The Expanse Expands in The Daily LITG for the 8th of February, 2023

An LITG runaround the previous day on Bleeding Cool, as well as over the past five years, combined with coimics creator birthdays.

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The New Avengers Line-Up in The Daily LITG, 7th February 2023

LITG: The ten most popular stories yesterday

  1. Boom Studios To Kickstart "Season Six-And-A-Half" Of The Expanse
  2. South Park Season 26 Ep. 1: Hell Hath No Fury Like a Jealous Cartman
  3. Marvel's New Team Line-Up For The Avengers For 2023
  4. Rick and Morty Staff Demanded Justin Roiland Statement & More: Report
  5. Marvel Comics to Preview New Hulk Creative Team in Upcoming Annual
  6. @Midnight Replacing The Late Late Show; Stephen Colbert to EP: Report
  7. Oversee Comics At Kickstarter For $120-140,000 A Year? Apply Today
  8. A New Origin For Superman's "Faster Than A Speeding Bullet" 
  9. Catwoman Has Two New Arse-Based Nicknames For Nightwing (Spoilers)
  10. Three Unpublished Issues of Jimmy Palmiotti & Dan Panosian's Punisher 

ICYMI: More comic book stories from yesterday

LITG one year ago, That 90s Show

That '70s Show Spinoff Reunites Forman Parents for That '90s Show
Kurtwood Smith and Debra Jo Rupp in That '70s Show. Image courtesy of Fox
  1. That '90s Show: Kurtwood Smith Marks That '70s Show Spinoff Start
  2. Loki 2099 & Winter Soldier 2099 In Spider-Man 2099 Event For May 2022
  3. Warren Ellis Relaunches Newsletter, Talks Mediation And So Many Of Us
  4. Marvel Publishes A New Jason Loo Multiple Man Comic
  5. Fanboy Rampage: Gumroad, Brian "Box" Brown and NFTs
  6. WWE Had To Tell Ronda Rousey To Stop Being A Jerk To Fans Last Week
  7. Reacher Review: Alan Ritchson Rescues Fun Adapt from TV Clichés
  8. Always Sunny: Charlie Day Thinks He Has What It Takes to Take Over SNL
  9. AEW Dynamite: 4 Wrestlers Who Could Walk Through the Forbidden Door
  10. Doctor Who: Fourth Doctor Tom Baker Debut "Robot" Gets Supercut Video
  11. The Black Panther Costume Designed To Fight Doctor Doom (Spoilers)
  12. Valiant's Archer & Armstrong Forever With Steve Foxe & Marcio Fiorito
  13. Secret Wars #1 CGC 9.8 Taking Bids At Heritage Auctions Today
  14. Daredevil #1 CGC 9.8 Taking Bids At Heritage Auctions…Not That One
  15. Hockey Girl Loves Drama Boy, A New Graphic Novel From Faith Erin Hicks
  16. Kate Wheeler's Team Trash: A Time Traveler's Guide to Sustainability
  17. Top 4000 Comics & Graphic Novels Sold Through Diamond In 2021
  18. NFT Of Neil Gaiman Poem Auction To Aid Afghanistan Refugees
  19. Secret of Athria: The Inventor's Eye From IDW In 2026
  20. Iron Man Goes Gold in Early Tales of Suspense, Up for Auction
  21. The Rock Vs Joe Rogan In The Daily LITG 7th February 2022

LITG two years ago, Cobra Kai and Gunnsplaining –  the ten most-read stories yesterday…

Cobra Kai and Pokémon GO - The Daily LITG, 7th February 2021


  1. Cobra Kai Star Mary Mouser Surprised by Fans' Reactions to LaRussos
  2. Gunnsplaining Marvel Movie Direction To James Gunn
  3. American Horror Story: Frances Conroy (Finally) Season 10 Confirmed
  4. Tasks & Rewards For Roselia Community Day Research In Pokémon GO
  5. Cliff Battle Guide For Pokémon GO Players: February 2021
  6. The Kyurem Scale: Rating Bosses In Pokémon GO – Regigigas
  7. Star Trek: Jeri Ryan Prefers Seven on Picard; Offers Season 2 Update
  8. Arlo Battle Guide For Pokémon GO Players: February 2021
  9. What Did The Joker Do To Bane On A-Day? (Infinite Frontier Spoilers)
  10. Riverdale: Archie Joining The Army Made Sense But The Reaction Didn't
  11. Rain Like Hammers, Iyashikei, & the Art of Serenity Through Comics
  12. The Week in Comics – Sunday, February 7th, 2021
  13. How Marvel Edits Immortal Hulk #43 Artwork, In Print And Digital
  14. Obscure Comics: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Cereal Comics #1, 2, & 3
  15. Under the Hex of Secrets, The Miracles on Kickstarter
  16. Future State: Next Batman #3 Tops The Bleeding Cool Bestseller List
  17. Which Flash For Which Justice League? (Infinite Frontier Spoilers)
  18. A Look Through X-Ray Spex At X-Ray Robot
  19. WandaVision Adds Comic Creator Credit for Monica Rambeau & Jimmy Woo

LITG three years ago – Death Note Returned

And how Wally West powered up.

  1. "Death Note" Returns for a Special One-Shot Story – Read it Online for Free!
  2. Justice League #50 Explains How Wally West Gets Dr Manhattan's Power In Generation Zero
  3. "Doctor Who" Series 12: Chibnall on Finale Titles, Runtime; Timeless Child
  4. "Lucifer" Season 5: All About Eve (Awkward Reunions); E09 Title [Preview]
  5. "Doctor Who" Series 12 Finale: Ian McElhinney, Steve Toussaint Cast
  6. Tom Taylor, Iban Coello Behind Super-Mega-Crossover Event Spinning Out of FCBD X-Men?
  7. Bad Idea Comics – No Digital, No Collections, No Variants, One-Per-Customer, From Twenty Stores Only
  8. Fantomex Gets the Giant-Size X-Men Treatment in May from Jonathan Hickman and Rod Reis
  9. Today's Darth Vader #1 Comic Rewrites George Lucas' Star Wars Canon (MASSIVE SPOILERS)
  10. Bodnar's Auction House Pulls DC Comics Bound Volumes From Sale

LITG four years ago – creator control was in the air

And we were finding covers all over the place.

  1. When Creator Control of Comics Characters Goes Too Far…
  2. 8 Revealed DC Comics Covers by Rob Liefeld, Mikel Janin, Ethan Shaner, Derrick Chew and More
  3. Aladdin/Hamilton's James Monroe Iglehart to Write Spider-Man For Marvel Comics
  4. Fast Food Shocker: Wendy's Prefers Marvel Over DC
  5. Kyle MacLachlan's Advice to New 'Dune' Muad'Dib Timothée Chalamet

Comic book industry birthdays.

There may still not be much of a party atmosphere right now. All depends on which state you are living in. But comics folk are always getting older and still celebrating that special date.

  • Tyler Jenkins, artist on Peter Panzerfaust, Grass Kings, Neverboy and Black Badge
  • Mark Russell, writer on Flintstones, Snagglepuss, Second Coming, Prez and Red Sonja.
  • Rick Shea, owner-operator at Famous Faces & Funnies, Melbourne Toy and Comic Con and Orlando Toy and Comic Con
  • Jennifer Weber, digital compositer at Marvel Entertainment
  • Gus Higuera, artist on New World Order
  • Ben Moor, comedian and comics lecturer.
  • Erik McCurdy, writer of Experiment 42.

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Rich JohnstonAbout 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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