"Would 4 Out Of 8 Do?" James Gunn's Daily LITG, 19th February, 2023

An LITG runaround the previous day on Bleeding Cool, and over the last four years. Now with added James Gunn replies and comics birthdays.

Welcome to the Daily LITG. The world can seem like a terrible and strange place sometimes, but at Bleeding Cool, you can still read all about comics, merch, TV shows, games, movies, and more. The Daily Lying In The Gutters remains a long-running run around the day before and the day ahead. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. Oh and James Gunn replied to the most popular story yesterday…

LITG: The ten most popular stories yesterday

8 DC Heroes We Hope to See in Live-Action Films (Feb. 17)
8 DC Heroes We'd Like to See in Future Films | DC Comics
  1. 8 DC Heroes We Hope to See in Live-Action Films
  2. Michael Connelly Discusses "Bosch Universe," Updates Spinoffs & More
  3. Doctor Who 60th Anniv Event: Michelle Gomez, Georgia Tennant & More 
  4. The Venture Bros. 20th Anniv: Publick Shares How Brock Samson's Doing
  5. DC Comics Full May 2023 Solicits & Solicitations Includes Batman #900
  6. Punisher No More: Frank Castle to Get a New Career in May?
  7. Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania Is A Great Star Wars Film {Review}
  8. Boom Announces New Buffy the Vampire Slayer Comic in TV Continuity
  9. Heath Ledger's Joker Returns as McFarlane Toys Newest Figure Arrives
  10. "I Thought We'd Have More Time"- Fallout Of Amazon & Comixology Part 3

LITG: Ten more stories you may prefer

LITG one year ago, Batman, Batman, Batman & Nightwing

Full DC Comics May 2022 Solicitations - More Than Just Batman

  1. Full DC Comics May 2022 Solicitations – More Than Just Batman
  2. Star Trek: ViacomCBS Not Happy with Strange New Worlds Screencaps
  3. A Tale of Two Reachers: In Defense of Tom Cruise's Jack Reacher
  4. Law & Order Season 21 Official Trailer Brings Back Our OG "Dun-Dun"
  5. Grant Morrison On DC Comics Wanting To Make Supergirl Fascist As Well
  6. Pam & Tommy: "America's Ass" Chris Evans Almost Lee's "Crüe Member"
  7. George Pérez & Kurt Busiek JLA/Avengers Reprinted, Only 7000 Copies
  8. Image Comics Full May 2022 Solicits & Solicitations
  9. Titan Comics To Tell Doctor Who's Origins In May 2022 Solicits
  10. Comic Book Writer Tom Veitch Dies, Aged 81, RIP
  11. The Spider-Man Villain Who Became Scorpion and then Venom, at Auction
  12. Spider-Man and Human Torch in Strange Tales Annual #2, Up for Auction
  13. Paul Cornell & Mike Hawthorne Revive George R.R. Martin's Wild Cards
  14. Grant Morrison On Superman/Authority As "Clown Fart With Giggle Track"
  15. Archer & Armstrong Forever #1 Launches In Valiant May 2022 Solicits
  16. Eric Powell Launches Albatross Exploding Funnybooks #1 In May 2022
  17. First Appearance of Kilowog in Green Lantern #201, Up for Auction
  18. Bunny Mask & Dogs Of London in AfterShock Comics May 2022 Solicits
  19. Ben Percy's Devil's Highway Returns In AWA May 2022 Solicitations
  20. Rorschach Creative Team Reunites for Danger Street on DC Black Label
  21. PrintWatch: House Of Slaughter, Avengers, Hulk, Iron Fist, Venom, Thor
  22. Red Sitha Gets Mirka Andolfo Spinoff In Dynamite May 2022 Solicits
  23. Dune And Grim Launch in Boom Studios Full May 2022 Solicitations
  24. My Little Pony Comic Sequel To Netflix Film In IDW May 2022 Solicits
  25. New James Cameron Avatar Comic In Dark Horse May 2022 Full Solicits
  26. Tim Seeley & Angel Hernandez are Disturbed in Opus' May 2022 Solicits
  27. Bone Orchard & Shaolin Cowboy On Next Week's Diamond Previews Covers
  28. Star Trek Strange New Worlds Screencaps Daily LITG 18th February 2022

LITG two years ago, King In Black, Rick And Morty, Pokémon GO

The King In Rick & Morty & Pokémon GO - Daily LITG 19th February 2021
LITG: Reading Stan Lee

  1. Pokémon TCG Announces Solution For Current Demand
  2. The King In Black – The God Of Light Revealed (Spoilers)
  3. The Shiny Pokémon That Will Release During Pokémon GO Tour: Kanto
  4. Funko ECCC Disney – Alice in Wonderland, Pirates, and Belle
  5. Rick And Morty Gets A Major Event: Rick's New Hat
  6. Todd McFarlane Announces Spawn's Universe, Launching 4 New Comics
  7. Stargirl Season 2: John Wesley Shipp's The Flash Set to Appear
  8. Walker: Jared Padalecki Posts Texas Storm Family Update; Live-Tweeting
  9. The First Immortal Hulk 10,000 Years Ago, From Marvel In May 2021
  10. The Unreleased Sinnoh Shinies In Pokémon GO – Part Seven
  11. Todd McFarlane Talks About Spawn's The Scorched #1 In October
  12. Archie & Friends: Superheroes in Archie Comics May 2021 Solicits
  13. Todd McFarlane Talks About Gunslinger Spawn #1 In October
  14. Bad Idea Video Presentation To ComicsPRO Today To Make $8.7 Million
  15. Todd McFarlane Talks To Bleeding Cool About King Spawn #1 In August
  16. Todd McFarlane Talks To Bleeding Cool About Spawn's Universe
  17. Denny O'Neil's Personally Bound Copies Of Epic Illustrated On Auction
  18. Rest Area 51: Steven Universe Artist, TMNT Writer Launch Tapas Comic
  19. Marvel Sends Graphic Novels Back To Print Because Of WandaVision
  20. X-Men to Solve Erectile Dysfunction in Curse of the Man-Thing Finale
  21. Todd McFarlane Talks About The Spawn Movies – Yes, Movies
  22. ComicsPro: Boom Studios Announce Two New Comics, Eve & Dark Blood
  23. ComicsPRO: What Is Boom Studios' Magic: The Gathering Surprise?
  24. ComicsPRO: Boom Studios Increased Sales To Comic Shops By 22%
  25. US Weather And Power Outs Will Delay Comics For Months To Come
  26. Comics Folk React To… The Death Of Rush Limbaugh
  27. Wizard Magazine Returns To Celebrate Most Dangerous Comic Con Ever
  28. Marvel's Heroes Reborn Event is Thinly Veiled Wealth Redistribution
  29. Star Wars: War Of The Bounty Hunters Event In 6 Marvel Comics in May
  30. Marvel Comics Full May 2021 Solicits – Heroes Reborn Begins Again
  31. Dwayne McDuffie Award For Diversity In Comics Announcing On Saturday
  32. Diamond Comic Distributors Closes New Memphis Warehouse
  33. Evil Genius Magazine: Rebellion Announces tie-in to Upcoming Game
  34. Diamond Reduces Publishers Ability To Make Variant Covers Returnable
  35. TMNT: The Last Ronin #2 130,000 Orders Are An All-Time Record For IDW
  36. IDW Solicitations For May 2021 Launch Star Wars: Weapon of a Jedi #1

LITG three years ago – The Batman Who Laughs, Animated

And Punchline's first appearance was tiny.

  1. The Batman Who Laughs Comes to Batman the Animated Series
  2. Warning: This Is All You Get of Punchline in Batman #89 (Spoilers)
  3. Generation Five – The New Name For DC Comics' 5G
  4. Marvel Comics May 2020 Solicitations – the Death of Kitty Pryde to a Brand New Union, 15 Titles Frankensteined
  5. Marvel Superheroes vs. Darkseid in Valkyrie #8? [Preview]
  6. "Home Improvement": Tim Allen Shares Thoughts on ABC Sitcom Revival
  7. Comic Store In Your Future – "Customer Feedback On Empyre Is Lukewarm At Best"
  8. Jonathan Hickman and Russell Dauterman Give Storm the Giant-Size X-Men Treatment in June
  9. Ben Affleck Talks About Why He Exited 'The Batman'
  10. Rob Liefeld and the Fanboy Rampagulous Evisceration of One Harley Quinn's Wardrobe
  11. Rumor: More "Mortal Kombat 11" Characters Rumored For Kombat Pack 2

LITG four years ago – scooping DC solicits

And when Flash Year One was a thing.

  1. Full DC Comics May 2019 Catalog Solicits – From Year Of The Villain to The Last Knight On Earth (UPDATED)
  2. The Flash Year One Starts Running in May
  3. Bruce Wayne Was Never Batman and Black Label's Last Knight On Earth No Longer Over-Sized
  4. Doomsday Clock #11 Will Reveal the Truth About DC Rebirth – With Nukes on the Cover
  5. Brian Bendis and Continuity in DC Comics May 2019 Solicitations

Comic book industry birthdays.

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

  • Mico Suayan, artist on Injustice, Bloodshot, X-Men Legacy
  • John Cei Douglas, comics creator of Show Me The Map To Your Heart
  • Richard A Scott, artist on FemForce
  • Jason Gonzalez, artist on The Adventures Of Spawn
  • Anthony Marques, DC Comics editor
  • Simon Gough, comics colourist
  • Tom Yeates, artist on Prince Valiant and Zorro

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Rich JohnstonAbout 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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