Titan Comics’ Doctor Who range often leaves me with a strange taste in the mouth. They can be singularly awful. Parts of a recent multi-Doctor event Lost Dimensions were downright incoherent. However, I was pleasantly surprised by the first issue of a new mini-series spotlighting Sylvester McCoy’s Seventh Doctor. This…
You might recall that the Seventh Doctor’s last stay in hospital ended when Dr Grace Holloway (Daphne Ashbrook) killed him. A night in the morgue and he rose again with a new face.
Matt Smith had a spiel in one of his Doctor Who episodes that Eleven only does “big days”, like Saturdays for example. A meta reference to the Time Lords’s traditional outpost as part the UK’s diet of weekend viewing, perhaps. For a time traveler Saturday Night might be a state of mind.
The Seventh Doctor returns to BBC Radio 4 Extra for four nights starting on Monday at 18:00. Do they still call that thread the Seventh Dimension?
Panini have just reprinted one of Marvel’s best Doctor Who comics. It’s a cracker - and with so much that is right about it, the serial is also the one where everything went wrong!