Sneak Peek: Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor Year Two #8

Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor Year Two #8 - Cover A by Mark Wheatley
Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor Year Two #8 – Cover A by Mark Wheatley

Here are the covers for Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor Year Two #8, written by George Mann, drawn by Mariano Laclaustra, on sale 29th June 2016 from Titan Comics.

This issues’s main cover is by American artist Mark Wheatley, who holds the Eisner, Inkpot, Mucker, Gem and Speakeasy awards and nominations for the Harvey award and the Ignatz award and whose “Return of the Human” strip features in David Lloyd’s digital anthology Aces Weekly.

His work has been repeatedly included in the annual Spectrum selection of fantastic art and has appeared in private gallery shows and museums, including The Norman Rockwell Museum and the US Library of Congress where several of his originals are in the LoC permanent collection. He has designed for Lady Gaga, created set pieces for The Black Eyed Peas, contributed designs to ABC’s Beauty and the Beast and the hit CBS comedy The Millers. His work recently featured in an episode of the comedy show 2 Broke Girls, (see news story).

His interpretations of established characters such as Tarzan, The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, Jonny Quest, Doctor Strange, The Flash, Captain Action, Argus and The Spider have brought them to life for a new generation of readers.

Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor Year Two #8
Writer: George Mann
Artist: Mariano Laclaustra
Covers: Mark Wheatley, Photo, Simon Myers
FC – 32pp – $3.99 – On Sale June 29

He’s seen the universe begin and end – and now all of time and space is his plaything. When there are innocents to save, vistas to savour, and a complete lack of savoir to faire, the Twelfth Doctor will be there to challenge dictators, change the fate of whole worlds, and discover secrets hidden for millennia!

Cover A: Mark Wheatley – order code: MAR161696
Twelfth Doctor Year Two #8 - Cover B - Photo

Cover B: Photo – order code: MAR161697

Twelfth Doctor Year Two #8 - Cover C by Simon Myers

Cover C: Simon Myers – order code: MAR161698

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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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