We haven’t even made it through Halloween yet, but why wait for Doctor Who to get us in the mood for Christmas? The TARDIS is back on the scene and taking aim at superheroes, as The BBC releases a new preview for 2016 Christmas special “The Return of Doctor Mysterio,” along with a first synopsis.
Doctor Who has historically done well with its event screenings, and it’s only fair one of the franchise’s biggest “lost” episodes gets equal opportunity. Fifty years from its premiere, Doctor Who: The Power of the Daleks will get a theatrical release, featuring bonus interviews with the original cast.
Now, I'm not too sure how popular Roger Hargreaves' series of Mr. Men children's' books are in the good ol' United States, but I grew up as a massive fan of the short, digestible and highly entertaining line of books featuring the likes of Mr. Tickle, Mr. Happy and Mr. Bump (my favorite).
Next year, Mr. Men will be mashed-up with another beloved British franchise as Puffin Books releases four Doctor Who-inspired children's books written and illustrated by Adam Hargreaves, who is both Roger Hargreaves' son and the original inspiration for the series!
There’s no need to wait until 2017 – Doctor Who is back! Or, he will be this Christmas, so get a first look at this year’s Christmas special “The Return of Doctor Mysterio” with a new trailer and photo. What super-shenanigans has Steven Moffat cooked up in his final year as showrunner?
Doctor Who won’t officially debut any new episodes until Christmas, but the Doctor himself will be back a few months earlier. Young-adult spinoff Class has officially set an October premiere, Peter Capaldi included, while New York Comic-Con will also host both Doctor Who and its new series.
We don’t yet know if future Star Wars movies will deepen our understanding of the Force any, but Star Wars Rebels Season 3 definitely aims to make things … well, bigger. A new Season 3 clip introduces the mysteriously neutral Force entity “The Bendu,” voiced by none other than Doctor Who star Tom Baker.
Even by the admittedly kooky standards of Doctor Who, the adventures of the Third Doctor are remarkable for their idiosyncrasy. As portrayed by actor Jon Pertwee in the early 1970s, the Third Doctor spent much of his tenure stranded in Britain in a single time period, working alongside the military, rather than travelling across all of time and space.
That's the era revisited in the new Doctor Who: New Adventures With The Third Doctor series launching this week from writer Paul Cornell, artist Christopher Jones, and colorist Hi-Fi, with the Doctor trading in his bright blue Tardis for his bright yellow roadster, Bessie. Jones spoke to ComicsAlliance about working with Cornell, and his research as an artist, and shared an exclusive look at the art process from inks to colors.
Doctor Who has been saving Earth long enough that a few episodes have actually been lost to history (and poor storage), but at least one fateful adventure is getting a major update. The BBC will re-release 1966 outing “The Power Of The Daleks” this fall, reconstructed as a six-part animated production with original audio and film clips.
After a successful miniseries run with the character last year, Cavan Scott is reuniting with Doctor Who's Ninth Doctor --- brought to the screen by Christopher Eccleston --- for a second series from Titan Comics, this time on an ongoing basis, and joined by artist Adriana Melo and colorist Matheus Lopes.
The first two issues are already out, and the third is on the way, but we wanted to go back to the start with Scott to learn a little bit more about his ideas and his vision for the series. Grab your copy of Doctor Who: The Ninth Doctor #1 and read along as Scott offers a behind the scenes look at the series, complete with a rundown of the Easter eggs you might have missed!
Titan Comics has had great success with its Doctor Who comics of recent years, and with so many incarnations of the time-travelling adventurer to choose from, there are so many stories to be told. This August sees another legendary iteration get their own solo comic spotlight as The Third Doctor gets his own series.