Transformers, Pokémon, Moira MacTaggert, Daily LITG 18th October 2020

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Daily LITG: Transformers, Pokémon GO and Moira MacTaggert – the ten most-read stories yesterday…

Transformers, Pokémon, Moira MacTaggert - Daily LITG 18th October 2020
LITG: Credit: Hasbro

What you were reading yesterday, the numbers don't lie.

  1. Hasbro Unveils Deluxe Figures from Transformers: The Movie
  2. Defeating Giovanni in Pokémon GO: Rocket Leader Counters for Fall 2020
  3. Transformers Generations Retro Headmaster Figures Coming from Hasbro
  4. Moira MacTaggert Has The Same 1-In-8-Billion Bloodtype as Wolverine?
  5. Full "A Tale Of Tails" Research Tasks In Pokémon GO
  6. Separated At Birth – Doctor Doom and Cocaine Bear
  7. Conan O'Brien Casts NBC Trump Town Hall Shade, Evokes Tonight Show
  8. Is The Charmander Community Day Ticket Worth It In Pokémon GO?
  9. Galarian Yamask & Wild Spiritomb Found In Pokémon GO Datamine
  10. DC Comics January 2021 Solicitations – In Full

ICYMI: Five more you may prefer from yesterday.

But there were lots of big comic book stories bubbling under the surface…

  1. Michael Ralph Graphic Novel Before 13th Rewrites History Of Abolition
  2. Midtown Comics Hiring For Back Issue Warehouse In Long Island
  3. Tom King Interviews Dave Gibbons Live at Baltimore Comic Con Online
  4. TKO Has New Comics For November, From Niles, Orlando and Paknadel
  5. W Maxwell Prince Launches Clown Anthology Comic, Haha, From Image

One year ago, Scott, Jean and Logan were superheroes' first throuple.

And Frank Miller disagreed with Quentin Tarantino.

  1. Cyclops, Wolverine and Jean Grey – Marvel Comics' First Throuple?
  2. Frank Miller Tells Us Whether Superman or Clark Kent is the Disguise in Superman Year One: Book Three (Spoilers)
  3. Unicorn No More, Deadpool, Everyone's Combining Symbiotes in Today's Absolute Carnage Comics
  4. Check Out Scott, Jean and Logan's Living Arrangements in X-Men #1 (Spoilers)
  5. Flash Forward #2 Rewrites Heroes In Crisis – the Heroes Wally West Killed and His Timelost Kids… (Spoilers)
  6. Blood Splatter Protectors Are Killer For Your Funko Collection [Review]
  7. Undiscovered Country #1 is Image Comics' Biggest Genuine Launch in Five Years With 83,000 Pre-Orders
  8. Solicits and Covers for January's Batman #86 and #87, the Start of the Post-King Era
  9. Did Justice League #34 Just Spoil the Next Month-and-a-Half of DC Comics (Spoilers)
  10. Speculator Corner: Is Director Devo From X-Men #1 From Uncanny X-Men #467 or Not?
  11. Pepe Larraz's Cover for the House Of X/Powers Of X Hardcover
  12. Atlantis Attacks… Again at Marvel in January from Greg Pak and Ario Anindito

Two years ago, Gun Media was reviving the past

And Kyle Baker's Black Panther was quite a thing.

  1. Gun Media Discusses the Future of Friday The 13th: The Game
  2. The Futures of Turtles, Ponies, Ghostbusters, and Kyle Baker's Black Panther Debuts in IDW January 2019 Solicitations –
  3. Comic Shops Get an Exclusive John Constantine Funko POP for Free Comic Book Day 2019 (UPDATE)
  4. So Who Wrote These Words in Justice League and Aquaman: Drowned Earth? (Spoilers)
  5. Damian Wayne Gets A Crush – But Not on Crush (Teen Titans #23 Spoilers)

LITG: Happening today:

Lots of events are online now – but not all.

Daily LITG: Comic book industry birthdays

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

  • Steve Epting, artist, co-creator of Winter Soldier and Velvet
  • Tye Bourdony, owner of SciFiPulse
  • Comic book reviewer Kat Hill
  • Andrew Peterson, Over Night Empire Owner/Artist/Writer

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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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