Witcher, Dave Bautista, Funko – The Daily LITG, 17th September 2020

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The Witcher, Dave Bautista, Funko and the ten most-read stories yesterday…

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

  1. The Witcher Season 2: Game of Thrones Becomes On-Set Cautionary Tale
  2. Dave Bautista Wants to Know What's Up with the Pedo Stuff
  3. Funko New York Comic Con 2020 Reveals Day 2 Round-Up
  4. Transferring Legendary Pokémon In Pokémon GO? The Time Has Come
  5. Karate Kid: William Zabka Reveals Pat Morita's Pitch for 5th Film
  6. The Boys: NOS4A2 Star Jahkara Smith No Fan of Stormfront Storyline
  7. So What Is X Of Swords About Exactly? (X-Men, Excalibur #12 Spoilers)
  8. Transformers Dinobots Return to Form Volcanicus with Hasbro
  9. Tom King Tells Us Who Kills Batman (Detective Comics #1027 Spoilers)
  10. Star Trek: Wil Wheaton Talks New Shows, Embraces Franchise Role

ICYMI: five more you may prefer from yesterday

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

  1. Marvel UK Superheroes, The Union, Rescheduled as King In Black Tie-In
  2. Scott Snyder's Comic Book Thriller, Chain, With Ariela Kristantina
  3. What Does X-Men Prejudice Against Clones Mean? (Hellions #4 Spoilers)
  4. Thought Bubble Festival Announces Details Of November's Digital Show

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. "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia": Rob McElhenney Heartfelt Post [Video]
  2. MAJOR SPOILER For Spider-Man #1 by JJ Abrams, Henry Abrams and Sara Pichelli That No One Saw Coming, Tiger
  3. "Supernatural" Season 15: Sam, Dean, & Castiel vs. God [Preview Images]
  4. "Magic: The Gathering" Rolls Back Decisions on "Arena" Changes
  5. Bleeding Cool is Willing to Sell the Snyder Cut to Warners – or Anyone Else Who Wants It
  6. Bleeding Cool Has Bought The Snyder Cut
  7. Today, Marvel Comics is Holding a Jonathan Hickman-Led Summit
  8. Rob Liefeld on Todd McFarlane: "And People Give Me Hell For My Feet"
  9. Jeremy Whitely on Marvel Comics' Cancellation of Future Foundation
  10. The Man Who Haggled the Punisher's First Appearance at Half Price Books
  11. Watchmen Killed This Brian Azzarello Batman-With-Guns Graphic Novel

Two years ago, everyone was dying in Heroes In Crisis

And we never got that "shocking revelation"…

  1. Another Heroes In Crisis #1 Death Confirmation (MAJOR SPOILERS)
  2. Outlander Shares New Season 4 Images of Claire, Jamie, and More
  3. Detective Comics #1-26 Reprinted At Last, Plus A "Shocking Revelation" Which Will Rewrite DC History
  4. Is Marvel Putting Blatant Left-Wing Antifa Politics In Their Spider-Man Comics?
  5. When Joe Quesada Talked to ComicsGate's Jon Malin, Ethan Van Sciver and Richard Meyer

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, The Eradicator,
  • 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.

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