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The Daily LITG, 22nd June 2019 – Happy Birthday Sana Amanat

The Daily LITG, 22nd June 2019 – Happy Birthday Sana Amanat

Welcome to the pretty-much-mostly-daily Lying In The Gutters. A run around the day before and the day ahead. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. The 5 most-read stories yesterday Comic Creators Not Amused by Marvel Hiring J.J. Abrams' Son Amazon Offers to Ax "Stranger Things" to Appease Evangelicals "It's Always […]

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"The Loudest Voice": Showtime Goes BTS of Roger Ailes/FOX News Limited Series [VIDEO]

In two weeks, Showtime viewers will witness the birth of FOX News (we'll leave it to the viewer to determine if that's a blessing or a curse) and the fall of Roger Ailes (Russell Crowe) when the cable network premieres its seven-part limited series The Loudest Voice. Based on Gabriel Sherman's bestselling book The Loudest Voice in […]

Netflix and the Obamas Sign Multi-Year Deal for Various Series and Specials

Back in March, we reported on the widely-believed-to-be-true rumor that Former President of the United States Barack Obama and his amazing wife Michelle Obama were looking at some kind of multi-part deal with streaming service Netflix. Turns out that was completely true. Today Netflix revealed that former POTUS and FLOTUS have indeed entered into a multi-year agreement […]

WASHINGTON - JUNE 29: US President Barack Obama with the first lady Michelle Obama next to him gives speech from the East Room of the White House June 29, 2009 in Washington, DC

Rumor: Michelle and Barack Obama Producing Series at Netflix?

This is still pretty darn deep in rumor territory, but there is a report from the New York Times that American power-couple of Michelle and Barack Obama may be in talks with Netflix to produce original exclusive series (as in multiple) for the streaming service. The former POTUS and FLOTUS already have a massive social […]

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The Top 5 NBA Teams Barack Obama Should Join As An Owner

We all know that former President Barack Obama loves basketball. He played guard in high school in Hawaii, and while President held pick-up games on a routine basis. Every chance he got, he would rub elbows with the current stars and legends of the court. And of course, would welcome the team that won the […]

Did You Notice It's Inauguration Day? This Week's Comic Books Did…

Today sees the Inauguration of President Trump to office. I know one comic creator taking his family but most comic book people from my Facebook timeline who have an event to go to are going to… the other ones. When Obama was inaugurated, he appeared in Amazing Spider-Man, and there were lines around the block […]

Phil Jimenez Swipe Files Obama (And Himself) For X-O Manowar #50

In 2008, America's newly elected and soon-to-inaugurated president, Barack Obama, strode onto the cover of Amazing Spider-Man #583 and the rest, as they say, is history. Bearing a now-iconic cover by artist Phil Jimenez, the issue went onto become the most successful of the entire decade, selling some 350,000 copies when all was said and […]

President Obama Pays Tribute To Marvel's Sana Amanat At The White House

With the news about the Supreme Court nominee earlier today, it seems that the legacy President Obama is leaving is that of a comic book White House. Sana Amanat, Marvel's Director of Content & Character Development, editor and co-creator of the Kamala Khan Ms Marvel character introduced President Obama at a Women's History Month reception at the White House […]

Peanuts And The President: Obama Writes Forward For 25th Volume

Fantagraphics Books probably jumped for joy when they found out about Obama's interest in Charles Schulz' beloved Peanuts. After all, how many publishers can say that the President of the United States wanted to write an introduction for a collected issue. The 25th volume of the Complete Peanuts series will have just that. The series which […]

Do You Want Another Geek President Of The United States?

Obama was the United States' first geek President. A man who grew up reading and collecting Spider-Man and Conan comic books, can quote Stan Lee, flashed the Vulcan sign at Leonard Nimoy when their paths crossed and joked at a dinner while his birth credentials were in doubt, "I was actually born on Krypton and sent […]

When Superman Meets Obama (Superman/Wonder Woman SPOILERS)

Bleeding Cool has previously looked at DC Comics' peek-a-boo use of Obama as President of the United States in its comics of late. But in today's Superman/Wonder Woman it goes all out. With a walk around the White House garden with the man they now call Clark Kent. Beginning with a man who cuts through […]


Swipe File: Life Vs Fiction, Obama Vs Marvel

The Intercept looks at the US administrations's terrorist tracking programme. And discovers something unnerving. I mean, it discovers lots of things that are unnerving… Of the 680,000 people caught up in the government's Terrorist Screening Database—a watchlist of "known or suspected terrorists" that is shared with local law enforcement agencies, private contractors, and foreign governments—more […]


Dark Horse Reveals Process Art on Skyman's Variant Obama Cover

Back in September, Bleeding Cool ran the debut of the new Dark Horse series Skyman's variant cover featuring President Obama, and Dark Horse have now shared some of the developmental art on that striking cover by Freddie Williams II, with colors by Dan Slott, including Williams' sketches for the cover. Skyman debuts next week as […]

Gun-Toting Obama Takes On The Confederate Flag In The Other Dead #4 (SPOILERS)

Here's the variant cover to The Other Dead #4, the zombie animal comic published by IDW, in which President Obama gets involved during a zombie animal outbreak. The variant cover on the first issue promised a gun toting President, but the insides didn't deliver, the only person who has spend time in the White House […]

Obama Recalls Bush And Louisiana In The Other Dead

The Other Dead is an IDW comic about a zombie animal outbreak, that not only featured Dick Cheney being gnawed to death by the deer that he'd shot, but an Obama in response. The second issue out today sadly doesn't feature the gun-totoing Obama that last month's variant cover promised… but we do get a […]

When Skyman Met Obama

As announced at Rose City Comic Con, Dark Horse will publish a new superhero comic early next year from the pages of Captain Midnight. Skyman, by Joshua Hale Fialkov, Manuel Garcia and Javier Bergantiño Menor. With the following variant cover by Freddie Williams II and Dan Scott… After an embarrassing defeat at the hands of […]


The Red Planet Really Is A Red Planet In The New 52

From the Martian Manhunter back-up strip in the new issue of Justice League Of America.    Everything living and connected… working in complete harmony… each according to the needs of the planet… all networked together, feeding off each other…no one an outcast Martian Manhunter? He's a communist! And in the Justice League Of America too! […]