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Sneak Peek: Doctor Who – Twelfth Doctor Who #2

Doctor Who: Twelfth Doctor #2 - Cover C - Clara

  The second issue of Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor goes on sale on Wednesday in all good comic shops from Titan Comics and we have a sneak peek at the issue below. Here’s all the details all Scary Eyebrow Fans need to know… DOCTOR WHO: THE TWELFTH DOCTOR #2 Writer: Robbie Morrison Artist: Dave Taylor  Colorist: Hi-Fi  Letterer: Comicraft Humour Strip: Colin Bell & Neil Slorance Publisher: Titan ... Read More »

BBC heads to the frontiers of space and time with new Science Fiction programming

Historian and author Dominic Sandbrook head to the very frontiers of space and science to offer audiences the definitive television history of science fiction. Image: BBC

  The BBC has announced a number of science fiction-related programmes, including a new four-part series on BBC Two in which Dominic Sandbrook explores how science fiction has offered a revealing window into our dreams and our nightmares that will feature input from the likes of comics writer and author Neil Gaiman, Time Traveller’s Wife and comic author Audrey Niffenegger; and SF ... Read More »

Countdown to Christmas begins with Doctor Who Adventures

Doctor Who Adventures 358 Cover

  You know it’s coming… but some publishers like to get in on the Yuletide festivities almost as early as the supermarkets! The new issue of BBC Doctor Who Adventures, the magazine for young Doctor Who fans, is out today, Wednesday 5 November, and the issue comes with the perfect gift to get readers ready for Christmas – an awesome advent ... Read More »

Doctor Who Sonic Screwdrivers in the works from Rubbertoe Replicas

  Rubbertoe Replicas has announced it is to release limited edition, officially licensed replicas of the Eleventh and Twelfth Doctor’s Sonic Screwdriver, based on the prop from the show. The replicas, due to ship in late November 2014, are based on the props created by Rubbertoe’s master prop maker, Nick Robatto, for the Doctor Who show itself, crafted from over eighty ... Read More »

Out of this World: Science Fiction but not as you know it

The Martians from H G Wells’s The War of the Worlds; as depicted by Alvim-Correa in the Belgian edition, La Guerre des mondes (Brussels, 1906). Out of this World: Science Fiction but not as you know it is the British Library’s first exhibition to explore science fiction through literature, film, illustration and sound and opens next month, running until September. ... Read More »

Out of this World: Science Fiction but not as you know it

Out of this World: Science Fiction but not as you know it is the British Library’s first exhibition to explore science fiction through literature, film, illustration and sound and opens next month, running until September. The Library tells us “it will challenge visitors’ perceptions of the genre by uncovering gems of the Library’s collections from the earliest science fiction manuscripts ... Read More »

Sci-Fi Artist Spotlight: Andrew Skilleter

Andrew Skilleter is an artist who doesn’t feature in Sci-Fi Art Now but I’m hoping that if there is a follow up volume he might be in that. I first worked with him back on Doctor Who Magazine in the late 1980s and I admire his work; he’s a dab hand at both original and licensed art commissions, particularly Doctor ... Read More »

Cold Day at Marvel UK: Strip by Strip Feature

Doctor Who: A Cold Day in Hell

As previously noted, Panini UK has just released A Cold Day in Hell, its first collection of Doctor Who strips featuring the Seventh Doctor, played on TV by Sylvester McCoy, in May 2009. downthetubes has now published an in-depth ‘strip by strip’ feature based on interviews with most of the strip creators – including Lee Sullivan, John Ridgway, Mike Collins, ... Read More »

Daleks Series That Never Was

The Daleks by Brian Williamson

The latest issue of Panini UK’s Doctor Who Magazine — alongside its usual as ever excellent coverage of the ongoing TV series — features some cracking illustrations by comics artist Brian Williamson that accompany a feature on a series spin-off that never made it to the screen: The Daleks. Written by top TV archivist Andrew Pixley, Daleks’ Invasion USA: 1967 ... Read More »

WebFinds: Andrew Orton’s Doctor Who wizardry

Frontier in Space Poster by Andrew Orton

Comics writer David Bishop’s unearthed some groovy Doctor Who art: check out Vicious Imagery: Andrew Orton is a fecking genius – or visit Andrew’s web site here Read More »

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