The King In Rick & Morty & Pokémon GO – Daily LITG 19th February 2021

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Daily LITG: King In Black, Rick And Morty, Pokémon GO –  the ten most-read stories yesterday…

The King In Rick & Morty & Pokémon GO - Daily LITG 19th February 2021
LITG: Reading Stan Lee

The world keeps turning, and America is beginning to heal from all the burns. Even if a few scabs need pulling off first.

  1. Pokémon TCG Announces Solution For Current Demand
  2. The King In Black – The God Of Light Revealed (Spoilers)
  3. The Shiny Pokémon That Will Release During Pokémon GO Tour: Kanto
  4. Funko ECCC Disney – Alice in Wonderland, Pirates, and Belle
  5. Rick And Morty Gets A Major Event: Rick's New Hat
  6. Todd McFarlane Announces Spawn's Universe, Launching 4 New Comics
  7. Stargirl Season 2: John Wesley Shipp's The Flash Set to Appear
  8. Walker: Jared Padalecki Posts Texas Storm Family Update; Live-Tweeting
  9. The First Immortal Hulk 10,000 Years Ago, From Marvel In May 2021
  10. The Unreleased Sinnoh Shinies In Pokémon GO – Part Seven

ICYMI: more you may prefer from yesterday.

In case you fancied more LITG about comic books.

  1. Todd McFarlane Talks About Spawn's The Scorched #1 In October
  2. Archie & Friends: Superheroes in Archie Comics May 2021 Solicits
  3. Todd McFarlane Talks About Gunslinger Spawn #1 In October
  4. Bad Idea Video Presentation To ComicsPRO Today To Make $8.7 Million
  5. Todd McFarlane Talks To Bleeding Cool About King Spawn #1 In August
  6. Todd McFarlane Talks To Bleeding Cool About Spawn's Universe
  7. Denny O'Neil's Personally Bound Copies Of Epic Illustrated On Auction
  8. Rest Area 51: Steven Universe Artist, TMNT Writer Launch Tapas Comic
  9. Marvel Sends Graphic Novels Back To Print Because Of WandaVision
  10. X-Men to Solve Erectile Dysfunction in Curse of the Man-Thing Finale
  11. Todd McFarlane Talks About The Spawn Movies – Yes, Movies
  12. ComicsPro: Boom Studios Announce Two New Comics, Eve & Dark Blood
  13. ComicsPRO: What Is Boom Studios' Magic: The Gathering Surprise?
  14. ComicsPRO: Boom Studios Increased Sales To Comic Shops By 22%
  15. US Weather And Power Outs Will Delay Comics For Months To Come
  16. Comics Folk React To… The Death Of Rush Limbaugh
  17. Wizard Magazine Returns To Celebrate Most Dangerous Comic Con Ever
  18. Marvel's Heroes Reborn Event is Thinly Veiled Wealth Redistribution
  19. Star Wars: War Of The Bounty Hunters Event In 6 Marvel Comics in May
  20. Marvel Comics Full May 2021 Solicits – Heroes Reborn Begins Again
  21. Dwayne McDuffie Award For Diversity In Comics Announcing On Saturday
  22. Diamond Comic Distributors Closes New Memphis Warehouse
  23. Evil Genius Magazine: Rebellion Announces tie-in to Upcoming Game
  24. Diamond Reduces Publishers Ability To Make Variant Covers Returnable
  25. TMNT: The Last Ronin #2 130,000 Orders Are An All-Time Record For IDW
  26. IDW Solicitations For May 2021 Launch Star Wars: Weapon of a Jedi #1

LITG one year ago – The Batman Who Laughs, Animated

And Punchline's first appearance was tiny.

  1. The Batman Who Laughs Comes to Batman the Animated Series
  2. Warning: This Is All You Get of Punchline in Batman #89 (Spoilers)
  3. Generation Five – The New Name For DC Comics' 5G
  4. Marvel Comics May 2020 Solicitations – the Death of Kitty Pryde to a Brand New Union, 15 Titles Frankensteined
  5. Marvel Superheroes vs. Darkseid in Valkyrie #8? [Preview]
  6. "Home Improvement": Tim Allen Shares Thoughts on ABC Sitcom Revival
  7. Comic Store In Your Future – "Customer Feedback On Empyre Is Lukewarm At Best"
  8. Jonathan Hickman and Russell Dauterman Give Storm the Giant-Size X-Men Treatment in June
  9. Ben Affleck Talks About Why He Exited 'The Batman'
  10. Rob Liefeld and the Fanboy Rampagulous Evisceration of One Harley Quinn's Wardrobe
  11. Rumor: More "Mortal Kombat 11" Characters Rumored For Kombat Pack 2

LITG two years ago – scooping DC solicits

And when Flash Year One was a thing.

  1. Full DC Comics May 2019 Catalog Solicits – From Year Of The Villain to The Last Knight On Earth (UPDATED)
  2. The Flash Year One Starts Running in May
  3. Bruce Wayne Was Never Batman and Black Label's Last Knight On Earth No Longer Over-Sized
  4. Doomsday Clock #11 Will Reveal the Truth About DC Rebirth – With Nukes on the Cover
  5. Brian Bendis and Continuity in DC Comics May 2019 Solicitations

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.

  • Mico Suayan, artist on Injustice, Bloodshot, X-Men Legacy
  • John Cei Douglas, comics creator of Show Me The Map To Your Heart
  • Richard A Scott, artist on FemForce
  • Jason Gonzalez, artist on The Adventures Of Spawn
  • Anthony Marques, DC Comics editor
  • Simon Gough, comics colourist
  • Tom Yeates, artist on Prince Valiant and Zorro

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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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