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The Daily LITG - 26th September 2019, Happy Birthday Louise Simonson

The Daily LITG – 26th September 2019, Happy Birthday Louise Simonson

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 12 most-read stories yesterday Guardians Of The Galaxy to be Relaunched by Marvel in 2020 Jonathan Hickman Defends Jean Grey's Costume in Coded Message "Rick […]

Louise Simonson and June Brigman Bring Back Power Pack in August

Louise Simonson and June Brigman Bring Back Power Pack in August

In news more exciting than the Hickman X-Men relaunch, Power Pack is returning with its original creators for an all-new adventure in August, as June Brigman and Louise Simonson reunite for Power Pack: Grow Up! #1. Additionally, Simonson and Gurihiru will contribute a short story to the book, both set in the time period of […]

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The DC Primal Age 100-Page Giant is Half-Baked Fun

DC Primal Age is a wonderful idea in theory. Combining the style of the old Masters of the Universe toy line with DC characters is an idea that probably should have happened a long time ago. Now a line of toys from Funko, it is also a 100-page giant comic that can only be found […]

Action Comics #1000 cover by Jim Lee, Scott Williams, and Alex Sinclair

Action Comics #1000 Review: Happy Birthday, Superman

In this celebration of 1000 issues of Action Comics and the 80th birthday of Superman himself, we are given 10 tales of the Man of Steel in Action Comics #1000. The first is a celebration of Superman courtesy of Metropolis. The second is a montage of the eras of Superman through the technological wizardry of Vandal Savage. […]

Chris Claremont on How Heroes Stand up for Social Inequity, and the Re-Released X-Men Doc

For the upcoming expanded re-release of the Patrick Meaney-directed documentary, Chris Claremont's X-Men, I was given the opportunity to interview both Meaney and Chris Claremont himself to talk about the documentary, the X-Men, and the kind of comics the world needs. BC: I'll start with Mr. Claremont. This is one you probably get a lot, but I have to […]

Faith And Thinking About What You Want This Country To Be

By John Odom It's hard to find something about Faith that hasn't already been said. Praised internationally in publications such as the Atlantic, noted for the spectacular sales of her solo launch, and drawing extra attention in recent months for announcements of Sony's plans for an onscreen appearance and upcoming "crossover" with Democratic Presidential nominee […]

Louise Simonson And David Marquez Join Final Issue Of Fantastic Four

This is how the final issue of The Fantastic Four was solicited. FANTASTIC FOUR #645 (W) James Robinson & Various (A) Leonard Kirk & Various (CA) Leonard Kirk THE MOST CONTROVERSIAL FANTASTIC FOUR STORY CONCLUDES IN AN EXTRA-SIZED SPECIAL!•  Will the Fantastic Four defeat The Quiet Man and the corrupted forces of the Heroes Reborn universe?•  Will […]

Celebrating Dark Horse's Women In Comics – Elfquest's Wendy Pini Is Proud To Be A 'Tough, Stubborn, Long-Surviving Woman Pioneer'

Since 1978, the world of Elfquest has inspired the minds and artistic bent of generations of readers, and the unstoppable trajectory of its ever-expanding world has moved through various platforms, displaying the full versatility of the comics medium, from mainstream publishing, to self-publication, webcomics, and now back to print in a new incarnation with Dark […]

Essential 8 Women Working In Comics – Yes, Gail, Boys Like Comics Too

By Erik Grove Women like comic books. That shouldn't be surprising to anyone because comics are amazing. There's nothing inherently masculine or feminine about words and pictures telling a story. Being surprised by women liking comics is like being surprised that women like movies or like books or like music. Still, the majority of readers […]

Louise Simonson Writes 'Super Secret Crisis War' For Cartoon Network Comics

Expect IDW to announce this during their presentation at the ComcisPRO event in Atlanta, Georgia today. But they are releasing a Cartoon Network crossover event this summer, starring Samurai Jack, The Powerpuff Girls, Dexter's Laboratory, Ben 10, Ed, Edd, & Eddy and more. And all their foes of course. It's called Super Secret Crisis War. Of […]

Is X-Men Gold The Most Expensive Issue Of X-Men Ever?

In November, as part of the 50th anniversary of the X-Men, Marvel are publishing X-Men Gold, with creators Stan Lee, Chris Claremont, Fabian Nicieza, Louise Simonson, Walter Simonson, Bob McLeod and more. Chris Claremont, it may surprise some to learn, is exclusive to Marvel Comics. He's had a rolling contract with the publisher that pays him […]

Geek Girl on the Street Reports: Talking With Louise Simonson

Kate Kotler writes for Bleeding Cool; The beauty of the Batgirl of San Diego, is that without knowing she was doing so, Kyrax2 started a really interesting conversation online about the role of women as creators and fans of superhero comics. In reflecting on my chat with her, the main questions I was left with […]