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This Day in Pop Culture History

On This Day In Pop Culture For March 30

Welcome to This Day in Pop Culture History, a daily look at important events, birthdays, and other oddities in pop culture! History is important, and we aim to educate here at Bleeding Cool, so without further ado, here are some things that have happened on March 30, the 89th day of the year: 1891- Shoshone National […]

Comic Writer Roger Slifer Passes Away At Age 60

Co-creator of Lobo and writer for Marvel, DC and many animation and video game projects, Roger Slifer, passed away today. The 60-year old Slifer, who was still recovering from being seriously injured in a hit and run in 2012, died while on his way from the nursing home the emergency room. His sister Connie Carlton […]

A Hero Initiative Fundraiser In Remembrance Of Mike Wieringo And Mark Gruenwald

Tom Brevoort writes: On August 12, 1996, beloved Marvel Executive Editor Mark Gruenwald passed away. On August 12, 2007, beloved Marvel artist Mike Wieringo passed away. Every year, we commemorate these two gentlemen on what is now known as "M-Day" (formerly "G-Day") This year, we'd like the celebrate the spirit of generosity and cameraderie amongst […]

Lobo Creator Roger Slifer In Intensive Care After Hit-And-Run

Lobo co-creator, Roger Slifer, appears to have been the victim of a hit-and-run driver. Writer Flint Dille has posted (via Jim Salicrup); Okay, here's what I know. We had originally thought of keeping this quiet, because Roger is a fairly private guy, but as word is out and time might be of the essence if […]