Christopher Eccleston Returns – The Daily LITG, 10th August 2020

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Christopher Eccleston and the ten most-read stories on Bleeding Cool yesterday.

Christopher Eccleston Returns - The Daily LITG, 10th August 2020
Christopher Eccleston as the 9th Doctor in "Doctor Who", BBC Studios

Fifteen years since he left, Christopher Eccleston is returning to Doctor Who. And because this is Big Finish, it's can't be for the money.

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One year ago.

Ah, when our biggest concern was working out the language in the House OF X comic books…

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  6. Why Batman #75 Seems to Have Sold Fewer Copies Than Batman #74
  7. New Youngblood Publisher Offers to Develop Ryan Stegman If He Can Draw Sequentials
  8. Iron Studios Reveals "I Am Iron Man" Statue That We Love 3000
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  11. Marvel Comics States "Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man" #12 Will "No Longer" be the Final Issue

What's happening today…

Plenty of comic book events happening online as a handful return to going offline

Comic Book birthdays today.

There may not be much of a party atmosphere right now. All depends on which state you are living in. But comics folk are still getting older and still celebrating that special date.

  • Jeff Dyer of MediSin and Boo The World's Cutest Dog
  • Khoi Pham of Avengers and Teen Titans
  • Mark Schmidt, co-founder of Stratum Comics and a co-creator of The Threat

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About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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