Welcome to the eighth 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
- Marvel Preview Reveals Rogue is Secret Daughter of Professor X and Lilandra
- When Richard Meyer Tried To Gaimansplain Neil Gaiman Over His Own Career
- 19 Revealed DC Comics Covers for October and November From Jenny Frison, Jim Lee, Bill Sienkiewicz, Frank Cho and More
- Marvel Asked Chelsea Cain to Keep Vision Cancellation “Clean and Quiet”
- 3 New Images From Titans Featuring a New Look at Jason Todd
Marvel teased stuff
Comic stores opened and closed or kept going
- Bamf Comics & Collectibles Opens In Florida
- Lynchburg, Virginia’s Last Comic Shop, Star Port, Closes
- DJ’s Comic Corner in St Catherine’s, Ontario Opened This Past Weekend
- Gosh Comics of London Are Hiring as Well
- Employee Took Closing North Carolina Comic Store, Reopened It as Morgan’s Comics
We got some stats…
- Fantastic Four #1 Helped Marvel Squeeze Out DC and Image Comics Marketshare in August 2018
- Comixology Bestseller List – 14th September 2018 – DC Going Through a Dry Spell?
- It is Batman Day today in a comic shop, bookstore or library near you…
- Including Andy Kubert signing at Vroman’s, Pasadena at 11am followed by Jim Lee at 12:30pm
- And Paul Dini signing at The Perky Nerd, Burbank at 3pm
- The International Comics Expo in Birmingham begins today.
- Monroe Comic Con begins today.
- Saskatoon Entertainment Expo begins today.
- Keystone Comic Con from Reed POP, Pennsylvania Convention Center, continues.
- Erie Comic Con begins today, at the Bayfront Convention Center in Pennsylvania continues.
- Heroes Comic Con Stockholm continues today in Sweden.
- Comic Con Africa at Kyalami Grand Prix Cirt, Midrand, South Africa continues.
- Cincinnati Comic Expo at Duke Energy Convention Center, Cincinnati continues.
- Metal musicians The Sons of Baluar Forbidden Planet London Megastore 11am onwards in support of Alec Worley and Pye Parr signing The Realm Of The Damned, Forbidden Planet London Megastore 1-2pm
Happy birthdays to…
- Comic book colourist Laura Martin
- IDW Senior Editor Scott Dunbier
- Italian artist for StarComics and Sergio Bonelli Editore, Giancarlo Caracuzzo
- Max Douglas aka Salgood Sam, cartoonist, author, illustrator, and teacher.
- Mark Stokes, comic book creator of Zombie Boy.
- Judge Dredd artist Sam Hart.
- Ashley Fox, Creative Director / Consultant at Alpha Channel Books
And to American comic books themselves.
Happy birthday comic books…
- DC Comics’ Reboot of Books Of Magic This Week - October 22, 2018
- First Review: The Green Lantern #1 by Grant Morrison and Liam Sharp – From 2000AD to Preacher? - October 22, 2018
- Valiant Entertainment to Publish ‘The Forgotten Queen’ - October 22, 2018
- Geoff Weber Adds Depth to The Scientists by Thinking Inside the Box - October 22, 2018
- Unboxing the Beatles Yellow Submarine Graphic Novel Special Gift Set from Titan Comics With My Dad - October 22, 2018