spoilers)
  5. Superman's Villains React to Secret Identity Reveal in Superman: Villains #1 [Preview]
  6. Catwoman Has Some 'Splainin' to Do in Batman #90 [Preview]
  7. "Marvel Didn't Want To Have To Explain Periods To Readers" – The Women Of Marvel Panel at C2E2
  8. Ten Thoughts About Doctor Who: The Timeless Children
  9. "Doctor Who": Walsh, Cole to Exit After "Revolution of the Daleks" [Report]
  10. Let's All Watch a Certain Clip From Doctor Who: Brain Of Morbius

One year ago…

  1. Diana Gabaldon Shares 'Outlander' Book 9 "Go And Tell The Bees I Am Gone" Details
  2. A Rare Magic: The Gathering Black Lotus Just Broke Ebay's MTG Sales Record
  3. Black Cat Having Sex Dreams About Spider-Man in Next Week's Amazing Spider-Man #16.HU
  4. Joe Quesada and C.B. Cebulski Fight for the Survival of Comics at SXSW
  5. Brie Larson Is… Captain America?

Happening today…

  • Ladies' Night – March, Our monthly reading club meets every first Tuesday of the month to celebrate ladies in comics. For this month's meeting, we'll be reading:  HAWKEYE (2016) by Kelly Thompson, Leonardo Romero & Michael Walsh. Victory Comics, Falls Church, Virginia 6.30pm
  • Snug: Catana Comics in Waterstones, Birmingham, 6.30-8pm
  • Hail to the Chief!? Brief Lives of America's Best and Worst Presidents. This exhibition accompanies the launch of the book 'Gimson's Presidents: Brief Lives from Washington to Trump' written by journalist Andrew Gimson and illustrated by cartoonist Martin Rowson. Opening today. Cartoon Museum, Wells Street, London. March 3rd to April 4th.
  • Islington Comic Forum, North Library, Manor Gdns, London, 6.30pm
  • Shoe Lane Comic Forum, An informal group dedicated to the understanding and enjoyment of the multifaceted medium of comic books and graphic novels. Make friends, converse, get recommendations and choose from a wide selection of books to borrow and take home. From novices to fanatics: open to all. Pub afterwards. Shoe Lane Library, Little New Street,London, 5.30-7pm

Happy birthday to…

The Daily LITG, 3rd March 2020 – Happy Birthday Skottie Young
By Pat Loika
  • Skottie Young, cartoonist, creator of Middlewest, I Hate Fairyland and writer of Deadpool.
  • Ruwan Jayatilleke, former Senior Vice President of Strategic Development, Acquisitions and Licensing at Marvel Comics.
  • Comic book retailer Jon Browne.
  • Dan Mishkin, co-creator of The Blue Devil, Princess Amethyst and Gemworld.
  • Stephen Jondrew, co-founder of Project Fanboy.
  • Emily W, comic book columnist.

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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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