Justin Roiland Twitter Silence in the Daily LITG 1st of February 2023

An LITG runaround the previous day on Bleeding Cool, as the DC Studios slate dropped. Which seemed nicely timed for Grant Morrison's birthday.

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LITG: The ten most popular stories yesterday

  1. Rick and Morty Writer Clues Us In on Reason for Justin Roiland Silence
  2. Jai West & Gold Beetle, A New Heterosexual Couple For DC Comics?
  3. A Brand New Firestorm For Dawn Of DC in 2023 (Lazarus Planet Spoilers)
  4. How DC Comics Has Been Preparing For James Gunn's DC Studios Plans 
  5. Bryan Hitch Found Out DC Were Making An Authority Movie When You Did 
  6. Warrior Nun Tweets Break 8M; Simon Barry Offers 10M Tweets Incentive 
  7. Grant Morrison's Birthday- Eden's End, Liam Sharp & James Gunn DCU?
  8. Marvel Lets Fans Vote On Membership Of The X-Men, Again
  9. The Rookie, Star Trek: Picard Star Annie Wersching Passes Away, Age 45
  10. Mercy Graves, All Over The DC Universe Right Now (Spoilers)

ICYMI: More comic book stories from yesterday

LITG one year ago, Joe Rogan Wanted To Do Something

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  1. Joe Rogan Responds to Spotify Controversy, Vows to Do Something?
  2. How David Tennant Returning As Doctor Who Was Set Up By Steven Moffat
  3. Justice League Incarnate #4 Preview: Crisis of Infinite Crises
  4. Frank Cho Outrage Sketch Covers For Star Wars And Power Girl
  5. Jonathan Hickman Announces New Comics And 3W3M Print Collections
  6. Three Jokers Red Hood Kicks Some Ass Thanks to McFarlane Toys
  7. Despite Its Flaws, McFarlane Toys Year Two Batman is a Great Figure
  8. Who Are The New Exiles In Sabretooth #1? (Spoilers)
  9. Grant Morrison Launches Xanaduum On Substack Comics Pro
  10. Comic Book Workers United Union File Labor Dispute Against Image
  11. My Buddy, Killer Croc by Sara Farizan, Nicoletta Baldari & DC Comics
  12. Mangasplaining To Now Publish Manga On MSX Substack
  13. Jonathan Hickman Announces New Comics And 3W3M Print Collections
  14. James Tynion IV Surprise-Substack-Drops Closet #1, Announces Another
  15. Jen Bartel Launches The Jen Bartel Club On Substack
  16. Khary Randolph & Joanne Starer Launch Two New Comics On Substack
  17. Tom King & Elsa Charretier's Everlasting Love On Substack, For Free
  18. Brian K. Vaughan & Niko Henrichon Launch Spectators OGN on Substack
  19. Kelley Jones Draws Sandman: Dream Of A Thousand Cats, Again
  20. Mister T & The Fools Of The Future From Marc Jackson, Via Jack Kirby
  21. Remains Of The David Tennant in The Daily LITG 31st January 2022

LITG two years ago, Pokémon GO, Sandman, Lucifer

Pokémon GO WIll Be Shut Down For Maintenance On June 1st
Sandman, Lucifer and Pokémon GO – The Daily LITG, 1st February 2021 Credit: Niantic
The world keeps turning, and America is beginning to heal from all the burns.

  1. Pokémon GO Announces Quality Of Life Updates For February 2021
  2. The Sandman: Neil Gaiman Clears Up Some Lucifer, Constantine Chatter
  3. Lucifer Co-Showrunner Says Not So Fast on God as Season 5B's Big Bad
  4. Raikou Raid Guide For Pokémon GO Players: January 2021
  5. The Umbrella Academy S03 Leaves Closets Sockless: David Castañeda
  6. Tom King's Suspicions About Donald Trump Gaining Traction?
  7. The Unreleased Unova Shinies in Pokémon GO – Part Twelve
  8. Lilo and Stitch Are Back With New Pop Vinyls From Funko
  9. Funko Fair Weekend Recap – Let the Television Binge Begin
  10. Will CM Punk Return to WWE at the Royal Rumble?
  11. Aunt May, Uncle Ben and the Prototypical Story of Strange Tales #97
  12. The First New Death Note Collection In Fourteen Years
  13. Future State Dark Detective #2 Tops Bleeding Cool Bestseller List
  14. Captain Kaylee And "The Last Person Anyone Expected" in Firefly #25
  15. Original Art Auction For Kevin O'Neill, Alex Ross, Bernie Wrightson
  16. Speculator Corner: Doctor Strange & The Sorcerers Supreme #1
  17. X-Men Art Auction – Chris Bachalo, Joe Madureira, Simone Bianchi +

LITG three years ago – My Hero Academia had a Heroes Rising

And Bruce and Barbara were at it again.

  1. "My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising" Release Date Announced
  2. Exactly What Happened Between Bruce Wayne And Barbara Gordon That So Estranged Dick Grayson On Batman Beyond? (SPOILERS)
  3. "Starship Troopers" Bugs Come to Life with Good Smile Company
  4. Now USPS Has Matthew Rosenberg's Package and They Won't Deliver It
  5. "Lucifer" Co-Showrunner Henderson: "Going to End This Show in Style"
  6. Marvel Unlimited is Planning "Something Cool" on February 5th
  7. The Walmart Report, DC Giants for January: The Weird Arrival Of Crisis on Infinite Earths Giant #2
  8. DC's Late Comics, Resolicits, and Reprints – Including Absolute Swamp Thing Vol 2
  9. "Terminator": Linda Hamilton Believes Box Office Killed Franchise, Reluctant to Return
  10. "Birds of Prey" Actor Mary Elizabeth Winstead Has "Zombieland" Idea for "Scott Pilgrim" Sequel

LITG four years ago – Wheel Of Time was spinning

And Wally West was dying again.

  1. Amazon's 'Wheel Of Time' Series Description, Production Start Date
  2. Wally West's Traumatic Moment Revealed on Heroes In Crisis #6 Cover by Ryan Sook
  3. "The Great One" Brian Bendis Lures Marvel's Kris Anka to DC's Young Justice
  4. Justice League Odyssey #6 Changes Its Story…
  5. 10 Revealed DC Comics Covers for February From Esad Ribic, Stanley 'Artgerm' Lau, John Byrne, Derrick Chew and More

And the 101 most-read stories of 2020 right here.

Comic book industry birthdays.

Comics folk are always getting older and still celebrating that special date.

  • Love And Rockets creator Gilbert Hernandez.
  • Ron Frenz, artist of The Amazing Spider-Man, co-creator of Spider-Girl and the New Warriors.
  • Diana Schutz, Dark Horse editor, retired.
  • Comics journalist Pedro Bouça.
  • Comics journalist Matt Adler.

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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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