Titan Comics new UK Doctor Who Comic out later this month

Doctor Who Comic Issue 1 - Titan

 

Titan Comics is to launch a new UK-based Doctor Who Comic on 26th February 2015, on sale in all good newsagents and supermarkets every four weeks.

The 84-page comic joins Immediate Media’s Doctor Who Adventures, Panini’s Doctor Who Magazine (and the spin-off, The Essential Doctor Who Magazine) and the Doctor Who Figurine Collection from Eaglemoss on the British news stand. The anthology title will re-present the adventures of the Tenth, Eleventh and Twelfth Doctors in every issue already published in the US but which have had limited distribution in the UK through comic shops.

Issue One features the first stories published Stateside featuring each Doctor featuring the work of Robbie Morrison, Nick Abadzis, Dave Taylor and others.

Every issue will also feature a humour strip and competitions. In Issue One, readers can win a set of the Tenth, Eleventh and Twelfth Doctor Vinyl figures. The first issue will also feature an exclusive code to download comic strip characters into the Doctor Who Legacy free-to-play game.

“We’re delighted that Titan will be bringing fans the Doctor Who Comic ,” commented Nicholas Brett, Director of UK Publishing, BBC Worldwide, “and extending the relationship BBC Worldwide already enjoys with Titan.”

• Issue one of BBC Doctor Who Comic will be available on the 26th February and will be available every four weeks in supermarkets, WH Smiths and independent newsagents, priced £3.99

• More Information at www.titanmagazines.com

John Freeman

The founder of downthetubes, John describes himself as is a “freelance comics operative”, currently working as a freelance editor for TITAN COMICS, as Creative Consultant on the new DAN DARE audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the LAKES INTERNATIONAL COMIC ART FESTIVAL and LANCASTER COMICS DAY.

John has worked in British comics publishing for over 30 years, starting out at Marvel UK, where he edited a number of the Genesis 1992 books with Paul Neary. His numerous credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine at Marvel and Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine at Titan Magazines, where he was Managing Editor.

He also edited STRIP Magazine and worked as an editor on several audio comics for ROK Comics, including TEAM M.O.B.I.L.E. and THE BEATLES STORY.

Most recently he is writing CRUCIBLE as a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and DEATH DUTY and SKOW DOGS with Dave Hailwood for the digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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