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.
The bigger news, slightly knocked back yesterday, involves the future of Image Comics – and its aim to sell more than DC Comics with a new strategy. It’s not impossible…
The 12 most-read stories yesterday
- Cyclops, Wolverine and Jean Grey – Marvel Comics’ First Throuple?
- Frank Miller Tells Us Whether Superman or Clark Kent is the Disguise in Superman Year One: Book Three (Spoilers)
- Unicorn No More, Deadpool, Everyone’s Combining Symbiotes in Today’s Absolute Carnage Comics
- Check Out Scott, Jean and Logan’s Living Arrangements in X-Men #1 (Spoilers)
- Flash Forward #2 Rewrites Heroes In Crisis – the Heroes Wally West Killed and His Timelost Kids… (Spoilers)
- Blood Splatter Protectors Are Killer For Your Funko Collection [Review]
- Undiscovered Country #1 is Image Comics’ Biggest Genuine Launch in Five Years With 83,000 Pre-Orders
- Solicits and Covers for January’s Batman #86 and #87, the Start of the Post-King Era
- Did Justice League #34 Just Spoil the Next Month-and-a-Half of DC Comics (Spoilers)
- Speculator Corner: Is Director Devo From X-Men #1 From Uncanny X-Men #467 or Not?
- Pepe Larraz’s Cover for the House Of X/Powers Of X Hardcover
- Atlantis Attacks… Again at Marvel in January from Greg Pak and Ario Anindito
One Year Ago
- Gun Media Discusses the Future of Friday The 13th: The Game
- The Futures of Turtles, Ponies, Ghostbusters, and Kyle Baker’s Black Panther Debuts in IDW January 2019 Solicitations –
- Comic Shops Get an Exclusive John Constantine Funko POP for Free Comic Book Day 2019 (UPDATE)
- So Who Wrote These Words in Justice League and Aquaman: Drowned Earth? (Spoilers)
- Damian Wayne Gets A Crush – But Not on Crush (Teen Titans #23 Spoilers)
- Baltimore Comic-Con, Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore until Sunday.
- Santa Fe Comic Con, Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino, Santa Fe, NM, until Sunday.
- Fandemic Tour Houston, NRG Center, Houston, Texas , until Sunday.
- Markisan Naso and Jason Muhr celebrate the finale of Voracious: Appetite for Destruction, Bucket O’ Blood Books and Records, Chicago, 5pm.
- Gene Yang signing Superman Smashes The Klan, Austin Books & Comics, Austin, Texas 6-9pm.
- Chris Ware and Lynda Barry at the Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 6pm.
And a happy birthday to…
- Steve Epting, artist, co-creator of Winter Soldier and Velvet
- Tye Bourdony, owner of SciFiPulse
- Comic book reviewer Kat Hill
- Andrew Peterson, Over Night Empire Owner/Artist/Writer