Wil Wheaton, Karate Kid, Funko – The Daily LITG, 18th September 2020

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Wil Wheaton, Karate Kid, Funko - The Daily LITG, 18th September 2020
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Wil Wheaton, Karate Kid, Dave Bautista, Funko and the ten most-read stories yesterday…

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

  1. Star Trek: Wil Wheaton Talks New Shows, Embraces Franchise Role
  2. Karate Kid: William Zabka Reveals Pat Morita's Pitch for 5th Film
  3. Dave Bautista Wants to Know What's Up with the Pedo Stuff
  4. Funko New York Comic Con 2020 Day 3 Round-Up
  5. Funko New York Comic Con 2020 Reveals Day 2 Round-Up
  6. Transferring Legendary Pokémon In Pokémon GO? The Time Has Come
  7. Shiny Cresselia Raid Hour Is Tonight In Pokémon GO
  8. The Walking Dead: World Beyond – Nicolas Cage's Real Wicker Man Fate?
  9. Cobra Kai: William Zabka, Ralph Macchio Spar Over Who's the Bad Guy
  10. So What Is X Of Swords About Exactly? (X-Men, Excalibur #12 Spoilers)

ICYMI: six more you may prefer from yesterday

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

  1. DC Comics Announces DC Future State in January and February 2021
  2. The Expanse and Keanu Reeves in Boom Studios December 2020 Solicits
  3. Critical Role, Overwatch in Dark Horse Comics December 2020 Solicits
  4. Marvel Comics Full December 2020 Solicits Leads With The King In Black
  5. Midsummer Night's Dream Team – a Shakespeare Crime Noir Graphic Novel
  6. Bad Idea's First Comic Book, The Hero Trade #1 Sells For $300+ on eBay

One year ago, it was always sunny.

And the first issue of JJ Abrams' Spider-Man was coming out. That is quite the late comic book.

  1. MAJOR SPOILER For Spider-Man #1 by JJ Abrams, Henry Abrams and Sara Pichelli That No One Saw Coming, Tiger
  2. Warner Bros Releases First Poster for "Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)"
  3. JJ Abrams' Spider-Man #1 Booms on eBay After Rumours Spread…
  4. "Supernatural" Fans Will Want To Possess CultureFly's Box Of Surprises
  5. "Fargo" Season 4 Casts "Justified" Star Timothy Olyphant in Key Role
  6. Bleeding Cool is Willing to Sell the Snyder Cut to Warners – or Anyone Else Who Wants It
  7. "Supernatural" Season 15: Sam, Dean, & Castiel vs. God [Preview Images]
  8. "The Rookie" SHOCKS With Season 2 Guest Star Announcement
  9. The Man Who Haggled the Punisher's First Appearance at Half Price Books
  10. Punisher War Machine Helmet Prepares You for War [Review]

Two years ago, Frank Cho and Joe Quesada Addressed Comicsgate

And everyone was dying in Heroes In Crisis.

  1. Frank Cho Talks Comicsgate
  2. When Joe Quesada Talked to ComicsGate's Jon Malin, Ethan Van Sciver and Richard Meyer
  3.  Incredulous Rumor: 'Blade Runner 2049', the TV Series?!?
  4. The Full DC Comics Catalog for December 2018 + Solicitations
  5. Another Heroes In Crisis #1 Death Confirmation (MAJOR SPOILERS)

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.

  • Roger Stern, Spider-Man/Superman writer/editor, co-creator of West Coast Avengers, Moniac Rambeau.
  • Captain American Idol artist Chris Haley.
  • Danny Fingeroth, former Spider-Man group editor.
  • Comic creator Aladdin K. Al Miyany

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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.