The Daily LITG, 8th July 2019 – Happy Birthday, Whilce Portacio

 

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The 5 most-read stories yesterday

  1. Niantic Seemingly Teases Team Rocket Again For “Pokémon GO”
  2. C.B. Cebulski Calls Out New Marvel Writers on Twitter for Job Insecurity
  3. Thor is Ready For Battle With New MAFEX Infinity War Figure
  4. Comic Store In Your Future – Another 25 Hot Comics To Trawl Through Your Longboxes For
  5. Donny Cates Announces Important Upcoming Moments in Absolute Carnage/Venom Crossover Issues

Happening today:

And a happy birthday to:

  • Whilce Portacio, creator of Wetworks, original founder of Image Comics, recent artist on Major X.
  • Mort Castle, comics editor and writer of Darchon for Red Giant.
  • Stan Woch, artist on Batman, Doom Patrol, Airboy and Sandman.
  • Brian LeBlanc, artist on Threshold.
  • Brad Nelson, writer for Grayhaven Comics.
  • Tayyar Ozkan, artist on Heavy Metal Magazine and The Dreaming.

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Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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