The Daily LITG, 6th July 2019, Happy Birthday John Byrne


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The 5 most-read stories yesterday

  1. “Smash Bros.” Community Harasses A 15-Year-Old Girl For Beating a Pro
  2. “The Nevers”: Joss Whedon Signals Start on Upcoming HBO Sci-Fi Drama
  3. The Punisher Has Words For Police Who Use His Skull Logo (#13 Spoilers)
  4. “The Walking Dead”: AMC Issues Statement on Comic Book Ending
  5. As DC Knocks Back MAD Magazine, Marvel Revives CRAZY
  6. Doom Slayer Figure Fully Revealed by McFarlane Toys

Happening today:

And a happy birthday to:

The Daily LITG, 6th July 2019, Happy Birthday
Photo by Luigi Novi
  • John Byrne, creator of Next Men, Danger Unlimited, Alpha Flight, writer/artist on X-Men, Namor, Fantastic Four, She-Hulk, Wonder Woman, and much more.
  • Eric Fein, writer/editor for Marvel Comics on Spider-Man.
  • Michael Tierney, creator of Wild Stars, owner of The Comic Book Store and Collector’s Edition in Little Rock.
  • Katherine Collins, cartoonist, creator of Neil The Horse.
  • Tony Franco, cartoonist on Marvel Star Line, creator of Liberteria strip.
  • Christy Marx, creator of Sisterhood of Steel, writer on Conan, Red Sonja, and Elfquest.
  • Joe Zabel, artist on American Splendor.
  • Chuck Fiala, artist on Stanley And His Monster, Bugs Bunny, Cool World, Adolescent Radioactive Black Belt Hamsters.
  • Stan Timmons, artist on Alien Nation.
  • Louis Paradis, comics creator on Titanic, Sextant, Bambou, Jet.
  • Terry Mayo, writer and creator of The Wicked Righteous. 
  • Lance Roger Axt, creator of Titanium Rain.

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