The Journey of A Queer Superman in The Daily LITG, 25th August 2021

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LITG: The ten most-read stories, yesterday

Superman Playing In Politics - It Has Consequences, Today (Spoilers)
Superman: Son Of Kal-El #2
  1. The Sexuality Of DC Comics' New Superman (Spoilers)
  2. Magic: The Gathering's New Secret Lair Announced For PulseCon 2021
  3. WildStorm Characters Continue Returning To DC Comics Today (Spoilers)
  4. Spider-Man: No Way Home is One Moment In Time, not One More Day
  5. Zack Snyder's Justice League Knightmare Joker Hits Weta Workshop
  6. Jim Shooter Just Signed Away Secret Wars and Venom For $10.000
  7. The Flash Director: 5-Part Season 8 Adventure "Epic" & "Legendary"
  8. The Umbrella Academy Season 3: Elliot Page Confirms Final Filming Week
  9. Tonight is Skwovet Spotlight Hour in Pokémon GO: Tips & Details
  10. Dexter: Showtime Admits to What Fans Have Known Since Series Finale

ICYMI: more you may prefer from yesterday.

In case you fancied more LITG about comics.

LITG one year ago, Flash, Pokemon and Charmed

  1. The Flash Season 7: No Hartley Sawyer, Yes Elongated Man; More Sue
  2. Porygon & Charmander Win Pokémon GO Community Day Vote
  3. Charmed: Rose McGowan, Alyssa Milano Twitter Fight Gets Personal
  4. Bandai Namco Reveals Updates For Multiple Dragon Ball Z Titles
  5. Vote Charmander: Pokémon GO Community Day Poll – Part 2
  6. Demon Slayer, Last Airbender & More: Our 7 Anime "Crisis" Paragons
  7. We Review Dungeons & Dragons: The Book Of Holding
  8. The Walking Dead: World Beyond – Their First Story is One of Survival
  9. Batman and Wonder Woman Star In DC Endless Winter
  10. Magic: The Gathering Reveals New Commander Legends Information
  11. Thor Loses Mjolnir On Fortnite Island – Thor #4 Jumps to $14 on eBay
  12. Is Stillwater The Next Big Skybound Horror Comic?
  13. Jeff Boison Promoted at Image Comics, Hires Alex Cox and Dirk Wood
  14. Robert Pattinson's Batman Boosts Darwyn Cooke's Batman: Ego on eBay
  15. Christopher Nolan's Tenet is A Sequel To Memento More Than Inception

LITG two years ago, The Rickoning was upon us…

  1. Six New Transformers Revealed by Hasbro for FanExpo 2019
  2. Rick And Morty Begins Final Mega-Story, The Rickoning, in Oni Press 2019 November Solicitations
  3. Kit Harington to Play The Black Knight in Marvel's Eternals Movie
  4. Venom First Host #3 Booms on eBay After One Tweet From Donny Cates
  5. Joker Xenomorph Becomes NECA's NYCC 2019 Exclusive [PREVIEW]
  6. "Incoming" – Marvel Comics' Big December 2019 Event Revealed at D23
  7. Besmirching the Good Name of the Original Captain Marvel in Marvel Team-Up #5 [Preview]
  8. "Doctor Who": 5 Details Creating Mind-Blowing Science Fiction [Opinion]
  9. "What If…?": Disney+ Confirms "Marvel Zombies," Explains Series Format
  10. VIDEO: Marvel's Eternals Reveal at D23 With Kit Harington and More
  11. "Star Wars," Marvel & More: Disney Studios [Bleeding Cool D23 Live-Blog]

Comic Book birthdays today.

There might be partially slightly more of a party atmosphere right now. It all depends on which state you are living in. But comics folk are still getting older and still celebrating that special date with twelve years for us as well.

  • Michael Kaluta, writer/artist on The Shadow, co-creator of Eve.
  • Anthony Johnston, writer, co-creator of Coldest City/Atomic Blonde
  • John Cimino, Roy Thomas' manager
  • Dan Parent, Archie writer/artist, creator of Kevin Kelner.
  • Cherie Donovan, colourist, founder of Dark Raven
  • Mack Chater artist on Six, Sword Daughter, Briggs Land, Black Panther
  • Kev Hopgood, co-creator of War Machine, artist for Marvel UK and 2000AD
  • Jason Pell, creator of Pinpricks.
  • Janet Harvey, writer of Angel City, Batman.
  • Steve Conley, creator of The Middle Age, Astounding Space Thrills, BLOOP, The Kid Knight

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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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