Walking Dead Films, Batman Toys – The Daily LITG, 20th September 2020

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Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes on The Walking Dead (Image: AMC TV)
Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes on The Walking Dead (Image: AMC TV)

Walking Dead Films and Batman Toys – the ten most-read stories yesterday…

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

  1. The Walking Dead: Andrew Lincoln's 4-Word Film Update Left Us Smiling
  2. McFarlane Toys Announces Batman: Last Knight on Earth Figure Set
  3. Transformers Get Poppin' as Funko Announces New Wave of Retro Pops
  4. Pokémon GO To Debut Shiny Castform Variants Before Main Series
  5. Sneasel Raid Spotlight: Boosted Shiny In Pokémon GO
  6. Funko Anime NYCC 2020 – My Hero, Naruto, Cowboy Bebop, and More
  7. The Boys Weekly Eps Debate Now Has Homelander's Attention
  8. Funko New York Comic Con 2020 Shared Retailer Exclusive List
  9. Image Comics' Full December 2020 Solicitations
  10. WWE Counters AEW Parking Lot Brawl With Smackdown Samoan Street Fight

ICYMI: five more you may prefer from yesterday

In case you actually wanted to read about comic books. I know, mad, right?

  1. DC Returns To Barnes & Noble With 3 New Batman Exclusive HC
  2. Conan's New Comic, The Frost Giant's Daughter in December From Ablaze
  3. Gloomhaven: Fallen Lion Comic in Source Point Press December 2020 Solicits
  4. Paul Grist Creates New Kane Comics and a Cover For The Union
  5. B&W Horror Comics Anthology in Antarctic Press December 2020 Solicits

One year ago, we were promised a different 2020

And everyone was bringing back Jean Grey.

  1. Marvel Promises a Very Different Marvel Universe in 2020, With Iron Man and Incoming
  2. Has DC Comics Just Created Its Very Own Rick And Morty?
  3. When Storm Welcomed Back Jean Grey in House Of X #5 – and in Uncanny X-Men #242
  4. COSPLAY 9-1-1: 5 Things This Cosplayer Needs You to Know [OPINION]
  5. "Black Desert Online" Brings Back "Season Of The Hunt" Next Week
  6. DC Cancels Orders for Brian Azzarello's Birds Of Prey, Will Resolicit as Black Label Comic Alongside Movie
  7. "The Stand": Whoopi Goldberg Reveals New Mother Abagail Hairdo
  8. House Of X/Powers Of X Hardcover Jumps a Hundred Pages and Another Ten Bucks
  9. Full Marvel Comics December 2019 Solicitations… 2099 and 2020 are Incoming…
  10. Walt Simonson Returns to Thor in December

Two years ago, there was only one thing on our mind

How many articles could we get out of this one?

  1. Bleeding Cool Brings You Batman's Penis In All Its Batglory From Batman: Damned #1
  2. Nightwing May Be Losing His Dick But Batman Is Getting One
  3. DC Comics Censors Batpenis in Digital Versions of Batman: Damned 
  4. Thor and Hulk, Sitting in a Tree, D-A-T-I-N-G?
  5. It's "The Wade Boggs Challenge 2.0" in FXX's 'Always Sunny' Preview

What's happening today

Plenty of comic book events happening online as a handful return to going offline.

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.

  • Josh Geppi, President of ComicWow
  • Martin Hirchak of MPH Comics
  • Jason Walz, comic creator of Last Pick.
  • Comic book illustrator Job Yamen
  • Gary Dunaier of the Museum of Comic & Cartoon Art
  • Comic writer B. Alex Thompson
  • Kristen Koerner Simon, Director of Content at Atomic Crush Events

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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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