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Gossip: Wonder Woman Will Be the First to be Replaced in DC Comics' 5G

Gossip: Wonder Woman Will Be the First to be Replaced in DC Comics’ 5G?

Oh, it’s a busy day in Bleeding Cool towers. You publish once piece of gossip, that inspires another, which inspires another. A few months ago, Bleeding Cool scooped the world, with news about DC Comics replacing Bruce Wayne with a new character under the cowl, the son of Luke Fox, Lucius Fox. With Bruce Wayne […]

IDW Brings John Byrne to New York City Comic Con

IDW Brings John Byrne to New York Comic Con

Most comic book publishers bring things like variant covers, t-shirts, statues, pins, and other merchandise as EXCLUSIVES to sell at comic book conventions, but IDW is one-upping all their competitors. The publisher is bringing the actual John Byrne as their New York Comic Con EXCLUSIVE. That’s right, no one knows how, but IDW somehow coaxed […]

The Daily LITG, 6th July 2019, Happy Birthday

The Daily LITG, 6th July 2019, Happy Birthday John Byrne

  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 5 most-read stories yesterday “Smash Bros.” Community Harasses A 15-Year-Old Girl For Beating a Pro “The Nevers”: Joss Whedon Signals Start on Upcoming HBO […]

John Byrne Won’t Let Marvel Publish His X-Men Fan-Fic Comic, Elsewhen

Last year, John Byrne began work on a new X-Men comic book – but just for himself and his fans. As C.B. Cebulski was made Editor-In-Chief of Marvel Comics, there was talk of Marvel approaching John to publish it officially. However for reasons that John Byrne seems unwilling to discuss, that is not happening. So […]

John Byrne Says He Would Be Back at Marvel if C.B. Cebulski Shook His Hand

At the Marvel Fanfare panel at New York Comic Con earlier this weekend, Marvel Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski addressed what he’s claimed is his top wishlist item: getting John Byrne back at Marvel. Talk of Byrne’s return has reached a fever pitch since the pair had breakfast together and Byrne started posting an X-Men fanfic comic […]

John Byrne is Writing and Drawing His Own X-Men Fanfic Comic, Evermore

Comic book creator John Byrne used to create X-Men comic books with Chris Claremont. Then, after the death of Jean Grey, he left. He continued to work for Marvel, DC and Dark Horse, writing and drawing a stunning array of different comic books including the likes of Fantastic Four, Alpha Flight, Hulk, Superman, Man of Steel, She-Hulk, Namor, West […]


Krypton Season 1: The Comic History of Black Zero

If you’re watching the new Syfy series Krypton, then you’ve heard them use the name “Black Zero” to describe what the leaders of Kandor City would call a terrorist organization. So far, we’ve yet to really see anyone who were part of the group, but the name has been bandied about like a bogeyman. So […]

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John Byrne’s X-Men Returns… as Artifact Edition at IDW

His run on Star Trek: New Visions may be wrapping up as IDW joins the comics industry in turmoil, but fans of legendary artist John Byrne will pleased to know that more Byrne goodness will be available in July. John Byrne’s X-Men is getting an Artifact Edition from IDW, highlighting Byrne’s work on the run […]

Star Trek: The Next Generation Travel to the Mirror Universe in IDW May 2018 Solicits

Star Trek the Next Generation: Through the Mirror kicks off from writers Scott and David Tipton with artists like Marcus To, Chris Johnson, and J.K. Woodward. Image’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Urban Legends is receiving an in-color reprint. Plus, Sonic the Hedgehog, G.I. Joe, Transformers, and other books continue onwards. All this comes out this May courtesy of IDW Publishing. More details below. Star Trek: The Next Generation: Through […]

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Arrowverse Gives Big Belly Burger Its First Faux Commercial

Fans of the Arrowverse are well aware of Big Belly Burger. It was first introduced in Arrow as the place John Diggle’s sister-in-law Carly worked, and it became a regular location during Season 1. When The Flash started up, Central City had their own Big Belly Burger and the restaurant chain has been mentioned in […]

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Teenage Rob Liefeld Draws Wolverine In The Style Of John Byrne, From 1983

Superstar artist Sir Robert Liefeld shared some rare early artwork from his teen years, emulating a favorite Wolverine panel by the great John Byrne. It’s a day ending in Y, which means it’s as good a day as any to extract content from Rob Liefeld’s Instagram and turn it into a clickbait article. It’s like […]

DC To Publish The DC Universe By John Byrne, In Time For Christmas (UPDATE)

DC Universe by John Byrne will collect much of the uncollected. Out on 19th December, this $39.99 hardcover will contain Untold Legend Of Batman #1, New Teen Titans Annual #2, Outsiders #11, Green Lantern Annual #3, Secret Origins Annual #1, World Of Smallville #1-4, Superman Annual #2, World Of Metropolis #1-4, Power Of The Atom […]

John Byrne Gets A Mixed Marvel Omnibus, And Other 2016 Omnibi

In April, Marvel Comics are to publish the Marvel Universe By John Byrne Omnibus, collecting a number of his shorter runs on titles, to accompany his already collected Fantastic Four, Uncanny X-Men and Alpha Flight runs. Collecting: Champions #11-15; Marvel Preview #11; Avengers #164-166, #181-191; Power Man #48-50; Marvel Premiere #47-48; Captain America #247-255; Silver Surfer (1982) #1; Incredible […]

When Jim Lee Gives Frank Miller His Eisner Award – And John Byrne Heard The News

From Frank Miller…. Golly, Folks. I haven’t retired yet. — Frank Miller (@FrankMillerInk) July 16, 2015 And from Jim Lee‘s side, #SDCC2015 continues–got to hand deliver @frankmillerink‘s #halloffame #eisneraward to him today at his NYC studio — Jim Lee (@JimLee) July 16, 2015 While over on the John Byrne board, he also learnt […]