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The Daily LITG, 22nd November 2019 – Happy Birthday Roy Thomas

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. I have a bit of a hangover today, so please, be gentle. The 10 most-read stories yesterday Alan Moore Announces He'll Be Voting – For The […]

Savage Sword of Conan #11 [Preview]

Conan's Best Groot Impression in Savage Sword of Conan #11 [Preview]

Savage Sword of Conan #11 is in stores from Marvel Comics this week, by the legendary Roy Thomas and equally legendary Alan Davis, along with potentially one-day legendary Cam Smith, Chris Sotomayor, and Travis Lanham. We've got a preview below which finally answers the question: I am Groot?! In this story, Conan has gound himself […]

When Alan Davis Draws You as a Scoundrel Rat For Savage Sword Of Conan #10

As first revealed by Bleeding Cool, Roy Thomas returned to Marvel Comics to tell a two-part Conan comic book story with Alan Davis and Cam Smith, starting in Savage Sword Of Conan #10, published yesterday. It also features the first appearance of Simino, a new character based upon Roy Thomas' manager and friend of Bleeding […]

Roy Thomas Returns in Savage Sword of Conan #10 [Preview]

Roy Thomas Returns in Savage Sword of Conan #10 [Preview]

Savage Sword of Conan #10 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, and it features the return of a legend to the comic he made famous: Roy Thomas. Thomas is joined by the great Alan Davis, Cam Smith, Chris Sotomayor, and Travis Lanham for this comic, and we've got a preview below. The preview […]

Roy Thomas Appears in New "Halloween In A Box" Movie

Roy Thomas and his manager John Cimino will be appearing in the documentary Halloween in a Box, premiering on October 1st, on various VOD platforms including Amazon. Narrated by Nick Banks, tells the story of the history and evolution of Halloween costumes and the corporate drive that brought dressing up on All Hallows Eve to the […]

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When Roy Thomas Went to England For Portsmouth Comic Con

Roy Thomas, legendary comic book writer and editor for Marvel Comics and DC Comics, flew to Portsmouth Comic Con last weekend. Courtesy of his manager John Cimino, Bleeding Cool is happy to share his thoughts about the show. I would have written sooner about the con that Dann and I (and my manager John Cimino) […]

Jared Leto Talks to Morbius's Co-Creator Roy Thomas About the Movie

Jared Leto is playing Morbius The Living Vampire in the Spider-Man spinoff movie from Sony currently filming in London, Somewhere, I haven't managed to invade the set quite yet. But Leto has spoken to the character's co-creator Roy Thomas and has told him that comic fans should be ecstatic about the upcoming Morbius movie. Roy […]

Jared Leto Shaves for 'Morbius' While He Can Still See His Reflection (VIDEO)

Leave it to Oscar-winning actor Jared Leto (Dallas Buyer's Club, Suicide Squad) to "vamp" it up in front of the camera, with the Thirty Seconds to Mars frontman beginning his transformation into "living vampire" Morbius. Sony's (Venom) next cinematic adaptation based on Marvel's Spiderverse of characters tapped Daniel Espinosa (Safe House, Life) to direct, from a script […]

Roy Thomas Says Stan Lee Was 'Ready To Leave This Earth'

This morning, Bleeding Cool posted a picture of Stan Lee with Roy Thomas, the Marvel EIC who succeeded him. We didn't know this may have been the final photo taken of Stan, before he died today. Roy Thomas tells us, I'm sadder than I can say that Stan has died… even though I know, from […]

Daredevil Season 3

Marvel's Daredevil Season 3 to Have Another Comic Legend Cameo

Marvel loves its Easter eggs and cameos, even when it comes to the Marvel/Netflix universe. They've had Stan Lee pop up in photos on the wall, posters on the streets, and ads on a bus. Other creators have had their name dropped in as boxers and bad guys, but the third season of Marvel's Daredevil […]

Dynamite Collects Red Sonja Stories from The Savage Sword of Conan

Dynamite Entertainment has announced The Further Adventures of Red Sonja Vol 1 as part of the 45th Anniversary of 'She Devil with a Sword'. The 200+ page collection features issues from the original Marvel Comics series The Savage Sword of Conan, an introduction by Red Sonja writer and former Marvel Editor-in-Chief Roy Thomas, and a […]

Guest Changes And Crowds – Big Apple Comic Con 2017

Big Apple Comic Con has been a comic con staple for years. What started as a fantastic one day show has expanded to two, and this year they had a press event Friday night. I missed out due to another engagement, but word is it was fun. This year's guest list was impressive: Stan Lee […]

Classic Red Sonja To Start Your Day

Let's kick off Sunday with two classic adventures of Red Sonja from her days at Marvel Comics and republished by Dynamite Entertainment. Both stories are written by Roy Thomas with the first one being drawn by the trio of Esteban Maroto, Neal Adams and Ernie Chan and the second from Dick Giordano. This issue of […]

Art Preview For Elric: The Dreaming City

My first introduction to Michael Moorcok's character of Elric came when Marvel published Elric the Dreaming City as the second Marvel Graphic Novel back in 1982… the first having been The Death of Captain Marvel. The book was stunning, featuring the art of P. Craig Russell and the writing of Roy Thomas. Titan Comics is […]

Free On Bleeding Cool – Classic Red Sonja Remastered #1 By Thomas And Maroto

Free on Bleeding Cool today we have Classic Red Sonja Remastered #1 by Roy Thomas and Esteban Maroto from Dynamite Entertainment. Cover by Frank Brunner. This is in honor (and get your attention drawn to…) the Women of Dynamite Groupees bundle going on now over here. So read the book here, if you like it and […]

Rob Liefeld Vs. Charles Lippincott Over Star Wars And Stan Lee

Robert Liefeld purchased a Star Wars pocketbook from 1977, which reprinted Marvel Star Wars comics in black and white with a paperback spine. These days we'd call it a trade paperback. He scanned and posted from the forward by Stan Lee on Facebook. I love comics history! It is well documented that Stan Lee turned down Star Wars as […]