This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast: A special episode as Matthew and Stephen discuss all things Doctor Who and DC related (really, we didn’t plan this). Everything from Secret Six, and the Four Doctors #5 to Gotham on FOX, and Greg Berlanoti’s busy schedule!

NEWS
Jenna Coleman Leaving Doctor Who

[Television] Jenna Coleman is leaving Doctor Who

Gambit Loses Director

[Movies] Gambit loses director, crew told to go home

REVIEWS
STEPHEN
DOCTOR WHO: FOUR DOCTORS #5
WRITER: Paul Cornell
ARTIST: Neil Edwards
PUBLISHER: Titan Comics
Can the Doctors and their surviving companions put time back on the right track?!

Rating: ★★★½☆

MATTHEW
SECRET SIX #6
Art by: Dale Eaglesham
Cover by: Dale Eaglesham
Written by: Gail Simone
U.S. Price: $2.99
What is the Secret? Actually, there’s more than one—and the answers are revealed here. The true identity of Mockingbird was only one of the secrets, and it’s not even the most shocking. Plus: A marriage that should not happen is proposed. A person you thought was long gone returns. And at least one of the Six is not the person you think they are. (Okay, it’s the dummy.) From this point on, all bets are off.

Rating: ★★★½☆

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DISCUSSION: Impure Blood Vol. 1

Dubbed the “Abomination” because of his appearance, Roan carries within his human body the Blood of a mystical and nearly extinct race known as the Ancients. Blood which manifests itself in exceptional strength and physical mutation. Blood that earned him imprisonment in the Veresta Stadium, where pure-blooded humans force him to fight in gladiatorial games. He jumps at the prospect of freedom when a mysterious girl named Dara appears at his cell and offers him a chance at a new life in exchange for his help. Roan cares only for his freedom until a new player joins the game and threatens the very existence of humanity. Now Roan must make a choice: Overcome a lifetime of humiliation, repression and rage, and protect the people that imprisoned him, or walk away and allow humanity to suffer the consequences of its mission to suppress the Ancient Blood.

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The Author

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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5 Comments

  1. September 23, 2015 at 5:13 am — Reply

    is this linking to episode 604?

    • September 23, 2015 at 8:16 am — Reply

      That’s strange… nothing in the code, but it is fixed now.

  2. September 23, 2015 at 10:34 am — Reply

    I think the chance of the 13th Doctor being female is now approximately 100%.

  3. September 25, 2015 at 3:09 pm — Reply

    Boo me all you like, I stand by my statement.

    Also, I made a meaningful and heartfelt comment on the Star Trek vs Star Wars poll, but you skipped it for this one that I was ambivalent about. *sigh*

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