Welcome to the seventh daily Lying In The Gutters – our week anniversary. A runaround of yesterday’s news on the site and what we might expect today. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here.
Five most-read stories yesterday:
- The Three Doctors? – ‘Believe It’ Features Many Doctor Who Casting Choices
- Marvel Comics Cancels Vision Sequel Series
- Henry Cavill Responds to Today’s ‘Superman’ Dust Up
- DC Universe Streaming App Goes Live Early – But What About The Comics?
- Ban These Books: 5 Comics We Should Ban for #BannedBooksWeek [SPOILERS]
Five comic conventions start today
- Keystone Comic Con from Reed POP, Pennsylvania Convention Center, begins today.
- Erie Comic Con begins today, at the Bayfront Convention Center also in Pennsylvania. Ouch.
- Heroes Comic Con Stockholm begins today in Sweden.
- Comic Con Africa at Kyalami Grand Prix Cirt, Midrand, South Africa begins today
- Cincinnati Comic Expo at Duke Energy Convention Center, Cincinnati begins today.
There were some new comics announced…
- Ed Brisson and Dylan Burnett Relaunch X-Force with Original Lineup in December
- Another Tick On The Checklist – Rob Venditti And Eddy Barrows Launch Freedom Fighters From DC Comics
- Saladin Ahmed and Javier Garron Launch a New Miles Morales: Spider-Man in December
- Steve Orlando and Riley Rossmo Explore Martian Manhunter’s Origins in December
While two may be ending with a bang…
Some blowback for the Vision news…
- Marvel Asked Chelsea Cain to Keep Vision Cancellation “Clean and Quiet”
- Chelsea Cain Responds to Vision Cancellation: “It Kills Me That We Won’t Get to Share Them”
A walk around Frazer Irving’s head.
A major industry change
A warning from Dragon Con
And comic shops opened and closed.
- Villains Comics & Collectibles Opens in Louisiana
- Capes Kafe Comic Store in Des Moines, Iowa, Closed Yesterday
Today in comics:
- The last day of The Cartoon Museum in its current location in London.
- Comic Book Colouring – an Art Class with Marissa Louise at Orbital Comics, London. 7pm. £15.
- Stephen Segovia signing Detective Comics #988 Comic Odyssey in Quezon City, Philippines
Happy birthdays to:
- Donny Cates, writer of Venom, Guardians Of The Galaxy, God Country and Rednecks
- Dave McKinnon, co-author of the Sleaze Castle comic books with the late Terry Wiley.
- Brent Erwin, co-owner of Collected: Your Pop Culture Headquarters of Fort Worth, Texas and Partner / COO at Ape Entertainment
- Ricky-Marcel Pitcher, creator of Can You Kill Hitler? graphic novel.
- Evan Henry, EIC of Black Ship Books
- Richard Boom, comic book agent.