The Wrong Way Of The Househusband, The Daily LITG, 19th of April 2021

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Daily LITG: The Rookie, The Way Of The Househusband and Alfred Molina – the ten most-read stories yesterday…

The Way of the Househusband: Great Manga, Worst Anime of the Century
"The Way of the Househusband" still, Netflix

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

  1. The Rookie S03E11 Finds "New Blood" Starting Their First Day: Preview
  2. The Way of the Househusband: Great Manga, Worst Anime of the Century
  3. Spider-Man: No Way Home: Alfred Molina Confirms His Casting
  4. Legends of Tomorrow: Dominic Purcell Quits? "The Studio Does Not Care"
  5. World War She-Hulk Begins in July From Marvel Comics
  6. Nichelle Wright – A New Captain America From Marvel For 4th Of July
  7. Batgirl & Nightwing Talk @#$% Behind Batman's Back in Nightwing #79
  8. Separated At Birth: Josef Rubinstein And… Everyone?
  9. Kim's Convenience Finale Aftershow: Stars Dish on CBC Series End
  10. Transformers Reboost and Skids Roll Out As New Hasbro Releases

ICYMI: more you may prefer from yesterday.

In case you fancied more LITG about comic books.

LITG one year ago, DC blindsided everyone.

One year ago, the Diamond distribution monopoly of the direct market was shattered. We also got a view of new Umbrella Academy at this difficult time.

  1. Comics Publishers Blindsided By DC Comics Distribution Punchline
  2. The Umbrella Academy Season 2 Episode Titles Feed Our Speculation
  3. Brian Hibbs Holds Jim Lee Responsible for DC Distribution Decision
  4. Roman Reigns' Name Banned from WWE TV Says Report
  5. Diamond Responds to DC Comics' New Distributors – Where Is Batman #92
  6. WWE Releases Five More NXT Wrestlers, Raising Count to 43 Laid Off
  7. Ubisoft Releases The "Just Dance 2020" Song List
  8. Jim Lee Talks DC Comics Distribution and Batman #92's 230,000 Orders
  9. Spawn McFarlane Kickstarter Hits 1.5 Million and Gets Upgrades
  10. DC Comics' New Distributors are Midtown Comics and DCBS

Comic book birthdays today

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

  • Charles Chiang, CFO of Heavy Metal Magazine
  • Martha Thomases, former publicity manager f DC, ComicMix, VP of ComicMix
  • Phil Hall, former editor of Comics International, publisher of Borderline.
  • Cartoonist Jessica Bradley-Bove of Phoenix Comics Weekly.
  • Patrick Gleason of Super-Sons and Spider-Man.
  • Takeshi Miyazawa of Mary Jane, Spider-Man and Runaways,

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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.