Comic Preview – Doctor Who: The Ninth Doctor #1

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  Since gaining the Doctor Who license in 2014, Titan Comics launched 3 ongoing series, based on the hit BBC TV series, about the crusading Time Lord known only as the Doctor.  They currently publish comics starring the 10th (David Tennant), 11th (Matt Smith) and the 12th and current Doctor (Peter Capaldi). This week a fourth series joins them, as Titan releases Doctor Who: The Ninth Doctor #1.   Unlike the other three series, The Ninth Doctor is a 5 issue miniseries, not an ongoing.    It will be the first of a series of miniseries to feature the other nine … Continue reading

Doctor Who Collectables Museum Wants More Space, and They Are Running Out of Time

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Who North America, one of the United States’ biggest retailers of Doctor Who swag is looking to grow, and expand, both their store and their museum of Doctor Who Merchandise! Since the Doctor hasn’t showed up with a lost treasure of the Incas, they are asking for your help!  They are also looking to produce a booklet about the history of Who North America. Check out this video tour of the museum and warehouse Keith Bradbury, owner of WhoNA,  has been a fan of the Doctor’s since the 1970’s and he was one of the first to reach out to … Continue reading

Staff Picks – What To Get This Week, Wednesday March 4

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Another Wednesday, so you know what’s up. Here are a few titles we suggest you look at when you visit your local comic shop.     TOP OF THE STACK Hawkeye #1 from Marvel Comics Writer: Jeff Lemire Art: Perez – Herring What Marvel says: THE AVENGING ARCHERS ARE BACK! • Hawkeye returns in an all-new series featuring superstar writer Jeff Lemire in his Marvel debut and Eisner Award-winning artist Ramon Perez, as they bring you a fresh new look into the life of everyone’s favorite Avenger. With Kate Bishop, his trusted ward and protégé back at his side (not … Continue reading

The Very Animated History of Doctor Who

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  Doctor Who has been running for over 50 years, and like many other long running science fiction programing, the show has found it’s way into other mediums.  Films, TV spinoffs, books, audio plays, and comic books based on the adventures of the Doctor have all been made, with varying degrees of success, from out of continuity one-offs, to 16 years running strong. But if there was one dimension the Doctor has had trouble breaking into, and that is the world of animation. Star Trek had a cartoon series, set during the fourth year of the original 5 year mission, … Continue reading

Should A Classic Doctor Who Companion Make a Return?

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  Over 50 years of Phone Box travel, the Doctor has had many companions who have come and gone over the years.  Some left the Doctor to settle down, others left the Doctor for adventures of their own, a few sadly had their adventure end in sacrifice and death. When the show returned ten years ago (Yes… Ten YEARS!), the producers made a very strong choice to not make too many direct connection to the original series, which went off the air in 1990.  There was no regeneration scene from the earlier Doctor (like there was for the ill-fated 1996 … Continue reading