The Daily LITG, 2nd December 2019 – Happy Birthday Frank Cho

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The 10 most-read stories yesterday

  1. DC Comics Keep Rafael Grampa’s Cover on Dark Knight Returns Despite Chinese Protests
  2. Ed Brubaker, Sean Phillips and Jacob Phillips Launch “Pulp” in May 2020
  3. Ubisoft Releases The “Just Dance 2020” Song List
  4. John Byrne on the Colouring of the Sensational She-Hulk Omnibus Cover
  5. Funko 12 Days of Christmas Bundle Coming on Cyber Monday
  6. “The Good Place” Season 4: Where Beginning of End Left Us [Spoilers]
  7. The Jim Shooter Files – Stan Lee on Effeminate Heroes and Ugly Women
  8. “The Mandalorian” Star Gina Carano Praises Director Bryce Dallas Howard
  9. “I Want to Make Batman Unnecessary” – Hasan Minhaj and Anand Giridharadas Take on Bruce Wayne in The Patriot Act
  10. “Watchmen”: 5 Takeaways from Pres. Robert Redford’s Timeline [Preview]

One year ago…

  1. Comic Store In Your Future – The Worst Way to Increase Sales
  2. The Quickest ResurrXion in X-Men History in Next Week’s Uncanny X-Men #4
  3. Is Marvel’s ‘Meet the Skrulls’ a Shot at the Distinguished Competition?
  4. What Has The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Ever Done For Us? 2018 Edition
  5. Why Did DC Have to Clear Putin’s Appearance Anyway?

Happening today…

  • Writing Comics and Original Graphic Novels with Simon Jowett. We discuss the profession by conversing about special relationships with artists and editors, the best way to pitch your graphic novel, and the reality of how to get your work “out there” in the industry. Clean Prose, 2 Charlotte Road, £180.

A happy birthday to…

  • Comic book creator, outrager and Emmy Award-winner Frank Cho.
  • Dennis Barger, comic book retailer and outrager.
  • Comics reviewer Elayne Weschler-Chaput
  • Alex Sinclair, comics colourist.
  • Comics podcaster John Siuntres.

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

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