The Daily LITG, 18th October 2019, Happy Birthday Steve Epting

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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

  1. Cyclops, Wolverine and Jean Grey – Marvel Comics’ First Throuple?
  2. Frank Miller Tells Us Whether Superman or Clark Kent is the Disguise in Superman Year One: Book Three (Spoilers)
  3. Unicorn No More, Deadpool, Everyone’s Combining Symbiotes in Today’s Absolute Carnage Comics
  4. Check Out Scott, Jean and Logan’s Living Arrangements in X-Men #1 (Spoilers)
  5. Flash Forward #2 Rewrites Heroes In Crisis – the Heroes Wally West Killed and His Timelost Kids… (Spoilers)
  6. Blood Splatter Protectors Are Killer For Your Funko Collection [Review]
  7. Undiscovered Country #1 is Image Comics’ Biggest Genuine Launch in Five Years With 83,000 Pre-Orders
  8. Solicits and Covers for January’s Batman #86 and #87, the Start of the Post-King Era
  9. Did Justice League #34 Just Spoil the Next Month-and-a-Half of DC Comics (Spoilers)
  10. Speculator Corner: Is Director Devo From X-Men #1 From Uncanny X-Men #467 or Not?
  11. Pepe Larraz’s Cover for the House Of X/Powers Of X Hardcover
  12. Atlantis Attacks… Again at Marvel in January from Greg Pak and Ario Anindito

One Year Ago

  1. Gun Media Discusses the Future of Friday The 13th: The Game
  2. The Futures of Turtles, Ponies, Ghostbusters, and Kyle Baker’s Black Panther Debuts in IDW January 2019 Solicitations –
  3. Comic Shops Get an Exclusive John Constantine Funko POP for Free Comic Book Day 2019 (UPDATE)
  4. So Who Wrote These Words in Justice League and Aquaman: Drowned Earth? (Spoilers)
  5. Damian Wayne Gets A Crush – But Not on Crush (Teen Titans #23 Spoilers)

Happening today…

And a happy birthday to…

The Daily LITG, 18th October 2019, Happy Birthday
Photo by William Tung
  • 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

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