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Spider-Man: Life Story Remembers 9/11 – And Much More (Spoilers)

I thought last month’s Spider-Man: Life Story by Chip Zdarsky and Mark Bagley was masterful, weaving together as it did the Clone Saga, the real plans behind the Clone Saga and the retcon upon retcon that had to be layered over it after negative fan reaction. The original plan was to have the presumed clone […]







The Daily LITG, 17th July 2019 – San Diego Comic-Con 2019 Begins

The Daily LITG, 17th July 2019 – Happy 50th Birthday, San Diego Comic-Con

  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 10 most-read stories yesterday Marvel to Kill Off Immortal Hulk in October’s Immortal Hulk #25 Matthew Rosenberg Says It Was Painful to Kill Off […]

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Stephanie Hans’ FOC Cover to Weatherman Vol 2 #3 a Little Bit Early…

It still has a couple of weeks to go until this title gets to its Final Order Cut-Off date, so we are getting this early. But here’s a look at DIE’s Stephanie Hans‘ FOC cover for Weatherman Vol 2 #3 by Jody LeHeup and Nathan Fox, out from Image Comics in August. WEATHERMAN VOL 2 […]


Is He a Glutton For Punishment? Gabe Yocum Rejoins Bill Jemas at AWA Comics

Is He a Glutton For Punishment? Gabe Yocum Rejoins Bill Jemas at AWA Comics

Gabe Yocum used to run the direct sales department at Double Take, the comic book line of Take2 Interactive that was run by Bill Jemas. He’ll have been there when Bill Jemas fell out with Ken Levine so the original plan to publish comics in a shared gaming universe of X-Com, Civilisation and Bioshock fell […]

Diamond Retailer Best Practices Awards: Summer 2019 - Best Online Ad Campaign

Diamond Retailer Best Practices Awards: Summer 2019 – Best Online Ad Campaign

The Diamond Retailer Best Practices Awards: Summer 2019 will be announced as San Diego Comic-Con on the Friday. Submitted by retailers, the Diamond BPAs seek to identify and honour comic shops that demonstrate “best practices” in their stores, offering customers and community a consistently appealing shopping experience… Nominations for the Summer 2019 Awards span four […]