The Daily LITG – 9th September 2019, Goodbye Terry Wiley

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

  1. When You Get Paid For a Character No One Realised Was in X-Men: Dark Phoenix
  2. Dave Chappelle: How Comedy “Lost” Its Way [OPINION]
  3. Russian Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky Calls Adult Comic Book Readers Morons
  4. Comic Stores Get Exclusive Cover for Michael Allred’s David Bowie Graphic Memoir – 9 Page Preview
  5. BBC Broadcasts Lost Monty Python Sketches For 50th Anniversary – Streaming Free, Globally
  6. Fanboy Rampage: Rob Liefeld vs Sean Gordon Murphy Over Whether or Not DC Sucks
  7. “Star Trek: Discovery” – Walter Mosley Quits Over N-Word Use Reaction
  8. NYCC Funko POP Reveal Train – Final Stop – Heroes, Games, Etc.
  9. “Rose Tyler: The Dimension Cannon”: Billie Piper & Co. Shine [REVIEW]
  10. “Titans” Season 2: Conor Leslie Has Fun as “Deathstroke Girl” [IMAGE]
  11. “The Masked Singer” Season 2: Bigger, Better & Badder [PREVIEW]
  12. Doomsday Clock #11 Beats House Of X #4 in Bleeding Cool Bestseller List, 7th September 2019

Happening today…

Things To Do In London If You Like Comics - September 2019

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 AquamanKevin 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 MenMike Speakman.
  • David Price of the 11 O’Clock Comics Podcast.
  • Owner of Texan comic store Urban Legends, Aaron Settle.
  • Mike Speakman, creator of Carmen.

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

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