What We Wrap In The Shadows – The Daily LITG, 4th of May 2021

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Daily LITG: From Smeargle To Superman

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

  1. What We Do in the Shadows Drives Stake Into Heart of Season 3 Filming
  2. First Look: Jonathan Kent As The New Superman in Superman #1
  3. Night Court: Melissa Rauch Joins John Larroquette for NBC Series Pilot
  4. Dark Side of the Ring Season 3 "Brian Pillman" Part 1 Now Available
  5. Xerneas Raid Guide For Pokémon GO Players: May 2021
  6. John Paul Leon's Family Issue Statement and Fundraiser In His Memory
  7. The Rookie Season 3 Episode 12 Preview: Nolan & Sarah Face a Decision
  8. J Scott Campbell Finished Two Issues Of Spider-Man With Jeph Loeb
  9. Comic Book Legend John Paul Leon Has Passed Away At The Age Of 49
  10. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: The Gang Becomes The Fantastic Four

ICYMI: more you may prefer from yesterday.

In case you fancied more LITG about comic books.

LITG one year ago – Wonder Woman, Steven Moffat, Lady Gaga

Bleeding Cool continued to report from the comics industry shutdown. With more from Wonder Woman's cosplay adventures and Steven Moffat rewriting past Doctor Who.

  1. When Wonder Woman Gets Mistaken as a Cosplayer
  2. Doctor Who: Steven Moffat On That 2008 Future Doctor Everyone Missed
  3. American Horror Story Star Leslie Jordan Shares Lady Gaga Set Story
  4. Daniel Bryan Had Other Options But Brie Bella Made Him Sign With WWE
  5. Prodigal Son: Our Thoughts on FOX Series' Season 2 Possibilities
  6. Danny Boyle's Frankenstein Proves Most Intense Adaptation Yet: Review
  7. Hasbro Reveals New Star Wars Collectibles for Fan First Friday
  8. Rick Gives Goomby The Jerry Treatment in New Rick and Morty Clip
  9. DC Comics Explain Why It's New Comic Book Tuesday Now
  10. Emily Cook on Doctor Who Rewatch Issues; Neil Gaiman Posts Support

LITG two years ago, Rosenberg, Cebulski, Mackie, Evans

Two years ago, C.B. Cebulski was talking about a comic book that might sell a million copies. We never did find out what that might be.

  1. Matthew Rosenberg Acknowledges Criticism of Death of (SPOILERS) in Uncanny X-Men #17
  2. C.B. Cebulski Claims to Have Idea to Sell a Million Comics and It's Probably a Star Wars Relaunch (UPDATE)
  3. Chris Evans Told Anthony Mackie About THAT 'Avengers: Endgame' Moment [SPOILERS]
  4. DC Confirms Unseen Story Added to Doom Patrol Bronze Age Omnibus, Ups Page Count and Price
  5. 'Sonic' Director Vows to Redesign Character Following Criticism

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.

  • Ale Garza, Teen Titans and Deadpool artist.
  • John Ridgway, artist on Hellblazer, Judge Dredd, Transformers, My Name Is Chaos.
  • Doug Cushman, cartoonist
  • Damon Willis, artist on Aliens Genocide, Judge Dredd
  • Tom Richmond, Coneheads and MAD Magazine cartoonist
  • Mike Kennedy, writer of Ghost, Lone Wolf 2100, The Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse.

If you are in comics and have a birthday coming up – or you know someone who has – get in touch at richjohnston@bleedingcool.com.

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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.