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Warty Towels in The Daily LITG, 22nd February 2023

An LITG runaround the previous day on Bleeding Cool, as well as over the past few years, as well as comic book industry birthdays.

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LITG: The ten most popular stories yesterday

Warty Towels in The Daily LITG, 22nd February 2023
(Image: BBC)
  1. John Cleese "Must Apologise" for New Fawlty Towers with Daughter 
  2. The Blacklist Season 10 Ep. 1 The Night Owl Images, Overview Released
  3. Buffy Star Charisma Carpenter Shares Great Look Back at '90s Con Scen
  4. Star Trek: Picard: Gates McFadden on Denise Crosby/Tasha Yar Being MIA
  5. Superman's New Future At DC Comics Confirmed (Spoilers)
  6. Amanda Waller Gets a Caption Logo For DC Comics- Is She The Baddy?
  7. Warrior Nun/#SaveWarriorNun Tweets Break 10M; Barry Keeps Promise
  8. Will Superman & Lois Leap The CW In A Single Bound Over to HBO Max?
  9. DC Comics Reveals Reason Dick Grayson Became Nightwing (Spoilers)
  10. Dan DiDio's Rule For DC Was Only A Third Of Comics Should Be Batman 

LITG: more comics stories you may prefer

LITG one year ago, Westworldworld

HBO Westworld logo thing
  1. Westworld, Arrowverse, Six Feet Under, True Detective: HBO Updates
  2. Marvel Legends First Livestream Of 2022 Reveals Galore
  3. Futurama: Community Star Yvette Nicole Brown Supports John DiMaggio
  4. Peacemaker: John Cena Congratulates Gunn & Holland On Engagement
  5. Red X Identity Revealed In Tomorrow's Teen Titans Academy (Spoilers)
  6. What We Do in the Shadows: Taika Waititi, Rhys Darby on Guest-Starring
  7. You Have Not Bought Your ComiXology Comics – You "Acquired" Them
  8. Frank Cho's Power Girl, Supergirl, Krypto & Majik Sketch Covers
  9. Patton Oswalt Vs ComiXology And The App Update
  10. A Tale of Two Reachers: In Defense of Tom Cruise's Jack Reacher
  11. New Tarzan Collection by Roy Thomas, Pablo Marcos Coming This Year
  12. Marvel Super Heroes: The Ultimate Pop-Up Book Coming This Fall
  13. Lady Luck's Takeover of Smash Comics, Up for Auction
  14. Liam Sharp Draws New X-O Manowar As Valiant Announce Three New Comics
  15. Marvel Heroes Comment on Olympic Skier's Frozen Penis
  16. Iconic Jose Gonzalez Vampirella in CGC 9.8, Up for Auction
  17. Comic Store In Your Future: Do People Actually Read Comics?
  18. "The Galaxy's Greatest: 2000 AD at 45" Online Con Coming in March
  19. When Dan DiDio Visited George Pérez
  20. One-Star Squadron #3 Review: Melancholy and Malaise
  21. An Epic Golden Age Battle in Master Comics #21, at Auction
  22. Peach Momoko's We Have Demons #1 Variant Signed By Scott & Greg
  23. The Matrix Comic Book Preview CGC Copy At Heritage Auctions Today
  24. Will Something Is Killing The Children #21 Be The #1 Comic In March?
  25. New Masters #1 Review: A Grand Tapestry
  26. ALF The Result Of Aardvark/Seal Action In May 2022's Cerebus In Hell
  27. Robocop Takes On The Terminator, Taking Bids At Heritage Auctions
  28. All Twelve Issues Of Watchmen 9.8 CGC Auctioned Individually Today
  29. Skybound Presents Afterschool: Teen Horror Anthology Launches in June
  30. Ben Bender's Beorn Launches In Red 5 Comics' May 2022 Solicits
  31. Max Bemis & Rodney Buchemi's Belit & Valeria- Ablaze May 2022 Solicits
  32. HBO Shows In The Daily LITG, 21st February 2022

LITG two years ago, The Boys, Buffy and Ultraviolence

  1. The Boys Star Jack Quaid as Starlight Is a Sight You Just Can't Unsee
  2. Buffy: A Teachable Moment in Cognitive Dissonance After Joss Whedon
  3. Dark Side of the Ring Welcomes The "King of Ultraviolence" to Season 3
  4. The Kanto Celebration Is Now Live In Pokémon GO
  5. Titans: Conor Leslie Confirms That Was Gollum; Lord of the Rings Fan
  6. Walker: Jared Padalecki Posts Texas Storm Family Update; Live-Tweeting
  7. The Flash: Grant Gustin on Bettering Himself; Beefier Season 7 Barry
  8. Mewtwo Raid Guide For Pokémon GO Players: February 2021
  9. The Kyurem Scale: Rating Bosses in Pokémon GO – Forces of Nature
  10. The Mandalorian Ex-Cast Member Gina Carano Breaking Silence (Again)

LITG three years ago – Dan DiDio was gone from DC Comics

And everyone reacted

  1. Dan DiDio No Longer Publisher of DC Comics, As Of Today
  2. Comic Book Industry Reacts To… The Departure of Dan DiDio From DC Comics
  3. Gossip: DC No-Show at ComicsPRO and DC's Big Change
  4. Monopoly Grants Brands License for 85th Anniversary
  5. Batman #89 Misprint Sells For $700
  6. Wizards of the Coast Announces "Jump/Start"- "Magic: The Gathering"
  7. Funko Pop New York Toy Fair 2020 Reveals – "Marvel's Avengers"
  8. So Why Did Dan DiDio Leave DC Comics Anyway?
  9. "Doctor Who" Series 12 "Ascension of the Cybermen" [FIRST LOOK]
  10. A "Happy Ending" for The Immortal Hulk in May? Or an Even Happier Relaunch?
  11. The Straightwashing Of Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy Continues In Statue Form?

LITG four years ago – DC was cutting back

And Critical Role split.

  1. Dan DiDio Tells Retailers That DC is Cutting Back Their Comics (UPDATE)
  2. Critical Role Announces Split From Geek & Sundry
  3. The Only Detective Comics #1000 Cover with the New Arkham Knight On It…
  4. The End of Deadpool, the Beginning of Black Cat and Collected Spider-Man Noir – Marvel at ComicsPRO
  5. Image Comics May 2019 Solicitations – Excellence, Gogor, Copra and Saga

Comic book industry birthdays.

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

  • Denton J. Tipton, IDW comics writer/editor
  • Steve MacManus, writer, artist, 2000AD editor, co-creator of Rogue Trooper.
  • Clifford Meth, comic book publisher, fundraiser
  • Doug Allen, underground cartoonist, on Steven.
  • Eduardo Alpuente, artist on Strangers, Contest Of Champions, Big Town
  • Jeff Parker, writer on Agents of Atlas, X-Men: First Class, and Marvel Adventures The Avengers.
  • Graham Hill, comic shop owner.

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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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