The Lenny Henry Show On The Daily LITG, 10th October 2021

LITG: The world can seem like a terrible and strange place sometimes, but at Bleeding Cool, you can still read all about comics, merch, TV shows, games, movies, and more. The Daily Lying In The Gutters remains a long-running run around the day before and the day ahead. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. The world keeps turning, and America is beginning to heal from all the burns. Even if a few scabs need pulling off first. And Lenny Henry talking about being in the Lord Of The Rings TV show on BBC Radio 4, spread all over the world.

The Lenny Henry Show - On Superheroes Getting The Black Prefix...
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LITG: The ten most-read stories, yesterday

  1. Sir Lenny Henry On Being A Black Hobbit In The Lord Of The Rings
  2. What If…? Episode 9 Review: A Bad Show Ends on Even Worse Note
  3. Retailer Ejected From New York Comic Con For Refusing To Wear A Mask
  4. Marvel Comics Decided To Switch The Gender Of Venom
  5. Manifest: With NBC Pilot Not Moving Forward, Matt Long Free to Return
  6. A Letter From A Comic Shop Owner To Marvel About Penguin Random House
  7. Funko Wins Award For Worst New York Comic Con 2021 Experience
  8. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Gets Some Love Back: Nice Move, FXX
  9. Immortal Hulk #50 Preview: Immortal No More?
  10. When Scott Snyder Got In a "Bar Fight" With Dan DiDio At NYCC

ICYMI: more you may prefer from yesterday.

In case you fancied more LITG about comics.

LITG one year ago, Pokémon GO, He-Men and The Boys

  1. Generation One Shiny Pokémon That Aren't Released in Pokémon GO
  2. Giratina Origin Forme Raid Guide For Pokémon GO Players
  3. The Autumn 2020 Event Begins Today In Pokémon GO
  4. Masters of the Universe Castle Grayskull Play Set Returns from Mattel
  5. The Boys Season 2 Finale Drops Early Because You Deserve Nice Things
  6. Dave Bautista, Ken Jeong to Team Up Against John Cena & Donald Trump
  7. Evangelion Runtime Rumors Addressed by Production Company
  8. Batman #100 Review: Made Everything Easy Again
  9. The Wolverine Watchmen Are Not What You Think
  10. Transformers Abominus Rages As Newest Hasbro Pulse Exclusive
  11. Keanu Reeves Spills The Secret Origins Of The BRZRKR Comic
  12. James Tynion IV On How And Why Batman Has To Change
  13. Scott Snyder Says Death Metal Is About Not Erasing Your Mistakes
  14. Alan Moore on Superheroes, Comics and Making A Million Dollar Movie
  15. Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman to Follow King In Black With Venom #200
  16. Thank FOC It's Friday – It's Time To Order Crossover #1
  17. How 2020 Became Image Comics' Best Year Since The Nineties
  18. The Department Of Truth #2 Gets 50,000 Orders
  19. Invincible Amazon Prime TV Show Will Cover Invincible #1 to #13
  20. Speculator Corner: Lumberjanes Prices Double After HBO Max News

LITG two years ago, Jonathan Hickman ended Powers Of X

  1. Jonathan Hickman Fooled Me Twice, Shame On Me – Powers Of X #6 Finale Spoilers
  2. The Doom Signal Starts a Hostile Takeover in DC Comics (Hawkman, Supergirl, JLO, Harley Quinn, Deathstroke and Catwoman Spoilers)
  3. How DC Comics' 85 Year History May Reveal Leviathan in Event Leviathan #5 – and Even Doomsday Clock (Spoilers)
  4. Gossip: Wonder Woman Will Be the First to be Replaced in DC Comics' 5G?
  5. Is Rob Liefeld Going to Sue Marvel Comics?
  6. Damian Wayne, Definitely Vegetarian No More – and a Tease For 5G? Superman #16 (Spoilers)
  7. Did the House Of X Sow the Seeds of Its Undoing in Powers Of X #6 Finale? Spoilers…
  8. Gossip: Wonder Woman Will Be the First to be Replaced in DC Comics' 5G?
  9. Today's Amazing Spider-Man #31 Narrows the Odds of Kindred's Identity (Spoilers)
  10. "Mortal Kombat 11" Fans Trolled By Terminator Victory Screen
  11. Darth Vader Shows The Wrath Of The Empire In Hot Toys Preview
  12. The Wayne Family Get New Gravestones in Batman's Grave #1 by Warren Ellis and Bryan Hitch (Spoilers)

LITG three years ago, Jim Lee was talking Batpenis

And Venom was slipping extra tongue onto the collector market.

  1. DC Publisher Jim Lee Talks About Changing Black Label Comics In The Shadow Of The Batpenis
  2. The CW Releases Official First Look at Ruby Rose as Batwoman
  3. The Hulk Still Hasn't Gotten Over Secret Empire (Immortal Hulk #7 Preview) 
  4. Will Your Venom #7 Come With Extra Tongue?
  5. Is What If? Punisher Basically the Snyder Cut of Spider-Man?

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.

  • Boom Studios VP Marketing, and former Lying In The Gutters editor, Arune Singh.
  • Comics editor, Linda Grant.
  • TMNT artist Michael Dialynas.
  • Old Man Logan artist Ibraim Roberson.

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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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