IDW to produce 50th Anniversary Doctor Who Maxi-Series

IDW has produced some pretty cool Doctor Who comics, not to mention the Doctor Who/Star Trek the Next Generation crossover they are currently putting out (Issue 6 (of 8) will be out this week!), and have recently relaunched the ongoing title with Andy Diggle writing and art by Mark Buckingham. Now they are joining in to the Doctor’s 50th Anniversary (the program debuted on the BBC on November 23, 1963) with a new 12 issue Maxi-series called Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time. Each of the first 11 issues will feature a different Doctor, (beginning with the original, William Hartnell) The … Continue reading

DOCTOR WHO: Big Finish July/August Releases – Black TARDIS/White TARDIS

So, June saw the end of the first season of Fourth Doctor full cast audios from Big Finish. We won’t hear Tom Baker as the Doctor again until 2013 (or will we?) There are a lot of things going on at Big Finish, with their Lost Stories, and Companion Chronicles lines, but for now I am focusing on  Big Finish’s monthly range, as they start a new three story arc featuring the Seventh Doctor, (Sylvester McCoy) and his companions Ace (Sophie Aldred) and Hex (a Big Finish original character, played by Philip Olivier) The recent stories featuring McCoy lately have … Continue reading

Audio Review: Doctor Who – Big Finish titles for June 2012

June is the last month of we will have three full cast Doctor Who audios from Big Finish for a bit, as the first season of the 4th Doctor adventures come to an end, and the second season (alongside Mary Tamm, as Romana) doesn’t start until January 2013. Sadly it will be the last time Mary Tamm will appear in a Big Finish production, as the lovely actress passed away this week. Big Finish has already announced a third series of Fourth Doctor Audios, again along side Leela (Louis Jameson) which will be released in late 13/early 2014. I am … Continue reading

Doctor Who – May Titles from Big Finish

So things have been unseasonably busy here in Geeksville, so please forgive the lack of updates. Let’s get right to it with Big Finish’s Doctor Who offerings for May. (June’s release will be It was a triple offering with titles featuring the Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Doctors in the various full cast titles this month, so we really got out Doctor on this month. As a whole, I have been impressed by the Tom Baker series, even though I felt they started slow, and now we have reached the penultimate story of this first full season, things have really stepped … Continue reading

The Doctor, Here to Help

As we reach the end of another season of Doctor Who, just a few thoughts about this season and the series., as a whole, going back to 1963, before this season’s finale, “The Wedding of River Song” airs. This season has been a roller coaster since it started off with a shot at the Moon. We’ve had cowboys, monsters, pirates, astronauts, mermaids, and Presidents. Add a fireman and football player in there and it would be a great list of what we all wanted to be when we grew up. It’s been 7 years since Doctor Who returned to television. … Continue reading