This Semester’s Schedule: English, Math, and Doctor Who

Doctor Who Class

Make room in your class schedule for a little time travel.  Aquinas College, in Stockport, Greater Manchester, UK is offering a class this spring in our favorite Time Lord, Doctor Who. Part of the school’s Adult Education program, the class will run 11 weeks, meeting once a week.  The class will cover all 51 years of the program’s illustrious history, from the it’s conception by Sydney Newman and Verity Lambert right up though the present day series, starring Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman, and produced by Steven Moffat. Here’s the class description from the school’s website: Have you ever thought … Continue reading

Marvel Scores David Tennant For Netflix Series A/K/A Jessica Jones

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News came today from Marvel and Netflix that Doctor Who star David Tennant will join the cast of Marvel’s A/K/A Jessica Jones as villain Zebediah Kilgrave.  The down to earth super hero series, starring Krysten Ritter as the titular heroine will première on Netflix in 2015. After a tragic ending to her short-lived super hero stint, Jessica Jones is rebuilding her personal life and career as a detective who gets pulled into cases involving people with extraordinary abilities in New York City. Zebediah Kilgrave, the Purple Man first appeared in 1964 in Daredevil #4.  In the comic, he is an … Continue reading

Meeting Each New Face of Doctor Who; Rating The New Doctors First Stories

My Doctor is in the Picture

  It was 8 months ago, when the Twelfth Doctor (Peter Capaldi) brashly made his way into our lives, screaming about his kidneys. It was a brief glimpse of who we are about to properly meet in a week’s time.   For many fans, we have become accustomed to this change.  For some, it was the first time they’ve said goodbye to “their” Doctor, and now will meet this new man.  This new man who saunters in, taking the place of their hero. If you were one of the lucky ones to see Deep Breath already, somewhere along the Doctor Who … Continue reading

Comic Book Review – Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #1 from Titan Comics

Doctor Who Tenth Doctor #1 Regular

Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #1 Writers: Nick Abadzis Artist:  Elena Casagrande with Michele Pasta Cover Artist: Alice X. Zhang Alternative Covers by Elena Casagrande, Rob Farmer, Warren Pleece, & Alice X. Zhang Publisher: Titan Comics Quick Take: A new era of begins, as Titan Comics takes over the Doctor Who license and launchs not one but two new Doctor Who series this week, each featuring a different Doctor. (A third series featuring the incoming 12th Doctor, Peter Capaldi debuts in October). This series features the 1oth Doctor (David Tennant) in new adventures set between the end of Series 4, and … Continue reading

New Doctor Who Comics in 2014!

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If you know me at all you know that the two things I geek out the most about are comic books and Doctor Who.  So you know when I can talk about both at the same time I am one very happy geek. When it was announced last year that IDW would be losing the Doctor Who license I was disappointed.  While I don’t think their run was perfect, for the most part I was pretty impressed with the books that they produced (I was particularly fond of by the run done by Tony Lee and Matthew Dow Smith). It wasn’t … Continue reading