Wednesday Trending Topics: New Doctor Who

The world wanted to know about this one: The episode has been slated to premiere this August, somewhere between the 23rd and 25th, at the Media Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival. What that means about an actual BBC airdate remains to be seen. Surely they won’t keep the masses waiting too much longer? How much longer? Brendon tells you.


Most-Read TV/Film Stories Today:

New Doctor Who To Premiere This August 

The opening episode of the next series of Doctor Who, we believe, is the one with the cornucopia of Daleks. Every size, shape and colour of killer pepperpot putting their subtle differences aside to exterminate as one.

Adoptees Call For A Boycott Of The Avengers

This is an interesting example of how people will misread a narrative, perhaps sometimes deliberately.

“Mewling Quim” And That Mid-Credit Smile In The Avengers Movie 

As more and more people get to see The Avengers movie (it’s out in the UK today), there are more and more questions being asked. But these are the two bigger ones.

Most-Read Comic Stories Today:

Zealot And Deathblow Join The New DCU 

We knew that Lobo would return to the DC Universe in Deathstroke #9, the first of three monthly titles plotted by Rob Liefeld (and also drawn by him). But there was someone I wasn’t expecting to see. Jim Lee’s Zealot from the Wildstorm series WildCATS.

“No More Avengers” To Make AVX A Little One Sided…

For all that Avengers Vs X-Men has been hyped, it’s offered very little in the way of A versus X.

This Week In Avengers Vs X-Men 

There’s been a lot happening in Avengers Vs X-Men this week. Possibly more than happened in the actual comic. Some of it gets a little confusing as well. Let’s see if we can work it out.


About Mark Seifert

Co-founder and Creative director of Bleeding Cool parent company Avatar Press. Bleeding Cool Managing Editor, tech and data wrangler. Machine Learning hobbyist. Vintage paper addict.

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