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New Vworp! Vworp! a delight, features first ever Alan Moore interview about his Doctor Who comics

Vworp Vworp! Volume 3 Cover A

The amazing Vworp Vworp! Volume 3 zine – dedicated as ever to all things Doctor Who comics and related titles – may have been a long time coming, but it was well worth the wait, leading with Alan Moore‘s first-ever interview about his work on the Doctor Who comic strips, a terrific free Dalek CD gift, variant covers and more. Running to a ... Read More »

Groovy, Baby! Doctor Who Magazine Goes Retro with free Dalek-infested classic comic giveaway

A panel from *Sub Zero, featuring the Third Doctor and the Daleks, originally presented in 1972 in Countdown comic

Doctor Who Magazine Issue 508, out now from all good UK newsagents, has a grab bag of treats on offer for fans of 1970s Doctor Who – and great comics. Not only does it include a terrific free gift – a re-presentation supplement of “*Sub Zero“, a cracking Dalek story first published in Countdown and TV Action back in 1972, written by Dennis ... Read More »

Resurrecting the Doctor Who Target Book That Never Was

Resurrection of the Daleks by Adrian Salmon

As part of an audience with writer Eric Saward, there will be a reading of Chapter One of the Target Book that never was – an adaptation of the Fifth Doctor story Resurrection of the Daleks – at Manchester’s Fab Cafe this Sunday (27th November 2016). As writer and Script Editor of Doctor Who during the turbulent first half of the ... Read More »

Cubicle 7 Announces New Doctor Who Game, “Timeclash”

Cubicle 7: Doctor Who: Timeclash

British game makers Cubicle 7 – already publishers of the Doctor Who Card Game and Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space – has showcased a new Doctor Who licensed game designed by Jeff Tidball (Horus Heresy, Pieces of Eight, Mercante) at the GAMA Trade Show in Las Vegas. Doctor Who: Timeclash will release this autumn and ICV2 (which has more pictures of the game on its site) reports the ... Read More »

In Memoriam: Tony Kuroizumi-Luke

Tony Luke. Photo: Kevin Jon Davies

I’m very sad to report the passing of comic creator, animator and illustrator Tony Kuroizumi-Luke, who has died after a long battle with cancer – but who, despite often being in pain in recent years, battled it with every fibre of his being and continued to create stunning art and develop new projects. His sister Fran Harris announced the sad news on Facebook ... Read More »

Never mind War And Peace – Here’s some All-Out Dalek War!

I received a hyperlink dispatch this morning from downthetubes reader John Derek Pitt, who had only recently come across the excellent digital CGI Daleks comic saga, The Second Empire created by Chris Smith, aka MechMaster. It’s been so long ago that I first came across what has mushroomed into a glorious  714-page not for profit fan-created strip that all trace ... Read More »

Happy Christmas, Doctor Who Adventures – We Love Your Dalek Poster!

Doctor Who Adventures Issue 9 - Dalek Poster by Paul Collicutt

Christmas is coming early this year with Issue 9 of Doctor Who Adventures, which is set to materialise in a newsagent today – Thursday 3rd December! AWESOME POSTER This issue comes with a free hand painted mega poster of Skaro from Robot City’s Paul Collicutt. THE MINISTRY OF TIME Scream Street’s Tommy Donbavand scripts this issue’s comic strip, in which the ... Read More »

First issue of The Beano sells for £17,300 in latest Compalcomics auction

The first issue of The Beano, published in 1938, offered at auction with the original 4-page colour flyer for Beano Numbers 1 and 2. The Beano flyer has each character profiled with full page stories of Morgyn The Mighty, Rip Van Wink and Contrary Mary.

A rare copy of the first issue of The Beano, published in 1938, has sold for a whopping £17,300 in the latest Compalcomics auction – and other issues of the weekly humour comic also sold at good prices. “Bought for £3850 in our September 2009 auction our canny buyer re-submitted his purchase six years later having noted the strong performance ... Read More »

Rare Beanos, Dalek Swapits, Dan Dare and Adam Eterno art in latest ComPal Comics Auction

Eleven Dalek Swapits released in 1965 by Cherilea Toys along with a Louis Marx Dalek. The Swapits were exclusive to Woolworth's and originally cost a shilling each.

The catalogue for the latest ComPal Comics auction is online, which ends on 14th June 2015. The company now works with the-saleroom.com to provide  real time bidding, viewable online, as bids are placed by the company’s customers who have registered their details. The last auction was a real Beano Bonanza – nine early Beano comics numbered between 4 – 14 were offered, and ... Read More »

ComPalComics offers Dalek Playsuit, Dandy Number One in latest auction

Dalek Pencil Sharpener (1965) BBC TV with 8 Dalek Swapits (1965) Cherilea Toys.

  The latest Compalcomics March catalogue closes on on Sunday 8th March 2015 starting at 2.00pm, featuring a huge number of both early and modern Dandy comics, artwork including “Oor Wullie” and various IPC/Fleetway covers – and a rare Dalek Playsuit! There’s also some Dan Dare original two page artwork by Frank Hampson for Eagle, which is expected to sell fro at ... Read More »

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