Todd McFarlane's Batmobile in The Daily LITG, 17th March 2023

An LITG runaround the previous day on Bleeding Cool, as well as the past four years and all the comic industry birthdays we can fine.

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The Daily LITG, 17th March 2023
Credit: McFarlane Toys

The ten most popular stories yesterday

  1. Pre-Orders Arrive for McFarlane Toys New The Batman 89 Batmobile
  2. The Difference Between Action Comics & Superman in Dawn Of DC 
  3. There's An All-Hands Meeting Happening At DC Comics Right Now (UPDATE) 
  4. A Brand New Look For Professor Xavier in Bishop: War College #2
  5. Ben Affleck on Directing for Gunn & Safran's New DCU: "Absolutely Not" 
  6. Beast Vs Mister Sinister In Immoral X-Men #2 & Wolverine #41 Spoilers
  7. Turning Teen Titans Into The Justice League & Jon Kent in Injustice
  8. Image, Vault, Ahoy & Valiant Sign Up To Omnibus Digital Comics App 
  9. Brian Bolland "Lost" Starlord Artwork Auctioned Without His Knowledge | 
  10. DC Comics Put Wayne Family, Vixen NYC & Zatanna Webtoons Into Print 

LITG: more comics stories you may prefer

LITG one year ago, The Final Final Justice League


The Final Battles In The Death of The Justice League #75

  1. The Final Battles In The Death of The Justice League #75 (Spoilers)
  2. Legends of Tomorrow: Faison on Booster Gold/S08; Braff as Blue Beetle
  3. X-Men: Hellfire Gala #1 to Radically Transform Marvel Universe
  4. Marvel Omnibus Lining Up For 2022 & 2023
  5. McFarlane Reveals Batman Beyond: Future's End 5-Pack Exclusive
  6. A.X.E. Judgment Day Will Crossover With Everything In July
  7. Hank McCoy Was Right – Marvel Comics Vs Russia, Sixty Years Later
  8. Is The Watcher The Ultimate Bad Guy Of The Marvel Universe? (Spoilers)
  9. Reclaiming Unfortunate Banshee & X-Men History For St Patrick's Day
  10. Daredevil, Jessica Jones, S.H.I.E.L.D. & More Receive Disney+ Welcome
  11. The Dan Brereton Batman Comic That DC Comics Never Printed
  12. Julie Doucet Awarded The Angoulême Grand Prix By Chris Ware
  13. Opus Comics Grab Another – Bill & Ted Joins Frank Frazetta
  14. Now Andrew Wheeler Finds Love And War On ComiXology
  15. Jae Lee's Seven Sons Comes To Image Comics in June 2022
  16. Where Scott Snyder Saw His Own Work In The Batman Movie
  17. You Can Own Early Amanda Conner Marvel Art With This Barbie Cover
  18. Detective Comics #27, Just The Back Cover, At $353 At ComicConnect
  19. ABLAZE Launches Mythspace: Ignition Kickstarter from ABLAZE
  20. Daredevil #1 CGC 9.0 Already At $20,000 At ComicConnect
  21. Newthink: AWA Launching Greg Hurwitz' New SciFi Anthology Series
  22. Fantastic Four #12, Signed By Stan Lee, At ComicConnect
  23. From Brett Parson To Brett Bean On Skottie Young's I Hate Fairyland
  24. We Only Find Them When They're Dead, Back For Book 3 Soon…
  25. Teen Justice And The Daily LITG, 16th March 2022

LITG two years ago, Pokémon GO, Captain America and Hellfire Gala

Marvel Unveils 12 Russell Dauterman Hellfire Gala Fashion Variants
LITG: Rogue in Excalibur

And we have a new Captain America of the Railways.

  1. Pokémon GO Teases Sylveon, Xerneas, & More New Species
  2. Marvel Comics Introduces A Gay Captain America For June 2021
  3. Comics Stores To Receive Free Copies Of X-Men Hellfire Gala Guide
  4. Glee Co-Creator Ryan Murphy Responds to Naya Rivera Accusations
  5. Marvel Comics June 2021 Solicitations Frankensteined
  6. Cullen Bunn Turned Down DC-Exclusive Deal to Avoid Screwing Artists
  7. WWE Network Reveals Peacock Transition Details, Streaming Schedule
  8. DC Shocker: Shazadam Officially Changes His Name to Black Adam
  9. What's The Difference Between Therian & Incarnate In Pokémon GO?
  10. Stargate Cast, Crew & Community Pay Tribute to Actor Cliff Simon
  11. Clarice: "Lambs" Spinoff Series Misfires Part of Larger Pattern
  12. Zom 100 is a Hilarious New Satirical Take on the Zombie Apocalypse
  13. Yen Press Unveils 6 Spring Manga Titles
  14. Did Missy Make The Master Go To Earth? Doctor Who: Missy #1 Preview
  15. Cinder's Ball: Studio Tapas Adapts C.J. Young's Hit Novel to Webcomic
  16. Dark Horse To Publish Mark Sable and Kristian Donaldson's The Dark
  17. The Department Of Truth Goes After Bigfoot Next
  18. Erica Slaughter Spins Off In Free Comic Book Day 2021 Gold Comics
  19. Separated At Birth: Taylor/Redondo Nightwing & Fraction/Aja Hawkeye
  20. Diane O'Bannon Wishes Heavy Metal Would Talk To Her Attorney
  21. What Happened To Chubb & Whitaker In Future State? Second Son Spoilers
  22. Tamara Fox's Fate Sets Up The Next Batman's Future State (Spoilers)
  23. John Ridley Brings Back a 1970 Superman Comic For Red White And Blue
  24. New Captain America Of The Railways in The Daily LITG, 16th March 2021

LITG three years ago – it wasn't sunny in Philadelphia

And Clark Gregg wanted SHIELD out there.

  1. "Always Sunny" Star Rob McElhenney Proposes Coronavirus Prod Plan
  2. "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.": Gregg, Bennet Support Early S07 Drop
  3. Funko Emerald City Comic Con: Our Top 5 Pop Picks
  4. "Batwoman": PA Amanda Smith Paralyzed On Set; Under Investigation
  5. Batman Has His Very Own Armory With New Hot Toys Collectible
  6. "Farscape": James Gunn Talks Sci-Fi Series' Major "Guardians" Influence
  7. Ubisoft Releases The "Just Dance 2020" Song List
  8. Funko Knocks Their ECCC D&D Gelatinous Cube Out of the Park
  9. The Disney+ Version of "Darby O'Gill and the Little People" is Garbage
  10. So What Did Billy Tucci Say About The Coronavirus Anyway?

LITG four years ago – Umbrella Academy was sold out

Comic creators couldn't get to conventions for very different reasons.

  1. Why You Can't Buy Umbrella Academy Comics Right Now
  2. The Comic Creators Prevented From Attending ECCC, C2E2, and WonderCon
  3. DC Comics' Aquaman to Get Momoa-Style Tattoos
  4. Will Conrad Takes Over Hawkman From Bryan Hitch In June
  5. DC Comics Cancels Additional Printings for Batman: White Knight and Doom Patrol Omnibus For Now

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.

  • Matt Miner of GWAR: Orgasmageddon, Toe Tag Riot and Liberator
  • Mutts creator Patrick McDonnell
  • Comics journalist Richard Pachter
  • Comic book designer Veronica Carlin

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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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