Doctor Who Adventures gears up for show’s return, Supergirl writer James Peaty pens strip

Doctor Who Adventures #6 - Cover

This is the best September ever! Not only does Doctor Who return to our TV screens on the nineteenth, but on 10th September you can feast your eyes upon Doctor Who Adventures #6… which the Doctor is happy to tell us is “the greatest magazine this side of the Seventh Quadrant!” (They don’t let him write letters to Doctor Who Magazine any more).

This issue features a strip penned by none other than writer and director James Peaty, whose comic credits include Supergirl and Green Arrow for DC Comics  and the short film The Appraisal.

In this issue…

Doctor Who Adventures #6 - "hyperballad" strip page

Doctor Who Adventures #6 - "hyperballad" strip pageHYPERBALLAD
Journey into the 53rd Century for a cruise on board the luxury warp cruiser SS Berry Gordy, and help the Doctor and Clara save the most popular singer in the galaxy from a gang of space pirates known as the Skinks, in this awesome tale from James Peaty, with art by Russ Leach and coloured by John Burns, lettered by Caroline Dunk.

COMPETITION TIME
This issue gives you the chance to win tickets to the Doctor Who Festival in November and a copy of the brand new Doctor Who Annual!

ARE YOU A DALEK MASTERMIND?
Check your Dalek knowledge in this issue’s quiz time and then take a look at some of the strangest Daleks ever!

CYBERMAT SURPRISE
Let Clara show you how to make your very own cybermat as we enter the TARDIS Craft Studio!

UNIT ALIEN ARCHIVE
The universe is a dangerous place, but we’re giving you access to the UNIT Alien Archives on one of the most dangerous villains in the entire cosmos. This is your chance to find out all there is to know about the renegade Time Lady known as Missy!

STRAX’S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY
This month Strax will show you the delights of Mondas, Telos and Hedgewick’s World of Wonders as we look at some of the favourite hang-outs of those cybernetic warriors known to us all as the Cybermen!

THE TUDOR ENGAGEMENT
The Paternoster Gang are on the hunt for a time travelling thief and end up in the court of King Henry VIII. Will they manage to keep their heads or will one of the gang end up becoming the seventh wife of King Henry?

Doctor Who Adventures Issue 6 – summer’s over, but who cares when you can beat the cosmic blues with the greatest magazine in the history of the universe?

Doctor Who Adventures Issue 6 comes with a Free Cyberman key ring, badges, sticker and stamper set and is on sale Thursday 10th September 2015, price £3.99

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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