Welcome to the pretty-much-mostly-daily Lying In The Gutters. A run around the day before and the day ahead. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. I am writing this at 8am, sat outside the Wyndham Theatre in London’s West End. I have been here for around three hours. You can find out why right here…
The 12 most-read stories yesterday
- When You Get Paid For a Character No One Realised Was in X-Men: Dark Phoenix
- Dave Chappelle: How Comedy “Lost” Its Way [OPINION]
- Russian Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky Calls Adult Comic Book Readers Morons
- Comic Stores Get Exclusive Cover for Michael Allred’s David Bowie Graphic Memoir – 9 Page Preview
- BBC Broadcasts Lost Monty Python Sketches For 50th Anniversary – Streaming Free, Globally
- Fanboy Rampage: Rob Liefeld vs Sean Gordon Murphy Over Whether or Not DC Sucks
- “Star Trek: Discovery” – Walter Mosley Quits Over N-Word Use Reaction
- NYCC Funko POP Reveal Train – Final Stop – Heroes, Games, Etc.
- “Rose Tyler: The Dimension Cannon”: Billie Piper & Co. Shine [REVIEW]
- “Titans” Season 2: Conor Leslie Has Fun as “Deathstroke Girl” [IMAGE]
- “The Masked Singer” Season 2: Bigger, Better & Badder [PREVIEW]
- Doomsday Clock #11 Beats House Of X #4 in Bleeding Cool Bestseller List, 7th September 2019
- Two Hoots Triple Launch Party,7-9pm, Gosh Comics, London. Trio of children’s authors launching their new books from Two-Hoots.
- Midnight Vista #1 signing with Eliot Rahal, AW YEAH Comics, Skokie, Illinois, 5:30–7:30pm.
- Church Street Library Graphic Novel Club, Church Street Library, Marylebone, London. 6:30 – 8pm.
- Brompton Library Graphic Novel Reading Group, Upstairs in the Brompton Library Learning Space, London. 6:30 – 7.30pm.
- Marin Comics Fest presents Brian Fies, San Anselmo Public Library, San Anselmo, California, 6:30 – 7.30pm.
A year ago…
We said goodbye to the late, great Terry Wiley. The loss remains incalculable.
And a happy birthday to…
- Kathleen O’Shea, wife of Peter David and writer and editor in her own right.
- Legendary comic creator on LEGION, Justice League, Superboy, Trinity Angels, Worlds Finest and Aquaman, Kevin Maguire.
- Leslie Zahler, comic book colourist.
- Publisher of Slave Labor Graphics, and Justice League writer Dan Vado.
- John Amor, artist on Judas The Last Days.
- Manga editor and former Director of DC Manga, Asako Suzuki.
- Jerry Prosser, co-creator of Comics’ Greatest World, writer of Animal Man, editor of Sin City.
- Comic book agent Joaquin Garcia Marina.
- George Shero of Shero Comics.
- Creator and writer of Australian comic book Car Men, Mike Speakman.
- David Price of the 11 O’Clock Comics Podcast.
- Owner of Texan comic store Urban Legends, Aaron Settle.
- Mike Speakman, creator of Carmen.